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  • 'Voice of NPR' a good gig, but 'Voice of Orlando Sentinel' is better

    'Voice of NPR' a good gig, but 'Voice of Orlando Sentinel' is better
    NPR needs a voice. More specifically, National Public Radio needs its voice. The public broadcasting network known for "All Things Considered" and "Morning Edition" is seeking someone to be the "voice of NPR." Duties include, but are not limited to,...
  • Readers submit auditions for "Voice of Orlando Sentinel"

    Readers submit auditions for "Voice of Orlando Sentinel"
    Listen up NPR, because Orlando's got talent. A few readers hoping to become the "Voice of the Orlando Sentinel" submitted auditions, and so far the entries have been fantastic. Earlier today I posted a video showing people in Winter Garden saying...
  • Does Stephen King believe in God? Yes and no, he tells 'Fresh Air'

    Bestselling horror writer Stephen King appeared on the NPR program "Fresh Air" on Tuesday night to talk about his new book, "Joyland." While he got to answer some questions about the book, a supernatural riff on classic noir set in a small amusement park,...
  • Biography and Memoirs

    Buck A Memoir M.K. Asante Spiegel & Grau, $25 A young filmmaker, academic and author of "It's Bigger Than Hip Hop," Asante traces his self-education as he makes his way from Zimbabwe to the streets of North Philadelphia and emerges through the power...
  • 'After Earth' a sci-fi bust for Will and Jaden Smith, reviews say

    In the new sci-fi movie "After Earth," the real-life father-son duo of Will and Jaden Smith play the fictional father-son duo of Cypher and Kitai Raige, two space-faring humans whose ship crashes on a perilous, long-abandoned Earth about 1,000 years in...
  • Mayo: Talking hurricanes, insurance on WLRN-91.3 FM

    Shameless plug alert: With the 2013 storm season officially starting tomorrow, I'll be talking hurricanes -- and hurricane insurance -- on The Florida Roundup radio program from noon-1 p.m. today (Friday). The most excellent roundtable show, hosted by...
  • Maryland Proton Treatment Center getting some competition

    Maryland Proton Treatment Center getting some competition
    The competition for medical dollars within the Baltimore-Washington area got a national radio audience this morning, when NPR aired a story about plans for two proton beam therapy facilities in the District of Columbia. If built, those facilities --...
  • Jean Bach dies at 94; made Oscar-nominated jazz documentary

    Jean Bach dies at 94; made Oscar-nominated jazz documentary
    Jean Bach first laid eyes on the astonishing photograph more than a decade after its 57 subjects — all illustrious figures from jazz's golden age — posed on the steps of a Harlem brownstone in the summer of 1958. The photo eventually...
  • Driving 120 mph? Troopers crack down on speeding into Las Vegas

    Driving 120 mph? Troopers crack down on speeding into Las Vegas
    It might be called the Vegas Itch. And for many drivers headed to Sin City from Southern California and the coast, the obvious scratch is to gun the engine down the long incline along Interstate 15  across the Nevada border and into Primm, with the...
  • MIT: Questions, but no school wrongdoing in Aaron Swartz's death

    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology did nothing overtly wrong in handling hacktivist Aaron Swartz's criminal prosecution and did not push for his punishment, according to an internal review released Tuesday after months of self-examination....
  • Media shades coverage of Zimmerman case to fit a narrative

    Media shades coverage of Zimmerman case to fit a narrative<!-- span class="opinionlabel">[OPINION]</span -->
    I never thought the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman case deserved nearly the attention it got. But reasonable people can disagree about that. What strikes me as unconscionable, however, is the way the supposedly objective media have not only...