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  • The silver lining in San Diego Mayor Bob Filner's sex scandal

    The silver lining in San Diego Mayor Bob Filner's sex scandal
    The Bob Filner sex scandal keeps unfolding, with a ninth woman accusing the San Diego mayor of sexual misconduct. This time, reports The Times’ Tony Perry, a Marilyn Monroe lookalike who was hired to sing at a fundraiser for Filner has stepped...
  • Review: Death has never sounded sweeter

    Review: Death has never sounded sweeter
    Had someone asked me before a performance of Pergolesi's "Stabat Mater" at the Hollywood Bowl on Thursday night what I thought about Scott Simon's live tweeting his mother's death, I would have answered that I am not among the multitude of moved...
  • Public libraries and 'big six' publishers fight over e-books

    Public libraries and 'big six' publishers fight over e-books
    Libraries buy lots of books. Library patrons like to read bestsellers at the library. They have e-book readers and ask: Why can’t I check out these virtual books at the library too? The libraries want to provide them, but say the “big six&...
  • With a tweet, Raven-Symone quietly outs herself as a lesbian

    With a tweet, Raven-Symone quietly outs herself as a lesbian
    Raven-Symone, darling of "The Cosby Show" and "That's So Raven," stirred things up a bit Friday with a tweet about gay marriage that's being interpreted as her official coming out as a lesbian. "I can finally get married! Yay government! So proud of...
  • Move to Detroit, land of opportunity

    Move to Detroit, land of opportunity
    When Detroit filed for bankruptcy last month, it wasn’t much of a surprise. With its boarded-up houses, abandoned schools, declining public services and shrinking population, it had become the country’s most depressing city. At least, that&...
  • Government

    GOVERNMENT Lehigh County BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, Lehigh County Commissioner's Office, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown, 610-782-3050, Fax: 610-871-2886, http://www.lehighcounty.org, County executive: William Hansell (2012-2013) Townships,...
  • Jack W. Germond, political columnist, dies at 85

    Jack W. Germond, political columnist, dies at 85
    Jack W. Germond, the irascible, portly columnist and commentator who was a fixture on the American political scene for nearly 50 years, including nearly 20 of them in The Baltimore Sun's Washington bureau, died Wednesday morning of chronic obstructive...
  • 'The Daily Show' says NYPD should stop and frisk ... on Wall Street

    On Monday a federal judge struck down as unconstitutional New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk program, a decision that earned an outraged response from Mayor Michael Bloomberg and praise from civil libertarians and minority advocates. As...
  • Longtime political commentator Jack Germond dies at 85

    Longtime political commentator Jack Germond dies at 85
    Jack W. Germond, the portly, cantankerous columnist and pundit who covered 10 presidential elections and sparred with colleagues on TV's "The McLaughlin Group," has died. He was 85. Germond died Wednesday morning at his home in Charles Town, W.Va. of...
  • Fashion icon Isabella Blow inspires original play "Blow Me"

    Fashion icon Isabella Blow inspires original play "Blow Me"
    You should know that in spite of its provocative title, Mad Cat Theatre’s play “Blow Me” is really about fashion muse and style provocateur Isabella Blow. Opening Friday (Aug. 16) and running through Sept. 1 at the SandBox at Miami...
  • Will 'The World's End' be 'the most entertaining movie of the year'?

    Will 'The World's End' be 'the most entertaining movie of the year'?
    Labor Day is almost here and we're deep enough into the calendar year that when a film critic declares a picture to be "light-years the most entertaining movie of the year," we sit up and take notice -- even if the year as a whole has been almost entirely...