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  • In politics, just show us the money

    Over the last few years, the Supreme Court has repeatedly undermined even the most reasonable attempts to limit the corrupting influence of money in politics. In desperation, Democrats in Congress have tried at least to open the shadowy campaign finance...
  • Mayo: Catch me on TV and radio all weekend

    Shameless plug alert: I'm making a media sweep this weekend to talk current events and promote my latest feature project, DRiven, coming Sunday to the Sun Sentinel. I'll be on Issues on Ch. 2-PBS at 7:30 p.m. Friday, and This Week in South Florida, on Ch....
  • Bronzeville Comedy Showcase debuts July 16

    Bronzeville Comedy Showcase debuts July 16
    Seven years ago, Bronzeville resident Brian Babylon was earning a good salary as a media director for a multimedia firm and working the stand-up open mic circuit—when he founded the Bronzeville Comedy Showcase. Hosted in the courtyard of a coffee...
  • Ana Veciana-Suarez: I'm stressed out, but so is everyone else

    My jaw has been hurting lately. The pain is occasional and there's no physical explanation for it. Still, it arrives at the most unexpected and inconvenient times. I'm listening to the car radio when it begins its familiar tap dance. Traffic is as...
  • John Williams will conduct a new version of 'The Star-Spangled Banner'

    America's national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner," turns 200 this year. In honor of this momentous bicentennial, film composer John Williams will conduct a new arrangement of the notoriously hard-to-sing song during the annual Fourth of July...
  • Love of storytelling hooked David Roe on a radio career

    By Marcella Kreiter "When I was a kid, every (town) had live radio, and every station did news and public service," marveled David Roe, who broke into the business in the 1970s. The WBBM-AM, Chicago, news anchor started out spinning records at a tiny...
  • Elvis Mitchell Replaces David Ansen as Film Independent Curator

    David Ansen has stepped down as artistic director of the Los Angeles Film Festival and Elvis Mitchell will assume his role in the newly created post of Film Independent Curator. Mitchell will be responsible for programming the festival, which recently...
  • Boehner drafts lawsuit against Obama

    WASHINGTON House Speaker John Boehner Thursday released a draft resolution of his threatened lawsuit against President Barack Obama, alleging that Obama exceeded his executive authority in delaying a key provision of the Affordable Care Act. "The...
  • Shine the light: Their Take

    Shine the light Over the last few years, the Supreme Court has repeatedly undermined even the most reasonable attempts to limit the corrupting influence of money in politics. In desperation, Democrats in Congress have tried at least to open the...
  • Jimmy Scott, jazz vocalist with a distinctive high voice, dies at 88

    Jimmy Scott, jazz vocalist with a distinctive high voice, dies at 88
    Vocalist Jimmy Scott, often called "Little Jimmy Scott" for his small stature and memorable, high-pitched voice that was one of the jazz world's most unique sounds, died Thursday at his Las Vegas home. He was 88. His wife, Jeanie Scott, reported that...
  • Walkers and bikers, Berghdahl and climate change: Letters

    Focus on walkers, bikers On Tuesday, I attended the city's planning-board meeting regarding The Princeton at College Park, a proposed 226-apartment complex. As a decade-long resident of the neighborhood, I did not intend to speak directly against...