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  • Around Town: Some summer viewing choices

    Just in time for summer, the Supreme Court put the kibosh on Internet retransmission of television signals in American Broadcasting Cos., Inc. vs. Aereo, Inc. Despite Aereo’s absence from the La Caņada market, it’s time to reconsider live...
  • TV coverage of the March on Washington 50th anniversary

     
    Aug. 28 will be the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, the Aug. 28, 1963, gathering for human rights that saw Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his famous “I Have a Dream” speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial, an event...
  • 'Lincoln' aims to enlighten as it entertains

     'Lincoln' aims to enlighten as it entertains
    In "Lincoln," director Steven Spielberg and screenwriter Tony Kushner have pulled off the improbable: They have built this season's prestige hit around congressional proceedings that might seem more appropriate for C-SPAN than the big screen. Any...
  • Awards: County residents honored

    Lauren Groft, of Ellicott City, is a recipient of the Fulton Financial Coporation 2011 Scholarship Award. She will attend theUniversity of Maryland. The following individuals have been named by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as the 1st Annual Howard...
  • 2012 Volkswagen Passat: Germany's take on a big-ol' American car

    2012 Volkswagen Passat: Germany's take on a big-ol' American car
    An earthquake recently cracked the Washington Monument. Billionaire Warren Buffett wants to pay more taxes. Volkswagen is building a big-ol' American car. If you're a believer in the apocalypse, this may be a good time to replenish the canned chili in...
  • Sarah Palin defines being 'for sale' compared to Perry and Romney

    Sarah Palin defines being 'for sale' compared to Perry and Romney
    As we wheel into a big week TV and politics with the first GOP debate to include Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday and President Obama's long overdue jobs plan on Thursday, a couple of small observations demand to be made. First of all, I could not...
  • The Supreme Court should be televised

    The Supreme Court should be televised
    Nothing has focused as much attention on the Supreme Court since the 2000 Florida election recount case as last week's arguments over the constitutionality of President Obama's health care act. The outcome, expected this summer, will hang ominously over...
  • Schiff's statements are double-speak

    Politics is humor, because where else can you double-speak and not expect everyone to laugh? In regards to your article on Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) demanding the Supreme Court televise the healthcare hearings because his concern for openness in the...
  • Courting public sentiment at the GOP debates

    Courting public sentiment at the GOP debates
    As the fight for the Republican presidential nomination now moves on to the Jan. 31 Florida primary, the 2012 phenomenon of the televised debate has elevated to a political art form playing to voters' prejudices and hates. Nothing has been more...
  • Supreme Court asked to broadcast healthcare case

    Supreme Court asked to broadcast healthcare case
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A cable TV network and a senior Republican senator asked the Supreme Court Tuesday to allow its first live broadcast when it hears arguments in the legal dispute over President Barack Obama's sweeping healthcare overhaul law. In...
  • Nikky Finney wins National Book Award for poetry

    Nikky Finney  wins National Book Award for poetry
    A Chicago publisher was recognized during the National Book Awards ceremony as Nikky Finney won the award for poetry for her collection "Head Off & Split," which was published by Northwestern University's Triquarterly imprint. Jesmyn Ward's "Salvage the...