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  • Is Jose Antonio Vargas an immigration martyr in waiting?

    Is Jose Antonio Vargas an immigration martyr in waiting?
    Most undocumented immigrants in the United States try to keep a low profile, for some pretty obvious reasons. If you’re here contrary to immigration laws, the last thing you want to do is give immigration agents the opportunity to sweep you up and...
  • WUCF TV receives $200,000 grant to tackle dropout crisis

    WUCF TV receives $200,000 grant to tackle dropout crisis
    WUCF TV, Orlando's PBS station, has received a $200,000 grant to help at-risk youth reach education goals. The initiative will allow WUCF during the next two years to produce local content to complement national programming and to profile local leaders...
  • PBS airs anti-Israel films

    PBS, a recipient of federal funds through the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, is required to sustain "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature." In addition, according to the PBS...
  • PBS Counting On Connecticut Fifth Grader In New Show 'Peg + Cat'

    PBS Counting On Connecticut Fifth Grader In New Show 'Peg + Cat'
    Every other week or so, fifth-grader Hayley Faith Negrin of Weston hops on a Metro North train with her mom after school and heads to a studio in Brooklyn. Somewhere along the way, the perky 10-year-old becomes the even perkier and younger voice of...
  • New math preschool series debuts on PBS39

     
    PBS KIDS’ newest animated preschool series that teaches preschoolers math PEG + CAT premieres todat at 10 a.m. on PBS39. The show follows the spirited Peg and her sidekick, Cat, as they embark on adventures, solve problems and learn foundational.......
  • Norquist's 'beast' thrives

    Norquist's 'beast' thrives
    For the last 20 years, the charming Grover Norquist has been perhaps the most successful of American political entrepreneurs, having used a letterhead and small office to secure "no tax" pledges from a near-majority of Congress members and myriads of...
  • Stanley Harrison, Mencken scholar

    Stanley Harrison, Mencken scholar
    Stanley Harrison, a communications and writing teacher who edited a scholarly journal about H.L. Mencken, died of cardiac arrest after a stroke April 5 at the home of a friend in Miami Beach, Fla. He was 81 and lived in Florida and Woodbine. Born in East...
  • Government must fund the arts

    Government must fund the arts
    With the primaries in full swing, the cowboy poetry festival and Big Bird have returned to the news. The Nevada festival is the most recent whipping boy for those who oppose government funding of the arts. Mitt Romney joined this chorus by suggesting...
  • Simeone deserved better from NPR

    Why do I feel that opera talk show host Lisa Simeone is the sacrificial lamb after being fired for supporting Occupy Wall Street in her private life? ("Lisa Simeone confirms her firing from public radio's 'Soundprint' show," Oct. 21). Putting aside the...
  • A rocket scientist's lament

    I still remember — although details are somewhat cloudy now, the gist of it is still clear as bell — the night when my teen and toddler brother and sisters, my father, some workers on the farm and I sat around a fire, on a somewhat cold night,...
  • Workers stand up for their health

    Workers stand up for their health
    MIAMI — When Citrix Systems redesigned its Fort Lauderdale, Fla., offices last fall, managers had a mission in mind: Kick-start creativity by getting employees to talk more and sit less. The new layout encourages workers to move around,...