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  • 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,...
  • Lies, damn lies, and Big Bird

    Two of the more memorable observations to come out of Mitt Romney during the first presidential debate had to do with fibs and Big Bird. The candidate said that as the father of sons, he knows that repeating a lie doesn't make it true. As to the latter?...
  • Move over, Big Bird

    A recent editorial states that the Corporation for Public Broadcasting "gets all of $450 million" in federal funding, as if this amount were peanuts ("Big lies and Big Bird," Oct 8). But $450 million could hire 9,000 teachers at $50,000 per year. Surely,...
  • Critic's Notebook: Smithsonian chief digging a deeper hole

     
    Smithsonian Institution Secretary G. Wayne Clough speaks Thursday afternoon at a Town Hall Los Angeles event at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Pershing Square. Arranged last summer, the talk is billed as focusing on initiatives to increase local...
  • House Republicans unveil plan to end federal arts and humanities agencies and aid to public broadcasting

     
    Federal support for arts and culture is now officially in the cross hairs of congressional Republicans, if that's a metaphor we're still allowed to use. Any way you want to describe it, the Republican Study Committee, made up of about......
  • Obama budget proposal would slash 13.3% from cultural grantmakers while buoying D.C. arts institutions

     
    The proposed Obama budget would cut 13.3% overall from cultural grantmaking agencies, but preserve or increase budgets of federally funded D.C. arts institutions. Obama budget for the arts....
  • Jay Carney approves of Jay Carney's first briefing as Obama White House press secretary

     
    Jay Carney, Obama's new spokesman, makes his first solo PR foray and gives himself a good grade....
  • Ticket pic of the week: Three of these characters are not like the other

     
    Arthur the Aardvark urges representatives not to cut federal funding for PBS....
  • WMFE urges PBS, NPR fans to register concern about federal funding

     
    The House vote last weekend to eliminate funding for public broadcasting concerns Jose Fajardo, president and CEO of WMFE in Orlando. Yet Fajardo also says he is also hopeful. "We have long had the support of the American public and the elected...
  • Rubio learns subcommittee assignments

     
    WASHINGTON — Freshman Sen. Marco Rubio today announced the slate of subcommittees on which he’ll sit for the next Congress and it looks as if the panels will have direct application to Florida’s space and marine industries. Among them:...