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  • Subject: In defense of the besieged email interview

     
    This school year alone, three prominent college newspapers have issued general prohibitions against email interviews. And since "if it happens three times, it's a trend" is an informal law of journalism, I consider it my duty to weigh in. "We've......
  • Gaetz names 1st Amendment expert to state panel

    TALLAHASSEE -- Senate President Don Gaetz named First Amendment Foundation President Barbara Petersen to a panel designed to evaluate the Legislature's transparency. “Barbara Peterson is Florida's respected guardian of open records, open...
  • Orlando First Academy ATH Kwadarrius Smith commits to Mizzou for track, football

    Orlando First Academy ATH Kwadarrius Smith commits to Mizzou for track, football
    Orlando First Academy athlete Kwadarrius 'Kwad' Smith, the Florida Class 1A 100-meter state champion and a member of TFA's 2012 state semifinal football squad, has committed to the University of Missouri on a track scholarship. He said he will also be a...
  • Task force: Mammograms in 40s a choice, but don't skip at 50

    Women should get a mammogram every two years starting at age 50 — and while routine screening brings little benefit in the 40s, beginning it that early should be a personal choice, a government task force said Monday. Also, there's not enough...
  • Upset by political gridlock? Blame the baby boomers

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. At some moment this year a U.S. baby boomer will die and, if census forecasts are right, the generation born between 1946 and 1964 will no longer be the nation's largest. Won't matter. Years after their millennial descendants overtake...
  • NCAA weighs response to Indiana's religious freedom law

    NCAA weighs response to Indiana's religious freedom law
    With the Final Four a week away from shining a spotlight on Indianapolis, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people....
  • Higher revenues lead Missouri governor to release funds

    Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon released $43 million Friday for various programs that he'd previously held back, citing improved state general revenue collections in March. The money will be distributed toward state building repairs, technology startups and...
  • Racism a lingering problem among collegiate millennials

    Kayla Tarrant loves the University of Maryland. But the campus tour guide says a racist email and photo attributed to her schoolmates makes her reluctant to encourage other black students to enroll "in a place where you feel unsafe and no one cares...
  • Bomb charges added against 2 men who allegedly wanted to blow up Gateway Arch

    ST. LOUIS Two men affiliated with the New Black Panther Party who were indicted last fall on federal weapons charges are now accused of trying to use bombs in a plot to carry out "violent acts" during protests in Ferguson, Mo., according to officials...
  • Two linked to bomb plot in St. Louis indicted

    ST. LOUIS Two men linked to a plot to blow up the Gateway Arch and kill a pair of top law enforcement officials were named on a federal indictment made public Thursday that accuses them of trying to use bombs in "violent acts" during protests in Ferguson....
  • St. Louis prosecutor defends his handling of Ferguson grand jury

    St. Louis prosecutor defends his handling of Ferguson grand jury
    St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch defended his handling of the Ferguson grand jury during a law school talk that drew controversy because it was closed to the public. "You hear that nonsense about how, of course, a prosecutor can indict a ham...