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  • Obama's sanctimony proves who the real Scrooge is

    Obama's sanctimony proves who the real Scrooge is
    As right as Dickens. That's what President Barack Obama suggested about his tax plan when he recently used "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens to frame his case for rate increases.
  • South Florida theaters break out the tinsel

    South Florida theaters break out the tinsel
    South Florida stages are extra bright this time of year with illumination from Christmas lights. Here’s a roundup of theatrical holiday happenings. “It’s A Fabulous Life” Nov. 28 – Dec. 2 A gay musical take on “...

    In a word: sobriquet

    Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a moderately obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar — another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. This week's word: SOBRIQUET Adam started us in the naming...

    The Valley Line: The season of sweater weather and awards

    The Valley Line: The season of sweater weather and awards
    Brrrr, has it been cold enough for you? It has been teeth-chattering weather lately. Actually, I’d rather it be like this than have to deal with triple-digit heat. There is almost no limit to how many sweaters one can put on to warm up, but one...

    London home of Charles Dickens open after renovation

    London home of Charles Dickens open after renovation
    LONDON (Reuters) - The former London home of Charles Dickens reopened on Monday, after an eight-month, 3.1 million-pound ($5 million) refurbishment celebrating the author's bicentenary. Dickens lived at 48 Doughty Street in central London with his family...