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  • Despite tougher Pa. DUI laws, many repeat offenders stay on the road

    Joseph Lawless was slumped over the wheel of his black Mercedes SUV when the Radnor patrolman rapped hard on the window. It was 12:47 on a steaming Friday afternoon in July 2011. Eleven minutes before, the Villanova lawyer had bought a bottle of...
  • Goucher to allow students to apply by submitting a video

    Goucher to allow students to apply by submitting a video
    If your grades and SAT scores are less than stellar, you still have a shot at getting into Goucher College with a two-minute video. Starting with applicants for next year's class, Goucher announced Thursday that it will give students the option of...
  • Ethics bills languishing in Florida Legislature

    Ethics bills languishing in Florida Legislature
    TALLAHASSEE -- A year after passing sweeping reforms on political lobbying and conflicts-of-interests, proposals to impose even stronger ethical requirements on politicians are languishing in the Florida Legislature. An eclectic group of organizations,...
  • Musicians hold a piece of folk and blues history

    Musicians hold a piece of folk and blues history
    Phil and Dave Alvin, who founded the influential group the Blasters in the late '70s and who have been an integral part of the American music scene ever since, made a special stop when they passed through Chicago earlier this week. The Brothers Alvin...
  • For Broward County School Board: Brunson, Mayersohn, Levinson, Rupert and Sakhnovsky

    District 1: Felicia Brunson offers fresh eyes, energy In the Broward County School District 1 race, voters will choose between a veteran incumbent and a rising star. They should aim high and choose the latter: Felicia Brunson. District 1 covers...
  • Review: 'Nationalism in Music' from Bach Festival Society

    Patriotism and the arts are often connected — what American soul isn't lifted by hearing "The Stars and Stripes Forever," after all? — but music trumped politics Sunday afternoon in the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park's last concert of...
  • Harpist Brandee Younger Moves Between Worlds Of Jazz, Hip-Hop, Classical

    Harpist Brandee Younger Moves Between Worlds Of  Jazz, Hip-Hop, Classical
    When she decided to forgo the usual classical-music path, harpist Brandee Younger faced a tough road: what space was out there for the harp in the jazz world, let alone hip-hop and popular music? Luckily, Younger, a Brooklyn-based musician, had a few...
  • 'Road to Glory: The Documentary'

    'Road to Glory: The Documentary'
    Saint Millie is screwed. OK, maybe that’s pushing it. But it only sort of matters that the 22-year-old Oak Park native (born Milton McKinney) is talented and professional and honest in interviews; that he’s personable in ways that rappers...
  • An artful education [Editorial]

    An artful education [Editorial]
    There's a very good reason Baltimore's incoming schools CEO, Gregory Thornton, worked so hard to restore music and art programs in the Milwaukee schools during his three-year tenure as superintendent there: Kids who learn to draw, dance, play an...
  • Watch: Dave and Phil Alvin play 'Key to the Highway'

    Watch: Dave and Phil Alvin play 'Key to the Highway'
    Among the countless concerts, reunions and every other stripe of live performance at the recent South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas, L.A. roots-rock stalwarts Phil and Dave Alvin of the Blasters generated considerable buzz from their...
  • LCHS noted for music education

    LCHS noted for music education
    La CaƱada High School was recently recognized by the National Assn. of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation as one of 96 schools in the nation that set the bar for offering students access to a comprehensive music education program. It was announced late...