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  • Magic shouldn’t let Adonal Foyle go

     
    So how do you miss a guy who has played only played 62 minutes over the last two seasons? The Orlando Magic will no longer have Adonal Foyle on the bench, sitting there in a stylish sports coat and offering tidbits of advice to Dwight Howard. Most...
  • Los Tucanes de Tijuana: Banned in their namesake border city

     
    Narcocorrido singers walk a fine line between merely commenting on the larger-than-life figures in Mexico's drug war and singing their praises -- sometimes at their own risk. Several norteño performers have been hunted down and killed, such as Valentin...
  • Palin battles with women's group

     
    by Mike Memoli On a day many are celebrating the 90th anniversary of women winning the right to vote, a debate has erupted between Sarah Palin and a prominent liberal group that supports pro-choice women candidates. Yesterday, EMILY's List announced......
  • Ernie Borgnine–the next Betty White?

     
    He's got a funny supporting role in the all-star spy actioner RED, opening in Oct. He's slated to be in Orlando for the FXShow convention in mid October, too. And in January, Ernest Borgnine, Oscar winner, will be honored by the Screen Actor's Guild at...
  • Feinstein, Boxer demand answers on safety measures at deadly California 200 race on federal land

     
    California’s two U.S. senators Wednesday called on the federal Bureau of Land Management to explain why “proper precautions’’ were not in place for a Mojave Desert off-road race where eight spectators were killed as the result of a crash. In......
  • Andrew Barnicle, longtime artistic director of Laguna Playhouse, stepping down

     
    Following two decades at the helm of one of Orange County's most prominent theater organizations, Andrew Barnicle is resigning his position as artistic director of the Laguna Playhouse, the company said Friday. During his tenure, Barnicle produced more...
  • Support for segregation as a youthful indiscretion

     
    Elaine Woo's excellent obituary of James J. Kilpatrick noted that the onetime supporter of school segregation moderated his views on race, pleading in an interview that "I was brought up a white boy in Oklahoma City in the 1920s and 1930s. I accepted...
  • Monster Mash: Search is on for Van Gogh painting; rallies over ground zero mosque

     
    Missing: Officials in Egypt have launched a search for a Vincent Van Gogh painting, pictured at left, that was stolen from a Cairo museum over the weekend. (The Guardian) Pros and cons: Defenders and detractors of the proposed mosque and......
  • Gaylord Palms launches Cork & Fork social club for foodies

     
    Central Florida’s Gaylord Palms Resort introduces the Cork & Fork Club, a membership-based social group for people that share a passion for great food and fine wines. The annual membership includes priority invitations to culinary events, a certific...
  • 'Louie': Louis C.K.'s junk drawer

     
    After last week's borderline classic, "Louie" was back tonight with an episode that felt rather formless. I get that the series doesn't tell traditional, three-act stories, but it usually has vignettes that take the form of clever little tales that......
  • St. Augustine to mark its 445th birthday

     
    The nation's oldest city will celebrate its 445th birthday with an authentic re-creation of its founding, a procession featuring its founder's casket, and the opening of a new museum. Other activities will focus on the Native Americans who greeted the...