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  • Bride-to-be 'Found the Gown' on reality show

    Bride-to-be 'Found the Gown' on reality show
    Jennifer Butler wanted to go barefoot for her beach wedding in the Dominican Republic, and she wanted a dress to match: simple, lightweight and flowing. Her mother, Ora Reaves, on the other hand, had her heart set on the kind of gown you might see at...
  • CANNES: Indomina, Pantelion Plan Spanish Slate

    Indomina Media Intl. and Pantelion Films are teaming to co-finance and distribute several predominantly Spanish-language films internationally. The multi-picture deal provides for the Dominican Republic-based production branch of Indomina to finance...
  • Girls gymnastics | St. Francis' Mahoney named Region 5 all-star

    St. Francis sophomore gymnast Shea Mahoney made the most of her Junior Olympic National Championships performance. Mahoney finished third on the beam and on the floor and sixth on the vault to lead the Region 5 team to a national championship. Her...
  • 'Living,' 'Doctor' and 'Gloria' Lead Ibero-America's First Platinos Race

    MIAMI -- David Trueba's Spanish Goya winner "Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed," Lucia Puenzo's Argentine Oscar entry "The German Doctor" (aka "Wakolda") and Chilean Sebastian Lelio's Berlin actress winner "Gloria" will vie for the top Best Picture award at...
  • Shifting drug smuggling routes bring contraband to Florida

    Under cover of night, speed boats sneak into Florida coves and inlets, hauling bundles of marijuana and cocaine. Drugs wash up on shore. Radar aircraft hover, searching for smugglers. And beachgoers stumble onto abandoned bundles of contraband. Like a...
  • Dodgers, MLB mum on article detailing Yasiel Puig's escape from Cuba

    Dodgers, MLB mum on article detailing Yasiel Puig's escape from Cuba
    The Dodgers and Major League Baseball declined to comment Monday about a magazine article detailing Yasiel Puig's dangerous escape from Cuba and the death threats the 23-year-old right fielder received last year from human traffickers under control of a...
  • Miami Dolphins cheerleaders unveil 'Fantasy' music video

    Miami Dolphins cheerleaders unveil 'Fantasy' music video
    The Miami Dolphins cheerleaders have unveiled their latest video with a mix by DJ Earworm, featuring Mariah Carey’s "Fantasy," the Spice Girls' "Wannabe," The Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations" and Calvin Harris' "Summer." The video was shot while on...
  • Playing an active role in 'Project Dominicana'

    Playing an active role in 'Project Dominicana'
    It took a single church trip to the Dominican Republic when she was 16 to spawn a lifelong commitment to volunteerism for Molly Roach. Now 24, she’s gone back every year with the La Crescenta Presbyterian Church to an impoverished community where...
  • Review: 'Immigrant Voices,' edited by Achy Obejas and Megan Bayles

    Review: 'Immigrant Voices,' edited by Achy Obejas and Megan Bayles
    Over the three days that I sat and read the 18 selections in "Immigrant Voices: 21st Century Stories," I felt an ever-surging need to talk to somebody — really talk to somebody — about these moving and important half-dreams/whole stories....
  • Infighting at the port [Editorial]

    Infighting at the port  [Editorial]
    Now should be the time for the Port of Baltimore to show the world that it's open for business. Work resumed in February on the expansion of the Panama Canal, which is now expected to be completed in 2015. When that happens, super-sized cargo ships will...
  • 'Our hearts are broken,' friend says of Chicago doctor shot in Afghanistan

    For 16 years, Dr. Jerry Umanos worked as a pediatrician at a Christian health center in Chicago, then decided in 2005 to travel to Afghanistan to continue his practice and help train doctors. On Thursday, he was one of three American doctors shot to death...