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  • ‘Iron Man 3′: Rebecca Hall talks Maya Hansen, ‘playing a nerd’

     
    “Iron Man 3″ brings several Marvel characters to the big screen for the first time, among them Dr. Maya Hansen, ......
  • Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove TV series comes to Hallmark

     
    “New York Times” Best-Selling Author Debbie Macomber Cedar Cove TV series comes to Hallmark Channel July 20 What a burst of sunshine. New York Times best-selling author Debbie Macomber is one of those people who always see the glass as half...
  • Columnist Vladimir Putin vs. a grandmaster

     
    Russian president Vladimir Putin has an op-ed about Syria in today's New York Times A Plea for Caution From Russia This prompted former world chess champion and chairman of the Human Rights Foundation Garry Kasparov to tweet: I hope Putin......
  • Chan Lowe: Romney heading for the junk yard in Michigan?

    Chan Lowe: Romney heading for the junk yard in Michigan?
    Yes, Mitt Romney did at least wait until after he had dropped out of the presidential nomination race in 2008 before he wrote the op-ed piece in the New York Times wherein he argued that Detroit automakers ought to be allowed to go bankrupt.   That...
  • Operators alter Senator plans in order to add three new screens

    Operators alter Senator plans in order to add three new screens
    The Senator Theatre's operators want to scrap plans for a small-plate restaurant and add more screens to the neighborhood theater that has become "Baltimore's movie palace." James "Buzz" Cusack and Kathleen Cusack announced their new layout at a public...
  • Could this be happening? A man's nightmare made real

    Could this be happening? A man's nightmare made real
    First of two parts He kept thinking that there had been a mistake, that he'd be out in no time. That the system, set into motion by some misunderstanding or act of malice, would soon correct itself. That was before the detective informed him of the...
  • Another DPD officer fired for allegedly beating an unarmed man

    Another DPD officer fired for allegedly beating an unarmed man
    Two Dallas Police officers have been disciplined, one of them has been fired and arrested. The moves comes weeks after the men were caught on dash cam video beating an unarmed black man. In the January 28 video you see Rodarick DeSean Lyles entangled...
  • David and Goliath both win

    It appears that after weeks of negotiating, a brutal battle regarding private-property rights vs. economic redevelopment has been avoided. Attorneys for Americana at Brand developer Rick Caruso — the billionaire Goliath in this story — and...
  • 'Luther': Idris Elba walks the line between dark and light

    Here's the scenario: You're a police officer who's chased down a criminal who has killed several victims, with another's life hanging in the balance. The criminal is cornered, and now he's in a precarious position, one breath away from possible death. Do...
  • "Imperfect Birds" by Anne Lamott

    "Imperfect Birds" by Anne Lamott
    "Imperfect Birds" By Anne Lamott Penguin Group, 288 pages, $25.95 We might as well begin with Ingmar Bergman’s film “The Seventh Seal,” which plays at a local theater in Anne Lamott’s new novel, “Imperfect Birds,” and...
  • Men Ticketed For Playing Chess

    Men Ticketed For Playing Chess
    Overzealous police officers wearing bulletproof vests were enforcing the letter of the law swarmed an upper Manhattan park and busted seven men -- for playing chess. A group of men playing chess on a designated chess table inside of Emerson playground...