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  • Steve Hummer, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    Old joke about the relationship between writers and editors: A writer and an editor are lost in the desert. Just as they are about to wither from thirst, they stumble upon a cool, clear oasis. The writer falls to his knees and fills his cupped hands...
  • David O'Brien, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    He was tough and kind. Crusty and caring. Witty, honest, professional and so smart. I would have never been where I am today if not for Fred. I'll never forget his compassion and advice when I was at a crossroads. Most of us would like to be half the...
  • Reel Critics: 'Rio' takes you on a fun, wild adventure

    Reel Critics: 'Rio' takes you on a fun, wild adventure
    The makers of the "Ice Age" films take their animation skills to the tropics in the rollicking movie "Rio." The story centers on two rare birds living thousands of miles apart. But they are destined to meet in a series of wild adventures that will...
  • Pot Dispensaries Sue Over Lottery Plan

    Pot Dispensaries Sue Over Lottery Plan
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Six medical marijuana dispensaries have filed lawsuits against the city of Los Angeles for what they claim is a "game of chance" when it comes to giving out operating licenses. Wednesday's filings brings the number of legal...
  • City Council halts water utility revenue transfers

    City Council halts water utility revenue transfers
    The City Council on Tuesday discontinued the annual transfer of water utility revenues to pay for public services — a move city officials said would add to a looming $10-million budget deficit next fiscal year. The City Council voted unanimously...
  • Malarkey Meter: It's back to cut through the spin

    Malarkey Meter: It's back  to cut through the spin
    Eight years ago, when Buddy Dyer and Pete Barr were slinging mud in the Orlando mayor's race the way a fry cook slings hash, this column debuted its Malarkey Meter. The idea was to cut through all the bunk, baloney and balderdash we often hear from...
  • Protesters Target KCMO Red Light Cameras

    Protesters Target KCMO Red Light Cameras
    A group gathered at a Midtown intersection on Monday to protest what they say is a violation of their Constitutional rights. The target of their ire? The city's red-light cameras, which they say are taking away their freedom. A handful of protesters...
  • Starving education will lead to intellectual skeletons

    Starving education will lead to intellectual skeletons
    Second of two parts. Sunday's column took a look at the recent Tea Party rally that marked the unveiling of Florida Gov. Rick Scott's first budget. Scott claimed in a written statement distributed at First Baptist Church of Eustis, where the event was...
  • Is secularism a threat to religious freedom?

    Q. A Mormon leader recently made a speech, in which he claimed religious freedom in America is under assault from secularization and a growing gay rights movement. In his speech, Elder Dallin H. Oaks warned of “an alarming trajectory of events...
  • How endorsements enlighten voters

    In America the Constitution guarantees every citizen free speech. That includes Valley Sun columnist Anita Brenner’s “Folks, It‘s a Non-Partisan Election” column published Feb. 3, regarding her apparent frustration that the local...
  • Wisc. Governor to Absent Senators: Return or 1,500 Get Laid Off

    Wisc. Governor to Absent Senators: Return or 1,500 Get Laid Off
    MADISON, Wisc. -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday warned 14 absent lawmakers trying to stall his controversial budget bill to return to the state Capitol immediately to vote on the measure, or layoff notices will be sent to 1,500 public...