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  • Lincoln impersonators earn honest day's pay with portrayals

    Abraham Lincoln impersonators, typically history-minded purists who prefer "interpreter" or "presenter" because "impersonator" sounds a bit Elvis, have been on a roll. A number of milestone-level anniversaries have fueled interest in the 16th president...
  • Speak Out

    One recent contributor to Speak Out said she finds the criticism of President Obama offensive. Presidential criticism goes all the way back to the presidency of George Washington and every president since has received bad press, negative comments and some...
  • Larry Hogan's inaugural address speech

    Larry Hogan's inaugural address speech
    The following is the text of Larry Hogan's inaugural address, as written for delivery Wednesday at the State House in Annapolis: GOVERNOR LAWRENCE J. HOGAN, JR: "Governor Christie, thank you for being here, thanks for your tremendous support, and for...
  • Proposed tax increase 'a non-starter' Toomey says

    Proposed tax increase 'a non-starter' Toomey says
    WASHINGTON — Hours before President Barack Obama wrapped up his prime-time State of the Union address, Sen. Pat Toomey's staff went over the logistics of their boss' response. Included was how to meet up with Toomey afterward on the other side...
  • Larry Wilmore dives into the Bill Cosby controversy on 2nd night

    Larry Wilmore dives into the Bill Cosby controversy on 2nd night
    "The Nightly Show," the new "Daily Show" follow-up with host Larry Wilmore, is only two nights old and it's anything but "weak tea." For his second show, Wilmore devoted the entire program to comedian Bill Cosby and the continuing cloud of sexual...
  • Fun history lesson in Pines

    Fun history lesson in Pines
    George Washington helped with the car line and Betsy Ross worked on the safety patrol at Pembroke Lakes Elementary School in Pembroke Pines. The nation's first president and the woman credited with making the first American flag were channeled by fifth-...
  • Final approval of Keystone XL pipeline will jump-start sputtering economy

    It's fitting that one last cycle of the Keystone XL review process concluded on February 2, because no movie better captures the needlessly protracted pipeline saga than "Groundhog Day." Like a weatherman reliving the same day over and over in...
  • TV Review: 'Sons of Liberty'

    The founding fathers receive the "Vikings" treatment in "Sons of Liberty," a six-hour miniseries that History channel will air over successive nights. Produced by Stephen David Entertainment - best known for heavily re-enacted docu-hybrids, like "The...
  • Florida travel calendar for February

    Florida travel calendar for February
    Check out festivals and events in February across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Jan. 31, 2014 - Feb. 1, 2015: 9th...
  • Ann McFeatters: Which side of Chris Christie will voters see next?

    WASHINGTON In our ongoing, desperate attempt to find a viable Republican standard bearer, we inevitably turn our thoughts to Chris Christie, the governor of New Jersey. The governor has impressed us all with his bombast and take-no-prisoners style of...
  • More funds for Washington carrier refueling at Newport News Shipbuilding

    More funds for Washington carrier refueling at Newport News Shipbuilding
    Huntington Ingalls Industries received additional funds Wednesday for the refueling and modernization of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, a project once on the Navy's endangered list. The company announced it had been awarded a $224 million...