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  • Beyoncé on Grammys; 'Walking Dead' returns

    Beyoncé on Grammys; 'Walking Dead' returns
    Zombies, singers and comedians fill the weekend bill. The highlights: 1. Grammys, 8 p.m. Sunday, CBS Beyoncé will perform with John Legend and Common. She will sing "Precious Lord, Take My Hand," then the segment will go into "Glory" from the movie...
  • 'Selma' director: LBJ a hero in film

    'Selma' director: LBJ a hero in film
    "Selma" director Ava DuVernay disagrees with critics who say the film portrays President Lyndon Johnson as a villain. "I invite people to see the movie because from my point of view LBJ is a hero in the film," DuVernay told "CBS This Morning" Wednesday....
  • 'Selma' distorts LBJ-MLK partnership, expert says

    'Selma' distorts LBJ-MLK partnership, expert says
    The run by "Selma" for major film prizes just got complicated. You know that's the case when a movie controversy plays out on CBS' "Face the Nation." The drama about the 1965 civil rights marches opens nationally Friday. "Selma" is nominated for four...
  • Lake looks to join Keep America Beautiful group

    Lake looks to join Keep America Beautiful group
    TAVARES — Older Lake County residents will remember Lady Bird Johnson's anti-litter campaign of the 1960s. President Lyndon Johnson's wife joined Keep America Beautiful in trying to encourage people to stop throwing garbage out their car windows....
  • 'It seemed like the right thing to do': Betty Ryan shares Selma story with students

    'It seemed like the right thing to do': Betty Ryan shares Selma story with students
    At 91, Betty Ryan doesn't glamorize her decision to travel in 1965 to Selma, Ala., answering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s call for support at a pivotal moment in the Civil Rights movement. "It just seemed like the right thing to do, the right place to...
  • Oscars Analysis: 'Birdman' carries the day

    Oscars Analysis: 'Birdman' carries the day
    “Birdman” won big Sunday at the Oscars, in a triumph of highly noticeable, kinetic filmmaking over the light-fingered “invisible” technique of its primary competition, “Boyhood.” “Birdman” contained...
  • How we slid from Jed Bartlet to Frank Underwood

    How we slid from Jed Bartlet to Frank Underwood
    Be prepared. In the first three minutes of "House of Cards" Season 3, Frank Underwood will do something that will shock you, no matter how cynical and jaded you might think you are about political leaders. That he is now president of the United States...
  • School counselors honored at the White House

    School counselors honored at the White House
    On Jan. 30, two Palm Beach County school counselors, Herele Oakley, from Crystal Lakes Elementary School in Boynton Beach, and Isabel Parrado, of Okeeheelee Middle School in Greenacres, flew to Washington, D.C. to be honored by First Lady Michelle Obama...
  • Western Springs garage owner an institution in town

    Western Springs garage owner an institution in town
    There are iconic figures where only their first name is needed. Las Vegas has Celine. Cleveland has LeBron. Chicago has Rahm. Western Springs has Wally. The longtime owner of Wally's Garage, Wally Kloog is a renaissance man. Go into his auto repair shop...
  • Brian Williams' fib

    Brian Williams' fib
    Back during the Vietnam War, CBS news anchorman Walter Cronkite was judged in the polls to be "the most trusted man in America" for his straightforward nightly reports. When he went to Vietnam and returned saying the war was "mired in stalemate," it was...
  • Roundup: Truths revealed in 'Selma,' libraries ransacked by ISIS, Vegas Strip design

    Roundup: Truths revealed in 'Selma,' libraries ransacked by ISIS, Vegas Strip design
    “Selma” and the larger truths that an artful drama can reveal....Libraries endangered in areas ruled by Islamic State....A show by an influential European artist is canceled in Mexico City....And a history of barely planned urbanism on the...