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  • Homeless people migrating from downtown to County-USC, study finds

    Homeless people migrating from downtown to County-USC, study finds
    Homeless people squeezed out of downtown Los Angeles are migrating to nearby Lincoln Heights and Boyle Heights, where they are seeking refuge in the emergency room and on the grounds of Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, according to a six-month study...
  • Chan Lowe: Debbie Wasserman Schultz takes on Hobby Lobby

    Chan Lowe: Debbie Wasserman Schultz takes on Hobby Lobby
    Thanks to term limits, the only semi-permanent figures in Tallahassee besides lobbyists and bureaucrats are the members of the capital press corps. Bureau hands from Florida papers, radio, wire services, TV and Internet outlets can spend their entire...
  • State plans to boost Medicaid funding for contraception

     State plans to boost Medicaid funding for contraception
    Medicaid patients in Illinois could gain increased access to contraception under policy changes proposed Wednesday by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Health care providers would receive more money for providing vasectomies to men and...
  • Why the Pay TV Model Won't Work for the Music Business

    You've got to stop e-mailing me Ted Gioia's article in the Daily Beast about lessons the music industry can learn from TV. This is what drives me crazy about America, people glom onto something that squares with their worldview, and they trumpet it to...
  • Chloe Grace Moretz drama 'If I Stay' is lifeless, reviews say

    After a wave of dystopian, sci-fi-inflected adaptations of young-adult novels in recent years, the romantic drama "If I Stay" arrives as the second movie this summer based on a more down-to-earth YA book. Whereas "The Fault in Our Stars" scored mostly...
  • Soft drink makers have a powerful thirst for a new sweetener

    Steps from the lobby of the Dr Pepper Snapple Group headquarters, a row of inauspicious Rubbermaid bins holds the crystallized future of the nation's third largest soft drink player. The tubs contain sugar, the artificial sweetener aspartame and...
  • Greene's tax struggles make Wellington residents wary

    News that Wellington Vice Mayor John Greene failed to file taxes for two, possibly three years, should make village residents wary. Most of us have at some point struggled financially and no one is perfect. Most of us, though, aren't elected officials...
  • Activist gets prison time in Zimbabwe-lobbying case

    Activist gets prison time in Zimbabwe-lobbying case
    A well-known South Side activist and restaurateur was sentenced to seven months in prison today for violating federal law by lobbying on behalf of the violent and oppressive regime of Zimbabwe's longtime president in spite of U.S. economic sanctions....
  • 'Terrorists' help U.S. in battle against Islamic State in Iraq

    MAKHMUR Iraq (Reuters) - Washington has acquired an unlikely ally in its battle against Islamic State militants in Iraq - a group of fighters it formally classifies as terrorists. The outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), condemned for its three-...
  • Hootenannies Follow Sunday 'Woody Sez' Performances

    Hootenannies Follow Sunday 'Woody Sez' Performances
    I haven't heard the word "hootenanny" used since Lyndon Johnson was President, but there's some free-wheeling '60s-style jamming going on after Sunday matinee performances of "Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie" at TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St.,...
  • 'America's Got Talent': Orlando group divides judges

    'America's Got Talent': Orlando group divides judges
    Extreme Dance Company from Orlando drew sharply different reactions from judges Tuesday night on "America's Got Talent." The 19-member troupe delivered an exuberant, fast-paced number that won Heidi Klum's praise. "A dynamite performance," she ruled,...