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  • Cannes Film Festival: Nothing succeeds like excess -- and a white badge

    Cannes Film Festival: Nothing succeeds like excess -- and a white badge
    CANNES, France — The class envy raging through F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” helps to explain why teenage readers, usually assigned the book in school, fall under its spell. So sad about that doomed love, the kids sigh....
  • Verdugo Views: Distinguished alum has Armenian heritage

    Verdugo Views: Distinguished alum has Armenian heritage
    Glendale native Paul Ignatius, retired Secretary of the Navy, will be honored at this year’s Glendale Educational Foundation event as a distinguished Hoover High alumnus. Born in 1920, Ignatius grew up on Columbus Avenue in a Spanish-style house...
  • Slow down, it's Maine

    BELFAST, Maine — The first sign says, "Slow." Then, about 50 feet down this back road in mid-coast Maine, there's a second sign. It says, "Slower." I ease up on the pedal. That about sums up the rhythm of life in this part of Maine, which is...
  • 21 people killed or maimed by speeding cops in Florida since 2004

    21 people killed or maimed by speeding cops in Florida since 2004
    [Read Part 1 of the Sun Sentinel's investigation here] As the 21-year-old driver pulled toward the intersection, the approaching headlights glinted only faintly in the distance. "They were very far away,'' Heather Meyer said later. "I didn't even know...
  • Montclare: A taste of suburban living in the city

    Montclare: A taste of suburban living in the city
    Montclare is not Gold Coast-grand or Lincoln Park-lively, but that's fine with its residents. This tidy, mostly residential enclave is as quiet as city living gets. Nine miles northwest of the Loop, Montclare is a neighborhood where people put down...
  • William Donald Schaefer, governor and mayor, dies

    William Donald Schaefer, governor and mayor, dies
    William Donald Schaefer, the dominant political figure of the last half-century of Maryland history, died Monday after a "do-it-now" career that changed the face of Baltimore while bringing a new burst of energy to the city he loved. Mr. Schaefer was 89....
  • Aaron Evans part of defensive domination in ODU's spring game

    When Aaron Evans out-jumped Prentice Gill in the end zone to intercept Thomas DeMarco's pass in Old Dominion's spring game on Saturday at Foreman Field, no one may have been happier than Old Dominion head coach Bobby Wilder. Last season, Wilder's...
  • City raises stakes, questions in convention race

    City raises stakes, questions in convention race
    If you want to win an arms race, minor escalation is not the way to go. Only after President Ronald Reagan started developing a wildly expensive and impractical system to shoot down enemy missiles did the Soviet Union give up the Cold War. The $900...
  • Dr. James McKitterick III

    Dr. James McKitterick III Dr. James McKitterick III was born November 22, 1926, in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and went to be with the Lord on June 14, 2011. He attended Kansas State University where he graduated with a degree in Veterinary Medicine. He...
  • September 2, 2011-How 'Bout Some Drama, Obama

    September 2, 2011-How 'Bout Some Drama, Obama
    Boy, I hope President Obama comes out of his shell soon. He's been awfully quiet. Perhaps he's being introspective, Zen-like around the White House, talking to the portraits of past presidents. He's so quick to want to please his political opponents,...
  • Richard 'Dick" Carter

      Richard 'Dick" Carter March 27, 1916- September 6, 2011 Dick Carter died peacefully at Ann's Place in Panorama City. He was born in Fairfax Missouri and grew up in Chappell Nebraska where he met and married Margaret Barnes, his high school...