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  • Survey: Florida voters optimistic but divided on key issues

    Survey: Florida voters optimistic but divided on key issues
    Floridians want stricter gun laws. They don't want to pay sales tax on Internet purchases. And they don't want additional help going to immigrants who aren't in the country legally. Results of a large statewide survey on a range of issues released...
  • Writer/director Damien Chazelle brings personal experience to 'Whiplash'

    Writer/director Damien Chazelle brings personal experience to 'Whiplash'
    You could take the torment from an ultra-demanding teacher and file it away somewhere in your memory, never to be heard from again outside of nightmares. Or you could do what Damien Chazelle did, using the high school jazz conductor who made his life as...
  • Les Plesko to be celebrated at UCLA

    When Les Plesko committed suicide in September 2013 in Venice, his legacy was in disarray. The author of three novels — “The Last Bongo Sunset” (1995), “Slow Lie Detector” (2009) and “Who I Was” (2012) —...
  • Delray Beach author David Pollay wants readers to seek joy every day

    Delray Beach author David Pollay wants readers to seek joy every day
    Although life can present a deluge of struggles, afflictions and bad news, David Pollay says there are moments of joy to embrace every day. And he wants you to embrace them immediately. Too many people delay satisfaction and happiness, Pollay says,...
  • 2 questions to help teach kids responsibility

    Back in sixth grade, my teacher devised a system to keep our class in line. He divided a bulletin board into halves and wrote "Responsible" on one side and "Not Responsible" on the other. He put every child's name on a circle of paper and pinned the...
  • Witness: Give Oscar Pistorius house arrest for killing girlfriend

    Witness: Give Oscar Pistorius house arrest for killing girlfriend
    South African track star Oscar Pistorius should serve three years of partial house arrest and community service for the negligent killing of his girlfriend, a witness said Monday at the first day of the athlete's sentencing. The 27-year-old Paralympic...
  • Broadcast networks encouraged by better than expected ratings

    Broadcast networks encouraged by better than expected ratings
    Fox needed help in the TV ratings this fall, and it got some from a nice kid named Bruce Wayne. "Gotham" is a live-action prequel that tells the story of how young crime victim Bruce grew up to become the comic superhero Batman. It also illustrates...
  • Extraordinary Life: A Face Of Hartford's Cultural Scene

    Extraordinary Life: A Face Of Hartford's Cultural Scene
    Think Auntie Mame with big hats, a Texas accent and a gift for organizing people and events, and you'd have a partial picture of Fran Gordon. Combine the energy of a cheerleader with endless optimism and a sense of fun and you will have a sense of the...
  • Annals of corporate co-opting: Another 'independent' news site is born

    Annals of corporate co-opting: Another 'independent' news site is born
    The ingenuity of big corporations knows no bounds, especially when it comes to disguising self-interested PR as objective information. Say hello to the latest such effort, a website devoted to communicating information about "sustainable" -- that is,...
  • 'Affirmative consent' law might not deter rapists

    To the editor: Jonah Goldberg's anger is misplaced. While I agree that the new law signed by the governor seeking to define what is lawful "consent" in sexual encounters between college students is difficult if not impossible to enforce, Goldberg has...
  • Nobel Peace Prize honors Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi

    Nobel Peace Prize honors Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi
    They’re denied an education, kidnapped, gang-raped and sold in the market. They’re forced to cart water and they’re married off early to old men. Then one extraordinary girl, Malala Yousafzai, escaped the fate of others and soared to...