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  • Jimmy Ellis finally gets set to cut a record

    Jimmy Ellis finally gets set to cut a record
    Chicago alto saxophone master Jimmy Ellis turned 84 in July but, remarkably, never has recorded an album as bandleader. That finally will change on Tuesday, when Ellis' weekly quartet session at Andy's Jazz Club will be recorded live, setting the...
  • Denis Johnson's carefully arranged derangement

    Denis Johnson's carefully arranged derangement
    Denis Johnson tends to let his work speak for itself. Since the publication of his debut novel, "Angels," in 1983 he's written some of the most essential books in contemporary American literature, but he doesn't often talk about them. "My general policy,"...
  • Plank says city must lose 'chip on our shoulder'

    Plank says city must lose 'chip on our shoulder'
    On sunny days, the harbor sparkles as Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank looks out from his Tide Point corner office. Across the water, he can see Canton and Fells Point, where his development firm is turning Recreation Pier into a 128-room hotel. Plank...
  • Optime 5K Run/Walk at Markham Park has strong turnout

    The second annual Optime 5K Run/Walk continues to be a big hit with runners and the South Florida community as more than 1100 participants came out to support the race at the Sunrise Markham Park. The first 500 finishers in the race received medals and...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: What's in a salute?

    E pluribus unum is Latin and means “out of many, one.” The saying was originally the motto of the United States, but in 1956 Congress adopted “In God We Trust.” The earlier slogan was a fitting descriptor for the fledgling...
  • Kittleman for county executive

    Kittleman for county executive
    There may be no race in the state (up to and including that for governor) that pits two so well qualified candidates against each other as the contest for Howard County Executive. Republican Allan Kittleman and Democrat Courtney Watson are both...
  • Giants' blueprint for success isn't easily deciphered

    The Kansas City Royals might have skipped the World Series for three decades, but they have an identity now. Ladies and gentlemen, the Royals Way: a lockdown bullpen, suffocating defense and speed to kill. The Oakland Athletics have a way, the zig-when-...
  • New Dodgers exec Andrew Friedman long on optimism, short on specifics

    New Dodgers exec Andrew Friedman long on optimism, short on specifics
    At his introductory news conference Friday, the Dodgers' new president of baseball operations confirmed Don Mattingly would manage the team next season and that a general manager would be hired. That was about the extent of what Andrew Friedman...
  • Heat edge Rockets before a season of change for both

    Heat edge Rockets before a season of change for both
    In a week, it will be for real, whether the Miami Heat are ready or not. To a degree, that makes the Heat like Tuesday's opponent at AmericanAirlines Arena, the Houston Rockets, a team returning with a different look, awaiting the starting line to...
  • Newport council election has unaccustomed feistiness

    Even as councils in neighboring cities have come to accept sharply split votes along political lines as the norm, elected officials in Newport Beach have long said they've avoided letting ideological differences get in the way of prudent decision-making....
  • Hilary Potashner appointed federal public defender for L.A. region

    The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has appointed a career public defender to the post of federal public defender for the Central District of California, which is based in Los Angeles. Hilary Lee Potashner, 47, began serving as acting federal public...