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  • The Supreme Court's nonruling on gay marriage

    Three points need to be made about Monday's decision by the Supreme Court not to decide whether the equal protection clause of the Constitution grants people of the same sex the right to marry. Point 1: While the court's liberal wing probably wanted to...
  • A decision to end an unwanted pregnancy is a responsible, ethical choice

    Columnist Kathleen Parker writes that the number of abortions performed each year is “horrific” (Perspective, Oct. 1). She seems to believe there is something evil or shameful about an abortion. On the contrary, what would be horrific,...
  • 'No one cares' about Penn State's peripheral concerns, offensive line coach says

    'No one cares' about Penn State's peripheral concerns, offensive line coach says
    Penn State offensive line coach Herb Hand plans to barbecue for his players next week. Just a little pork shoulder, a beef brisket, some fixings. "Nothing real fancy," Hand said Thursday, "but made with a lot of love." Hand take a similar approach...
  • Apodaca: Teachers walk a blurry line in sharing opinions

    A former Newport Harbor High School English teacher has reportedly sued the Newport-Mesa Unified School District, alleging that administrators retaliated against her because she raised objections to cat dissections in science classes. While this case...
  • Liberals storm California's bedrooms

    I have a slightly different take on California's recent decision to regulate college sex. Don't get me wrong: I think it's beyond idiotic, unworkable, even borderline Orwellian. We'll get to all that. But I also think it's incredibly useful. You see, for...
  • A perpetual quagmire

    Sen. Phillip Puckett's resignation handed control of the Senate to the GOP and effectively scuttled the McAuliffe administration's push to expand Medicaid. Leading Democrats accused Republicans of buying the Senate by offering Sen. Puckett a job with...
  • Insurance Commissioner, Other State Employees, Hop The Globe

    Insurance Commissioner, Other State Employees, Hop The Globe
    Of the 20 work days in June 2013 the state's commissioner of insurance spent 17 away from his desk — far away. Thomas B. Leonardi's schedule that month included trips to Washington, D.C., Rome, Zurich and Seoul. That month's globe-hopping...
  • REVIEW: 'The Gravedigger' at First Folio Theatre ★★★½

     REVIEW: 'The Gravedigger' at First Folio Theatre ★★★½
    Creative resurrectionists can never let Mary Shelley's creature rest in peace. They pick at the bones of her story and refashion her monster into a postmodern Prometheus in their own images, from the camp of "The Rocky Horror Show" to any number of solemn...
  • Slow down and count your money at the ATM

    It happens to the best of us. We're busy, trying to juggle a dozen different errands, checking email on our cell phones, attempting to get to our next appointment on time. Ultimately, we lose track of something or other. For a reader in Charlotte, N.C.,...
  • Deerfield mayor violated state, county and city ethics laws, report says

    Deerfield mayor violated state, county and city ethics laws, report says
    Mayor Jean Robb has misused her position at least five times, according to a preliminary report from the Broward County Office of the Inspector General. Among the actions that the inspector general found problematic are Robb's making the city parks...
  • The GOP's mug shot primary

    The GOP's mug shot primary
    Why is the lineup of prospective GOP presidential candidates beginning to look like, well, a lineup? Chris Christie went to campaign last week for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, putting the New Jersey governor in the company of a man who is in almost as...