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  • Trayvon Martin death inspires series of plays

     Trayvon Martin death inspires series of plays
    When George Zimmerman was acquitted in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin, theater producer Beth Marshall was angry. So the Orlando resident began working on "The Trayvon Martin Project," a three-part series examining issues that arose from...
  • Suicide is best explained with science, not Sartre [Letter]

    Most people who kill themselves do so from a place of great pain, hopelessness, self-worthlessness and despair. But suicide is best explained not with reference to the concepts of philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre (as was done in the Sept. 24 commentary,...
  • Brown sets deadline for Exide plant on hazardous waste

    Brown sets deadline for Exide plant on hazardous waste
    In a wide range of bill signings Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown approved measures to expand privacy rights for students online and crack down on ill-behaved professional sports team owners. He also signed a bill setting a deadline for Exide Technologies'...
  • Statewide ban on disposable plastic bags is signed into law by Brown

    California will have the nation's first statewide ban on disposable plastic bags under a measure signed Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown, who also expanded gun controls and personal privacy protections in an eclectic final flurry of bill signings for the year....
  • Gun Safety Group Endorses Malloy, Lots of Democrats, Only Five Republicans

    Gun Safety Group Endorses Malloy, Lots of Democrats, Only Five Republicans
    HARTFORD - If the gun issue becomes a deciding factor in this year's gubernatorial campaign, Democratic incumbent Dannel Malloy will have Connecticut's biggest pro-gun control groups on his side. CT Voters for Gun Safety, the political action arm of...
  • Thomas Sowell: Obama, immigration, guns and other random thoughts

    Thomas Sowell: Obama, immigration, guns and other random thoughts
    The biggest issue in this fall's election is whether the Obama administration will end when Barack Obama leaves the White House or whether it will continue on, by appointing federal judges with lifetime appointments who share President Obama's contempt...
  • Tony Norman: Putting guns in schools is reason to recoil

    America has always been awash in bad ideas. The Founding Fathers spoke a good game about liberty but allowed America to become a slave republic, because they didn't want to alienate the Southern farmers and merchants who helped bankroll and fight the...
  • Chan Lowe:The ultimate protest vote for governor

    Chan Lowe:The ultimate protest vote for governor
    Like my fellow Floridians, I have been sucked into a stinking morass of gubernatorial campaign mud. Recent polls reflect that Charlie Crist and Rick Scott have accomplished their cynical goals: Thanks to their overwhelmingly negative campaign messages,...
  • Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on 'possible improbabilities'

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Eighteen months ago, when he granted Oscar Pistorius bail after the killing of his girlfriend, South African magistrate Desmond Nair noted a number of "improbabilities" in the Olympic and Paralympic star's account of the shooting....
  • Washington city council passes concealed-carry gun law

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Washington city council passed emergency gun legislation on Tuesday requiring residents and visitors to adhere to strict guidelines to carry a concealed weapon in the U.S. capital. The move came after a federal judge in July...
  • Alcohol and guns won't mix, Texas officials decide

    FORTH WORTH, Texas Texas officials on Tuesday backed away from a proposal that would have allowed alcohol be sold at some gun shows under strict conditions. After being inundated for weeks with negative feedback from Texans who believe guns and alcohol...