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  • Stanford's Jon Krosnick: On climate change, most Americans want action

     Stanford's Jon Krosnick: On climate change, most Americans want action
    Another presidential election, another chance for Republican candidates to step out of the denial zone and deal with climate change. That would put them on the same side as a large majority of Americans, if you ask Jon A. Krosnick. He's a Stanford...
  • Bill would pave way for assault weapons bans

    Bill would pave way for assault weapons bans
    In response to an appellate court ruling upholding the City of Highland Park's ban on assault weapons, state Sen. Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield) Tuesday introduced a measure that would restore the ability of cities and villages in Illinois to ban assault...
  • What's hot this year at the Orlando Fringe Festival

    What's hot this year at the Orlando Fringe Festival
    Each year, curious trends bubble up at the Orlando Fringe Festival. Some genres are a given — gay-themed shows, parodies and improv comedy. But here are some mini-trends to keep an eye on: Edgar Allan Poe: In "Hop-Frog," John Devennie tells a...
  • Adoptive mothers grateful to JAFCO

    Adoptive mothers grateful to JAFCO
    Many Jewish women who thought they never would be mothers are especially grateful to the JAFCO (Jewish Adoption And Foster Care Options) agency on Mother's Day for giving them the gift of being adoptive parents. "My husband Brent and I could not have...
  • 'Would you attend a gay wedding?' -- a question meant to trip up, not inform

    'Would you attend a gay wedding?' -- a question meant to trip up, not inform
    A few weeks ago, Jorge Ramos of Fusion asked Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) if he would attend the gay wedding of a loved one. Rubio responded, “If it's somebody in my life that I care for, of course I would.” Rubio went on to say that he doesn't...
  • A Whole Lot Of Ammo Missing From Hartford Police Range

    A Whole Lot Of Ammo Missing From Hartford Police Range
    In a state with strict gun laws, the sloppy and slapdash management of the Hartford police shooting range over many years should be embarrassing — if not criminal. A city audit of the shooting range released this week found that the range...
  • Ed Pawlowski says Obama trade pact would hurt Pennsylvania jobs

    Ed Pawlowski says Obama trade pact would hurt Pennsylvania jobs
    — Allentown Mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Ed Pawlowski says he has concerns about the potential effects of a trade agreement the Obama administration is crafting with Japan and 10 other Pacific countries. Pennsylvania workers would find...
  • Lake Minneola High student arrested on gun possession charges

    Lake Minneola High student arrested on gun possession charges
    A fourteen-year-old student was arrested on Friday after deputies say he was found in possession of a gun at Lake Minneola High School. The student was taken into custody and charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds, a felony. The student...
  • Reader Feedback April 27: Lane closures in bridges, tunnels; FBI office to investigate violent crime

    Drivers must deal with lane closures in bridges, tunnels A number of highly traveled bridges and tunnels that feed into the Peninsula will experience periodic lane closures, according to officials with the Virginia Department of Transportation. Many of...
  • Polls of anti-gun researchers don't indicate scientific consensus

    To the editor: Harvard public health Professor David Hemenway's research is a prime example of a scientific determination by a show of hands. ("There's scientific consensus on guns -- and the NRA won't like it," op-ed, April 22) Without giving any...
  • Female victims of homicide often know their killers

    Female victims of homicide often know their killers
    The victims vary in age. They were killed in upscale Stevenson Ranch and on the most dangerous streets of South L.A. The specifics may differ, but the homicides of women in Los Angeles County this year take on a deadly rhythm. On Jan. 14, Mary...