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  • 'Pride' has a moving force that highlights a forgotten story

    'Pride' has a moving force that highlights a forgotten story
    If you think unions are the scourge of the working world, you will not be happy at "Pride," which begins with the unmistakable sound of Pete Seeger singing "Solidarity Forever" and goes on from there. But "Pride" has other things on its mind besides...
  • Courting all voters: governor's race hinges on voters who usually skip midterm elections

    Courting all voters: governor's race hinges on voters who usually skip midterm elections
    The Florida governor's race could turn on the turnout of various pockets of voters. No bloc is going un-courted as the candidates pull out all the stops to eke out a few more votes from pivotal demographic groups. "It's political life or death," said...
  • Gender-neutral restrooms the right step: My Word

    What if you hesitated to use the restrooms at work or on campus because you didn't look like the gender figure on the sign, and your anatomy didn't match the gender on the other sign? Thanks to the hard work of Seminole State College's faculty, staff...
  • Study finds drop in death rates from strokes

    Study finds drop in death rates from strokes
    Tel Aviv — Despite the significant reduction in the overall incidence and death rates from strokes in the United States over the past twenty years, more attention needs to be paid to specific age groups, a recent study found. The new research,...
  • State investigating LAFD hiring after white applicant alleges bias

    State investigating LAFD hiring after white applicant alleges bias
    State officials are investigating recent changes made to the Los Angeles Fire Department’s hiring process after a complaint from a white male applicant who says he was unfairly passed over. In July, city officials introduced a lottery system to...
  • Incumbent Hager faces well-funded newcomer Silvers

    Incumbent Hager faces well-funded newcomer Silvers
    Republican state Rep. Bill Hager, like most any scandal-free incumbent, is largely considered a favorite for re-election in District 89. But the state Democratic Party likes David Silvers' chances and has spent more than $30,000 to pay for Silvers'...
  • Yakima Valley Latinos getting a voice, with court's help

    Yakima Valley Latinos getting a voice, with court's help
    Graciela Villanueva should have been hosting a victory party on election night, celebrating a successful run for school board in this verdant valley of apples and wine grapes, peaches and hops. She had already been appointed to the spot on the Yakima...
  • Roaming LGBTQ party Chicago Take Over debuts Oct. 16

    Roaming LGBTQ party Chicago Take Over debuts Oct. 16
    Is Chicago ready for a Guerrilla Gay Bar resurgence? Organizers of Chicago Take Over (CTO)—a floating LGBTQ party that will commandeer a straight bar once a month—are confident the social experiment, which blends a group of gay people with...
  • University Of Hartford Panel Reflects On Civil Rights Act

    While overt racism has dwindled in the 50 years since the Civil Rights Act, a panel discussion Monday at the University of Hartford discussed the ways inequality and subtle bias persists throughout society. WEST HARTFORD — While overt racism has...
  • 'Pride's' Bill Nighy sees similar struggles for gays, striking miners

    'Pride's' Bill Nighy sees similar struggles for gays, striking miners
    When Bill Nighy was a young actor at the National Theatre in London, older gay cast members would talk to him about the country's harsh policies, which forced them to stay in the closet. Being gay, recalled the rangy 64-year-old British actor, "just...
  • Emma Watson looking for a few good men

    With apologies to the United States Marines, Emma Watson is looking for a few good men. That was the upshot of a speech Watson, the Harry Potter actress (and United Nations Women Goodwill Ambassador) gave at the U.N. on Saturday. In her widely and...