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  • High Ideals and Partisan Politics Mix In Amendment Issue

    High Ideals and Partisan Politics Mix In Amendment Issue
    HARTFORD — When Connecticut voters get ready to cast their ballots this November, they will be asked to decide an issue that combines high-minded ideals with down-and-dirty political calculation. At stake is a proposed amendment to the state...
  • Film Review: 'The Iron Ministry'

    For those absolutely convinced of the genius of Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel's "Leviathan," along comes J.P. Sniadecki ("People's Park") with his sensory documentary "The Iron Ministry." Sniadecki, co-director with Paravel on "Foreign Parts"...
  • Cumulative voting is designed to protect minority owners

    Question: We recently bought a home in a large development with a homeowner association and are new to the concept of boards and this type of living environment. We're told the same directors have been on the board and controlling the association for over...
  • Expert on American race riots weighs in on Ferguson

    ST. LOUIS McKendree University political scientist Ann Collins began researching American race riots in 2000 while she was a graduate student at Washington University. At the time she lived in Bel-Nor, Mo., about three miles south of the of looting and...
  • La Leche League of Columbia meets fourth Friday

    These groups meet regularly. Bereavement Support Group — Fourth Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. This group is for adults who are mourning the loss of a loved one. All are welcome; however not appropriate for children. St. Francis of Assisi Church, 8300 Old...
  • Checking in With ... Bob Gunn of MenAlive chorus

    Checking in With ... Bob Gunn of MenAlive chorus
    MenAlive, the Orange County gay men's chorus, has a new man in charge of making it come alive. The chorus announced this month that Bob Gunn, a founding member and assistant artistic director since 2002, has taken the helm as artistic director. He...
  • No: Amnesty decree would hurt blacks: Front Burner

    In 2007, U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, urged black civil-rights leaders to oppose the Senate's "comprehensive" immigration-reform bill. Appealing to the royalty of the establishment civil-rights community — including Dennis Courtland Hayes,...
  • Violence, threats, prompt more Muslim women in Britain to wear a veil

    Violence, threats, prompt more Muslim women in Britain to wear a veil
    When youth worker Sumreen Farooq was abused in a London street, the 18-year-old decided it was time to take a stand - and she started to wear a headscarf. Farooq is one of many young Muslim women living in Britain who have, for various reasons, chosen to...
  • TLC's Michelle Duggar fights ordinance protecting transgender rights

    TLC's Michelle Duggar fights ordinance protecting transgender rights
    Reality star Michelle Duggar, matriarch of the ever-expanding family featured in the TLC series, "19 Kids and Counting," recorded a robocall urging citizens of the Fayetteville, Ark., area to speak out against an antidiscrimination ordinance that would...
  • For Congress: Hastings, Deutch, McGee, Garcia and Wilson

    For Congress: Hastings, Deutch, McGee, Garcia and Wilson
    District 20: Alcee Hastings has seniority, brought funding for projects It has become a familiar theme for a congressional race, particularly in a campaign that features a longtime incumbent and two political newcomers who believe they will be more...
  • U.S. Supreme Court puts hold on gay marriage in Virginia

    U.S. Supreme Court puts hold on gay marriage in Virginia
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court stopped gay marriage in Virginia from going ahead on Wednesday, staying an appeals court ruling that had struck down a state ban. The court granted a stay application filed by opponents of gay marriage. The...