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  • Five things for Wednesday, Oct. 22

    Five things for Wednesday, Oct. 22
    Five things for today in Orlando: man found after mother's homicide; Scott and Crist held final debate; new poll finds governor's race is divided along gender lines; lots of traffic around elementary schools; splitting Florida into two states; and more....
  • Holocaust Center joins Shakespeare Theater on civil rights debate

    Holocaust Center joins Shakespeare Theater on civil rights debate
    More than two years ago, the Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center in Maitland began planning a series of exhibits to commemorate a significant date this year: the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It was the...
  • How unfair was Whittier's at-large voting system?

    To the editor: The editorial states that until recently, Whittier voters elected at-large City Council members rather than ones representing individual districts, and that this arrangement resulted in the Latino population being underrepresented. ("...
  • Women's Work Is Not Free Or Cut Rate

    Women's Work Is Not Free Or Cut Rate
    Here's something women need to stop doing to other women: We need to stop asking each other to lower our fees, cut our rates or work for free because we're members of the same sex. Many women donate our time and expertise, offering the gift of our...
  • Man admits hate crime in West Side attack on lesbian couple

    Man admits hate crime in West Side attack on lesbian couple
    On a mild July night, Quintas Lockett was walking home from a West Side liquor store with her girlfriend when the couple were beaten by an angry mob — a hate crime prosecutors said was sparked by a man who took offense at two lesbians strolling by....
  • Unprecedented amount of 'dark money' fuels midterm races

    Unprecedented amount of 'dark money' fuels midterm races
    In Kentucky's U.S. Senate race, crowded with attack ads from both sides, one group has spent millions praising Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as a friend of the state's coal industry and flaying his Democratic challenger for cashing checks from...
  • Union: CTU president has 'serious illness'

    Union: CTU president has 'serious illness'
    Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis underwent surgery on Wednesday and “has a serious illness,” said union Vice President Jesse Sharkey, who at a news conference Thursday offered no further details on Lewis’ health. Sharkey said...
  • Hong Kong protests? They're foreign to students in Beijing

    Hong Kong protests? They're foreign to students in Beijing
    Luke Li, a 21-year-old studying information technology, might seem like just the kind of mainland Chinese citizen who would be interested in — and sympathetic to — the Hong Kong college students who have taken to the streets for more than...
  • Catholic LGBT activists urge inclusiveness as Vatican meetings end

    Catholic LGBT activists urge inclusiveness as Vatican meetings end
    About 30 Catholics shivered in the chilly Sunday afternoon air as they prayed the rosary on the sidewalk in front of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The group — a collection of lesbian, gay,...
  • The 'coming out' letter I never sent

    It was the hardest letter I ever had to write. And it sat in a drawer at my house for nearly a decade. Dad, I write this letter because I want you to know fully who I am. There is a big part of me that you and I have never discussed. I'm the same...
  • Jac Wilder VerSteeg: Want women in power? South Florida's the place

    Jac Wilder VerSteeg: Want women in power?  South Florida's the place
    I write in praise of Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, even though I will vote against her. I write in praise of Florida Senate candidate Ellyn Bogdanoff, even though I hope incumbent Sen. Maria Sachs defeats her. A brave Muslim girl whose full name I...