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  • In Stanford linguistics study, the accent is on how Californians speak

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. Like many Californians, architect Ron Vrilakas insists he doesn't have an accent. "Of course not," said Vrilakas, 51, a Sacramento native. "Nobody thinks they have an accent. I don't. Anybody who speaks differently than I do is the one...
  • Christine M. Flowers: Ray Rice episode being irresponsibly simplified by ratings-hungry media

    I've never been a victim of domestic violence, but I've loved people who have been. I say "people" because some of the victims have been men, despite the general "Burning Bed" stereotype of the muscled brute beating the living daylights out of the 100-...
  • Judge awards $4.4 million to lawyers in Arizona racial profiling case

    PHOENIX (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday awarded more than $4.4 million to attorneys who won a long-running racial profiling case against the operations of Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, although that pared the sum plaintiffs' lawyers had sought by...
  • Exported to Venezuela, miserable Cuban doctors clamor to get into U.S.

    Exported to Venezuela, miserable Cuban doctors clamor to get into U.S.
    Worsening conditions in Venezuela are causing increasing numbers of Cuban medical personnel working there to immigrate to the United States under a special program that expedites their applications, according to Colombian officials who help process many...
  • Ed Pawlowski: Allentown again set to drive region and its economy

    Ed Pawlowski: Allentown again set to drive region and its economy
    The events this week mark a new era for Allentown — a change from the old to the new. For some this change can be difficult and somewhat scary, a loss of the familiar. To others the change is exhilarating, an opportunity to start anew. But the...
  • A plan to bring a Marine home from Mexico by wreaking havoc at border

    On Saturday, Sept. 20, if Stasyi Barth of Lake Elsinore has her way, border traffic from the Pacific Ocean to Brownsville, Texas, will grind to a halt, blockaded by Americans using their vehicles as barricades. Barth is rallying folks who are mad as...
  • Why trying to 'secure' a border is futile

     Why trying to 'secure' a border is futile
    Can borders stop immigrants? The particular border I have in mind looks like an obstacle course for mythical giants. To pass it, you would have to cross a 12-foot-wide ditch, climb a wall topped with blades, then scale three metal fences, two of them 20...
  • Sept. 12 Letters: Bob McDonnell, tethering, immigration

    Reverse this travesty I doubt I'm the only one sickened by the conviction of former Gov. Bob McDonnell. After a lifetime of honorable service, he faces decades in prison even though he did not violate any Virginia law. Federal standards for conduct in...
  • Movie-based musical 'Once' reveals its charms at the Hippodrome

    Movie-based musical 'Once' reveals its charms at the Hippodrome
    In an age when no cinematic product seems safe from being targeted for a theatrical make-over, and when so few of these movies-turned-musicals end up having much substance to offer, "Once" impresses all the more. This modest-scaled work, now getting...
  • Illegal immigration is destroying America [Letter]

    Illegal immigration is destroying America [Letter]
    While legal American workers obey our laws, pay their taxes and try to provide a decent life for their families, an endless line of illegal immigrants from Central America and Mexico continues to pass through our unsecured border to endanger our economy...
  • O'Malley touts progress on immigration in Md.

    O'Malley touts progress on immigration in Md.
    WASHINGTON -- Gov. Martin O'Malley called on the legal community to address the shortage of attorneys available to represent immigrant children and touted Maryland's progress in making the state more hospitable to newcomers in an address Thursday to the...