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  • KABC-TV General Manager Arnold Kleiner to retire

    After 46 years in the television business, Arnold J. Kleiner, the longtime general manager of KABC-TV Channel 7, is retiring. Kleiner joined KABC in February 1996 and was a chief architect of the channel's success. He helped elevate the Walt Disney Co.-...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The To Do List'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The To Do List'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Hell on Wheels Recently renewed for a...
  • Closing the achievement gap would bolster U.S. economy

    Closing the achievement gap would bolster U.S. economy
    As an American, I am proud that our country leads the world in innovation and job creation. I am also aware that our success is leveraged on decisions we made more than a half century ago to invest in high-quality public education for all our children....
  • A free and open Internet for all [Commentary]

    A free and open Internet for all [Commentary]
    From ice bucket challenges to the upcoming midterm elections, we are reminded again and again how the Internet has changed the way we live and connect and organize. Digital equality has become fundamental to economic, cultural and political equality....
  • Hampton NAACP holding vigil Tuesday in response to Ferguson unrest

    The Hampton Branch of the NAACP will hold a "Vigil for Peace and Justice" at noon on Tuesday so members of the community can gather as a peaceful protest to the announcement that a grand jury will not indict a white Missouri police officer for shooting an...
  • Former headmaster at Nicholas Sparks-founded school files bias suit

    Former headmaster at Nicholas Sparks-founded school files bias suit
    The former headmaster of a school founded by Nicholas Sparks has filed suit in federal court against the bestselling author of "The Notebook" and other school officials alleging racial bias, the Associated Press reports. According to the AP, Saul Hillel...
  • Legislature's redistricting fix would make minor political changes

    Legislature's redistricting fix would make minor political changes
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Legislature is slated to pass a court-ordered redrawing of congressional districts next week that won't be a game-changer for Democrats. Both the House and Senate's redistricting committees signed off on an identical new...
  • Redistricting Redux in the courtroom

    Redistricting Redux in the courtroom
    TALLAHASSEE -- The authors and critics of Florida's re-drawn congressional map were back in a courtroom Wednesday haggling over the same seat that sparked their two year legal fight: the African-American-leaning district of Rep. Corrine Brown, D-...
  • ACLU asks Supreme Court to block Wisconsin voter ID law

    ACLU asks Supreme Court to block Wisconsin voter ID law
    Civil rights lawyers filed an emergency appeal with the Supreme Court on Thursday seeking to block Wisconsin from enforcing a strict voter ID law they say could prevent as many as 300,000 of the state’s registered voters from casting a ballot next...
  • Florida Legislature's Rocket Redistricting Plan

    Florida Legislature's Rocket Redistricting Plan
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Legislature is preparing a quick-fix this week to remedy its gerrymandered congressional map which would shed the "finger-like appendages" from two Orlando-area districts that a judge found improperly favored Republicans.  And...
  • City Hall ceremony marks 30th anniversary of Sikh genocide

    Norwich community leaders joined with members of the local and statewide Sikh community Nov. 22 for a solemn memorial service at City Hall, remembering the thousands of innocent victims of the 1984 Sikh genocide in India. The event featured speeches,...