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  • 'Boardwalk Empire' creator talks about the show's 'fitting' ending

    'Boardwalk Empire' creator talks about the show's 'fitting' ending
    "Boardwalk Empire," HBO's Prohibition-era gangster epic about crooked politician turned ruthless bootlegger Enoch "Nucky" Thompson, wrapped up its fifth and final season Sunday. Unlike on "The Sopranos," the screen did not go black at the final moment....
  • Amendments A, B, D shut out voters: My Word

    On Nov. 4, Orange County's charter amendments offer voters a chance to fight corruption and make elections more transparent. That's because the same politicians behind the "textgate" scandal, led by Commissioner Fred Brummer, have crafted three amendments...
  • NCJW honors activist member

    NCJW honors activist member
    The National Council of Jewish Women SE Atlantic Section hosted its annual luncheon and boutique on Oct 20 at the Boca Marriott in Boca Raton despite a 30-minute blackout that didn't hamper spirits. More than 135 attendees turned out to honor Delray...
  • Top women's soccer players sue over artificial turf plans for World Cup

    It's hard not to be amazed by the continuing incompetence of FIFA, world soccer's clueless governing body. Bribery scandals, opaqueness and general loathsomeness have come to define the organization over the last four decades. Now FIFA has managed to...
  • 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...
  • Gough Whitlam dies at 98; Australian prime minister was a reformist

    Gough Whitlam dies at 98; Australian prime minister was a reformist
    Gough Whitlam swept to political power in Australia in 1972 under a slogan, "it's time," that seemed to sum up everything that was stale and old-fashioned about an inward-looking, parochial nation. He was swept out less than three years later on Nov. 11,...
  • Chapel Hill cookbook author Sheri Castle creates Southern Living's community cookbook

    Chapel Hill cookbook author Sheri Castle has read every one of the 45,000 recipes ever published in Southern Living magazine. Castle, 54, felt compelled to do so when she was invited to create the magazine's community cookbook. The book, "The Southern...
  • Time spent with teenagers offers glimpse of a better future

    Time spent with teenagers offers glimpse of a better future
    I spent a recent Tuesday evening with the newly formed Feminist Club at northwest suburban Conant High School. Seniors Taylor Waidanz and Natalie Betz moderated a roundtable discussion on women and leadership, tossing thoughtful questions out left and...
  • Iran re-arrests leading human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian security forces arrested world-renowned human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh and several others on their way back from a protest on Saturday, her husband said. "While returning from the sit-in outside the Bar Association in...
  • Oct. 26 Letters: Rep. Rob Wittman

    Rep. Rob Wittman I take exception to the Oct. 22 letter in support of Norm Mosher. Rep. Rob Wittman voted for the Violence Against Women Act on three occasions in the 113th Congress and twice in the 112th Congress. He supports existing law, including...
  • Charlie Crist rallies crowds in Broward

    Charlie Crist rallies crowds in Broward
    Charlie Crist and Gov. Rick Scott are blanketing Broward County, in a last-ditch effort to get their supporters to vote early. Crist showed up at Century Village on Thursday to get the vote out, but it appeared the vote had already been gotten. "How...