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  • Portland's 95-Year-Old Dancing Tradition

    Portland's 95-Year-Old Dancing Tradition
    – In a leafy woodland setting by a lake, the Noyes School of Rhythm carries on a 95-year-old tradition. During their stay each summer, ladies discard their confining contemporary clothes, slip on diaphanous tunics and assume Greek names like...
  • The horror of a Hillary Clinton presidency [Letter]

    The horror of a Hillary Clinton presidency [Letter]
    Thank you to William L. Jacobsen Jr. for his commentary in The Baltimore Sun ("President Hillary Clinton," July 31). As a woman reader of The Sun, I'm feeling as though this commentary is the first draft for one to be written on Wednesday, November 9,...
  • Crist's 'fairness' pledge could draw fight from GOP lawmakers

    Crist's 'fairness' pledge could draw fight from GOP lawmakers
    TALLAHASSEE — On his first day back as governor, Charlie Crist says he wants to raise the minimum wage and stop job discrimination against women and gays. But there's a catch: The Legislature might say no. Last week, the Democrat pledged a...
  • Steven Soderbergh's first crack at directing a TV series doesn't flinch from bloody truth

    New York's Knickerbocker Hospital offers the most advanced medical care 1900 has to offer. As soon as the doctor emerges from the opium den, catches a horse-drawn cab and finds the last usable vein in his toe for his cocaine injection, surgery can...
  • Ray Rice's apology allows the healing process to begin

    Ray Rice's apology allows the healing process to begin
    Ravens running back Ray Rice apologized to his wife Thursday. That's one thing he had to do before most of us could respect him again and allow him to move on with his life. Now, let the healing process begin. We may not forget, but forgiving...
  • International Star You Should Know: Khaled Nabaway

    CAREER BREAKTHROUGH Actor Khaled Nabawy's starring turn in the 1994 film "The Emigrant," the Egyptian equivalent of the biblical tale of Joseph, from auteur Youssef Chahine, put Nabawy on a larger stage, and has made him one of Egypt's best-known actors,...
  • A 'Gutsy' Feminist Art Project show at Gallery CA

     A 'Gutsy' Feminist Art Project show at Gallery CA
    One artist began to paint after her mother was murdered by her brother when she was 14 years old. As an adult, she's obsessed with drawing circles, a infinite shape that begins but never ends. Another woman, also a painter, depicts barrier after...
  • Pushy pro-lifers [Letter]

    Pushy pro-lifers [Letter]
    Letter writer Mary Catalfamo claims that Planned Parenthood denies any pregnant women immediate, free access to the full spectrum of information and counseling ("Supreme Court decisions won't limit women's rights," July 9). It's hard for me to believe...
  • Letting men off the hook for contraceptives and child support [Letter]

    Letting men off the hook for contraceptives and child support [Letter]
    The photos of the immigrants pouring across the border certainly tug at our heartstrings. We've heard stories of the desire of these immigrants to escape threatening conditions, obtain desperately needed medical attention and seek a better life. The...
  • Blumenthal's Defense Of Women's Rights

    Blumenthal's Defense Of Women's Rights
    Various state laws, and a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, continue to chip away at women's reproductive rights. Fortunately, those rights have at least one prominent champion: U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal. Sen. Blumenthal has called on the...
  • Modern marriages making room for more-educated wives

    Modern marriages making room for more-educated wives
    Wives with more education than their husbands no longer have a higher risk for divorce. Yippee! But, wait, they used to? For couples married between 1950 and 1979, if a wife had a higher level of education than her husband, their marriage was one-...