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  • Born amid KKK backlash, Columbus statue endures

    Born amid KKK backlash, Columbus statue endures
    In September 1928, the leaders of one of Easton's burgeoning immigrant communities met in their usual gathering place, the Italian Home on South Fifth Street, to talk about raising money for a gift for their new city. They decided to canvass the Italian...
  • Convicted? Indicted? Caught on video? Many voters don't seem to care

    Convicted? Indicted? Caught on video? Many voters don't seem to care
    It is a tough campaign season for a lot of incumbents this year, with a grumpy electorate and Congress having few achievements to tout, but New York Rep. Michael Grimm would seem to be in a particular jam. The record of the Republican from Staten...
  • Dealing with growth, improving city's image major issues in Fruitland Park election

    Dealing with growth, improving city's image major issues in Fruitland Park election
    FRUITLAND PARK — From the black eyes of back-to-back scandals to the encroaching growth from The Villages, Fruitland Park has plenty of issues to tackle in the coming years. Five candidates are vying for two City Commission seats that are up for...
  • 10 things you might not know about stunts

     10 things you might not know about stunts
    Nik Wallenda intends to walk across the Chicago River on a tightrope next weekend. It's a stunt — a staged event designed to capture public attention. You could say that "10 Things" is a stunt, too, which means you'd better pay attention. Here are...
  • Theater review: 'The Best of Enemies' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater

     Theater review: 'The Best of Enemies' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater
    The premise of "The Best of Enemies" sounds like a gimmick: Ku Klux Klan leader and black civil-rights activist are forced to work together. The resolution sounds like an old TV afterschool special: They become friends and learn to let go of hate and...
  • Reckless gun rights bill is reason to vote

    It is unfortunate that in non-presidential elections, far fewer folks vote. In reality, decisions made in Harrisburg and your local community usually have more impact on your day-to-day lives. And some of the decisions made in Harrisburg just smell bad....
  • 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...
  • Return mayor, commissioners, to manage growth in Wilton Manors

    Return mayor, commissioners, to manage growth in Wilton Manors
    Wilton Manors is undergoing big change, with a number of major renovations along Dixie Highway and Wilton Drive. To oversee those changes, voters are about to select their next mayor and fill two hotly contested commission seats. Mayor Gary Resnick...
  • Discovering that Christopher Columbus is persona non grata

    In September 1928, the leaders of a burgeoning immigrant community in eastern Pennsylvania met in their usual gathering place, the Italian Home on South Fifth Street, to talk about raising money for a gift for their new city. They decided to canvass the...
  • Our Congress picks, part 2: Editorial

    With five members, Central Florida has a bigger U.S. House delegation than some states. Last week we offered recommendations in two of the races. Today, the other three: District 9 Incumbent Democrat Alan Grayson of Orlando is seeking a second term...
  • The civil rights movement needed both King and the Panthers [Letter]

    The civil rights movement needed both King and the Panthers [Letter]
    Reginald L. Lewis Museum of Maryland African-American History and Culture director A. Skipp Sanders was wrong to bar civil rights pioneer Helena Hicks from entering the premises, and she was wrong about the civil rights movement and former Black Panther...