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  • America needs reminding: 'Black lives matter'

    America needs reminding: 'Black lives matter'
    To the editor: Frankly, I am tired of seeing black women crying over the loss of their sons. It is gut-wrenching to see signs carried by small black children that read, "Black lives matter." ("As Ferguson anger simmers, protests in other cities are more...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • John Doar dies, played key role in enabling Southern blacks to vote

    John Doar dies, played key role in enabling Southern blacks to vote
    John M. Doar, a former Justice Department lawyer who played a key role in enabling blacks in the South to vote and later directed the impeachment investigation of President Nixon, has died. He was 92. Doar died Tuesday in New York of congestive heart...
  • Michael Rooker shines in dark roles

    Michael Rooker shines in dark roles
    Actor Michael Rooker stood in his hotel suite's bathroom staring at a coffee cup with the concentration of a jeweler inspecting a diamond. "You want to know how I act?" he asked in his trademark deep growl before holding the cup under a running faucet....
  • Kardashians: Fat ass, fat head

    Kardashians: Fat ass, fat head
    The Kardashian brand -- it ain't what it used to be just two days ago. Kim Kardashian keeps putting out nude photos of herself. She's helping distract people from sister Khloe's astonishingly offensive comment. Via Instagram on Tuesday, Khloe posted a...
  • John Doar dies at 92; key Justice Department civil rights lawyer

    John Doar dies at 92; key Justice Department civil rights lawyer
    John Doar, a top Justice Department lawyer during the 1960s who was the face of the federal government during some of the most sensitive conflicts of the civil rights era, escorting the first black student into the University of Mississippi and...
  • 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...
  • The party of Lincoln, today

    The party of Lincoln, today
    How Lincolnesque is the Party of Lincoln? Depends on who you ask. According to reader Joan Smith of Northridge, the Republican Party that freed the slaves in the 19th century and stood in opposition to civil rights-averse Southern Democrats in the...