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  • Orlando ranks most popular destination in Florida

    Orlando ranks most popular destination in Florida
    Orlando is the most popular destination in Florida for 2014, according to tourism website TripAdvisor.com.  Three Central Florida cities landed in the top five, with the City Beautiful at the top, followed by Kissimmee at No. 2 and Davenport at No. 4. ...
  • Nation and world news briefs for Aug. 12

    NATION Actor and comedian Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging himself after first apparently trying to slash one of his wrists, authorities said Tuesday. Marin County sheriff's Lt. Keith Boyd said Williams hanged himself with a belt in his...
  • MASN TV rights dispute won't affect Orioles' All-Star Game bid, Bud Selig says

    MASN TV rights dispute won't affect Orioles' All-Star Game bid, Bud Selig says
    Baseball commissioner Bud Selig contends that the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network television rights dispute between the Orioles and the Washington Nationals can be resolved before he leaves office in January and that both Baltimore and Washington, D.C., are...
  • Williamsburg dancer pulls together a far-flung company for the coming year

    Williamsburg dancer pulls together a far-flung company for the coming year
    Dancer Joan Gavaler of Williamsburg has teamed up with partner Dan Plehal and two other artists to create a new performing company, Aura Curiatlas Physical Theatre. Gavaler, who teaches dance at the College of William and Mary, describes the company...
  • Crenshaw choir director returns to classroom as inquiry continues

    Crenshaw choir director returns to classroom as inquiry continues
    Crenshaw High School’s longtime choir director, who was reassigned while under investigation by the Los Angeles Unified School District, returned to the classroom on Tuesday as an inquiry into possible misconduct continues. Iris Stevenson, who...
  • Foo Fighters Reveal New Album Name, Track List and Tease Single

    By Greg Gilman LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The Foo Fighters next album will be called "Sonic Highways," and it sounds pretty heavy. The rock band formerly announced the album title - which it shares with upcoming HBO documentary series "Foo Fighters:...
  • The lighter side of Robin Williams, now at National Portrait Gallery

    The lighter side of Robin Williams, now at National Portrait Gallery
    It's good to be reminded of the silly side of Robin Williams, and to have a place to gather and remember. Visitors at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., can visit a portrait of the Oscar-winning actor and comedian that was taken for a Time...
  • Ridgely Middle principal finalist for national principal of the year

    Ridgely Middle principal finalist for national principal of the year
    Ridgely Middle School principal Susan Evans has been named one of six finalists for National Principal of the Year. Evans, a longtime Baltimore County principal, will be one of those honored during a September awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. Each...
  • Questions raised about where attorney general candidates really live

    Questions raised about where attorney general candidates really live
    Broward is home to Perry Thurston. More precisely, many homes. Ask the candidate for the Democratic nomination for attorney general where he lives, and this is his answer: "I live in Plantation. I reside in Fort Lauderdale, but it's really Lauderhill."...
  • 'Butcher & Blues' - Casual evening to honor acclaimed photographer for capturing Florida's untamed beauty

    For more than 50 years, Clyde Butcher has been preserving Florida's most undisturbed landscapes, including the Everglades, with black and white film. Internationally acclaimed for his photographs and passion for preservation, Butcher will showcase 36...
  • Family returns, for a moment, to a childhood summer

    I sat one afternoon recently in the back yard of this house where we've lived 17 years, content to just listen to the sounds of my children wafting through the open window. I had no interest in joining the three of them in the kitchen, where they were...