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Crime and Safety - Sun-Sentinel??Last month, the Crime & Safety blog asked readers to share what 9/11 means to them. Readers responded, and their stories??will be posted??here, individually and in coming days,??until the 10th anniversary on Sunday. Paul Schuhmann??of Delray Beach met...
Spin CycleOne of only a few documented encounters Obama had with ex-radical Bill Ayers was in 1995, when he hosted a dinner at which Hyde Park's outgoing state senator introduced Obama as her chosen successor. Today, on CNN, Obama's chief strategist......
The Swampby Mark Silva President Barack Obama is "the urban president,'' a first in modern times, schooled in New York City, trained in community organization in Chicago, resident of the South Side. And now he has a director of urban affairs.......
Curtis Granderson doesn’t do much cooking other than the eggs and bacon breakfast he prepares for himself and the cornbread he made during an appearance on “The Martha Stewart Show” in 2010, but the New York Yankees star and South Side...
You do not spend eight years at the heart of "The Cosby Show," the seminal TV show that revived the sitcom genre in part by extending to its reach to affluent and successful African-Americans, without learning a thing or three about mining family...
Is it possible that a husband and wife could win the coveted February Moutza of the Month award, for buying stupid stuffed elk heads with other people's money? Perhaps. Because in America, it is said, even dead elk dreams may come true. Or what...
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is butting his way into Chicago politics like some Mayor Buttinski. Bloomberg, the billionaire, news mogul and despiser of large soda drinks, is spending at least $2.1 million here to determine which Democrat in the...
Blogging with Bill WhiteI mentioned in Saturday's column that I had written one time -- 16 years ago, actually -- about the proper way to pronounce Bethlehem. This has come up in some of the responses to my recent Grammar Police call for......
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGWell, we've reached the halfway point of Musikfest — just five days remain to load up on some great free music. Let's go: Anyone looking for a good time won't go wrong with Gas House Gorillas (7:30 p.m. and 9:30......
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGNo guitars. No bass. No strings whatsoever, in fact. Just a full brass band, a Bollywood beat and enough energy to power a whole city. That, friends, is Red Baraat. (Volksplatz, 7 p.m.) This is a group on the way......
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGForget mopey coffeehouse music — if you want a taste of how much fun contemporary folk can be, check out pros like Australia's Rosie Burgess Trio and see how they turn the genre on its ear. The group's genre-crossing acoustic......
Lehigh Valley MusicThe good: I wasn't sure how they were possibly going to pull this off, but organizers proved that a bifurcated Musifkest could work pretty well. The traditional venues on the north side of town were as good and often seemed......
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