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  • Mothers for marijuana: 'Please vote yes, yes on 19 for the kids'

     
    With a group of mothers around her, attorney Hanna Liebman Dershowitz uttered some words likely not yet heard in this wild election season: Legal marijuana is "safer for our children." “When I think of what type of world I want......
  • Meg Whitman faces Meg Whitman tonight, as well as Jerry Brown

     
    Meg Whitman debates Jerry Brown for the final time tonight. But Meg Whitman may be her own toughest opponent....
  • Who you calling a bigot? Rick Sanchez gets payback from Jon Stewart [Updated]

     
    Revenge is sweet, but publicly mocking your enemies is sweeter. At Saturday night's "The Night of Too Many Stars" charity event for autism, Jon Stewart got the crowd laughing at CNN newscaster Rick Sanchez, who had called the "Daily Show"......
  • Before mini-break: Gigi update, birthday blues, slick humor

     
    Some odds and ends before a short break. Normal blog activities will resume on Tuesday: --Gigi, the Lab mix sentenced to death for fatally biting another dog last month, has been released to a private vet's kennel in Weston pending......
  • 'Glee' and 'Modern Family' lead Gold Derby TV Award nominations

     
    Over the past few weeks, our forums posters have been nominating their favorite TV shows and programs from the 2009-10 season for the Gold Derby TV Awards. Voters have until Aug. 6 to vote for the final winner in each category. Two freshman shows lead the...
  • Allen & Co. summer camp mogulfest gets underway

     
    For most people, going to the same place every summer for almost 30 years would get a little boring. But moguls are not most people and once again the industry's top executives are gathering in Sun Valley, Idaho for investment......
  • Daley rubbing elbows with rich, famous in Idaho

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 7 a.m. Mayor Richard Daley is hobnobbing with the rich, famous and influential in Idaho this week at an international conference hosted by a boutique New York City investment bank. Among the luminaries taking part......
  • This weekend: Al Pacino in ‘You Don’t Know Jack’; TV Land Awards; ‘America The Story of Us’; ‘When Love Is Not Enough’

     
    In a weekend of big programs, Al Pacino's return to television is an event. He is in splendid form as Dr. Jack Kevorkian in HBO’s “You Don’t Know Jack,” which debuts at 9 p.m. Saturday. (Pacino is pictured in this HBO photo by A...
  • Jon Stewart takes potshot at Rick Sanchez

    Jon Stewart takes potshot at Rick Sanchez
    That was quick. Rick Sanchez has become a favorite punchline among comedians. Jon Stewart and David Letterman mocked the recently fired host of CNN's "Rick's List" at Comedy Central's "Night of Too Many Stars" event in New York on Saturday (Oct. 2),...
  • Whitman and Brown's final debate a contentious one

    Whitman and Brown's final debate a contentious one
    Gubernatorial candidates Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown met for their third and final debate Tuesday evening, a contentious exchange that touched on tabloid-esque controversies that have dominated the campaign recently, as well as on issues of how each would...
  • Book review: 'Scout, Atticus and Boo' by Mary McDonagh Murphy

    Book review: 'Scout, Atticus and Boo' by Mary McDonagh Murphy
    Scout, Atticus and Boo A Celebration of Fifty Years of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' Mary McDonagh Murphy Harper: 240 pp., $24.99 What is it about "To Kill a Mockingbird"? Harper Lee's 1960 debut has sold 30 million copies, more than any other 20th...
  • Obamas launch campaign to help military families

    WASHINGTON — With the country at war for nearly a decade, the president and first lady today unveiled a new campaign called "Joining Forces," to enlist all segments of society in helping service members and their families. President Obama said...