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  • Baseball quotes: John Lackey doesn't think Alex Rodriguez should be allowed to play

    "If it's set up properly, it will be the greatest thing to happen to Major League Baseball." —Retired umpire Don Denkinger, best known for his blown call in the 1985 St. Louis Cardinals-Kansas City Royals World Series, to Time magazine on the...
  • Obamacare website glitches: Ignore the concern-trolling from the right

    Obamacare website glitches: Ignore the concern-trolling from the right
    Amid complaints over the effectiveness and efficiency of HealthCare.gov, the website set up to enable Americans to avail themselves of the benefits of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama on Monday shared his own frustrations with what he called...
  • Can Online Oracle Jeff Bezos Be the Prince of Print?

    MEMO TO: JEFF BEZOS FROM: PETER BART When I first learned that you had quietly (and quickly) annexed the Washington Post, I was, like many newsmen, baffled and even angered. In former years I had worked for two family-owned newspapers, the New York Times...
  • F1 United States Grand Prix 2013 TV schedule

     
    F1 United States Grand Prix 2013 TV schedule: NBC Sports presents live coverage of the United States Grand Prix from Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, Nov. 17, at 2pm ET. Sebastian Vettel will be driving for a record eighth straight...
  • Connecticut fast food workers in three cities join national strike

    Connecticut fast food workers in three cities join national strike
    Connecticut fast food workers in Hartford, West Haven and Manchester joined in a national strike Thursday seeking "living wages" and union representation. Employees of McDonalds, Dunkin Donuts, Burger King and other fast food franchises in 60 cities...
  • News Corp. sells Stockton Record, other community newspapers

    News Corp. sells Stockton Record, other community newspapers
    News Corp. has sold its U.S.-based community newspaper group -- eight daily newspapers and 15 weeklies -- to an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group, an asset management firm. Financial terms were not disclosed. Rupert Murdoch's media company...
  • Toronto: Participant Preems 'Fifth Estate,' Sets Overseas Expansion

    Participant Media continues to grow its profile with star-driven projects such as Toronto opening night WikiLeaks film "The Fifth Estate," but the 9-year-old shingle has plenty of other weighty subjects in mind. The Boston Globe investigation into...
  • Obama's 'rookie' mistake on Syria

    It was one of the biggest surprises pulled off by any president. The entire nation tuned in on Saturday afternoon, August 31, to hear President Obama detail his plans to bomb Syria in retaliation for Bashar al-Assad's use of chemical weapons. Instead,...
  • Idealist vs. Realist, the inner struggle over Syria

     
    I’m not feeling under particular pressure to formulate and defend a position on Syria. If “undecided” is good enough, for more than half the members of the U.S. Senate and more than 180 members of the U.S. House according to......
  • Cheaper, Self-Propelled Rail Cars Are New Again

    On Sept. 6, The Boston Globe reported that Massachusetts was creating a train service between two of Boston's most vital — but heretofore poorly connected — neighborhoods, Back Bay and the Seaport District. Two things caught my eye. The...
  • Richard W. Barkett, CEO, Greater Fort Lauderdale REALTORS

    Richard W. Barkett, CEO, Greater Fort Lauderdale REALTORS
    Last week: I was reading an article in USA Today, “Retirement Living,” (Don’t ask me why as I am not there yet) and thought about Downtown Fort Lauderdale. The jest of the story was more baby boomers are being lured to the city for...
  • #Roofbreakup: Are average people no longer entitled to privacy?

    #Roofbreakup: Are average people no longer entitled to privacy?
    One unlucky New York couple became the subject of comedian Kyle Ayers's tweets on Saturday night. Using the hashtag #roofbreakup, Ayers spent the hours live-tweeting all of the sordid action, if you can call it that -- the banality of banality might...