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  • Kingsley Guy: Charge for red-light ticket is gouging, pure and simple

    In the growing debate over whether Florida should keep its red-light cameras or outlaw them, an important point often is missed: The $158 charge for a red-light violation is one of the most egregious regressive taxes ever imposed by the Florida...
  • Ex-Cop Fights For Sane Drug Policy

    A few weeks ago my wife and I were in Boston for a Saturday wedding. We went for a walk on Sunday morning down to the Common — wherein we found the Boston Freedom Rally, billed as the largest hempfest on the East Coast. Whoa, '60s flashback,...
  • Boardwalk Empire recap: ‘All In’

     
    It could be seen as ominous last night on HBO's Boardwalk Empire when Eddie (Anthony Laciura) repaired with new business associate/friend Ralph Capone (Domenick Lombardozzi) to a beerhall populated with fellow German expatriates and spilled a little too...
  • Greg Schwem: Is it too late to reconsider Chicago's Olympic bid?

    Now that the Olympic flame has been extinguished and the Royal Family has gone back to doing whatever it is the Royal Family does, Chicagoans such as myself can only ask, "What if?" What if Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel had strutted across the stage at...
  • Greg Schwem: 'Finding Hoffa': A new reality show

    Another search for Jimmy Hoffa ended recently, with federal authorities once again facing the cameras to say what has become commonplace since the ex-Teamsters' boss disappeared back in 1975: no, they didn't find Hoffa's remains or anything that would...
  • Unloading a collection calls for savvy selling

    Q: Help! Any advice on how to sell my collections? I've amassed hundreds of items related to covered bridges. I want to take a load off my children. Q: How do I sell my old Coke bottles and old movie cameras? Where do I find buyers? Q: What can I do...
  • Fall TV Preview: From 'Sleepy Hollow' to 'Ravenswood' to 'Atlantis'

    Fall TV Preview: From 'Sleepy Hollow' to 'Ravenswood' to 'Atlantis'
    The Fall Season is here, people. And though premieres will happen up and down what is still anachronistically called a dial, the season remains mainly the domain of the broadcast networks — which seem bent for the moment not on aping cable TV, as...
  • Zachary Quinto, Natalie Dormer to Star in 'The Girl Who Invented Kissing'

    Zachary Quinto, Stephen Graham, Natalie Dormer and Adelaide Clemens are set to star in the indie drama "The Girl Who Invented Kissing." Tom Sierchio writing and directing the pic. "Veep" thesp Timothy Simons has already committed to the project. The...
  • Law firm sued by mayor to close

    An Upland-based law firm being sued by two Costa Mesa City Council members is closing, according to a letter obtained Thursday by the Daily Pilot. Lackie, Dammeier, McGill & Ethir "will be winding down and eventually close," according to the letter sent...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky handles business before Florida trip

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky handles business before Florida trip
    Before gangster Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) explores a money-making opportunity in Florida, he takes care of business on his Atlantic City turf in Episode 38 (“Resignation”) of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.”   First there&...
  • Find your autumn leaves, plus a little something extra

    Find your autumn leaves, plus a little something extra
    Leaves already are changing color north of Chicago, so it's time to plan your fall leaf-hunting getaway. We've come up with some of the most scenic autumn areas within roughly 180 miles of Chicago, so it can be a day trip, or you can make a weekend of it....
  • Fall book preview

    Fall book preview
    "What are we going to do?" Sloane asks in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," after climbing into his "borrowed" Ferrari convertible. "The question isn't 'what are we going to do,'" Ferris replies. "The question is 'what aren't we going to do?'" ------------...