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  • 'Flowers of War's' Zhang Yimou on China's future — and Tom Hanks

     
    "The Flowers of War" director Zhang Yimou says China's rapidly growing film market will bring more foreign films into the country and, he hopes, more actors from the United States. Could Tom Hanks be one of them?...
  • Another shot fired in the 'dibs' wars

     
    Thanks to all who have sent me links to Kevin Lynch's new site Chair-free Chicago: It's long been a Chicago tradition that if you clear your parking spot of snow, you can save it with chairs or other sundry items.......
  • Philip Hersh: U.S. figure skating pair Mary Beth Marley and Rockne Brubaker going places fast

     
    It was a long trip for an apparently insignificant competition, but one that pairs figure skaters Mary Beth Marley and Rockne Brubaker hoped might pay a big dividend. Marley and Brubaker went to the GAM Nestle Nesquik Cup in Torun,......
  • Gov. Quinn's budget address as delivered

     
    Now, if you don’t agree with our debt restructuring plan, tell us which payments (sic) you would eliminate to pay $8.7 billion in overdue bills today. Which programs? Put it out there for all of us to see. Saying "no"......
  • Cannon: We can walk and chew gum. Gaetz: Where are we walking?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A majority of the Florida Senate is pushing to delay passing a budget until later in the spring when economic conditions might ameliorate the need for deeper cuts to health-care or other services. Senate President-designate Don Gaetz,...
  • Illinois Republicans lay budget cards on the table

     
    Last week, the Illinois Senate Republican caucus released "Facing Fiscal Reality --A plan for reality-based budgeting," a 21-page document that dealt in some detail with the cuts and other changes GOP lawmakers feel are necessary to get the state's...
  • Weekend safety reminders for beachgoers

     
    Easter weekend usually draws capacity crowds to the beach. And with ideal weather in the forecast, the Volusia County Beach Patrol is expecting tens of thousands of tourists and residents at the beach. Here are a few safety reminders from the Beach...
  • All eyes turn to Illinois for next gun battle

    All eyes turn to Illinois for next gun battle
    With Wisconsin poised to allow people to carry concealed weapons in public, gun advocates have made Illinois -- the last holdout -- a prime target in their campaign to give citizens unrestricted rights to carry weapons. Illinois has been one of their...
  • Child-Free Zone: Airline Bans Children From First Class

    Child-Free Zone: Airline Bans Children From First Class
    Apparently, Malaysia Airlines has banned our future to the back of the bus. I mean plane. This is in response to first class passengers complaining they can't sleep due to crying infants. A recent UK poll of 1,000 business class passengers found 75%...
  • Barbershop Competition Harmonizing At Sprint Center

    Barbershop Competition Harmonizing At Sprint Center
    You could call it "The American Idol of barbershop quartets." Thousands of people are in Kansas City this week for the Barbershop Harmony Society's International Competition. A Kansas City quartet hopes it has what it takes to win it all. Three Men and...
  • Natural Perspectives: Protecting California's sea otters

    Vic and I spent the Thanksgiving holidays in Monterey with our son Scott, his wife, Nicole, and their three little daughters, Allison, Lauren and Megan. I missed cooking our holiday dinner, but Thanksgiving is really more about family than food. We...
  • October Community Events

    Interlochen Performing&Vis. Arts College Fair date: Sunday, October 10, 2010 location: Interlochen Center for the Arts phone: 703/836-2222 cost: FREE! The Performing and Visual Arts (PVA) College Fairs are designed for students interested in pursuing...