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  • Cuccinelli's demand for climate scientists' emails goes to court Thursday

    Cuccinelli's demand for climate scientists' emails goes to court Thursday
    The Virginia Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday regarding state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s demand for the of emails of a former University of Virginia climate scientist. Cuccinelli has said he is investigating whether...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast June 1, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Brian Cox was born in Dundee, Scotland, on this date in 1946. This birthday guy was the first actor to portray the evil Dr. Hannibal Lechter in Michael Mann's 1986 film "Manhunter." He's given acclaimed performances in films such as...
  • Cuccinelli joins tailpipe emissions lawsuit

    Cuccinelli joins tailpipe emissions lawsuit
    Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli joined a lawsuit in Texas that aims to stop the federal government from cutting greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles. The lawsuit, filed last week by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, argues the U.S....
  • Will Cuccinelli sue the EPA to stop Chesapeake Bay restoration?

    Will Cuccinelli sue the EPA to stop Chesapeake Bay restoration?
    UPDATE: A House of Delegates subcommittee on Jan. 26 recommended tabling the resolution, which, in Richmond parlance, is a polite way of dismissing the idea.   A House resolution (HJ 129) asks Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to “explore a...
  • HBO hopes for a winner with 'Luck'

    After bringing the worlds of late 19th-century South Dakota gold miners and 21st-century Southern California surfers to HBO, David Milch follows up "Deadwood" and "John From Cincinnati" with a multilayered, multifaceted portrait of the world of...
  • HBO's 'Luck' trots at first, but gallops to finish

    HBO's 'Luck' trots at first, but gallops to finish
    In horse-racing terms, HBO's new drama "Luck" breaks poorly. If you don't know what the heck I'm talking about, get used to it. "Luck" (8 p.m. Jan. 29, HBO; 3 stars) is a sometimes confusing yet fascinating study of the colorful characters—the...
  • Oscar nominees take a look back with 'New Nostalgia'

    Oscar nominees take a look back with 'New Nostalgia'
    A couple of years ago, Bruce Sheridan, chair of the film program at Columbia College, noticed a curious thing happening. A few of the film majors who interned on the Chicago production of "The Dark Knight" had started making their student films and, as...
  • Climate change science debate depends on expertise, objectivity of scientists

    One of the first things C. Burke Swan of Allentown emphasized was that he does not pretend to be a climate scientist. His doctorate is in electrical engineering and he retired from Bell Laboratories in 1994. That said, he wanted to call my attention to a...
  • Tom Payne rides 'Luck' to big time

    Tom Payne rides 'Luck' to big time
    Tom Payne pulls off playing a jockey in HBO's "Luck," but the British actor says he won't be making a career change any time soon. "I value my health too much," Payne told me during a recent phone interview, laughing. "Jockeys—it's so difficult ......
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast February 29, 2012

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Dennis Farina was born in Chicago on this date in 1944. This birthday guy worked extensively with director Michael Mann early in his career, starring in Mann's series "Crime Story" and appearing in a recurring role on "Miami Vice."...
  • Virginia court halts Cuccinelli's quest for climate research records

    Virginia court halts Cuccinelli's quest for climate research records
    The Virginia Supreme Court says the state attorney general has no authority to demand records related to a former University of Virginia climate researcher's work. The court on Friday tossed out Kenneth Cuccinelli's so-called "civil investigative demand"...
  • Robert Prosky dies at 77; stage, TV and film actor appeared in 'Hill Street Blues'

    Robert Prosky dies at 77; stage, TV and film actor appeared in 'Hill Street Blues'
    Robert Prosky, a character actor with hundreds of film, TV and stage credits, and whose roles included an avuncular sergeant on the NBC police drama "Hill Street Blues" and a desperate real estate salesman in David Mamet's play "Glengarry Glen Ross,"...