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One sobering aspect of the heated debate on TV, radio, the Internet, Twitter, YouTube and elsewhere over Brad Paisley’s song “Accidental Racist” from his new “Wheelhouse” album is that in 2013 it’s still controversial...
A Baltimore Fire Department division developed to increase recruitment among black city residents and combat racial tensions within the department's ranks is set to be eliminated in a planned round of budget cutbacks. The move has caused concerns...
Opening Friday: 42 Jackie Robinson has long been an elusive presence in contemporary American cinema, as filmmakers tried and failed to bring his life story to the screen. Brian Helgeland has finally succeeded in "42," a stirring, straightforward...
A dangerous confluence of recent business stories have been attention grabbers. First, the Obama administration announced an initiative to ensure more home loans for those with weak credit. Then, a number of prominent economists issued forecasts...
It was a week Zareh Sinanyan will never forget. The man who left the Soviet Republic of Armenia as a 14-year-old a quarter century ago took his seat as a Glendale City Councilman on Monday, faced harsh criticism from residents during public comment on...
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You know the shot. Spike Lee has made it his signature visual flourish: the moment when a character (sometimes two, though usually one, isolated in a state of transcendence) appears to be floating through a room or down a sidewalk, reckoning with his or...
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RedEyeI don't know of anyone who actually likes the Brad Paisley-LL Cool J track "Accidental Racist." But Stephen Colbert may have expressed his displeasure best. "This song suuuucks," he said on Wednesday night's edition of "The Colbert Report" on Comedy...
Brad Paisley's controversial song "Accidental Racist" was subjected to an intentional scorching by Stephen Colbert. Colbert on Wednesday's "The Colbert Report" went after the song in which Paisley questions assumption about race relations. In the song,...
Special to the TribuneSeton boys basketball coach Brandon Thomas issued a lengthy statement Friday disputing several claims the Illinois High School Association made Wednesday when announcing sanctions against him for his actions during the Class 2A championship game against...
News briefs from the Tri-Cities and Elgin. Geneva D304 auctions Coultrap items Before Coultrap School is demolished, District 304 officials are offering residents the chance to bid on its desks, chairs, coat racks, glass doors, tables and other...
Opening Friday Oblivion Early in the sleek sci-fi thriller ‘‘Oblivion,’’ Tom Cruise, as a flyboy repairman living a removed, Jetsons-like existence above an invaded and deserted Earth, intones his home sickness. ‘&...
George McArthur, who covered the Vietnam War for the Los Angeles Times as Saigon bureau chief after spending two decades as a foreign correspondent for the Associated Press, died Friday. He was 88. McArthur died at a hospice in Fairfax County, Va., of...
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