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Special to The Herald-MailDirector Baz Luhrmann is known for his excessively modern takes on stories from other eras. His most popular is film is 2001's “Moulin Rouge,” a pop musical set in 19th-century Paris. He's also the visionary behind the bizarre 1996 version...
Every time there's a horrendous story about kidnapping or child molestation, America loses another ounce of freedom. The Cleveland situation in which three young girls were held in sexual slavery for 10 years is a perfect example of my statement. Although...
Tags: FBI, Kidnapping, New York City
ReutersNEW YORK, May 13 (Reuters) - Long Island Power Authority, a state-owned New York utility company that was criticized for its response during last year's Superstorm Sandy, will see most of its operations taken over by a private company, New York Governor...
The Hartford CourantAfter discovering the three women who were abducted in Cleveland, after the Boston bombing, Newtown, Aurora and all the rest, we ask the same questions: Did you suspect a monster in your midst? Were there any signs? Implicit in those questions are the...
Tags: Radio, Entertainment, Kidnapping
StatewideMotorcyclists, Exotic and Classic Car Enthusiasts from twocountries, twelve states, for one Cause Can Register Now. The East Coast's Premier Motorcycle and Car Cruise to benefit Special Olympics - Dream Ride 2013 presented by Bozzuto's Inc. and...
For the second time this season, Stony Brook forced a Maryland women's lacrosse offense that loves to run and gun into a more deliberate attack. The strategy slowed the Terps, but it wasn't enough to beat them. After giving up an early goal and...
ReutersBy Jennifer Ablan and Jonathan Stempel May 2 (Reuters) - Hedge fund trader Doug Kass had his first brush with fame at the age of 10, when he appeared on a U.S. television quiz show, Tic-Tac-Dough, and won every day for a week. More than five decades...
The instructors at the new Chikara Martial Arts Academy in Plainfield teach self-defense techniques, but also promote confidence and a positive mental attitude among students. "Anyone can teach someone to punch, but it's also about instilling proper...
Tags: Education, Teaching and Learning, Students
The Obama administration approved $1.83 billion to help New Jersey recover from the effects of Superstorm Sandy, which six months ago to the day pounded through the state and metropolitan New York City areas, bring flooding, destruction and death....
It took entrepreneur Chris Farrell 10 years to go from a scribble on the back of a placemat to a product prototype with industry certification. And the Orange-based businessman's brainchild wouldn't have become a commercial reality without manufacturers...
Baz Luhrmann didn't want to answer the question. "I can't really say it about myself," he said. "But yes, I do." The Australian director behind this month's hip-hop-inspired adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" had been asked if he thinks his movies...
Even if it's true, let's forget the "great American novel" business regarding "The Great Gatsby" for a minute. What makes F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel, published in the spring of 1925 but set three years earlier, such a haunted portrait of a time, a...
May 13, 2013 |Story| Herald Mail
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