What Lee's 'Watchman' reveals about racism

...met with both praise and disdain for Emma Stone's character, a young writer who provides a vehicle for African-American maids played by Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer to tell their stories. With 2009's "The Blind Side," there were similar rumblings...
Univision dropping Miss USA pageant over Trump comments

...a Latina I felt a lump in my stomach. 'It's got to be a joke,' I thought," the star of the Lifetime series "Devious Maids" told The Associated Press.Also on Thursday, Chilean actor-producer Cristian de la Fuente, the show's other co-host...
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Pioneering woman in politics reflects

...You were supposed to do opera. I was bucking the system." In the 1960s she was part of a choral ensemble called the Melody Maids (it was a cool name back then, she said). They wore full-skirted dresses in a rainbow of colors and white gloves. Though...
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Author, poet Maya Angelou dies at 86 have a hotel which I use. And everyone there, from the clerks, the counter people, the reservations people, the maids and the janitors and so forth, everyone says they don't know me."People call or come by and say, 'Is this the place...
In the Stacks: Nonfiction for adults But no matter whether a servant was hired into a harsh or friendly household, the work was unstintingly hard, and even maids were expected to be strong enough to haul buckets of hot bath water up stairs and yet subsist on meager rations. After World...
Thomas, Burrill marry

...First Baptist Church of Edmonds, Wash., with the bride's brother-in-law, Lutheran pastor Jeffrey Spencer, presiding. Maids of honor were Amy Spencer and Cindy Kamp. Best man was Alex Burrill with groomsman Mike McGinnis. A reception followed at...
Now, how's that old saying go?

...the English language, tired and excessively worn as they are, remain always at our beck and call. Like the lowly scullery maids of Victorian Britain, they "come out of the shadows" to "do the jobs (Americans) won't do." Sound off on the important...
Open downtown parking

...for an all-day spot within a mile of my office. It is either this, or moving my car every hour to avoid those pesky meter maids who are flying around the streets just itching to give you a ticket. The one-hour rule downtown also isn't too accommodating...
Parking officers do more than hand out tickets

...that Juneau has never been known to have copious free parking downtown. I find his comment "... avoid those pesky meter maids who are flying around the streets just itching to give you a ticket," very demeaning. These are community service officers...
Hubbard, Oliphant marry

...Sandy and Sue Oliphant. He is a graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School and is self-employed as a computer programmer. The maids of honor were Kristin Freng and Sue Oliphant. Bridesmaids were Alexa Gifford and Jaylene Lisle, and the flower girls were...


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