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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Astros take 2-1 series lead

...League Championship Series.Keuchel remained undefeated at Minute Maid Park with seven gutsy innings and Chris Carter homered Sunday...a modern major league record. He has a 1.45 ERA at Minute Maid Park in 19 starts this year."The ball in Dallas Keuchel's...
GOP wants to broaden appeal; will candidates get in the way?

...America's homosexuals than honoring America's heroes."Kasich told a story last week about a note left for him by a Latina hotel maid. "A lot of them do jobs that they're willing to do, and that's why in the hotel you leave a little tip," Kasich remarked...
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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...


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