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Conventional Romancenew

The Romantic Times Booklovers Convention draws about 1,000 romance novel–reading women (and a few men), and proves the romance genre is a force to be reckoned with.
Orlando Weekly  |  James Carlson  |  06-22-2006  |  Culture


The Orlando Vet Center deals with the unique scars of the Iraq War.
Orlando Weekly  |  James Carlson  |  06-02-2006  |  War

WWJD About Global Warming?new

Joel Hunter of the Evangelical Climate Initiative says he would do more than many Christians are doing.
Orlando Weekly  |  James Carlson  |  04-13-2006  |  Religion

How to End Up In Prisonnew

A wrong decision here, a bad situation there and suddenly you're in Robert Robach's shoes.
Orlando Weekly  |  James Carlson  |  04-06-2006  |  Crime & Justice

One Man's Trashnew

Let's go dumpster diving for fun and profit -- well, not so much profit.
Orlando Weekly  |  James Carlson  |  03-09-2006  |  Culture

Psst ... Wanna Buy A National Forest?new

The Bush administration proposes selling off parts of the Ocala National Forest to pad the budget.
Orlando Weekly  |  James Carlson  |  03-02-2006  |  Environment

White Like Menew

Reporter James Carlson gets "embedded" with the National Socialist Movement and learns that Nazis like the Dave Matthews Band too.
Orlando Weekly  |  James Carlson  |  03-02-2006  |  Race & Class

Going, Going, Gonenew

Four more days, five more nights -- that's how long staff sergeant Danny Campos, 35, has until he is deployed to Iraq.
Orlando Weekly  |  James Carlson  |  01-26-2006  |  War

Saving Soulsnew

Dave Biehl wears a black leather vest with the seal of the Christian Motorcyclists Association sewn on the back as he thunders down Orange Blossom Trail on his Honda Valkyrie motorcycle.
Orlando Weekly  |  James Carlson  |  12-01-2005  |  Crime & Justice

Ghosts in the Machinenew

If you go to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's sex-offender registry, you'll find Curtis Talley listed as an offender living in Seminole County, but you won't learn that he died three years ago.
Orlando Weekly  |  James Carlson  |  12-01-2005  |  Crime & Justice

Wiretapping With the Flip of a Switchnew

Nervous tech companies and educational institutions are waiting to see if they'll have to comply with a new rule requiring providers to overhaul their computer networks so the FBI can easily set up online wiretaps.
Orlando Weekly  |  James Carlson  |  11-11-2005  |  Civil Liberties

All the Ring's a Stagenew

AJ Gallant looks like a mean son-of-a-bitch. It's partly his barrel chest, his hefty arms, dotted with tribal tattoos, and the long ponytail pulled taut, leaving the shaved sides of his head exposed, but it's his eyes that do the trick.
Orlando Weekly  |  James Carlson  |  11-04-2005  |  Sports

No Deal for the Uninsurednew

Two years ago K.B. Forbes, founder of an advocacy group for the uninsured called Consejo de Latinos Unidos, traveled from his California home to Orlando, where he set about shaming the area's two biggest health care facilities: Florida Hospital and Orlando Regional Medical Center.
Orlando Weekly  |  James Carlson  |  10-21-2005  |  Science

Uncle Sam REALLY Wants Younew

A young man, fresh out of college and delivering pizzas for a living, poses as a recruit to find out just how far the various brances of the military will go to sign him up.
Orlando Weekly  |  James Carlson  |  09-08-2005  |  War

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