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Philadelphia prosecutors said Wednesday that abortion provider Dr. Kermit B. Gosnell would receive a third life sentence for the murder of a baby and other crimes he was not previously sentenced for.
In a case that attracted national attention, Philadelphia inner-city abortion provider Kermit B. Gosnell was found guilty of first-degree murder Monday in the deaths of three born-alive babies by "snipping" their spines.
Coming-of-age novels can be simultaneously enticing and boringly ho-hum. They entice because most readers already have come of age and can be charmed by reliving or reviewing the experience.
David Davalos' play "Wittenberg," an unusual, tongue-in-cheek parody of classical theater, revives a trio of iconic literary and historical figures one would not expect to find at the center of a comedy.
Lee Blessing's "Lonesome Hollow," also part of this year's Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF), is less a play than a pompous, paranoid sermon laying out the grim, totalitarian future that today's thought police (who hail, of course, from the religious right) have in store for us.