Matt visits Homosassa Springs, Florida where an expert river guide takes him to swim with one of nature's gentlest, largest, and most endangered species. Published February 29 2012
Based on the interest and the crowds at Pebble Beach, Woods is as big now as he ever was. Published February 12 2012
Ten ways to make the game of golf more fun to watch in person. Published February 10 2012
Pebble Beach is a mix of majesty and money Published February 9 2012
The LA Times travel show is a wonderful blend of education, information, stimulation and just plain fun. Published February 3 2012
Contrary to popular belief, the movie Groundhog Day was filmed not in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania but in Woodstock, Illinois. Here is Hollywood writer and Communities Travel Writer Matt Payne's take on this peculiarity. Published February 2 2012
Matt Payne has lived and worked as both a television writer and producer in Los Angeles for nearly ten years. Matt grew up in Oklahoma City and began his career with a degree in Film and Video Studies from the ...Read More
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"President Obama escaped the conversations about his lack of political potency by jetting off to Latin America. " - RNC Spokesman
Top US terrorist defense lawyer to help Boston bombing suspect skip death row
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A collection of communities writers columns on Benghazi
In a world that is increasingly complex, we need to seek greater awareness of the blending of cultures and America's changing role in a global community.
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