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Stage Left centers on Winston’s ‘re-education’ in ‘1984’

Michael Gene Sullivan’s adaptation presents the section of the original storyline during which Winston has been arrested for thoughtcrime and sent to “the Ministry of Love” for re-education.

Mormon church wants 1984 rape suit against ex-leader tossed

The Mormon church has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit accusing leaders of brushing aside rape allegations dating to 1984 against the former head of a church training center …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 11:32 a.m.

To ban or not to ban? School leaders consider classic George Orwell novel ‘1984’

More than 500 people have signed a petition denouncing Rigby High School administrators in southeast Idaho after it was reported administrators there are considering banning the classic George Orwell novel …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 5:53 p.m.

‘1984’ publisher orders new printing as sales soar

With “alternative facts” the latest catchphrase, George Orwell’s “1984” is No. 1 on and the publisher has ordered an additional 75,000 copies.

Code violator volunteer program criticized

A program by the city of Spokane seeking volunteers to root out code violators among their neighbors has brought criticism, with some comparing the effort to Big Brother. City representatives …