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  • LBJ linked Latinos, civil rights in 'Selma' speech

    Fifty-years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson asked a joint session of Congress to respond to the brutal beatings of protesters in Selma, Alabama, by passing a federal Voting Rights Act that would "open the city of hope to all people of all races."
  • College Notes for March 4

    College concert, fair, honors and more. College of Lake County, Grayslake College fair: The Illinois Regional College Fair will be held at 6 p.m. March 12 at the College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington St. It's a great place for families to...

    Malloy describes Hesburgh as pastor of Notre Dame, US, world

    It's hard to explain how often the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh played a providential role in the events of his life during his 35 years as president of the University of Notre Dame, the priest who succeeded him said Tuesday night. The Rev. Edward Malloy...

    Civil rights landmark bridge is named for reputed KKK leader

    When the nation's first black president steps onto the Edmund Pettus Bridge to honor the marchers beaten there 50 years ago, he'll be standing on a structure that's at once synonymous with the civil rights struggle and a tribute to a reputed Ku Klux...

    Tinker Field: Demolish it and make way for a baseball complex

    Tinker Field: Demolish it and make way for a baseball complex
    This blog has been updated. In regards to Tinker Field, I'm going to paraphrase The Clash: "Should it stay or should it go?" Around the time Germany and England were fighting World War I, people were playing baseball at what is today Tinker Field....