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  • Busy day at the polls: Missing judges, ballot confusion, steady lines of voters

    Busy day at the polls: Missing judges, ballot confusion, steady lines of voters
    Illinois voters headed to the polls Tuesday to settle a close, contentious race for governor and decide an unusually large number of ballot questions as well as races for U.S. SenateĀ andĀ House, the General Assembly and the County Board. Missing election...
  • You can still register, vote on Tuesday Chicago

    You can still register, vote on Tuesday Chicago
    Not yet registered to vote? You can register to vote and cast a ballot on Election Day between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. at five sites in Chicago: - Chicago Board of Elections, 69 W. Washington St. - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 4314 S....
  • Rick Scott and Charlie Crist finish last weekend of campaign hunting for votes in South Florida

    Rick Scott and Charlie Crist finish last weekend of campaign hunting for votes in South Florida
    From church pulpits to the streets, Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist scoured South Florida for votes Sunday as their neck-and-neck contest hurtled toward the finish line. Crist and Scott both campaigned with big-name politicians...
  • Oprah Winfrey's 'Selma' Set for First Look at AFI Fest

    AFI Fest has set a first-look at director Ava DuVernay's Civil Rights drama "Selma" on Nov. 11 at the Egyptian Theater. The event will include 30 minutes of footage from the film, which is set to open on Christmas, followed by a conversation with...
  • AFI Fest: 'Selma' footage to be unveiled at event with Oprah Winfrey

    One of the more intriguing entrants to the holiday/late award-season calendar is “Selma,” indie filmmaker Ava DuVernay’s take on Martin Luther King Jr. and three critical months in the civil rights movement circa 1965. The film, which...
  • Qualities of Leadership

    Qualities of Leadership
    If all great leaders have a tragic flaw, then Superintendent John Reinhart’s flaw is his love of scrapple. The Easton Area School District leader, who grew up enjoying many local delicacies, may have eaten one slice too many last January at...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Farmers' markets Howard County farmers' markets feature locally grown produce, baked goods, fruits, flowers, transplants, organically grown produce and specialty items at these locations: •East Columbia, 6600 Cradlerock Way, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m....
  • Hanging a noose is terrorism, not a prank

    To the editor: I read this article on "pranks" involving nooses with deep concern for our country and its people. The hangman's noose and what it represents is a dreadful part of our history. ("The ominous symbolism of the noose," Op-Ed, Oct. 27) But...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

    Tim Cook was already one of the most high-profile business leaders in the world, and now he is its most prominent openly gay CEO. Apple's chief executive addressed his sexual orientation publicly for the first time Thursday, coming out in a first-person...
  • Train your eyes on three great photographers

    Train your eyes on three great photographers
    That I have spent more than four decades writing for newspapers has done nothing to enlighten me to the mystery of photography. Working with dozens of men and women with cameras who accompanied me on hundreds of stories, I have watched as they did their...
  • National Mall in Washington, D.C. has undergone big improvements

    National Mall in Washington, D.C. has undergone big improvements
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — It's improving. It's better. Americans can be proud of it again. What, you thought we were talking about Congress? We're talking about the National Mall — this city's national park that contains everything from the...