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  • The Whiteboard Jungle: When a person's words become someone else's

    The Whiteboard Jungle: When a person's words become someone else's
    "When the legend becomes fact, print the legend." Screenwriters James Warner Bellah and Willis Goldbeck wrote this famous line for the John Ford-directed 1962 film "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence," starring John Wayne and Jimmy Stewart. Such a...
  • CASA's newest volunteers become voices for abused, neglected children

    CASA's newest volunteers become voices for abused, neglected children
    Candace Miller once took the same oath 29 new CASA volunteers recited Thursday afternoon in the rotunda of the old Kane County courthouse in Geneva. Her advice to the new volunteers, who will become a voice for abused and neglected children in Kane...
  • Health Calendar for April 9

    Health screenings, events and support groups throughout the county. EVENTS WALK FOR HEALTH: The Lake County Forest Preserve District, the Lake County Health Department, NorthShore University Health System and other partners are teaming up for "Rx for...
  • Ferguson comes to South Carolina

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Thursday, April 9: Some 855 miles and 238 days separate the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and Walter L. Scott in North Charleston, S.C. But the striking similarities of...
  • Timeline of events in 2013 Boston Marathon bombing

    A timeline of events related to the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured 260 others on April 15, 2013. A federal jury on Wednesday convicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who defenders say was influenced by his older brother, Tamerlan. ___...
  • Gardner C. Taylor dies at 96; leading voice of civil rights movement

    Gardner C. Taylor dies at 96; leading voice of civil rights movement
    The Rev. Gardner C. Taylor, who was widely regarded as the dean of American preaching and who played a key role in the civil rights movement, has died in North Carolina. He was 96. Taylor died on Easter Sunday, according to the Progressive National...
  • Lincoln-Way Central teacher selected for summer program in Germany

    Lincoln-Way Central teacher selected for summer program in Germany
    Lincoln-Way Central history teacher Karen Desruisseaux is among 97 American teachers selected to take part in a professional development program in Germany this summer. The Transatlantic Outreach Program is a nonprofit, public-private partnership that...
  • Gardner Taylor, preacher and civil rights figure, dies at 96

    The Rev. Gardner C. Taylor, who was widely regarded as the dean of American preaching and who played a key role in the civil rights movement, has died. He was 96. Taylor died on Easter Sunday, according to the Progressive National Baptist Convention, a...
  • Indiana faces long road to restore image after religious law

    Indiana tourism agencies are rolling out campaigns emphasizing that everyone is welcome, but it might not be enough to quickly restore the state's battered image after a backlash over its religious objections law. An uproar sparked by fears that the...
  • Is it crazy to think Rahm and Chuy could work together?

    Is it crazy to think Rahm and Chuy could work together?
    I have a wacky fantasy. In my fantasy, the Chicago mayor's race has just ended. There is a winner and there is a loser. And the winner says to the loser, "You're a good guy. I could use your help." And the loser says, "Absolutely. What can I do?"...
  • SeaWorld ex-trainer video draws mixed reaction

    SeaWorld's release of a video last week showing former trainer-turned-company-critic John Hargrove repeatedly using a racial slur drew a mixed reaction. The video caught the attention of the late Martin Luther King Jr.'s son, who called Hargrove's...