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  • James Brady and the case for gun safety laws

    James Brady and the case for gun safety laws
    Jim Brady spent more than 30 years in a wheelchair, but he was one of the tallest men in Washington. The press secretary to Ronald Reagan was gravely wounded in the gunfire that also struck the president as he was leaving a Beltway hotel only a couple...
  • Joshua Wolf Shenk argues for the dynamism of duos in 'Powers of Two'

    Joshua Wolf Shenk argues for the dynamism of duos in 'Powers of Two'
    Writer Joshua Wolf Shenk seems to be asking a good-natured, almost ingenuous question in his new book: Where does creativity come from? But in a time when creativity — and its corporate cousin, "innovation" — has become commodified and...
  • Chicago photos of Martin Luther King Jr. in Smithsonian

    Chicago photos of Martin Luther King Jr. in Smithsonian
    He was a young priest with a camera when the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. came to Chicago in the 1960s, but now his images of racial tumult and civil rights marches are housed in the Smithsonian. Bernard Kleina, an amateur photographer at the time,...
  • Dungy's remarks, libraries, and kids in cars: Letters

    Dungy's remarks on Sam So we find out that Tony Dungy is a wimp. The former Tampa Bay Bucs and Indianapolis Colts Super Bowl-winning coach said Michael Sam, the NFL's first openly gay player, would cause a distraction, and he wouldn't have drafted him....
  • Simsbury Zoning Board Approves Location For MLK Memorial

    Simsbury Zoning Board Approves Location For MLK Memorial
    SIMSBURY — The zoning board last week approved the location for a Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. The monument will be adjacent to the red school house on the Simsbury Historical Society property. The discussion of a memorial started about two...
  • 'The Great Society' a bustle of history lacking full LBJ picture

    'The Great Society' a bustle of history lacking full LBJ picture
    When last seen in Robert Schenkkan's "All the Way," Lyndon B. Johnson was being serenaded with "Happy Days Are Here Again." After brokering the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with an iron fist and a good ol' boy smile, he managed to escape...
  • LAPD finds motorcycle cop's missing shotgun; man arrested

    LAPD finds motorcycle cop's missing shotgun; man arrested
    Los Angeles police found a shotgun that fell off an officer’s motorcycle and on Friday arrested the man accused of taking it from the area. Takee Williams, 43, was arrested for grand theft after officers were able to track down the shotgun a few...
  • Rosie sign on Kennedy Expressway gives family hope

    Rosie sign on Kennedy Expressway gives family hope
    Over a bleak stretch of the Kennedy Expressway that is often jammed with soul-crushing traffic, the enormous holiday light displays burst through the rush-hour malaise. At Easter, a 12-foot pink bunny, flanked by eggs and flowers, waves cheerily at...
  • Freedom School promotes reading, teaches civil rights in Allentown

    Jamar Garrett may be only 7 years old, but the Allentown boy is learning some especially long and important words this summer. Through reading books, Jamar is mastering four-syllable, 11-letter words like segregation and integration. "Segregation is...
  • Candidate alters campaign pitch after criticism

    A lawyer who's running in one of the most hotly contested judicial races in Broward has dramatically altered his campaign pitch during the course of his campaign. The campaign card Dennis Bailey is currently handing out shows a picture of the candidate,...
  • Paul Greenberg: Can we do this again

    It's the highlight of my year: a visit to Governor's School at Hendrix College in Conway, which brings together promising young people from every corner of the state during the summer between their junior and senior years in high school. It's something...