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  • The good, the bad and the ugly of the Magic's 2014-15 schedule

    The good, the bad and the ugly of the Magic's 2014-15 schedule
    Finally. After injuries to two key players, a contract extension agreement with their starting center and eight preseason exhibitions, the Orlando Magic can turn their full attention to the regular season. The Magic will open their 82-game schedule...
  • UIC links to North Lawndale in Obama library bid

     UIC links to North Lawndale in Obama library bid
    The University of Illinois at Chicago plans to submit a lofty proposal to create an Obama presidential library corridor, using public transportation to link its Near West Side academic campus to a desolate site in North Lawndale that has been devoid of...
  • 7 crazy but safe-for-work stories from George Clinton's memoir

    7 crazy but safe-for-work stories from George Clinton's memoir
    According to his memoir, George Clinton once laundered close to a million dollars in counterfeit bills, was tripping on acid when he learned Martin Luther King Jr. had been shot, and lighted a hotel room on fire while smoking crack – naked. Clinton&...
  • Obama leaves town after casting early ballot

     Obama leaves town after casting early ballot
    President Barack Obama left Chicago on Monday evening after casting an early ballot, attending a political fundraiser and calling on Democrats to get mobilized as the Nov. 4 mid-term election approaches. The president voted Monday morning — the...
  • Chapter Seven: In The '60s, Turmoil And Transformation

    Chapter Seven: In The '60s, Turmoil And Transformation
    The 1960s brought memorable and lasting change to the nation, to Hartford and to The Courant. The decade began with Hartford's being named an All-American City for its construction of Constitution Plaza and surrounding highway projects. But such...
  • People on the move

    People on the move
    A list of personnel moves and recognition in South Florida Recognition Peter Hahn, treasurer of the Seminole Tribes of Florida Hollywood Indian Reservation, was honored for his outstanding leadership during the National Center for American Indian...
  • Lowell Thompson on 'RaceMan Answers'

    Lowell Thompson on 'RaceMan Answers'
    In the early '90s, Lowell Thompson started calling himself RaceMan. Though the term, denoting an African-American dedicated to racial uplift, was common in the early 20th century, it confused Thompson's young colleagues in the advertising industry. "They'...
  • Fee-free days at Everglades National Park in 2015

    Fee-free days at Everglades National Park in 2015
    The National Park Service will offer free admission to Everglades National Park and other U.S. National Parks on nine days in 2015, according to a release. This year's last remaining  fee-free day this year is on Veteran's Day, celebrated Nov. 11....
  • A wake-up call for the White House [Commentary]

    A wake-up call for the White House [Commentary]
    The latest disclosures of Secret Service breakdowns in the agency's prime mission, the physical protection of the president, are grim reminders of a most disturbing and particularly American malady — the assassination of the nation's political...
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Candidates forum The League of Women Voters will host an evening of debate from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, at Congregation Kneseth Israel Synagogue, 1125 Spa Road in Annapolis. The debate features county executive candidates, Democrat George...
  • Obama, India premier reach agreements on climate change, other issues

    Obama, India premier reach agreements on climate change, other issues
    They never actually broke bread together, but President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a small step toward warmer relations Tuesday when they agreed to work together on climate change, one of the most contentious issues facing the...