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  • Lobdell: Reagan statue belongs on private property

    "The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: 'I'm from the government, and I'm here to help.'" — President Ronald Reagan I imagine Ronald Reagan would have had a chuckle over the government fumbling in Newport Beach over erecting...
  • Go help somebody else

    Go help somebody else
    Rivian Marcus Title: Parachaplain, Ruth Rales Jewish Family Service, Jewish Federation Of South Palm Beach County, Boca Raton. Other job experience: Retired interior designer, lecturer on cruise ships, at libraries and at organizational gatherings on...
  • Bill Clinton speaks at DePauw University Friday

    Bill Clinton speaks at DePauw University Friday
    President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and the 42nd President of the United States of America, will come to DePauw University on Friday to mark the 25th anniversary of the Timothy and Sharon Ubben Lecture Series. Students,...
  • We all have a responsibility to report child abuse

    Elie Wiesel once famously wrote, "We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented." Sadly, as we learned again this week at Penn State University, silence among...
  • Nobel Laureate and Holocaust Survivor Elie Wiesel On This Weekend's News CloseUp

    Nobel Laureate and Holocaust Survivor Elie Wiesel On This Weekend's News CloseUp
     Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel is Marvin Scott's special guest on this weekend's "PIX 11 Newscloseup" program that will air at 6:30 pm Saturday with a repeat broadcast at 6 am Sunday.   The author of more than 60 books, Wiesel...
  • Chicagoland literary events: Oct. 15 - 22

    Saturday Anderson's Bookshop's mother-daughter book club will discuss "Number the Stars" by Lois Lowry at 2 p.m. at Anderson's Bookshop in Downers Grove, 5112 Main St., Downers Grove; free. 630-963-2665, andersonsbookshop.com. Franki Elliot will host...
  • Dreams of an endless summer

    Dreams of an endless summer
    By Richard Rayner Off the southwest coast of Finland are more than 80,000 small islands left by the retreating ice 10,000 years ago. Some of the islands are mere rocks, washed by the cool waters of the Baltic, but many are covered in pine and fir trees...
  • From 'camp' to class

    From 'camp' to class
    The students are rapt as they watch a seven-minute video about Josef Mengele, the so-called Angel of Death reviled for his cruel pseudo-experiments on concentration camp inmates during World War II. Seeing this, they can better understand the atrocities...
  • Madoff's betrayal

    Madoff's betrayal
    Wall Street today may be a vast global community with multinational reach. But it's also a small, insulated world based on trust, where your word and a handshake are your bond. Or not. Just ask Steven Spielberg, or Jeffrey Katzenberg, or anyone else...
  • Alfred Gottschalk dies at 79; a leader of Reform Judaism

    Alfred Gottschalk, a leader of Reform Judaism who ordained the first American woman rabbi and headed Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion for three decades, died Saturday in Cincinnati. He was 79. A Hebrew Union official said Gottschalk died...
  • Obama confers arts and humanities medals on big names, including Dylan and Eastwood

     
    After deliberating for hours on healthcare in Thursday's summit, President Obama turned to the arts, entertainment, literature and scholarship, conferring the National Medal of Arts -- the nation's highest award in the field -- on 12 recipients and the...