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Halloween

Halloween
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  • Why are social media quizzes so popular?

    Why are social media quizzes so popular?
    Instead of reading this story, you could be learning "Which New Wave Band Are You?" (I am Devo), "Which 'Sound of Music' Character Are You?" (Maria? Really?) or "Which Classic My Little Pony Are You?" (no, I just couldn't). Click here to take our...
  • Sister Kathleen McIntyre, former CEO of Evergreen Park hospital, 1937-2014

     Sister Kathleen McIntyre, former CEO of Evergreen Park hospital, 1937-2014
    Sister Kathleen McIntyre was born at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, the hospital that ultimately became her life's work. She was inspired to become a nurse after watching the Sisters of Little Company of Mary care for her ailing...
  • Summer style: Fest is the new black

    Summer style: Fest is the new black
    Like the rest of the world, Chicago has four seasons. However, that thing they call "spring" is a total myth, and we'd all love for "winter," aka Helm's Deep, to stick it where the sun don't shine. (Which is itself, so never mind.) But then there's fest...
  • 'Young & the Restless' Leads 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Noms (COMPLETE LIST)

    CBS' veteran soap "The Young and the Restless" leads the pack of nominees for the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards with 26 bids. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" paces the race among talkers with nine nominations. "Young and the Restless" will vie against NBC'...
  • Berwyn barbecue bar vies for the belt

    Berwyn barbecue bar vies for the belt
    A man known as "Mark the Knife" is famous for balancing a lawn mower on his chin. A few weekends ago, he performed his act in Berwyn, in which he whipped cigars out of people's mouths and stuck a scorpion down his pants. It took place at a bar on Ogden...
  • Miller Libraries Enchanted Garden

    Miller Libraries Enchanted Garden
    It’s been a couple of growing seasons since the Enchanted Garden at Howard County’s Miller Branch Library has taken root, its trees and bushes branching, perennials spreading, annuals blossoming and edibles bursting with nutrients and flavor....
  • On L.A.'s skid row, homeless woman stands her ground to stay put

    On L.A.'s skid row, homeless woman stands her ground  to stay put
    Steve Harvey's DJ patter floated out of the orange tent, followed by a clear contralto singing along to KJLH's classic rhythm and blues. Patrol cars slid by, and police officers called out, "Good morning" and "Time to get up." It was reveille, skid row-...
  • George Clooney may marry, but won't ever settle down

    "Tidiness is learning that something is as good as it's going to get," said Anne Lamott. Well, there is no worry that tidiness is going to take over this particular office, so don't worry. We'll just keep on fooling around, writing opinions and...
  • C2E2's cosplay contest not without controversy and drama

    C2E2's cosplay contest not without controversy and drama
    The C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay happened Saturday night. To translate: The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, which has been held annually at McCormick Place since 2011 and last year drew more than 50,000 Darth Vaders, Dr. Whos and Spider-Men...
  • South Carolina town protests firing of lesbian police chief

    South Carolina town protests firing of lesbian police chief
    LATTA, S.C. — Police Chief Crystal Moore was born and raised in this tiny farming crossroads and served as a volunteer police dispatcher while she was still in high school. She became the town's first female officer with a sterling 23-year record on...
  • Our rigid sentencing laws leave no room for nuanced judgment

    Our rigid sentencing laws leave no room for nuanced judgment
    My column Tuesday on the courtroom tears of a gang member sentenced to 40 years in prison for a campus shooting resonated with readers — but not in the way I imagined it would. I considered the courtroom scene a cautionary message to other young...