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  • Football: St. Geme makes name for himself at CdM

    Football: St. Geme makes name for himself at CdM
    Before Scott Meyer coached Bo St. Geme at Corona del Mar High, Meyer's father coached against St. Geme's dad in high school 36 years ago. It happened twice during the 1978 season, and each time Meyer was there. Meyer, an eighth-grader at the time, stood...
  • Important divisional road ahead for Packers

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Green Bay Packers - INSIDE SLANT The mention of "playoffs" in September? To be sure, it's not just the "in" word among baseball players right now with an eye on taking their bats and gloves into October. As for the...
  • Wheaton's James Ellingson, businessman, dies at 81

    James Ellingson created and ran a successful Rolling Meadows-based building materials distribution firm. Mr. Ellingson also was willing to get his hands dirty when it came to volunteering in Wheaton, his longtime home, building sets for the Wheaton...
  • Hits keep coming: Vikings release WR Simpson

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Minnesota Vikings - INSIDE SLANT Suspended Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson was scheduled to be eligible to be reinstated following Week 3. But now, even if he is, he won't have a team after the Vikings announced...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices: AQUATICA: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $28 when tickets are purchased in...
  • Avon VFW Post Seeks Information On Area Veterans

    AVON — Members of the Gildo Consolino Post 3272 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold an open house at the Avon Free Public Library in the hope of gettng people to participate in a history project about veterans' military service, according to...
  • DuSable Museum of African American History: Filling your mind, not your day

    DuSable Museum of African American History: Filling your mind, not your day
    Chicago's DuSable Museum is not, at this point in its relatively brief history, an all-day experience. You can take in the permanent and special exhibitions and walk the parkland grounds in a scant few hours. But in a city packed with museums that'll test...
  • While Bortles watches, Jags sacrifice Henne behind young o-line

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Jacksonville Jaguars - INSIDE SLANT Within minutes after the Jacksonville Jaguars had laid an egg in Washington and let the Redskins run roughshod over them for 60 minutes last Sunday, the phrase "quarterback...
  • ESPN stumbles in rollout of Rice probe, but report could be bad news for Ravens

    ESPN stumbles in rollout of Rice probe, but report could be bad news for Ravens
      You can only shake your head in wonderment at cable TV when an ESPN show host gets it wrong as to what’s in an investigative report that his own channel just published. And worse, it's on one of the biggest stories in the history of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Stream Insects Focus Of Natural History Museum Activity

    The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UConn, will hold water a quality activity "Stream Insects" on Saturday, Sept. 27, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Paula Coughlin, citizen science coordinator at the...