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  • Prosecutors introduce sex video, Internet searches in Phylicia Barnes trial

    Prosecutors introduce sex video, Internet searches in Phylicia Barnes trial
    Internet history on the phone of the man accused of killing Phylicia Barnes showed Web searches for forensic procedures and for books on high-profile killings such as the Casey Anthony and JonBenet Ramsey cases, a Baltimore police detective told jurors...
  • The Valley Line: Lanterman gala debuts centennial exhibit

    The Valley Line: Lanterman gala debuts centennial exhibit
    It is Dec. 18 already and St. Nicholas will soon be here. Whoa, big fella, slow down. I don’t have everything quite ready for your arrival. However, my five grandchildren are on pins and needles waiting for you. The next time I will be chatting...
  • Chicago book news: Burton History Trees' Kickstarter

    Bucktown-based Burton History Trees is running a Kickstarter campaign to create illustrated family trees of all 30 NBA teams, starting with the Chicago Bulls. Each tree will consist of the entire history of a franchise, featuring player and personnel...
  • NFL Week 16: What to watch in every game - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NFL Week 16: What to watch in every game Philadelphia Eagles (9-5) at Washington Redskins (3-11) Saturday, 4:30 p.m. ET, at FedExField, Landover, Md. - TV: NFL Network *TV announcers: Kevin Harlan, Rich Gannon, Stacy Dales *Keys to...
  • Antonio Fins: Time to seize Cuba's future

    Antonio Fins: Time to seize Cuba's future
    I learned about the breakthrough in U.S.-Cuba diplomacy in the most unorthodox of ways — but a very appropriate one. On Wednesday morning, I joined a crew of marine researchers in Port Everglades for a manatee tagging project. The goal is to...
  • 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 $24 when tickets are purchased...
  • Best of Museums 2014: The big stories, from 'Bowie' to orchids

    Best of Museums 2014: The big stories, from 'Bowie' to orchids
    The biggest museum story in Chicago in 2014 was, of course, the one that's on the horizon. During the year, billionaire filmmaker George Lucas chose Chicago for his Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, was offered a prime lakefront site in a current Soldier...
  • What is Chanukah?

    Last night we lit the first candle, for it was the first night of this minor, eight-day Jewish holiday that's become a major one in our time. Maybe because of its proximity to Christmas and the temptation to provide some sort of Jewish equivalent. Once...
  • Epic novel swirls around Bob Marley, Jamaican history

    "A Brief History of Seven Killings" by Marlon James; Riverhead (688 pages, $28.95) Marlon James' "A Brief History of Seven Killings" should win some kind of award for ironic untruth-telling in titling. It is indeed a novel, though a historical one...
  • As Australia mourns siege victims, prime minister launches inquiry

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott called Wednesday for an investigation to determine how self-proclaimed Muslim cleric Man Haron Monis, an Iranian immigrant with a long and volatile history, slipped through the cracks of the nation’s law...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "God'll Cut You Down: The Tangled Tale of a White Supremacist, a Black Hustler, A Murder, and How I Lost a Year in Mississippi" by John Safran; Riverhead (368 pages, $27.95) John Safran is a...