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Columbus Day

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  • Ebola taunts at Northampton-Nazareth soccer game hurt West African player, guardian says

    A West African player on Nazareth Area High School's boys soccer team was taunted by Northampton players with chants of "Ebola!" during a game last week, according to his legal guardian. Edward Bachert, custodian for the 16-year-old soccer player,...
  • Rain doesn't dampen Columbus Day Parade

    Rain doesn't dampen Columbus Day Parade
    A little precipitation Monday could not dampen the spirits of those who lined sidewalks on State Street to watch floats, bands and performers in the Columbus Day Parade. Along with the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria, dozens of floats, primarily in Italy'...
  • Big crowd of visitors makes a run for Art Institute

    Big crowd of visitors makes a run for Art Institute
    The Art Institute of Chicago on Monday enjoyed a marathon of a different kind as almost 2,000 runners took advantage of an offer of free admission. Those numbers helped fuel a visitor surge comparable to the museum's biggest attendance day in 2013,...
  • Are you celebrating Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples Day?

    Are you celebrating Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples Day?
    Happy Columbus Day – or Happy Indigenous Peoples Day if you live in one of the growing number of localities that have renamed the holiday to honor the people who lived in America before Columbus showed up, and their descendants. Berkeley, it won&...
  • Late-day swoon sinks stocks

    Stocks are ending sharply lower after a late-afternoon slide. The stock market couldn't shake off a case of the jitters from last week and closed sharply lower again on Monday. Airlines, energy and materials stocks were among the biggest decliners....
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    WEATHER Mostly cloudy today with a shower, and a high of 69, and a low of 61.   TRAFFIC Get the latest on delays for this morning’s commute from baltimoresun.com    TRENDING THIS MORNING Happy Columbus Day! You won’t be able to...
  • Two-vehicle crash partially closes Philadelphia Road near Beltway

    Two-vehicle crash partially closes Philadelphia Road near Beltway
    A two-vehicle collision has closed the westbound side Philadelphia Road near the Baltimore Beltway, according to state transportation information. A two-vehicle collision has partially closed the westbound side of Philadelphia Road near the Baltimore...
  • Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

    Years past, October celebrated Hispanic heritage coinciding with Columbus Day celebration's of Italian heritage. Many have objected to celebrating Christopher Columbus coming to this continent because the decimation of the aboriginal cultures already...
  • Sun, showers and some cooler air this week

    Sun, showers and some cooler air this week
    It should be a nice Columbus Day with some sun, warm temperatures and a small chance of afternoon rain. Then expect a higher chance of showers and storms on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the result of an approaching cold front - which should...
  • Walktober event held at Robbins Preserve

    More than 30 people gathered at the trail head of the Robbins Preserve in Thompson for a Walktober event on Oct. 12. They were given a guided tour of the 128-acre Wyndham Land Trust property by WLT board member and land manager Andy Rzeznikiewicz. The...
  • Many government offices closed Monday for Columbus Day

    In observance of Columbus Day on Monday, the following public services will be affected: Schools: Public schools in Chicago and in many suburbs will be closed. Government offices: Most city, county and federal offices will be closed. The Chicago...