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Columbus Day

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  • Jerry Brown calls on feds to relinquish hold on state prisons

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown said the job of reducing the state’s prison population and improving its healthcare system “is now complete” and asked a federal court to relinquish control of the state’s prisons....
  • Eschew on this: The grand marshal of world-weariness says it’s OK to hate parades and stay home

     
    Friday's print column Chicago’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off at noon Saturday from the intersection of Balbo and Columbus Drives in Grant Park and head north about half a mile to Monroe Drive. You couldn’t pay me......
  • Mom, it's a day that's just for you -- or is it?

    Mother's Day is the mother of all conundrums. "Are you supposed to plan a celebration that includes the kids?" a colleague asked me. "Or plan a day that gives her a break from the kids?" He's a dad of two little ones. He wanted to do the right thing....
  • Monday Morning Coffee: House, Senate working on small games bill.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Today is Columbus Day, so we hope you're observing this celebration of western imperialism in a culturally sensitive and appropriate way. As any schoolkid will tell you, directionally challenged Italian sailor...
  • Mail ballots go out starting Tuesday

     
    Elections officials will begin sending out mail ballots Tuesday. The last day to register to vote is Oct. 22 and the deadline for requesting a mail ballot is Oct. 30 for those wishing to vote in the Nov. 6 election....
  • Democrats allege Long broke campaign rules

     
    UPDATE 3 PM — ADDS LONG'S RESPONSE WASHINGTON — Orange County Democrats are accusing Republican congressional candidate Todd Long of misusing campaign funds — specifically restrictions on using campaign cash for personal debts — in...
  • Wednesday, September 19, 2012

    Test driving the Ford C-Max Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro gets behind the wheel of the latest eco-friendly car. fox43.com/technology   Making pets a part of your disaster preparedness plan Dr. Dick Green, Director of Disaster Response for the ASPCA,...
  • Street Smart: VDOT tentatively plans HRBT work for after Columbus Day

    Street Smart: VDOT tentatively plans HRBT work for after Columbus Day
    VIRGINIA BEACH — VDOT’s new plans to complete the repaving of the eastbound side of the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, include tentatively scheduling the work after Columbus Day, according to Friday’s press announcement. It will take...
  • Savage Love: The Wedding Party

    Savage Love: The Wedding Party
    I'm a 31-year-old genderqueer in Brooklyn with a large family on Long Island. My only sister got engaged 48 hours ago, and she's moving fast on planning the wedding. I have two questions. Number one question: I texted my sister the only date I wasn't...
  • Chicago schools consider unified calendar

    Chicago schools consider unified calendar
    Chicago Public Schools students would be on the same calendar in the coming year, one that begins Aug. 26 — at least a week before most students now start school — and ends June 10, under a proposal the Board of Education will vote on...
  • Fallston Flames U10 boys soccer team finishes strong season

    The Fallston Flames U10 boys soccer team completed a successful season with back-to-back tournament championships recently. The Flames won the EASL Open in Baltimore County and then took home the Fallston Cup. In addition, in early October they won the...