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  • Quinn to Emanuel: Back off on my pick for stadium authority

    Quinn to Emanuel: Back off on my pick for stadium authority
    Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday accused Mayor Rahm Emanuel of character assassination after the mayor raised concerns about the qualifications of the governor’s pick to lead the agency that operates U.S. Cellular Field. Emanuel has suggested that the...
  • Intersections: Is Columbus Day worth celebrating?

    Every child who has attended elementary school in the U.S. can without a doubt recall the famous “In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue” rhyme. Though the rest of the poem is a distant memory, as adults, many of us have been exposed to...
  • Quinn vs. Emanuel over Illinois Sports Facilities Authority

    Quinn vs. Emanuel over Illinois Sports Facilities Authority
    Governor Pat Quinn and Mayor Rahm Emanuel are locked in a public spat over the governor's choice to head the Illinois Sports Facilites Authority, the agency that runs U.S. Cellular Field. Quinn wants his Communications Director Kelly Kraft, to take overĀ ...
  • Columbus undeserving of holiday

    Columbus Day passed, and we were forced to celebrate a half-truth. As a 10th grader, I appreciate honoring extraordinary individuals to look up to, and it's undeniable that Christopher Columbus connected the Old World with a new one. However, society...
  • 1st Fall Rains Arrive

    Our historic dry streak is now over for the Pacific Northwest. Rain returns on-again, off-again for much of the weekend. We'll see temps a bit cooler than normal in most locations as well with a parade of several fronts delivering wind and rain though...
  • Intersections: Descendants of the Tongva look to their past

    Long before Los Angeles made its name as the entertainment capital of the world and became known for traffic, diversity, great weather and coveted In-N-Out burgers, it was home to an indigenous peoples known as the Tongva, who lived and thrived in the...
  • Rec sports: Junior striders compete at Middletown

    The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Mondays. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in...
  • Jobless Claims Jump Up by 46,000

    Jobless Claims Jump Up by 46,000
    First-time claims for unemployment benefits are on a roller coaster. The number snapped back up last week, after falling to a four-year low the week before. About 388,000 people filed for first-time unemployment benefits in the week ended October 13,...
  • Benefits of being advanced and strong

    Re: “Exploring the irony of Columbus Day,” Liana Aghajanian’s Intersections column, Oct. 9: I do not know what professor Roger Bowerman finds puzzling and offensive about Columbus Day. We live on a beautiful continent, and Columbus...
  • Shopping: Fendi opens boutique at Beverly Center

    Shopping: Fendi opens boutique at Beverly Center
    Who says luxury is dead? Fendi, the Italian designer label famous for its lavish furs and Lilliputian baguette handbags, has opened a new boutique at the Beverly Center — the first in the U.S. to feature a designated men's accessories section....
  • I’m A Busy Guy

     
    Vince LoCascio hosts one of the best television cable shows in the suburbs of Chicago. It’s neither on a network channel nor any of the …...