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Memorial Day

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  • July 4 in Chicagoland: Red, white, blue--and flying lollipops

    July 4 in Chicagoland: Red, white, blue--and flying lollipops
    Early on the Fourth of July, shoppers buzzed. They filled their bags with sweet corn — on sale five for $2 the Jewel in Bartlett. The line at the meat counter grew with each passing minute. Cupcakes, cookies and even Patriot Pretzels drowned in...
  • Emmys 2014: Ryan Murphy on 'Horror Story,' 'Normal Heart' nominations

    Emmys 2014: Ryan Murphy on 'Horror Story,' 'Normal Heart' nominations
    Ryan Murphy is seeing double digits. Projects from the popular TV producer had quite the showing when nominations were announced Thursday for the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. "It's an exciting day, to say the least," Murphy said Thursday by...
  • Part Two: Kenwood band members grieve for slain guitarist, 15

    Part Two: Kenwood band members grieve for slain guitarist, 15
    Until a week and a half ago, gun violence on the streets of Chicago had not directly touched the jazz band at Kenwood Academy High School, at 5015 S. Blackstone Ave. But on the afternoon of May 18, Kenwood guitarist Aaron Rushing, a 15-year-old...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 05/26/14 for 05/26/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor and comedian Bobcat Goldthwait was born in Syracuse, N.Y., on this day in 1962. This birthday guy may be best known for playing Zed in the "Police Academy" movies. His other film work includes "Shakes the Clown," "Scrooged" and "One...
  • Free museum entry for military and families with Blue Star Museum program

    Free museum entry for military and families with Blue Star Museum program
    Soldiers and their families can enjoy free visits to thousands of museums starting Memorial Day with the Blue Star Museum program. The program, which runs through Labor Day on Sept. 1, offers free entry to zoos, museums, exhibits and art centers for...
  • Rapids Water Park offers free entry in June with Memorial Day weekend admissions

    Rapids Water Park offers free entry in June with Memorial Day weekend admissions
    Rapids Water Park in Riviera Beach is offering free return visits in June with admissions on Saturday-Monday for Memorial Day weekend. The water park features more than 35 wild to mild water slides, a lazy river and a gigantic wave pool. Tickets are...
  • Throwback Thursday: Memorial Day 1982

     
    Bessie McTureous lays flowers at her son's memorial in Altoona, Fl. on May 30, 1982. The Naval History & Heritage website notes "Pvt. Robert M. McTureous, Jr. was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for "conspicuous gallantry and...
  • Gary Stein: Florida should lead yelling for VA change

    Remember the fallen. That's what we should all do at some time on Memorial Day. And after we do that, it's time to push for help for those who made it through back home, only to be fighting a bureaucratic and political nightmare waiting for them. The...
  • What they're saying about Ray Rice's news conference

    What they're saying about Ray Rice's news conference
    In his first public comments since his February arrest following a physical altercation with his now wife, Ravens running back Ray Rice apologized to fans Friday. But most sports columnists felt that Rice should also be sorry for his awkward apology....
  • Killed In Action In Gulf War: Plainfield's Cindy Beaudoin

    Killed In Action In Gulf War: Plainfield's Cindy Beaudoin
    Army Spec. Cindy Beaudoin didn't have to go to war. The UConn freshman had scoliosis, a spinal condition that could have exempted her on Nov. 17, 1990, the day the 142nd Medical Company was called up to active duty. Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi dictator,...
  • Disneyland raises ticket prices ahead of Memorial Day weekend

    Disneyland raises ticket prices ahead of Memorial Day weekend
    Happy just got more expensive. Disneyland, which calls itself the happiest place on Earth, raised its entry prices, a week before the Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer. Without notice, Walt Disney Co. raised the price of a single-day ticket...