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St. Patrick's Day

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  • Somebody's listening

    A while back I posted about some addlepated remarks about English usage being made in a conversation on Facebook by a friend of a friend, and was accused of violating her privacy. Yesterday, during the annual twitting of ill-informed people who refer to...
  • Lotto adds smartphone game feature

    Lotto adds smartphone game feature
    The Florida Lottery has upped its digital game, with smartphone and tablet access that could yield a trip to Ireland.  In case you forgot, this is St. Patrick's Day. So the timing of this announcement isn't accidental. It's called the Lucky Lotto...
  • GOP governor, Senate hopefuls travel the state to rally voters

    GOP governor, Senate hopefuls travel the state to rally voters
    Illinois Republican governor and U.S. Senate candidates are traveling the state rallying potential voters ahead of Tuesday’s primary election. Republican Bill Brady urged his supporters on St. Patrick's Day to turn out in force and repeat his 2010...
  • Sinclair's accuser testifies, 'I was just being used for sex'

    Sinclair's accuser testifies, 'I was just being used for sex'
    FT. BRAGG, N.C. - The military intelligence captain who has accused Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair of sexually abusing her testified Monday that their rocky three-year affair left her feeling desperate and helpless, with no way to end an illicit...
  • Wredling School honors namesake on his 100th birthday

    Wredling School honors namesake on his 100th birthday
    Students and staff at Wredling Middle School in St. Charles took some time on Monday morning to recognize the achievement of one District 303 community member that few ever realize: turning 100 years old. John H. Wredling, for whom Wredling school is...
  • No new baby plan yet for Prince William, Catherine; George crawling

    Kate Middleton and Prince William have their hands full enough with their son Prince George, delaying any plans the royals might have for another royal baby, they revealed Monday during St. Patrick's Day festivities in England. The duke and duchess of...
  • Man run over after St. Patrick's Day parade dies

    A 52-year-old Chicago man died days after he was struck by a car near a St. Patrick's Day parade in Forest Park, police said. John Moore, of the 5000 block of North Natchez Avenue, fell from a sidewalk onto Circle Avenue March 8, right around the time a...
  • Pet of the Week

    Pet of the Week
    Befitting his Irish name, Aron wore green when he greeted City Council members on St. Patrick's Day. His effort to gain attention is a reminder that black cats (and dogs) have difficulty being noticed and, more importantly, getting adopted. Harder to...
  • Details of Sunday tasing at Wrigleyville bar

    Details of Sunday tasing at Wrigleyville bar
    The West Ridge man who was Tased by police officers at the John Barleycorn in Lakeview early Sunday morning while celebrating St. Patrick's Day has been charged with two felonies: resisting arrest and aggravated battery to a peace officer. John Acosta,...
  • More than 7 inches fall in rare St. Patrick's Day storm

    More than 7 inches fall in rare St. Patrick's Day storm
    A rare St. Patrick's Day snowfall made this month the snowiest March since 1993, spreading more than 7 inches of snow across much of the region. But while the snow closed schools and the federal government for another day and disrupted some travel, it...
  • Sony makes cuts. CNN ratings fly high. Inside the Golden Globes.

    Sony makes cuts. CNN ratings fly high. Inside the Golden Globes.
    After the coffee. Before getting into my March Madness zone. The Skinny: I finished reading "Kitty Genovese" by Kevin Cook about the infamous 1964 murder. While Cook does a good job of shooting holes into the accepted story about the horrendous crime,...