Column | Sep 16, 2012
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Blog | Oct 23, 2009 | 4:26 PMI work with words every day -- they???re the tools of my trade -- and I love language. One of my favorite Sunday reading rituals, before his death last month, was William Safire???s On Language column in the New York...
Story | Sep 4, 2013 | 4:32 PM
Stories in the Tribune using the expression "boots on the ground" to refer to military men and women in a combat theater from the mid 1980s (when the digital record begins) until Sept. 24, 2001 -- Zero. ...from Sept. 25,...
Story | Feb 10, 2012 | 10:28 AM
Bogard, 37, of Oak Park, said he tried to settle with the village but was unsuccessful. Now he is suing village officials and the Fire Department for damages. "They basically told me to pound sand," he said recently, standing outside...
Story | Jul 20, 2011 | 4:36 PM
Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed safely on the moon 42 years ago but Nixon was ready with a touching speech written by William Safire if tragedy struck