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  • 12 ways to do literary good this holiday season

    12 ways to do literary good this holiday season
      What with all the wrapping and trips to the store and airport lines and online shopping, it's easy to lose hold of the idea that the holidays are for giving. If you have room left on your list or in your wallet, here are some ways to give for the...
  • Race taking shape for Orland Park Public Library board

    Race taking shape for Orland Park Public Library board
    A year after controversy over its Internet policy put the Orland Park Public Library in the spotlight, four residents of the village are running for two seats on the library board. Last fall, dozens of residents packed library board meetings after two...
  • Check It Out: Want to know your Newport? Visit the library

    The Newport Beach Public Library is home to many resources about the city, from books in our local-history collection to access to local high school yearbooks and local directories, genealogical information from subscription databases, microfilm dating to...
  • 2014 in review: Tri-Cities

    2014 in review: Tri-Cities
    Downtown bar rules, the location of a library, taxes and energy prices were among the many issues in the news in the Tri-Cities in 2014. Here's a look at some of the biggest news in Geneva, St. Charles and Batavia this year. Leaders prepare for...
  • Holiday closings

    Boca Raton: City Hall will be closed Thursday; the city and Spanish River libraries will close at noon Wednesday and will reopen at 9 a.m. Friday; city garbage pickup for Wednesday remains on schedule; Thursday pickup will be made Friday. Boynton Beach:...
  • Bruce Davidson's photos at Huntington show a Yankee's view of Britain

    Bruce Davidson's photos at Huntington show a Yankee's view of Britain
    In 1960, photographer Bruce Davidson needed an escape route. He had just spent 11 months in Brooklyn shooting a teenage street gang for Esquire magazine, and now he found himself getting unwanted attention from grown-up gangsters who suspected Davidson...
  • Yes: Bans favor criminals, make students sitting ducks

    Yes: Bans favor criminals, make students sitting ducks
    One month ago, a madman hellbent on destruction opened fire on students and staff at Florida State University's Strozier Library. In a scene that plays out all too often, we were reminded once again of a harsh reality: Campus gun bans only disarm the...
  • 2014 in review: Downers Grove

    2014 in review: Downers Grove
    With an ongoing debate about flooding, a community fight to save a 19th-century home, a drunk driving investigation, and yes—chickens—Downers Grove was ripe with controversial, provocative and intriguing news in 2014. Here's are some of the...
  • 2014 in review: Orland Park and Homer Glen

    2014 in review: Orland Park and Homer Glen
    Downtown development, library Internet rules and a new village hall made headlines in Orland Park and Homer Glen this year. Here's a look back at some of the southwest suburbs' biggest stories of 2014. Kustok sentenced to 60 years for wife's murder...
  • Ohio detectives hope new DNA tests will determine who killed girl in 1962

    Who killed Marion Brubaker? For five decades, it's been an elusive mystery. Marion was a studious 12-year-old, a preacher's daughter, riding her bike home in at the end of summer in 1962 when she was violently attacked in a patch of woods in Coventry...
  • Standouts from a year's worth of smart money advice

    Identity theft protection, TV antennas, light bulbs and home heating myths are just a few of the Spending Smart topics we explored this year, along with how to speed through airport security, get free books and college courses, and avoid wasting money...