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  • NASA still trying to sell that story about U.S. astronauts walking on the moon

     
    NASA releases new photos from moon orbit, showing the tracks of U.S. astronauts who walked there....
  • Awarding gold medals to astronauts is no small step for lawmakers

     
    [From Richard Simon of the Tribune Washington Bureau] WASHINGTON — It’s probably a good thing that Congress didn't plan the moonshot. The House on Monday is expected to authorize the use of the U.S. Capitol Rotunda for a Nov. 16 ceremony to...
  • Legendary astronauts awarded Congressional Gold Medals

     
    Space legends John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins were awarded Congressional Gold Medals on Wednesday....
  • Islamophobia as free speech -- a notion that escapes many Muslims

     
    Righteous condemnation erupted worldwide Wednesday after an anti-Islam video incited mobs in Libya and Egypt and fed into the radical Islamic narrative that the United States is waging war against Muslims. Religious and political leaders denounced the...
  • Extension 720 Program Guide June 2009

    MONDAY, JUNE 1ST SOFT DESPOTISM, DEMOCRACY'S DRIFT Are you concerned about the United States drifting away from its core principles? Do you sense that many of western civilizations governments may be veering away from their classical liberal roots...
  • June 16 - Dr. Michael Collins

    June 16 - Dr. Michael Collins
    Blue Collar, Blue Scrubs A memoir from Dr. Collins' days as a construction worker to his entry into medical school. Appearing: Tonight 7:00 p.m. Indian Prairie Library 401 Plainfield Rd. Darien (630) 887-8760 To purchase a copy of the book: Blue...
  • $533 million Everglades land deal gets initial go-ahead

    South Florida water managers today gave the initial go-ahead to Gov. Charlie Crist's scaled-down, $533 million land deal for Everglades restoration. The South Florida Water Management District now must negotiate the final details with U.S. Sugar Corp....
  • Senior water officials flying at taxpayers' expense

    Senior water officials flying at taxpayers' expense
    Aircraft used to manage water supplies from Orlando to the Keys also give rides to high-ranking public officials, flying at taxpayer expense. Trips by the South Florida Water Management District's governing board include flights with only one passenger,...
  • Funerary urns as modern art

    Funerary urns as modern art
    They may be cast in steel, assembled out of driftwood, machined on industrial lathes or hand-carved out of salt, but ultimately all of these urns have two common purposes: to contain and to heal. Rather than be burned, buried or sequestered in a...
  • 2010: Plainfield, 20 years after the tornado

    2010: Plainfield, 20 years after the tornado
    For longtime Plainfield residents, Aug. 28, 1990, is a touchstone, an indelible memory like where you were when the jets hit the World Trade Center or when Kennedy was shot. The tornado touched down outside Oswego about 3:15 p.m., and the 200 mph winds...
  • Giving residents a quake-up call

    Giving residents a quake-up call
    It is a matter of when, not if. That was the message Thursday at Providence High School in Burbank, where representatives of Chile's emergency services division joined local and state officials for a simulated earthquake response. The drill was in...