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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • April 25 Letters: NAFTA, allergies, climate change

    NAFTA on steroids American workers have suffered long enough because of bad trade deals. Since NAFTA's approval in 1994, the U.S. economy has lost more than 1 million jobs because of outsourcing. We've felt the impact in every area of every state as...
  • How the Hubble Space Telescope has changed our view of the universe

    How the Hubble Space Telescope has changed our view of the universe
    Among the pillars and valleys of a nebula 20,000 light-years from Earth, a stellar nursery of glowing gas and dust nurtures thousands of baby stars. This cosmic fireworks display comes to Earth courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope, which celebrates...
  • Petraeus gets probation, $100,000 fine for leaking secrets

    Petraeus gets probation, $100,000 fine for leaking secrets
    Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an extramarital affair with his biographer, was sentenced Thursday to two years' probation and fined $100,000 for giving her classified material while she was working on the book. The...
  • The magic is missing in Toni Morrison's 'God Help the Child'

     The magic is missing in Toni Morrison's 'God Help the Child'
    Deep in the center of Toni Morrison's 11th novel, "God Help the Child," there's a section that resonates with the power of the author's finest work. Morrison is telling the story of Booker, a young man shattered by the abduction and murder of his brother,...
  • One year later, 219 Nigerian girls are still missing

    One year later, 219 Nigerian girls are still missing
    Nigeria has much to be proud of lately. With last month's peaceful elections, the country seems to have earned a new look, as if Nigeria is finally showing signs of being a nation where democratic processes have taken root. But then, I remember the...
  • Community Digest: Antioch Township partners with Nicasa

    Community Digest: Antioch Township partners with Nicasa
    Community collection, partnership and more. Antioch Proposals: The village will accept sealed proposals for Solid Waste Collection services for providing all labor, equipment, vehicles, materials and related services necessary for the collection of...
  • More Gambling Means Losses For State

    More Gambling Means Losses For State
    Three shortsighted proposals could dramatically expand legalized gambling in Connecticut. First, legislative leaders are pushing a bill to allow the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes, owners of Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun, respectively, to jointly...
  • Big pharma should support the NIH

    Big pharma should support the NIH
    Recently at a reception, one of my faculty colleagues at Johns Hopkins expressed concern about her academic future. The pay line for National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants in her field was 7 percent; that means that she has to spend two or three weeks...
  • Veterans of Dundee pub quiz dominate Elgin Trivia Bee

    Veterans of Dundee pub quiz dominate Elgin Trivia Bee
    With perennial juggernaut Judson University off the field, and teams from Gail Borden Public Library and The Courier-News sagging, veterans of Bill Margeson's East Dundee pub quiz dominated the 18th annual Literacy Connection Trivia Bee Saturday at the...
  • House of Mandela wines sticks with cheerful spirit of philanthropy

    House of Mandela wines sticks with cheerful spirit of philanthropy
    Nelson Mandela often said charity begins at home, so it's fitting his family is carrying on his legacy of giving back. I recently had the pleasure of meeting Nelson Mandela's daughter Dr. Makaziwe "Maki" Mandela-Amuah and his granddaughter Tukwini...
  • Cannes film festival slate offers occasion for parsing

    Cannes film festival slate offers occasion for parsing
    Whether you call it "the Olympics of cinema" (for more bloodsporting types) or "the world's most prestigious movie gathering" (for the more genteel among us), the Cannes Film Festival is the most scrutinized of cinema confabs. Long before the films...