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  • 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...
  • German Nobel laureate Guenter Grass dies at age 87

    German Nobel laureate Guenter Grass dies at age 87
    Guenter Grass, the Nobel-winning German writer who gave voice to the generation that came of age during the horrors of the Nazi era but later ran into controversy over his own World War II past and stance toward Israel, has died. He was 87. Matthias...
  • Garcia Marquez remembered on anniversary of death

    From hundreds of public readings in Mexico to an exhibit in Bogota displaying the typewriter off which flew the pages of "One Hundred Years of Solitude," fans of Gabriel Garcia Marquez honored the Nobel laureate Friday on the one-year anniversary of his...
  • 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...
  • 818 Roundup: Rogers, Gabel-Luddy elected to Burbank council; BUSD superintendent finalist under scrutiny

    818 Roundup: Rogers, Gabel-Luddy elected to Burbank council; BUSD superintendent finalist under scrutiny
    Good morning, 818! Today is Thursday, April 16, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 86 degrees and a low of 52, according to the National Weather Service. Here are your local headlines: - With just over 11,000 votes cast in...
  • Review: 'God Help the Child' by Toni Morrison

    Review: 'God Help the Child' by Toni Morrison
    Toni Morrison is an American literary treasure. But some treasures, no matter how valued or precious, can have blemishes that mar their luster. That's sadly the case with Morrison's 11th novel, "God Help the Child." The theme is vintage Morrison: an...
  • A year after kidnap of schoolgirls in Nigeria, hope dwindles

    They have been gone a year now, the hundreds of girls abducted by Islamic militants from their school in northeastern Nigeria. And while the cry to "Bring Back Our Girls" remains a worldwide cause, the new president Tuesday would not repeat his...
  • Quotations in the News

    "We cannot imagine the full extent of the horrors you have endured. But please know this: we will never forget you. We will always stand with you." — Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai on the one-year anniversary of a kidnapping of the...
  • Guenter Grass, German writer who took on Nazism, dies at 87

    BERLIN Guenter Grass, the Nobel Prize-winning author who explored Nazi brutality and the trauma that Germany suffered after World War II in novels such as "The Tin Drum" and "Cat and Mouse," has died. He was 87. He died Monday morning in a clinic in...
  • Rachel Marsden: America can't afford another 'domestic' president

    PARIS -- As U.S. political focus turns to declarations of presidential candidacies, there needs to be a deliberate effort to avoid a repeat of the "Obama adventure." Remember how Obama was supposed to be some kind of benign political homemaker who,...
  • Year after schoolgirls taken, report catalogs Boko Haram atrocities

    Year after schoolgirls taken, report catalogs Boko Haram atrocities
    As Nigerians vowed never to forget scores of missing schoolgirls abducted a year ago by Boko Haram, the horrifying scale of the Nigerian terrorist group’s atrocities was laid bare Tuesday in a report by Amnesty International. The abduction shocked...