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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Mount Dora High student completes fence around ballfield for Eagle Scout project

    Mount Dora High student completes fence around ballfield for Eagle Scout project
    MOUNT DORA — Baseball and Scouting have always been a passion for Kyle Ballard, 16, who recently found a way to give back to the community by bringing the two together. The Mount Dora High School sophomore earned the rank of Eagle Scout after...
  • Review: 'In the Beginning Was the Sea' by Tomás González

    Review: 'In the Beginning Was the Sea' by Tomás González
    In the Beginning Was the Sea" by Tomás González is a deeply unsettling examination of consumerism and its effects on the sleepy but stunning coast of northwestern Colombia. Originally published more than 30 years ago by the Bogotá nightclub where González...
  • New Chargers-Raiders plan for Carson stadium sounds a little crazy

    New Chargers-Raiders plan for Carson stadium sounds a little crazy
    Here we are, 20 years after being jilted by the Rams and Raiders, arriving at a theater of the absurd. You need to read about this stuff in a small, soundproof room, so nobody will hear your loud giggles and screeches of laughter and suggest a...
  • Joan Caro, author of controversial book on Israel, dies at 78

     Joan Caro, author of controversial book on Israel, dies at 78
    "From Time Immemorial," an against-the-grain account of the Israeli-Arab conflict, started a heated controversy when it was published in 1984. The book's author, Joan Caro, 78, died of complications from a stroke Monday, Jan. 5, in her Chicago home, said...
  • Martin Luther King's children go to court over Bible, Nobel Peace Prize

    Martin Luther King's children go to court over Bible, Nobel Peace Prize
    Three children of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have gone to court over control of their father's Bible and Nobel Peace Prize. A judge failed to issue a ruling on the dispute Tuesday. Last year, brothers Dexter King and Martin Luther King III compelled...
  • Martin Luther King's sons drop one of two lawsuits over father's legacy

    Martin Luther King's sons drop one of two lawsuits over father's legacy
    The long-standing squabbles among the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s children may soon be over – or at least hidden from public view.  On Thursday, the slain civil rights icon’s sons dropped their lawsuit against the Martin Luther...
  • Obama's behavior is shameful

    When more than a million people marched in the streets of Paris to demonstrate against the killing of members of the Charlie Hebdo magazine staff by barbaric, Muslim extremists, the demonstration was led by more than 40 world leaders who marched arm-in-...
  • Performances opening 2015 take audiences from Paris to 'Oz'

    Performances opening 2015 take audiences from Paris to 'Oz'
    Theater groups schedule and plan productions months, sometimes years, in advance of opening night. And so, with the tragic events this past week in France, it is a fitting coincidence that two local groups raise the curtain on 2015 with shows that pay...
  • V.S. Naipaul and Paul Theroux reconcile at Jaipur Literary Festival

    V.S. Naipaul and Paul Theroux reconcile at Jaipur Literary Festival
    Former friends and longtime enemies V.S. Naipaul and Paul Theroux had a public reconciliation at the Jaipur Literary Festival in India this week. Naipaul, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 2001, is notoriously irascible. A celebration of his...
  • Ernie Banks truly a man for all seasons

    Ernie Banks truly a man for all seasons
    With a familiar glint in his eye and trademark grin on his face, Ernie Banks once revealed a recurring dream of him standing on a stage in Stockholm accepting the Nobel Peace Prize. A friend to presidents who once discussed poverty with Nelson Mandela...
  • Chicago a global city but not home to global celebrities

    Chicago a global city but not home to global celebrities
    Every year when awards season rolls around, the local media flutter with news of the Chicago connections. When the Amazon series "Transparent" won best TV comedy at the 2015 Golden Globes, loud note was taken of the fact that its creator, Jill Soloway,...