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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • From the archives: Chicago is fertile soil for a fledgling writer

    From the archives: Chicago is fertile soil for a fledgling writer
    Editor's note: This week, we take a look back at a 1977 piece by Saul Bellow. The essay, which appeared about a year after he won the Nobel Prize for Literature, was excerpted from the Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities. Later this month, a new...
  • 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...
  • From the archives: Mr. Cub takes on the world

    From the archives: Mr. Cub takes on the world
    This column was orginially published on July 24, 2005. Two steps into the swanky Ritz-Carlton hotel in this Pacific Ocean postcard of a town off the western edge of Los Angeles, Ernie Banks asked the hostess he'd just met about her husband. She blushed....
  • Global warming debate heats up

    Global warming debate heats up
    Evidence that the global warming debate is a controversial and often hot issue was demonstrated last week by a heated local debate on the subject at a local synagogue that raised more than a few temperatures. The venue was Congregation L'Dor Va-Dor in...
  • Another reluctant warrior in the White House

    Another reluctant warrior in the White House
    President Barack Obama's latest war strategy makes one wonder: Is another Woodrow Wilson in the Oval Office debating with himself about how to meet the existential threat that faces him? In laying out his call to Congress for a new authorization for use...
  • 'Interim' comes off Highland Park principal's job title

    'Interim' comes off Highland Park principal's job title
    When Tom Koulentes was named interim principal of Highland Park High School last summer, he vowed not to think or act like a short-timer. "I told myself … I needed to forget I was an interim and just do the job because the people here, and the...
  • Oscars 2015: Plot twists and turns keep show fresh

    Oscars 2015: Plot twists and turns keep show fresh
    The Nobel Prize-winning novelist Isaac Bashevis Singer used to say he liked writing for children because they didn't read the New York Times Book Review, they just liked what they liked. The same can be said for Oscar voters: They don't care about what...
  • 'American Denial' on PBS' 'Independent Lens'

    'American Denial' on PBS' 'Independent Lens'
    Premiering Monday as part of the PBS documentary series "Independent Lens," Llewellyn Smith's "American Denial" takes a social-scientific look at the cognitive dissonance that is American race relations. It's built around and upon "An American Dilemma," a...
  • Peres honored, optimistic

    Peres honored, optimistic
    Former Israeli President Shimon Peres captivated more than 1,300 people with humor and optimism during the Greater Miami Jewish Federation's recent 2015 Main Event at the Hilton Miami Downtown. Nearly $1.4 million was raised at the sold-out Main Event,...