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  • A literary look back

    A literary look back
    Rick Kogan, Tribune reporter "The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood" By Jane Leavy Harper, $27.99 Leavy's "The Last Boy" is as masterfully researched and beautifully written as any biography this year. Sox fans like me may...
  • Book review: Euphemistically speaking

    Book review: Euphemistically speaking
    It's the way that we talk that fascinates Ralph Keyes. The words we choose to express the hurtful, the bawdy and what we perceive as shameful are of particular interest — because those are the subjects society feels the need to cover up. We...
  • Dear Rod: It's time to make amends

    Dear Rod, You just got handed an opportunity. It can't have felt like opportunity to you Monday, sitting in the courtroom in the avalanche of that verdict. Guilty, guilty, guilty, guilty, guilty, guilty, guilty, guilty, guilty, guilty, guilty, guilty,...
  • Tony Blankley dies at 63; press secretary to Speaker Newt Gingrich

    Reporting from Washington -- Tony Blankley, who gained notoriety as press secretary for Newt Gingrich during the Republican takeover of Congress in the 1990s and later as a conservative commentator on radio and television, has died. He was 63. The...
  • Small Wonders: Off topic and out of order

    The Internet offers so many things: convenient shopping, social media, up-to-the-minute news, entertainment — both silly and salacious. But it has also become an increasingly useful tool in the preservation and expansion of democracy. Look no...
  • History, imagination always in season

    History, imagination always in season
    Looking for kids' books on holiday themes? Here are some titles we recommend, divided by age range. "One Starry Night" By Lauren Thompson, illustrated by Jonathan Bean McElderry Books, $16.99, ages 3-5 The blue of night sky and darkened hills, the brown...
  • 'I'm Rod Blagojevich'

    Rod Blagojevich gave what amounted to the campaign speech of his life Thursday directed at just 12 voters -- members of the jury that will decide whether he misused his powers as governor. And like the master politician he was for so long, Blagojevich...
  • Rolling Road lived up to its name in the early 1900s

    100 Years Ago Rolling out the welcome mat In the Times social column: "Mr. Henry J. Bender has returned to his home on Rolling Road after visiting friends in New York City. Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Davis have returned to their home on Rolling Road after...
  • Brother James Kelly, president of Mount Saint Joseph High School

    Brother James Kelly, president of Mount Saint Joseph High School
    Brother James Kelly, president of Mount Saint Joseph High School for the last decade, died of prostate cancer early Saturday at his order's residence in Irvington. He was 64. In a letter he wrote to students and parents in October, he quoted the...
  • History Matters

    100 Years Ago Horses and POWs From the Woodbine social column: "Mr. Beverley B. Bennett is spending some time with relatives in Sykesville. Mr. Charles Krooner spent Wednesday in Westminster. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wolbert spent Sunday with...
  • River Hill and Winters Mill win state wrestling titles

    River Hill and Winters Mill win state wrestling titles
    River Hill's heavyweight Jason Johnson looked like a jumping jack as he hopped around the mat at the end of his championship match. The senior was exuberant, punching his hands in the air with both index fingers pointing to the sky. He had just earned...