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  • Parade magazine gets a new owner

    Parade magazine gets a new owner
    Parade magazine, a longtime Sunday supplement in the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and more than 700 other newspapers, is getting a new owner.
  • Frank N. Popp, master watch repairman, dies at 90

    When Frank N. Popp returned to civilian life after World War II, he went back to his family's home on the Northwest Side and began looking for a job. "All he knew is that he was good with his hands and had an eye for detail," said his son, Fred. The...

    Quit 16-inch softball, and your fingers will thank you

     Quit 16-inch softball, and your fingers will thank you
    I was sitting in a bar recently with a guy named Nate. A cast covered his right hand and stretched about halfway up his forearm, forcing Nate to drink beer as a lefty. Fortunately, he was getting good at it. As he sipped, he explained the origins of the...

    Jane O'Connor Kerr, arts leader in Illinois and Chicago, dies

     Jane O'Connor Kerr, arts leader in Illinois and Chicago, dies
    Jane O'Connor Kerr was a leader in the fine arts and cultural communities in Chicago as well as statewide for decades. Mrs. Kerr, whose first husband was legendary Chicago broadcast newsman Len O'Connor, was appointed by Gov. Richard Ogilvie to serve on...

    Field Museum packs in science and much, much more

    Field Museum packs in science and much, much more
    The only way Chicago's Field Museum could have had a better benefactor is if there had been a generous turn-of-the-last-century tycoon named "Natural History." Considering the unlikelihood of that, "Field" will do. Marshall Field was a retailing mogul...