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  • A few novelties in the latest Republican presidential debate

     
    Monday night’s Republican presidential debate was deja vu all over again, with a few intriguing exceptions: --In a sign of obtuseness or evasiveness (or both), Rick Perry ignored a question worthy of an ingenious high school debater: If he...
  • Campaign 2012: The GOP debates enter the home stretch

     
    Republican presidential candidates have at least eight more debates scheduled, but Monday night's talkfest in Myrtle Beach, S.C., may be one of the last two that matter. That's because they are the final debates before the South Carolina GOP primary......
  • On MLK Day, Eric Holder vows to enforce Voting Rights Act

     
    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. pledges to use the full force of the Justice Department to defend the Voting Rights Act, one of the keystones of the civil rights movement of the 1960s....
  • Martin Luther King Jr. honored across U.S. (and in Google Doodle)

     
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day: The slain civil rights leader is honored with ceremonies -- and, of course, a Google Doodle....
  • Parade, celebration to dedicate new Evans High on Saturday

     
    In what organizers are promising will be as big a celebration as the Martin Luther King Day parade in downtown Orlando last weekend, Evans High School will be dedicated with a parade and ceremony on Saturday. Tours of the new facility, which opened to...
  • Oscars 2012: Shorts categories have multiple Irish, Canadian noms

     
    The 2012 Academy Awards nominees include multiple nominees from Ireland and Canada in the short film categories....
  • '30 Rock': Jenna is looking for love in the romantic comedy 'Martin Luther King Day'

     
    The "movie" features an all-star cast including Liam Neeson, Amy Adams and Hugh Grant....
  • The go-to guy: Peter Ueberroth

    The go-to guy: Peter Ueberroth
    So here's Peter Ueberroth, L.A.'s Olympic champion, chairman of the Newport Beach investor company the Contrarian Group, sharing his office with someone else -- his border collie, Koot, for Kootenai, the Idaho county where Ueberroth found him abandoned....
  • Kevin Durant praises Blake Griffin

     
    Kevin Durant: What would have happened if Blake Griffin and Kevin Durant had entered the league at the same time? Who would have been most deserving of the honor?...
  • Time to dump the fowl name for our fairest holiday

     
    I love Thanksgiving, but I hate "Turkey Day." This declaration will not increase my popularity in the newsroom. As of Tuesday, Tribune journalists had used Turkey Day 11 times this month and were threatening the newspaper's record of 15 uses......
  • Winter Fun in DuPage Forest Preserves

     
    As winter’s brisk winds begin to blow and temperatures drop, many people are inclined to stay indoors and wait for the season to pass. But …...