| Sep 7, 2011
| 10:16 AM
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve as council president.
I am a 1968 graduate of Douglass High School (Baltimore City School System). I also attended Coppin State College for three (3)...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Day 24 at IMAGE HEALTH in Roseville.
I love progress. Though, I don't FEEL like i've lost 27 lbs. I still look in the mirror and think, "Damn, just who I've always wanted to be...the Pillsbury Dough Boy."
But damn if it isn't progress.
| Sep 22, 2011
| 3:44 PM
In today's Friday files, we're talking about everything from delusional politicians to philanthropic G-strings.
But first, I want to give House Speaker Dean Cannon a mild coronary by saying: Dean, you are right.
Not for your continued efforts to use...
| Oct 1, 2011
Just about every Friday morning, Karen Lubieniecki takes a leisurely stroll to Laurel Park, finds a place along a railing at the nearly empty racetrack and spends an hour or so watching the horses exercise as the sun climbs the sky.
It isn't that she's a...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 8:41 PM
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2
A look at the history, culture and religion of Poland (and how those dimensions interpenetrate) with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee professor Neal Pease and former UWM political science professor Don Pienkos.
| Oct 17, 2011
They loped in like a pair of old lions, one a bit stooped, both proud to a fault. On the left, sipping from his bottled water, was Gov. Jerry Brown. On the right, fidgeting with note cards, was Michael Milken.
The occasion was last week's State of the...
| Sep 26, 2011
The mayor of a small town that is accused of siphoning millions of sales tax dollars from Chicago and elsewhere has used his village credit card for $36,000 in purchases, dinners and trips over four years, records show.
The expenses by Channahon Mayor...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 4:46 PM
Day 25 at IMAGE HEALTH in Roseville.
No weight loss. BUT...no weight gain either.
I did however lose another half inch which makes me now 9 & a half inches smaller around my waist and chest. That's still progress right?
The past few days have...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 4:14 AM
It's hard to get a handle on the London rock band Noah and the Whale. Just when you think you've figured out what they're up to, they change.
On the band's 2008 debut album "Peaceful, The World Lays Me Down" Charlie Fink and friends gave us tuneful...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 7:31 AM
A 12:51 p.m. update: Here's a link to the latest AP poll.
As you'll see, my colleagues agreed with my ballot and ranked Virginia Tech 13th.
The only team I ranked that didn't make the cut was No. 25 Miami. I did not include No. 24 Illinois on my ballot....
| Oct 31, 2011
| 3:20 PM
OK, Halloween checklist: No eye color-changing lenses, because they can infect your cornea. Check. No black licorice for days at a time, as it lowers potassium and can cause heart arrythmias. Check. Don't go overboard on the chocolate, which contains...