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  • Excerpt: 'The Third Coast' by Thomas Dyja

    Excerpt: 'The Third Coast' by Thomas Dyja
    From his stove, Nelson Algren saw a dark shape stumble out of the bar across Wabansia Avenue. It teetered once, then slumped under the Nectar Beer sign, sizzling neon in the bitter February cold. Eight degrees, an army fatigue jacket, and too many shots...
  • Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag
    I am sure you've getting this question a lot lately, but, if Manti Te'o falls to the Bears in the first round of the draft, should they make him Brian Urlacher's heir apparent? -- Donald Tursman, Los Angeles If you are asking if I would eliminate Te'o...
  • It's unseemly for nonprofit CEOs to make millions

    It's unseemly for nonprofit CEOs to make millions
    The story of the nonprofit CEO who solicits charity while raking in a giant salary is, by now, becoming a Central Florida cliché. There was NorthStar High School in Orange County, which was a miserable failure academically but paid its principal $824,000...
  • Looking at libraries in Mexico, and at the Mexican Revolution

     
    A look at libraries in Mexico, and a Los Angeles library exhibit about the Mexican Revolution....
  • Employers crack down on Internet shopping at work

    Employers crack down on Internet shopping at work
    Think twice before sneaking time at work to shop online on Black Friday, Cyber Monday or other times during the holiday. As many as 60 percent of employers say they will be block workers’ access to online shopping sites this season, according to...
  • Will Muschamp apologizes for cursing caught on camera

     
    Will Muschamp wouldn't comment on a call on a muffed punt after Florida's 17-6 loss to Auburn on Saturday, but the first-year coach apologized on Monday for some profanity in his rant to the officials that was caught by ESPN cameras. “I do want to...
  • Gators’ freshmen QBs not eligible for redshirts

     
    Before the injury to QB John Brantley, freshman Jacoby Brissett had been in position to redshirt. Offensive coordinator Charlie Weis said in the week leading up to Brissett's first start that it was a consideration. Now, neither freshman QB will be...
  • ESPN cameras pick up Will Muschamp’s rant at refs

     
    After Florida's 17-6 loss to Auburn, Will Muschamp had little to say about a punt return by Chris Rainey that was fumbled and lost in the first quarter. But he had plenty to say to the officials on the field. With the score 0-0, Rainey lined up to field...
  • Bosley Mouldings is in the family mold

    Bosley Mouldings is in the family mold
    I wish I had met Bosley Wright three years earlier. Back in 2008, I embarked on a do-it-mostly-myself kitchen renovation that included adding architectural millwork around the door and window frames. Easy enough, except that I wanted to match the...
  • Oregon remains No.1 in polls; Boise State falls to fourth

     
    Oregon held the top spot in this week's USA Today coaches' and Associated Press college football polls, but the bigger news was down below. Texas Christian jumped Boise State in both indexes, while Auburn moved ahead of Boise State in......
  • Wall Street Roundup: Fed accused of Ponzi scheming, Citi's former CEO looks back

     
    Good jobs news. The number of new claims for unemployment benefits dropped to its lowest level in three months, but it didn't help markets jittery about the economy and the Federal Reserve's response. Fast and loose at the Fed. PIMCO's......