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  • Broward schools bursting with college signees

    Broward schools bursting with college signees
    When Cypress Bay's Olivia Gott watched her sister, Maddie, sign with Columbia University for softball last year, she couldn't wait for her turn at plate. The day came on Wednesday as she signed with Virginia as one of 17 Lightning prospects that inked...
  • Author Lucy Ferriss To Talk About 'A Sister To Honor'

    Author Lucy Ferriss To Talk About 'A Sister To Honor'
    Make your reservations now to hear Lucy Ferriss, who teaches at Trinity College in Hartford, talk about her latest novel, "A Sister To Honor" (Berkley Trade Paperback Original, $16) at a free Authors Live! event on Jan. 11 at 2 p.m. at West Hartford...
  • Orlando Fringe favorite Martin Dockery returns: Let him tell you a story (or 3)

    Orlando Fringe favorite Martin Dockery returns: Let him tell you a story (or 3)
    Most people speak with their mouths. For Martin Dockery talking is a full-body endeavor. Hair flops, arms flap, knees buckle as his voice revs up, faster and faster, higher and higher … until at last a breath — and a punch line. Or a deep,...
  • Obama library officials dissatisfied with Chicago's two bids

    Obama library officials dissatisfied with Chicago's two bids
    Obama presidential library officials are dissatisfied with Chicago's two bids for the multimillion-dollar facility as they work toward a decision early next year, according to a source close to the foundation leading the effort on behalf of the...
  • The ones to watch in Chicago business, 2015

    The ones to watch in Chicago business, 2015
    George Lucas and Mellody Hobson Filmmaker and Ariel Investments president The attention really should be focused on federal judge John Darrah, who is presiding over the case that will decide the fate of the proposed lakefront location for the Lucas...
  • Park District ready to give control of land to city for Obama library

    Park District ready to give control of land to city for Obama library
    During two public forums next week, the Chicago Park District will propose the transfer of several acres of South Side parkland to City Hall control to make way for the Obama presidential library, should the president and first lady choose the...
  • Can Mayor Rahm Emanuel rescue Chicago's bid for Obama library?

    Can Mayor Rahm Emanuel rescue Chicago's bid for Obama library?
    On Nov. 4, 2008, Barack Obama strode onstage to accept his election as the nation's first African-American president. His first words: "Hello, Chicago!" That historic moment, beamed worldwide from a victory rally in Grant Park, signaled to the world...
  • Cannabis crazy: It doesn't just describe the move to legalize weed. It could happen to you.

    Cannabis crazy: It doesn't just describe the move to legalize weed. It could happen to you.
    In 2014, our country went cannabis crazy, bringing to 18 the number of states decriminalizing pot. Colorado opened boutiques selling “mountain high suckers” in grape and butterscotch flavors and posted signs that proclaimed the state is...
  • So you think marijuana isn't addictive

    So you think marijuana isn't addictive
    In 2014, our country went cannabis crazy, bringing to 18 the number of states decriminalizing pot. Colorado opened boutiques selling "mountain high suckers" in grape and butterscotch flavors and posted signs that proclaimed the state is "where prohibition...
  • An insider or outsider as next head of L.A. Unified?

    An insider or outsider as next head of L.A. Unified?
    As a three-term Colorado governor, Roy Romer, a Democrat, had to deal with a combative Republican majority in his state Legislature. He later headed his party's fractious national committee. But nothing was as difficult, he said, as running the Los...
  • Do conservatives die sooner than liberals? New study weighs in

    Do conservatives die sooner than liberals? New study weighs in
    If you're dead serious about politics, consider this: A new paper finds that people with conservative ideologies were more likely to die in the study period than their liberal peers. The findings, published by the Journal of Epidemiology & Community...