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  • Mayor Ballard honors "Golden Thirteen" naval officer with park renaming, dedication

    Mayor Ballard honors "Golden Thirteen" naval officer with park renaming, dedication
    Mayor Greg Ballard today was joined by Congressman André Carson, City-County Councillor Maggie Lewis, U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Mark D. Harnitchek, and friends and family of Lieutenant Junior Grade Graham Edward Martin to rename in his honor Fall Creek and...
  • Antoine Bethea took Peyton Manning's advice to heart

    Antoine Bethea took Peyton Manning's advice to heart
    Never in his life was he more fortunate not to have a ride. It's not like Antoine Bethea wanted when he came to the Indianapolis Colts West 56th Street complex, but being new to town during the first rookie workouts, he was without a way to get back to...
  • A quarter-century of nurturing Baltimore's leaders

    A quarter-century of nurturing Baltimore's leaders
    Jan Houbolt may be the most influential Baltimorean you've never heard of. As head of the Greater Baltimore Committee's Leadership Program since 1989, he has helped groom some of the state's up-and-coming leaders through a 10-month-long series of site...
  • Eliminating Hazing Because it Kills

     
    At Howard University every band member and campus organization is required to sign an Anti-Hazing contract. In the contract it defines hazing as, “any action or situation which recklessly or intentionally endangers that mental or physical health...
  • Florida congresswoman plans federal anti-hazing legislation

     
    U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson announced today that she plans to introduce an anti-hazing bill to try to prevent the kind of violence that caused the death of Florida A&M University student Robert Champion last month. She says she's planning to sit down...
  • Butkus, Lombardi award watch list announced

     
    Butkus, Lombardi award watch list announced...
  • By George, ‘Leighton Courthouse’ shows how to play the naming game

     
    George N. Leighton, 6/29/2012. Tribune photo by Terence Antonio James In a startling break with tradition, Cook County has just named its central courthouse after former Judge George N. Leighton. The tradition I’m referring to isn’t the long-...
  • Commissioner Robinson at SeaWorld – on volunteering and Ron Blocker

     
    Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson, on his swing through Central Florida, also stopped at the ADDitions School Volunteer and Partners in Education recognition event, which was being held at SeaWorld for the 20th year. He told the crowd that...
  • TV coverage of the March on Washington 50th anniversary

     
    Aug. 28 will be the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, the Aug. 28, 1963, gathering for human rights that saw Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his famous “I Have a Dream” speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial, an event...
  • Preckwinkle wise, brave in stance on gun sentencing

     
    HalD reports: Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle spoke out Wednesday against mandatory minimum sentences for gun crimes — a key legislative initiative of Mayor Rahm Emanuel in his effort to tamp down a stubbornly high level of city...
  • Embattled Charlie Rangel faces yet another Adam Clayton Powell as Harlem history comes full circle

     
    It's no surprise that Charles B. Rangel, the gravelly-voiced Democrat from Harlem, has attracted a primary challenger. After all, when the House Ethics Committee admonishes you for accepting gifts from corporations for your junkets to your retreat in...