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  • Book Review: 'To End All Wars'

    Book Review: 'To End All Wars'
    To End All Wars A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918 Adam Hochschild Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 450 pp., $28 We think of Europe in 1914 as a continent all too eager for war — volunteers jamming recruiting offices, festooned soldiers...
  • Discoveries: 'The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris' by John Baxter

    Discoveries: 'The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris' by John Baxter
    The Most Beautiful Walk in the World A Pedestrian in Paris John Baxter Harper Perennial: 336 pp., $14.99 "Paris belongs to its piétons — the pedestrians. One goes naturally à pied — on foot. And it's only on foot that you discover its...
  • So much to see and do in London

    So much to see and do in London
    LONDON - The exterior of Westminster Abbey is imposing and grandiose. Our plan was simple: Pay the admission, stick our heads inside to see what it looked like, and then quickly duck out and move on to a museum. The museum never happened. That...
  • Fourth person convicted of Derrion Albert murder

    Fourth person convicted of Derrion Albert murder
    A Cook County jury convicted a South Side man of first-degree murder this afternoon in the 2009 videotaped beating death of Fenger High School sophomore Derrion Albert. Eugene Riley, 20, showed no reaction when the jury announced its verdict after...
  • Blagojevich hit with 14-year prison sentence

    Blagojevich hit with 14-year prison sentence
    A contrite former Gov. Rod Blagojevich was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years in federal prison, capping one of the state's worst political scandals and humbling a controversial and defiant figure who rode into office as a champion of reform. The sentence...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Reflections on a Christmas recital

    My mother taught piano lessons. In 1930 she had her own radio show in Monongah, W. Va. Under her tutelage, I mastered “Chop Sticks,” “Heart and Soul” and just about any doo-wop melody. Years later, I was the darling of every dive...
  • The Question: What was your favorite book as a child?

    The Question: What was your favorite book as a child?
    "'The Jungle Book' by Rudyard Kipling. I thought I was Mowgli, or I wanted to be Mowgli and have talking critters as friends. Absolutely, I wanted to escape the ghetto. I wanted to get out of poverty and live in some place magical. It seemed to me that if...
  • History Matters: Essay on Ireland lands Ellicott City 12-year-old second prize in newspaper contest

    100 Years Ago Irish eyed Ellicott City Boy Gets A Prize In the Baltimore News contest for the best essays by children, 12-year old Noble Watkins, of Ellicott City, was awarded the second prize for the following essay. "Essay On Ireland: Ireland is a...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Are you the Thousandth Man?

    I read the post my daughter wrote on Facebook relative to the death of Drew Ferraro and found it to be insightful. You may recall Drew was the 15-year-old boy who took his own life by jumping off a three-story building at Crescenta Valley High School last...
  • Applause: Blue rose arrives in U.S. florists in early November

    Applause: Blue rose arrives in U.S. florists in early November
    Beginning in early November, Suntory will for the first time, introduce their internationally renowned blue rose Applause in North America. With nearly 100 percent blue-pigmented petals, blue rose Applause is the world's first blue rose, a technically...
  • Check It Out: Tales get haunting at the Newport library

    The unsuspecting public may not realize that the library is home to many restless spirits. Ghostly apparitions and foul aberrations are held at bay within the binding of many well-rumored tomes of lore. Resting on the shelf beside many normal, everyday...