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  • Restoration America eyes Elgin campus for treatment center

    Restoration America eyes Elgin campus for treatment center
    Restoration America initially wanted the city of Elgin to turn over more than 19 acres for free for development of something described as a "holistic treatment center" and a "private, individual and family center for wellness." According to the proposal...
  • Oscars 2015: Diversity onstage stands in stark contrast to nominees

    Oscars 2015: Diversity onstage stands in stark contrast to nominees
    When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the Oscar nominations in January, the absence of any minority group nominees in the acting categories — for only the second time since 1998 — triggered a backlash of criticism...
  • Academy Awards telecast is all too predictable

    Academy Awards telecast is all too predictable
    How unfortunate that, in presenting the award for best director during the Academy Awards ceremony, Ben Affleck chose to quote Frank Capra's observation that "the cardinal sin is dullness." None of the directors nominated, he added, could be accused...
  • Private moments lived in public: On Oscars' red carpet, in the lobby

    Private moments lived in public: On Oscars' red carpet, in the lobby
    A heavy rainstorm forced stars to walk the Oscars red carpet under a tent, but the stormy weather couldn't dampen spirits as Hollywood turned out for the biggest night on the movie industry's annual calendar. For the stars who gathered to celebrate at the...
  • Oscars 2015: 'Imitation Game' writer urges kids to 'stay weird'

    Oscars 2015: 'Imitation Game' writer urges kids to 'stay weird'
    One of the most touching acceptance speeches at the 2015 Academy Awards came from adapted screenplay winner Graham Moore, who took his 45 seconds on stage to encourage kids to “stay weird, stay different.” “When I was 16 years old, I...
  • Group offers modern take for grieving widows

    Group offers modern take for grieving widows
    Carolyn Moor and her husband were both 36 years old the night he was thrown from his vehicle in a hit-and-run accident that killed him. It was Valentine's Day nearly 15 years ago. Suddenly a widow with two young children, Moor joined a support group for...
  • Todo listo para la gala de los Oscar | FOTOS

    Todo listo para la gala de los Oscar | FOTOS
    LOS ANGELES - No existe una buena fiesta sin música y menos aún cuando están invitados millones de espectadores en todo el mundo, así que los Óscar echarán mano de una receta repleta de canciones y una pizca de magia a cargo del maestro de ceremonias,...
  • In Selma, Alabama, a movie makes a town remember

    In Selma, Alabama, a movie makes a town remember
    Vera Booker recalls Bloody Sunday like it happened this week. A 29-year-old-nurse in 1965, Booker was relishing some rare time off that fraught March weekend. Then the call came. Black protesters had been beaten up by a white police force at Selma's...
  • WME talent agents go from A-list to ABCs in Compton mentors program

    WME talent agents go from A-list to ABCs in Compton mentors program
    Compton eighth-grader Edgar Ruelas wants to be the first in his family to attend college. He has some help: high-powered talent agents from Beverly Hills. For the past four years, a few dozen agents from William Morris Endeavor have been mentoring...
  • Michelle Plucenik helps Special Olympic athletes reach their potential

    Michelle Plucenik helps Special Olympic athletes reach their potential
    Michelle Plucenik moved among a crowd of people at the Danielson Elks Lodge in Danielson on Jan. 31. The event was the sixth annual Quinebaug Valley and Plainfield Special Olympic dinner/dance. Plucenik checked with the more than 12 coaches sitting...
  • Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay reunite for new OWN drama

    Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay reunite for new OWN drama
    Oprah Winfrey is reuniting with "Selma" writer-director Ava DuVernay for an original scripted drama that will air on Winfrey's OWN channel and feature the former talk-show host in a recurring role. DuVernay will write, direct and executive produce the...