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  • Lt. Col. Robert Hite dies at 95; one of WWII's Doolittle Raiders

    Lt. Col. Robert Hite dies at 95; one of WWII's Doolittle Raiders
    Retired Lt. Col. Robert Hite, one of the famed World War II Doolittle Tokyo Raiders, has died. He was 95 and had Alzheimer's disease. Hite died Sunday at a nursing facility in Nashville, according to his son Wallace Hite. Hite was among 80 men...
  • SingStrong to serenade Niles West High School

    Grammy winners and stars from popular musical reality TV shows will converge on Niles West High School April 10-12 for the third annual SingStrong, a three-day, non-stop singers' wonderland that will merge collegiate and high school singers with...
  • Financial problems threaten unique Dictionary of American Regional English

    The end may be near the half-century-old Dictionary of American Regional English. In a few months, the budget pool will drain to a puddle. Layoff notices have been sent and eulogies composed. "It's a damned shame. It's a shame that this country can no...
  • New breed of senior housing planned for Broward, Palm Beach counties

    New breed of senior housing planned for Broward, Palm Beach counties
    The old nursing home is getting a bistro and a salon. A new style of senior housing is coming to South Florida, combining modern amenities like Wi-Fi and fitness centers with advanced care for aging baby boomers. Communities in Broward and Palm...
  • Lt. Col. Robert Hite of 'Doolittle Tokyo Raiders' dead at 95

    Lt. Col. Robert Hite, one of the famed World War II "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders," has died. He was 95. Wallace Hite told The Associated Press that his father died Sunday morning at a nursing facility in Nashville. He was battling Alzheimer's disease....
  • Thursday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Thursday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    A new brewery launch party, a fashion show benefit and more things to do in Chicago on Thursday, April 9. EAT 'Classic Recipes for Modern People' Release Party The Dining Room at Tree Studios 4 E. Ohio St. Get a signed copy of Max and Eli...
  • American regional English dictionary running low on money

    A Wisconsin project that shows regional differences in how Americans use the English language is running low on money. The Dictionary of American Regional English, known by the acronym DARE, was founded at the University of Wisconsin-Madison more than...
  • WWII heroes to give congressional gold medal to Ohio museum

    More than seven decades after an audacious bombing run by the "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders" rallied their own nation while stunning another, the World War II heroes are still adding to their legacy. The group will receive the Congressional Gold Medal on...
  • Ask Amy: Family wants to exclude aunt from mom's memorial

     Ask Amy: Family wants to exclude aunt from mom's memorial
    Dear Amy: My mother passed away recently, and my sisters and I are planning her "celebration of life" gathering. Mom was a loving and generous woman with seven siblings. The one surviving sister hadn't spoken to Mom in over 20 years. She says mean,...
  • Marcella Leach dies at 85; advocate for Marsy's Law on victims' rights

     Marcella Leach dies at 85; advocate for Marsy's Law on victims' rights
    Marcella Leach, who became a leading advocate for crime victims' rights after the brutal murder of her college-student daughter, died March 15 at UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange. She was 85. The cause was complications of Alzheimer's disease, said...
  • Retired judge Henry A. Budzinski dies at 91

     Retired judge Henry A. Budzinski dies at 91
    Henry A. Budzinski was the longtime presiding judge of Cook County's probate division and oversaw cases involving the estates of the son of Chicago Bears founder George Halas, vanished candy heiress Helen Brach and Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad....