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  • Sports memorabilia up for sale at Newport Sports Museum

    Sports memorabilia up for sale at Newport Sports Museum
    Not long ago, 72-year-old John Hamilton had a hip and a knee replaced with surgically inserted hardware. More recently, however, the process of losing things that can't be replaced has initiated the infliction of pain that no anesthesia can mask. "It...
  • A guide to walking tours in Chicago, Evanston

    A guide to walking tours in Chicago, Evanston
    How many times has this happened to you? You're taking out-of-town visitors around the Loop or another popular neighborhood, and they point to a building you've seen thousands of times before and ask "What's that?" You hem and haw while your credibility...
  • Naperville's DiBernardo receives Big Ten Medal

    Naperville native Vanessa DiBernardo was a Big Ten Medal of Honor recipient. The soccer star from the University of Illinois won the award, which recognizes athletic and academic accomplishments. Only 24 of the 8,000-plus Big Ten athletes win the award....
  • Bette Midler honors Ann Richards, works nonstop for NYC

    "IT'S NOT hard to understand why so many (TV) series are based in the nation's capital. Political terrain is familiar: Washington, like show business, is everybody's business ... most of all everybody hates politicians, so much so that contempt for...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 05/06/14 for 05/06/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Dominic Scott Kay was born in Los Angeles, Calif., today in 1996. This birthday guy has appeared in such films as "Cousin Sarah," "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" and "Minority Report." He also lent his voice talents to the...
  • Forgiving and forgetting past hurts is the only way to find peace

    Q: How do you convince someone that they need to forget the bad things that happened in the past and get on with their life? My aunt constantly dwells on how her ex-husband emotionally abused her, and she just won't let it go. -- Mrs. K. McL. A: Have you...
  • The 55 percent solution

    The 55 percent solution
    Maryland is already one of the best educated states in the nation, ranking at or near the top when it comes to the percentage of residents with college and post-graduate degrees. But state leaders, looking at an increasingly competitive, knowledge-based...
  • Susan McCreary Baker August 24, 1937 - April 18, 2014

    Susan McCreary Baker <br/>August 24, 1937 - April 18, 2014
    Susan McCreary Baker, 76, of Newport Beach, CA passed away on Good Friday, April 18, 2014 at Hoag Memorial Hospital in Newport Beach, CA. She was born August 27, 1937 in Beaver Falls, PA, to John C. and Margaret McCreary. She is survived by her loving...
  • 3 teachers finalists for Golden Apple

    3 teachers finalists for Golden Apple
    Three local teachers are finalists for the 2014 Golden Apple award, which honors outstanding educators in Illinois. Kim Dyer, of South Middle School in Arlington Heights; Jacquelyn Negus, of Quest Academy in Palatine; and Alessandra Kennedy, of Thomas...
  • MTV Movie Awards: Efron, Tatum, Wahlberg among memorable moments

    MTV Movie Awards: Efron, Tatum, Wahlberg among memorable moments
    True to form, Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards were a fizzy, freewheeling affair. The show, after all, is less a ceremony celebrating actors and their craft than it is an excuse for them to plug upcoming movies and try their hand at viral stunts. Here...
  • Del Boxeo a la MMA, la fascinante metamorfosis del legendario peleador Howard Davis Jr.

     Del Boxeo a la MMA, la fascinante metamorfosis del legendario peleador Howard Davis Jr.
    Tres días antes de su debut en los Juegos Olímpicos de 1976 en Montreal, el boxeador de peso ligero estadounidense Howard Davis Jr. recibió una devastadora noticia: su madre había muerto de un ataque al corazón. "Me puse llorar y quería volver a casa,...