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Father's Day

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Top Father's Day Articles

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  • Bunning talks perfect game 50 years later, Cole Hamels

    Bunning talks perfect game 50 years later, Cole Hamels
    The Phillies are planning to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Jim Bunning's perfect game Sunday and he reminisced with a few reporters at Citizens Bank Park Thursday afternoon about it. The game took place June 21, 1964 - it was Father's Day, which...
  • Why fathers still matter

    Why fathers still matter
    Last week was Father's Day. We know that from the lines at restaurants and the holiday sales at Best Buy. But the rest of the year, fatherhood is shrinking in significance. I'm not just talking about physical absence — a third of American kids now...
  • Robbins residents dig in against proposed quarry

    Robbins residents dig in against proposed quarry
    It was a grand plan for tiny Robbins: a massive quarry and mining operation, a therapeutic horse farm and parks, development along the channel, maybe even a chain drugstore and new housing. The project, as laid out in three phases, would consume about a...
  • Mayo: A Father's day letter to daughter

    A reprint of my Sunday Father's Day column: Dear Natalia, It's been a few years since I've written, but the mood struck because you keep growing so fast and I'm feeling sentimental this week. Milestones and time-warp travel have a way of doing that....
  • PINs, passwords and a feeling of high-tech disconnect

    With a few exceptions over the last 2,000 years or so, humans have been in general agreement that they did not want to become their parents. But I'm on the brink of having it happen to me, whether I like it or not. It's hard to identify a single event...
  • Letters: Things get ugly at Dodger Stadium

    Letters: Things get ugly at Dodger Stadium
    Really? An oversized, ugly mascot running around at Dodger Stadium [April 9]? The Dodgers have finally stooped this low? Maybe I'm glad I can't watch Dodgers games on TV anymore. At least I have Vinny for three innings on radio. Don't think I'll have to...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Father's Day deals, free $5 Starbucks

    It's Freebie Friday! Father's Day deals, free $5 Starbucks
    Happy Freebie Friday! Father's Day is Sunday and I have a huge roundup of freebies, dining deals and gifts for Dad, including $10 off at JC Penney and $20 at Macy's. Plus, you can get a free Starbucks gift card, too. Like Doreen's Deals on Facebook;...
  • Get out: A few ways to make Sunday the best day of your week

    Get out: A few ways to make Sunday the best day of your week
    In good spirits Get an inside peek at North Shore Distillery in a special Father's Day tour. See how this local distillery creates its spirits with a look at the production facility, followed by samples of its vodkas, gins and specialty spirits. 3 p.m....
  • Father's Day essay: If I could do it over ...

    Father's Day essay: If I could do it over ...
    I was in the home stretch of a talk about parenting. It's a talk I've given many times. This time I was in front of a group of parents in a Buffalo Grove middle school gym. I invited them to join in the conversation. The first few questions focused on...
  • Dad to daughter: Don't buy into male stereotypes

    Dad to daughter: Don't buy into male stereotypes
    Despite what our culture sometimes implies, dads don't wait until Father's Day to parent. They do it all year-round — the good ones, anyway, of whom there are gazillions. Which is why Jim Higley didn't wait for a holiday to write his daughter a...
  • Jimmy Fallon gets Chris Christie to boogie on TV

    Jimmy Fallon gets Chris Christie to boogie on TV
    It's no secret that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is a large man. And because of his size, we don't usually see him doing active things on TV, like hiking, biking or dancing. Which is probably why Jimmy Fallon recruited him to perform "The Evolution of...