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  • Feds ask for 90-day delay in lawmaker probe of Quinn grants

    Feds ask for 90-day delay in lawmaker probe of Quinn grants
    SPRINGFIELD — Federal authorities investigating Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s $54.5 million anti-violence grant program on Wednesday asked state lawmakers doing their own probe to hold off 90 days — a request that’s likely to be...
  • Unemployment, poverty at the root of Israeli-Palestinian conflict [Letter]

    Unemployment, poverty at the root of Israeli-Palestinian conflict [Letter]
    Letter writer Eric Rozenman concludes that the Palestinian "celebration" of the killing of three Israeli teenagers last month is noteworthy because Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu quickly announced his regrets and said the perpetrators would...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1988 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1988 [Videos]
    At the end of July, 26 years ago, Michael Dukakis began campaigning as the official Democratic nominee for president, the last of the Playboy clubs in the United States closed and these songs were the most popular on Billboard's Hot 100 chart. 10. "I...
  • Brazil's World Cup setbacks: It's out of final, Argentina is in it

    Brazil's World Cup setbacks: It's out of final, Argentina is in it
    This hasn't been a very good week for Brazil. First its national team got spanked by Germany, 7-1, in the most lopsided semifinal in World Cup history. Then, 24 hours later, Brazilian soccer fans had to watch hated rival Argentina advance to the final...
  • World Cup semifinal game Wednesday: Netherlands vs. Argentina

    World Cup semifinal game Wednesday: Netherlands vs. Argentina
    NETHERLANDS VS. ARGENTINA Where: Sao Paulo. Time: 1 p.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: There's some history between these teams, not all of it good. The last time they met in the elimination round of a World Cup, the Netherlands won after...
  • Coach has right touch for the Dutch

    Perhaps it was a joke. Or more mind games from a man who has become a master at them. Either way, Aloysius Paulus Maria van Gaal — better known as Louis to friends and family — caused quite a stir last spring when he said the only job he...
  • Norton Simon Museum seeks rehearing after 'Adam and Eve' setback

    Norton Simon Museum seeks rehearing after 'Adam and Eve' setback
    A bite of the apple is said to have gotten Adam and Eve thrown out of the Garden of Eden. Now the Norton Simon Museum wants another bite at the apple as it tries to have a legal threat to one of its most prized artworks thrown out of court. At stake are...
  • Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat; some turn sarcastic

    Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat; some turn sarcastic
    The last time Brazil hosted soccer's World Cup, a humiliating 2-1 loss to Uruguay went down in history as a trauma that permanently damaged the country's psyche. Generations after that defeat in 1950, the national team was under enormous pressure not to...
  • Frankfort library expansion gets final OK

     Frankfort library expansion gets final OK
    Frankfort trustees voted Monday to approve construction of a library expansion, raise the speed limit on Pfeiffer Road and up the quality of vinyl siding required in the village. The Frankfort Public Library District got a zoning variance to build a 9,...
  • Virginia Beach's Zecchini wins third Greater Hampton Amateur title | Community news

    Virginia Beach's Zecchini wins third Greater Hampton Amateur title | Community news
    Ken Zecchini says he can't explain it, but the Greater Hampton Amateur is the only amateur tournament in the area he's won. The Virginia Beach teacher first won the 54-hole tournament at age 35 in 1995, then at age 43 in 2003, and Sunday he won it again...
  • Ukraine separatists begin allowing access to Malaysian jet crash site

    International investigators began gaining access Monday to the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed last week, as pro-Russia separatists holding the area turned over the plane’s flight recorders to Malaysian officials....