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  • Club Notes for April 24 and 25

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  • The Folly Of Following Rules Blindly

    The Folly Of Following Rules Blindly
    There's a wonderful old British case involving a farmer named Lawrence Burr, who was stopped while driving a tractor along a public road. The tractor was pulling a chicken coop to town, where it was to be sold. For the purposes of the brief trip, Burr had...

    International relations are like game of Risk

    We hear all the time how one world leader is playing strategic chess, and others are playing checkers. However, in today's world, the game isn't chess anymore. It's the game of Risk. Chess is played by two players (powers), one against the other on a...

    School District 74: News briefs

    The following items were discussed and/or action was taken on at the Lincolnwood School District 74 board of education meeting on April 2. Lincoln Hall students qualify for state science fair A group of 11 students from Lincoln Hall have qualified for...

    Report: NJ 5th-grader who leaped to death upset by chess match

    Report: NJ 5th-grader who leaped to death upset by chess match
    DUMONT, N.J. (AP) — Police say a fifth-grader who jumped to his death from a second-story window at his New Jersey school had lost a chess match and was upset because his opponent didn't say "checkmate." The 10-year-old student at Grant Elementary...