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  • Museum of Gasoline Pumps an homage to a father

    Museum of Gasoline Pumps an homage to a father
    He may not self-identify as a philosopher, being a proud gearhead and gas-station grease monkey at heart, but Mark Mendenhall was nothing if not profound when he looked around and took stock of all he surveyed. "You can have 4,000 signs," he said, a...
  • Hobby Lobby and the contraception it opposed

    Hobby Lobby and the contraception it opposed
    In the recent Hobby Lobby decision addressing the Affordable Care Act's insurance mandate for women's contraception, the U.S. Supreme Court raised several issues about religious freedom and the rights of corporations. What it didn't consider was whether...
  • Judge rejects bond for ex-government mole: 'He's absolutely impossible to trust"

    Judge rejects bond for ex-government mole: 'He's absolutely impossible to trust"
    A federal judge today refused to release Chicago real estate developer John Thomas on bail so he can repair and then help sell the Riverdale marina project he was convicted of looting, saying he found it "absolutely impossible to trust" that the serial...
  • More than fun and games at annual Fremont Tennis Center camp

    More than fun and games at annual Fremont Tennis Center camp
    GLENDALE — With time on their hands and looking for something constructive and fun to do during their summer break, 14-year-olds Elin Alexan and Preny Baghoomian found just what they were looking for. “We’re best friends, so we wanted...
  • Moderate summer weather makes for a great gardening season

    Moderate summer weather makes for a great gardening season
    This summer, a remarkable transformation has occurred: I have become a fabulous gardener. Or so I began to conclude, looking at my yard this year. My relatively new shrubs and perennials, which by all rights by now I should have killed? Thriving...
  • Gardeners Start Your Plantings

    Gardeners Start Your Plantings
    August is the time many gardeners have been waiting for – It’s vegetable gardening time.  Yes, get ready for nine months of great gardening.  Sure, it is hot now, but in about sixty days the weather starts to turn cooler. By then it is too...
  • Northern gardens flourish as Florida gardeners replant

    Northern gardens flourish as Florida gardeners replant
    Summer sure is hot and sometime you just have to escape to a cooler place.  We did to a more northern climate where the gardens were just beginning to display their harvests.  “Would you like a fresh squash?” one gardener asked.  He...
  • Youth athletes compete at USTA National Clay Court Championships in Plantation

    Youth athletes compete at USTA National Clay Court Championships in Plantation
    The top rising stars in the game of tennis were on display at the 2014 United States Tennis Association Girls 14 National Clay Court Championships at the Frank Veltri Tennis Center at Central Park from July 13-19 in the city of Plantation. The USTA...
  • Gerber/Hart Library reopens in Rogers Park

    Gerber/Hart Library reopens in Rogers Park
    Recently Carrie Barnett was dining out when patrons at the next table noticed her Gerber/Hart Library and Archives T-shirt. Barnett is president of the 33-year-old nonprofit organization, which is the steward of the Midwest's largest circulating library,...
  • Mount Dora Christian Home & Bible student wins President's Award

    Mount Dora Christian Home & Bible student wins President's Award
    MOUNT DORA — To walk across the stage and receive a diploma at high-school graduation is a thrill for any young person. But for Brianna Ryan, 18, of Eustis, it was an accomplishment that also enabled her to receive the President's Award for...
  • The latest to play the 'Male War Against Women' game

    Let’s see: The U.S. Supreme Court has nine justices. Six of them are men and three of them are women. The three women happen to have been appointed by Democratic presidents: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, appointed by President Clinton, and Elena Kagan...