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  • Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip

    Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip
    When four twentysomething women are silent in a car, you know something is up. Or down. Or in this case, both, in the form of hundred-foot rocky cliffs that dropped off sharply to our left, plummeting to meet the aquamarine Pacific Ocean, and the scrub-...
  • Chicago Tribune poll: Chicago voters split on luring Obama library

    Chicago Tribune poll: Chicago voters split on luring Obama library
    Voters in the city that launched President Barack Obama's political career are split over whether to put tax dollars into luring his presidential library to Chicago. Less than half of those surveyed in a Chicago Tribune poll — 47 percent —...
  • Former Lt. Gov. Joseph J. Fauliso Dies At 98

    Former Lt. Gov. Joseph J. Fauliso Dies At 98
    Joseph J. Fauliso, the Senate leader who became lieutenant governor upon the death of his friend, Gov. Ella T. Grasso, on Dec. 31, 1980, and then held the job longer than anyone in more than a century, died Wednesday after a brief stay in hospice care. He...
  • David Letterman's retirement plans: A Ken Burns doc?

    David Letterman's retirement plans: A Ken Burns doc?
    David Letterman seemed to be considering his post-retirement plans out loud when he interviewed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns on Wednesday's "Late Show." Burns was promoting his upcoming seven-part, 14-hour PBS documentary "The Roosevelts."...
  • Silver coins found in St. Cloud will help charities

    Silver coins found in St. Cloud will help charities
    ST. CLOUD — More than 2,000 silver coins found in a recently demolished St. Cloud home will now help fund local charities, a city spokeswoman said Tuesday. The recent discovery of the coins was disclosed Friday and has garnered nationwide...
  • Lauren Bacall, who taught Humphrey Bogart how to whistle, dies at 89

    Lauren Bacall, who taught Humphrey Bogart how to whistle, dies at 89
    At 19, Lauren Bacall was living every red-blooded American woman's dream: Humphrey Bogart was standing inches from her, waiting for her to speak. They were shooting a crucial scene in director Howard Hawks' 1944 wartime drama "To Have and Have Not," but...
  • Time to try someone new for Illinois governor

    I am so very tired of hearing people bashing Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner because of his wealth. There were mighty few comments about billionaires John Kennedy and Franklin Roosevelt, to name two who we all are acquainted with. The fact...
  • Dynasty or democracy? [Commentary]

    Dynasty or democracy? [Commentary]
    Twenty-eight out of 36 — no, that was not my batting average this past softball season. Rather, these are numbers that everyone in America should be concerned about. As we lurch inexorably toward the 2016 Presidential election, we are waiting...
  • Md. businesses press for renewal of U.S. export bank

    Md. businesses press for renewal of U.S. export bank
    When developing countries need to deepen a canal for irrigation or navigation, they frequently call on Ellicott Dredges, a 129-year-old Baltimore-based maker of dredging equipment. To sell their massive, multimillion-dollar machines abroad, Ellicott...
  • During break, ponder amnesty for all: My Word

      As the son of a family of Italian immigrants, who entered the United States close to the beginning of the 20th century, I am disappointed by the ongoing debate in Congress and throughout the country over undocumented immigrants, especially young...
  • Save or scuttle U.S. Ex-Im Bank?: Front Burner

    When members of Congress bugged out of the Capitol last week for their annual August recess, they left hanging the fate of the U.S. Export-Import Bank. Unless Congress votes to reauthorize it, the bank is scheduled to go out of business after Sept. 30....