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  • Hospital offers heart-healthy events

    To recognize American Heart Month Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares is hosting a series of heart healthy events throughout February. Dr. Sule Salami, a cardiologist, will speak about "Diabetes and Heart Disease" at 1 p.m. Wednesday and Dr. Miguel...
  • 'Kid Presidents' shares surprising tales from presidential childhoods

     'Kid Presidents' shares surprising tales from presidential childhoods
    Know about the president and the pears? Few people do. The anecdote can be traced to Herbert Hoover's childhood, and you'll find it in the new book, "Kid Presidents: True Tales of Childhood From America's Presidents" (Quirk). Its author is David...
  • Reies Lopez Tijerina dies at 88; Chicano rights movement leader

     Reies Lopez Tijerina dies at 88; Chicano rights movement leader
    On June 5, 1967, a group of armed men, led by fiery preacher Reies Lopez Tijerina, arrived at the county courthouse in the small New Mexico community of Tierra Amarilla. They were there to free prisoners who were arrested in a land grant dispute and to...
  • Parole Board Must Reverse Cop Killer's Release

    Parole Board Must Reverse Cop Killer's Release
    Plainville police officer and Vietnam veteran Robert Holcomb was executed by Gary Castonguay while investigating a burglary on the evening of Nov. 21, 1977. Four bullets entered 28-year-old Officer Holcomb's body as he chased 33-year-old Castonguay, a...
  • Gregg: Leave common construction wage law in place

    Folks who know me well know I love history. History is a great teacher — and what happened last week in the Indiana House of Representatives reminded me of that. In the darkest days of the Great Depression, President Franklin Roosevelt passed...
  • Presidential presentations

    In preparation for Presidents' Day, second-graders at Sward Elementary School in Oak Lawn recently learned about presidents, as they were asked to complete research projects on a specific president, according to a release from Oak Lawn-Hometown School...
  • Can the Democratic Party fix its "white voter" problem?

    Can the Democratic Party fix its "white voter" problem?
    While talking to black and white Republicans recently about the Grand Old Party's outreach efforts to voters of color, I wondered: What are Democrats doing to reach working-class whites? Much has been said and written — some of it by me —...
  • Almanac

    Feb. 26, 1915 Letter from the Editor: Daytona Beach, Fla., Feb. 12 To The Star: On account of too much "business" going on here our boat trip down the Indian river is being postponed from time to time, but we hope it is now not far in advance. The...
  • Is President Obama America's Nero?

    Is President Obama America's Nero?
    President Theodore Roosevelt said, “Speak softly, and carry a big stick.” More than a century later, President Barack Obama speaks loudly (and incessantly) and carries a twig. Like Nero of ancient Rome, Obama fiddles, takes selfies and...
  • Revealing author to speak at Festival of the Arts Boca

    Revealing author to speak at Festival of the Arts Boca
    Author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lucinda Franks can't quite get over how the story of her May-December marriage to New York legal eagle Robert Morgenthau has been reviewed, mostly glowingly. "This is my fourth book and I never had a book...
  • History mugged in recent Pullman coverage

     History mugged in recent Pullman coverage
    If, as they say, truth is the first victim of war, then Chicago has demonstrated a corollary: During a hard-fought mayoral election, history takes a mugging. President Barack Obama's recent visit occasioned a refashioning of local lore into a...