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  • Book pile holds hidden gems

    Book pile holds hidden gems
    A vast collection of more than 1,000 old books that once cluttered the Lanterman House could be a lot more interesting — and valuable — than anyone previously imagined. A first-edition copy of Mark Twain’s “Adventures of Tom...
  • Spitzer signs off quoting Theodore Roosevelt - shades of Nixon

    Spitzer signs off quoting Theodore Roosevelt - shades of Nixon
    Eliot Spitzer signed off for good at CNN Wednesday night following the announcement earlier in the day that his "In the Arena" show would be replaced in the prime-time lineup Aug. 5. Spitzer, who started out paired with Kathleen Parker in "Parker-...
  • Leafing Through the Pages at the Morton Arboretum

    Leafing Through the Pages at the Morton Arboretum
    Our book club reads a wide range of titles, frequently about nature. We meet in the Sterling Morton Library, which contains 28,000 books, 12,000 artworks and several hundred nursery catalogs. "Walden" by Henry David Thoreau brought on one of our best...
  • Review: Juan Gabriel Vásquez's 'The Secret History of Costaguana'

    Review: Juan Gabriel Vásquez's 'The Secret History of Costaguana'
    The Secret History of Costaguana A Novel Juan Gabriel Vásquez Translated from the Spanish by Anne McLean Riverhead: 287 pp., $26.95 "The Secret History of Costaguana" is an intricately detailed, audacious reframing of "Nostromo," the classic 1904...
  • City isn't the only place where trees are disrespected

    I have been following the removal of downtown trees to make way for the Grand Prix with much interest. The entire incident saddens me as much as the removal of a huge number of trees in my community. A member of the board of directors in my development...
  • Grab opportunity to walk on water

    Q. My boss thinks I walk on water and is ready to give me a large project. I'm just not sure I have all the skills to succeed at the project. On the other hand, I'd be set for a promotion if I do well. I'm getting insomnia trying to decide what to do....
  • Not so funny: Earthquake damage at Washington National Cathedral

    Not so funny: Earthquake damage at Washington National Cathedral
    OK, we all laughed at the pictures of the tipped lawn chair and the tilted picture and the fallen water bottle. But the 5.8-strength East Coast earthquake this week cracked and broke stones at a historic house of worship: the Washington National Cathedral...
  • Delmarva's natural areas sustain local economies, report says

    Delmarva's natural areas sustain local economies, report says
    The Delmarva Peninsula's natural areas are more than just pretty sights to look at - they're a major source of income and employment for Eastern Shore communities, according to a new report. The report, released today by the Theodore Roosevelt...
  • 'Super PACs' are showing their power

    'Super PACs' are showing their power
    Political committees unfettered by donation limits are dominating the last weeks of the presidential nominating contests in Iowa and New Hampshire, funding aggressive attack campaigns that are swamping the efforts of the candidates themselves. In Ohio,...
  • State of the Union: Obama to vow to 'fight obstruction with action'

    State of the Union: Obama to vow to 'fight obstruction with action'
    President Obama will vow to "fight obstruction with action" in his State of the Union address tonight, signaling the extent to which he will use an unpopular Congress as foil as he campaigns for a new term this year. "As long as I'm president, I will...
  • Don't be agast (or even aghast)! Tribune once trifled with standard spelling

    Don't be agast (or even aghast)! Tribune once trifled with standard spelling
    For more than 40 years, the Tribune crusaded against an "unspeakable offense," a "monster cruelty": English spelling. From Jan. 28, 1934, to Sept. 28, 1975, the newspaper adopted a system of simplified spelling, a cause dearly felt by publisher Col....