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Abraham Lincoln

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  • Rauner ratchets up pressure on Illinois Supreme Court over term limits question

    Rauner ratchets up pressure on Illinois Supreme Court over term limits question
    SPRINGFIELD — Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Tuesday sought to publicly pressure the Illinois Supreme Court to rule in favor of putting his term limit proposal on the November ballot, saying voters want a chance to weigh in on the...
  • Robin Williams: A personality that jumped off stage and screen

    Robin Williams: A personality that jumped off stage and screen
    Rare is the comedian who can compete with an oversize live video feed of himself, projected across the back of the stage as he performs his act. And yet when it came to Robin Williams, those pixels never stood a chance. I remember seeing Williams play...
  • St. Charles may help with Camp Kane party

     St. Charles may help with Camp Kane party
    Plans for a celebration to rededicate Camp Kane in Langum Park in September moved forward Monday night, with St. Charles giving preliminary approval to contribute funds to the party. Acting as a committee, the council agreed to pay up to $1,000 in...
  • Board clears way for controversial annex of Lincoln Park school

    Board clears way for controversial annex of Lincoln Park school
    The city's zoning appeals board tonight cleared the way for construction of a controversial annex for a Lincoln Park elementary school. The board's decision came after opponents and supporters of the project sat through hours of testimony -- a...
  • Huntington Ingalls reports strong 2nd quarter profit

    Huntington Ingalls reports strong 2nd quarter profit
    The overall military drawdown has thrown a scare into some areas of the Hampton Roads economy, but a Thursday report from shipbuilding giant Huntington Ingalls Industries indicated smooth sailing for now. Second-quarter earnings rose 75 percent compared...
  • First Filipino-American to command a carrier takes helm of USS Lincoln from brother-in-law

    First Filipino-American to command a carrier takes helm of USS Lincoln from brother-in-law
    Capt. Ronald Ravelo relieved his brother-in-law, Capt. Karl Thomas, as commander of the USS Abraham Lincoln Thursday -- a change of command considered unprecedented for the U.S. Navy. Ravelo also became the first Filipino-American to take command of a...
  • 10 things you might not know about gaffes

    10 things you might not know about gaffes
    Monday marks the 30th anniversary of a major presidential gaffe — Ronald Reagan joking during a microphone test: "My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you today that I've signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in...
  • Aug. 2 Letters: Mental health, ethics reform, racism

    Your July 24 editorial ("An unwavering focus") rightly calls for urgent, critical examination and definitive change to mental health care systems in Virginia. Thank you and keep it up. It's a tall order that demands both immediate and longer term...
  • Americans find meaning in Israeli military service

    Americans find meaning in Israeli military service
    When she was in 10th grade, Risa Kelemer made up her mind: She wanted to serve in the army. The Israeli army. A member of Congregation Shomrei Emunah in Greenspring and a student at Yeshivat Rambam in Park Heights, the Baltimore native visited the...
  • Will Tribune Publishing be a paper tiger or new media lion?

    Will Tribune Publishing be a paper tiger or new media lion?
    For the first time in 90-plus years, the Chicago Tribune is disconnected from the broadcast business. Its corporate family has been broken up and the Tribune, the wellspring of an empire built on ideas and innovation, is no longer complemented by the TV...
  • Budget cuts prompt a dozen Illinois historic sites to pare schedules

     Budget cuts prompt a dozen Illinois historic sites to pare schedules
    Visitors to some state-run historic sites, such as Lincoln’s Tomb in Springfield, will have fewer days a week to access them starting later this year, the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency announced Monday. ¬†Of the state’s 56 historic...