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  • LeBron James never forgot where he came from and they never forgot him

    LeBron James never forgot where he came from and they never forgot him
    On the evening before school starts, the children of the Boondocks enjoy one last hour of summer by driving Grammy crazy. They jump on the trampoline until she worries it might break, scatter her plastic cups over the street and climb up the basketball...
  • Inside the Field Museum's hidden flesh-eating beetle room

    Inside the Field Museum's hidden flesh-eating beetle room
    The chipmunk was a schmuck, a nobody. He had been dead a long time. He would not be missed. If Anna Goldman knew anything, it was dead chipmunks, and this one was like all the rest — dead. Ever since becoming the lead preparer of dead mammals at the...
  • Keep pressing Congress on climate change: My Word

    Keep pressing Congress on climate change: My Word
    During high tide, saltwater comes up through the drains in the streets of Miami Beach. "Sea level rise is our reality," said the city's mayor. The predictions that Florida would be one of the states most damaged by climate change are already coming...
  • Amendments A, B, D shut out voters: My Word

    On Nov. 4, Orange County's charter amendments offer voters a chance to fight corruption and make elections more transparent. That's because the same politicians behind the "textgate" scandal, led by Commissioner Fred Brummer, have crafted three amendments...
  • Blackhawks are golden in goal

    Blackhawks are golden in goal
    Corey Crawford wanted the start but instead watched in street clothes. The Blackhawks goaltender appears ready to return from an upper-body injury and lobbied coach Joel Quenneville to get the call in net Tuesday night when the Hawks lost 1-0 to the...
  • Prop. 1 aims to relieve drought — but not this one

    Prop. 1 aims to relieve drought — but not this one
    California's stubborn drought helped push a $7.5-billion water bond through the Legislature and onto the November ballot. But even if voters approve Proposition 1, it won't provide relief any time soon. "It's going to be a long time before we see...
  • Minto West: Wrong place for Palm Beach County's new city

    Minto West: Wrong place for Palm Beach County's new city
    If Palm Beach County commissioners base their vote today on the staff recommendation, they will approve Minto West, a mini-city proposed for The Acreage in the county’s northwest. If they base their vote on reality, they will reject Minto West....
  • With L.A. council, ceremonial nonsense gets in the way of real action

    With L.A. council, ceremonial nonsense gets in the way of real action
    This has been such a busy year for members of the Los Angeles City Council, you have to wonder if their coffee is spiked with Red Bull. OK, they may have dropped the ball on a few small things, including broken streets, mansionization and slow emergency...
  • Andre Reed Field gets approval from Allentown School Board

    Andre Reed Field gets approval from Allentown School Board
    Since no one knows what William Allen would have posted on Facebook and nearly everyone has used the F-word, the Allentown School Board has given its blessing to name a football field after Andre Reed. School directors voted 6-1 at a special meeting...
  • Wrong time for new city of Minto West

    Wrong time  for new city  of Minto West
    If Palm Beach County commissioners base their vote today on the staff recommendation, they will approve Minto West, a mini-city proposed for The Acreage in the county's northwest. If they base their vote on reality, they will reject Minto West. Under...
  • Train your eyes on three great photographers

    Train your eyes on three great photographers
    That I have spent more than four decades writing for newspapers has done nothing to enlighten me to the mystery of photography. Working with dozens of men and women with cameras who accompanied me on hundreds of stories, I have watched as they did their...