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  • Armenian Orphan Rug, symbol of tragic past, is briefly on view

    WASHINGTON Beauty born from gratitude and horror, the Armenian Orphan Rug went on long-awaited public display Tuesday at the White House Visitor Center. The storied rug's nearly weeklong display two blocks from the White House culminates a lobbying...
  • Legislators and lobbyists bond over mai tais on Maui

    Legislators and lobbyists bond over mai tais on Maui
    I got into the news business covering the Washington State Legislature as a student intern for the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin. In those days, lobbyists would host frequent fundraising events for key lawmakers during the legislative session and there was...
  • Blotter: Two reports of young girls being followed by a man in La Grange

    Blotter: Two reports of young girls being followed by a man in La Grange
    The following items were collected from reports released by the La Grange Police Department. Two unrelated incidents of a suspicious man following girls were reported. On Nov. 9, several girls were walking near the intersection of Ashland and Harris...
  • WGN radio knocked off air when pipes burst at Tribune Tower

    WGN radio knocked off air when pipes burst at Tribune Tower
    Burst pipes at Tribune Tower knocked WGN-AM 720 off the air for 20 minutes during the 6 a.m. hour of the Steve Cochran show. The water streamed down from the ninth floor, where the pipes burst, and reached the radio studios on the seventh floor,...
  • No reason to lift ban on silencers

    No reason to lift ban on silencers
    The National Rifle Association wants it. Silencer manufacturers want it. So if the NRA and money interests want it, you can expect that the state of Florida will very soon lift its 57-year-old ban on silencers for hunters. Even though it's bad...
  • Lots of life left in CFP bracket run for TCU, Baylor

    Put down those sharp objects, TCU football fans. Your team's impending drop in Tuesday's College Football Playoff rankings does not have to be dream-altering. And hang in there, Baylor fans. Your time is coming, although it would be hard to imagine a...
  • Guantanamo censors restore 'females' to prison guard hearing argument

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, CUBA Censors have restored the words "female" and "male" to a public version of a legal motion being argued at the war court this week over whether a captive can invoke Islam and refuse to be shackled by a woman. Several...
  • Why Putin's anti-NATO behavior makes sense to him, and many in Russia

    Why Putin's anti-NATO behavior makes sense to him, and many in Russia
    Russian President Vladimir Putin had an opportunity to lobby for easing international sanctions against his country last month when European and Asian leaders gathered for a summit in Milan, but for his most crucial meeting — a sit-down with...
  • Ace Frehley talks Kiss, the Hall of Fame and his new album

    This was the year that Kiss' long-awaited entry into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame became a case of "be careful what you wish for." The honor that the band and its Kiss Army lobbied for years to achieve turned into a mess when the Rock Hall limited...
  • Problems arise with Willowbrook village hall renovations

     Problems arise with Willowbrook village hall renovations
    Construction problems will delay until early next year a move into a renovated Village Hall, Willowbrook officials said. "It's often typical for this to happen when you're renovating an existing building," Village Administrator Tim Halik said. "It was...
  • Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry hosts shadow puppeteer Jim Napolitano

    On Nov. 15, Jim Napolitano performed for two sold-out audiences at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry. Napolitano performed "Shadows Around the World," one of four programs, built entirely around shadow puppets, that he brings to audiences all...