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  • Chicago book news: Jessie Ann Foley, Charles Finch receive honors

    Chicago book news: Jessie Ann Foley, Charles Finch receive honors
    "The Carnival at Bray" by Jessie Ann Foley was named a Michael L. Printz Honor Book by the American Library Association earlier this month. Foley is an English teacher at William Howard Taft High School.
  • 107-year-old woman lives life without regrets

    107-year-old woman lives life without regrets
    Brunette Sestito apologizes for having a little trouble hearing. The new battery her daughter put in her hearing aid helps, but Sestito still misses the occasional word. Of course, as she points out, she is 107. Sestito, a resident of Lehigh Commons...

    Travel books: A century of Beverly Hills; a look at Myanmar

    Travel books: A century of Beverly Hills; a look at Myanmar
    "Beverly Hills: The First 100 Years" Rizzoli, $100 It seems only right that a book celebrating Beverly Hills' centennial anniversary costs $100. The price matches the heft and ambition of Robert S. Anderson's massive and heavily illustrated tome. In...

    Bernie Sanders' Long-Shot Presidential Bid

    Bernie Sanders' Long-Shot Presidential Bid
    The young man who answered the phone in the Senate office of Vermont's Bernie Sanders told the caller, a would-be campaign contributor, that it is illegal for funds to be accepted on federal property. He advised the person to contact Sanders' political...

    How San Diego's, San Francisco's rival 1915 expositions shaped them

    How San Diego's, San Francisco's rival 1915 expositions shaped them
    A hundred years ago, San Francisco had something to prove. Its leaders wanted the world to know they had rebuilt since the earthquake and fires of 1906, and they wanted to woo the travelers and commerce that would be headed west through the just-...