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  • Shriners raise money to help teenage burn victim

    Shriners raise money to help teenage burn victim
    Nearly 120 local children are getting help from the Lake County Shriners this year because circumstances prevent their own families from providing the health care they need. Among them is 13-year-old Matt Baugh, who suffered burns over more than 70...
  • The burden of 'a normal life'

     The burden of 'a normal life'
    Without seeing him, Zachary Craig sounds like a normal boy. He cuddles with his favorite pet, a Shih Tzu named Fritz. He sways with ease through the monkey bars. Like any boy, he has pictures of his favorite idol on his bedroom wall: heroic...
  • 'Obama: Like a Boss' — bumper sticker for a true Chicagoan

     'Obama: Like a Boss' — bumper sticker for a true Chicagoan
    The Democrats have it all wrong when it comes to one of their choices for a new President Barack Obama bumper sticker: "Like a Boss." The Democrats foolishly think the phrase derives from an old rap song denoting cool competence. "Like a bowse" is how...
  • Sinai Hospital doctors pioneer limb-lengthening procedure

    Sinai Hospital doctors pioneer limb-lengthening procedure
    Chandler Crews sat on a bench outside of Sinai Hospital in Baltimore one recent day, put her feet on the ground and grinned. Sitting this way was impossible for the 20-year-old from Arkansas just a few years ago because she was born with achondroplasia,...
  • John Kass: 'Obama: Like a Boss' -- bumper sticker for a true Chicagoan

    The Democrats have it all wrong when it comes to one of their choices for a new President Barack Obama bumper sticker: "Like a Boss." The Democrats foolishly think the phrase derives from an old rap song denoting cool competence. "Like a bowse" is how...
  • Markings tell the most important story when dating pottery

    What can you tell us about this platter? The family story is that it was found hidden in the wall of a Baltimore hotel that was under demolition, and that it was put there to save it during the Civil War. My grandfather got it between 1920-1935. A: I...
  • Shriners' hospitals forged health care system built on compassion and commitment

    http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com In the early 1920s, a polio epidemic was sweeping the country, causing countless children to suffer, and their families to be faced with finding long-term medical care. At the same time, a fraternal organization, Shriners...
  • Verdugo Views: Distinguished alum has Armenian heritage

    Verdugo Views: Distinguished alum has Armenian heritage
    Glendale native Paul Ignatius, retired Secretary of the Navy, will be honored at this year’s Glendale Educational Foundation event as a distinguished Hoover High alumnus. Born in 1920, Ignatius grew up on Columbus Avenue in a Spanish-style house...
  • Cannes Film Festival: Nothing succeeds like excess -- and a white badge

    Cannes Film Festival: Nothing succeeds like excess -- and a white badge
    CANNES, France — The class envy raging through F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” helps to explain why teenage readers, usually assigned the book in school, fall under its spell. So sad about that doomed love, the kids sigh....
  • Slow down, it's Maine

    BELFAST, Maine — The first sign says, "Slow." Then, about 50 feet down this back road in mid-coast Maine, there's a second sign. It says, "Slower." I ease up on the pedal. That about sums up the rhythm of life in this part of Maine, which is...
  • Art Donovan, The Storyteller

    Art Donovan, The Storyteller
    In 1975, Sun reporter Frederic Kelly sat down with Art Donovan, turned on a tape recorder and let the Colts' first Hall of Famer spin tales about his playing days. Here are some excerpts: "We used to throw cold buckets of water on each other, and one...