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  • 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...
  • Oktoberfest already?

    Oktoberfest already?
    Yes, already. And why not? It's prime weather for an outdoor beer festival here in Orlando, and there's more than a few venues looking to get a jump on things. Besides, if you know your Oktoberfest, you're already hip to the fact that it starts in...
  • Nature-minded volunteers needed for 'Wings and Wildflowers Festival'

    Lake County will have its third annual "Wings and Wildflowers Festival" set for Oct. 3-5 at Venetian Gardens in Leesburg. Vendors will be located outside and inside the community center. Organizers are seeking nature-minded volunteers to assist program...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Charles Saunders Mallory June 12, 1922 - March 9, 2013

    Charles Saunders Mallory June 12, 1922 - March 9, 2013
    It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of our beloved father Charles Mallory. The funeral services will be held on Friday, March 15, 2013 at 3:00 pm at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Church of the Hills, Hollywood Hills, 6300 Forest...
  • Smith, Edwards win late model features at Langley Speedway

    HAMPTON — Nick Smith and Greg Edwards each scored a victory as they divided the Shriners Twin 75s for the late model stock cars, the featured events of Saturday evening’s program at Langley Speedway. In the opener, Smith slipped by Matt Waltz...
  • Donna Lee Jacobson Starkey Haeckel 9/13/1928 - 8/8/2013

    Donna was born on September 13, 1928, to Malta and Laura (Thorson) Jacobson of Wallingford, Iowa. She went to school in Wallingford graduating from Estherville High School. She then attended Grinnell College and Iowa State University where she graduated...
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