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  • Review: 'Rebel Yell' by S.C. Gwynne

    Review: 'Rebel Yell' by S.C. Gwynne
    The day after Confederate Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's victory at Cedar Mountain, he stepped out of his tent and saw a Union prisoner of war trying to pluck hairs from the general's horse, Little Sorrel. "My friend," Jackson asked his enemy, "why...
  • UCLA football: Pac-12 games could end up on DirecTV

    UCLA football: Pac-12 games could end up on DirecTV
    TEMPE, Ariz. — Pac-12 fans might actually have a glimmer of hope. The Pac-12 Networks could yet end up on DirecTV, as Commissioner Larry Scott again expressed optimism. This time, though, it wasn't entirely based on winning a tug-of-war with the...
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the irreplaceable Supreme Court justice

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the irreplaceable Supreme Court justice
    To the editor: I find the debate about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg more than fascinating, and I understand those who would have her retire so that President Obama may pick her replacement. ("Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg signals she has no...
  • Muslim scholars rebuke ISIS terrorism

    More than 120 Muslim scholars have denounced the Islamic extremism of the Islamic State terrorists as being unfaithful to the Quaran. The scholars, from around the world, issued an 18-page letter debunking the extremist ideology using passages of the...
  • Is the depth of PGA Tour talent stronger than ever?

    CARY North Carolina (Reuters) - It is often said that the depth of talent on the PGA Tour has become stronger than ever, but does this apparently widespread belief stand up to statistical analysis? There are several ways to 'measure' depth but, at...
  • Today's world is different

    Today's world is different
    My son called me last evening. He asked me, "Mom, you were very young during the Second World War. How would you rate what is going on today with what went on in the early 1940's, on a scale of 1-10, 10 being the lowest?" I answered, "A 15!" "But...
  • Kane County strikes 2-year deal with Diamondbacks

    Kane County strikes 2-year deal with Diamondbacks
    One week after their two-year working agreement ended with the Chicago Cubs, the Kane County Cougars announced Wednesday that they reached a two-year player development contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks' organization. Coincidentally, the...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Statistics don't always tell a true story

    I didn't want to comment on the article appearing in the Valley Sun titled, “Mom: Teens need more sleep.” I had other fish to fry but the idea that school days should be started later to give teens more sleep rubbed me the wrong way....
  • Perceived norms influence teen sex activity more than peer pressure

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Teens' perceptions of how sexually active their peers are may have the greatest impact on their own sexual behavior, suggests a new analysis of previous studies. But actual peer pressure had the smallest effect on teens'...
  • 'Hector' wastes a lot of travel time in 'the Search for Happiness'

    Somehow, the culture has twisted the hunt for happiness into a need to travel ... the world. Maybe that's just Hollywood shorthand, but every Walter Mitty seems to think that "the answer" lies in an effort to "Eat, Pray, Love" your way through a lot of...
  • Football | Carmel showing reasons for optimism

    Football | Carmel showing reasons for optimism
    Carmel, Lake Zurich and Mundelein all hoped to have better records as the midway point of the season draws near. In the case of the Corsairs, there is plenty of reason for optimism even if a 2-2 mark isn't their ideal scenario. Friday's performance...