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  • 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' drifts among 'all the lonely people'

    Serenely melancholy but unfailingly melodramatic, "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby" is a tone poem to love and loss thatgoes on too long and is more intent on creating a sad mood than withbreaking your heart or bringing you to tears. Writer-director...
  • Rejected professor Salaita wants U. of I. job or else he'll sue

    Rejected professor Salaita wants U. of I. job or else he'll sue
    CHAMPAIGN — Professor Steven Salaita, whose job offer was rescinded by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign because of his controversial social media comments about Israel, called on the school Tuesday to give him his position back....
  • Tips on how to choose guardians for your children

    Tips on how to choose guardians for your children
    If you have minor children and have not yet selected guardians, you are not unlike many parents who put off this critically important task. Perhaps you are waiting for the perfect guardians to present themselves, or you and your spouse/partner cannot...
  • Religion and oil: Two things about Islamic State no one wants to discuss

    To the editor: I read with frustration Doyle McManus' column on President Obama's strategic options for combating the threat from Islamic State. ("Obama's strategy to defeat Islamic State: a coalition of frenemies," Op-Ed, Sept. 6) Every week I read...
  • Razorbacks get back to the grind

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Arkansas - INSIDE SLANT It turned out beating Nicholls State last week was even easier than most anticipated. The Razorbacks scored on their first play and led 56-0 at halftime en route to a 73-7 win that snapped a...
  • Why America's wilderness matters

    I grew up in New York City, which is probably why I care so much about wilderness. For city kids, wild country was a novelty, not the feared adversary it was on various American frontiers. I got into it early and as often as possible, becoming one of...
  • New York Fashion Week: Optimism and eclecticism are in full bloom

    New York Fashion Week: Optimism and eclecticism are in full bloom
    After 10 days of fashion shows, it's hard to imagine there's a boundary left to push, a color that's gone unused or a silhouette that hasn't been relaxed. While the collections were all over the map (and in some cases, the maps were all over the...
  • Animator Signe Baumane Toons Into Adult Themes With 'Rocks in My Pockets'

    The imaginative and highly personal animated memoir "Rocks in My Pockets" marks a strong feature debut for Latvia-born, New York-based animator Signe Baumane, an idiosyncratic talent who dubs her four-year labor of love "a funny film about depression."...
  • Samuel E. Jackson Jr., psychologist

    Samuel E. Jackson Jr., psychologist
    Samuel E. Jackson Jr., a retired research psychologist who was a longtime active member of Kappa Alpha Psi, an historically black fraternity, died Sept. 1 at Howard County General Hospital of heart failure. He was 80. "He was a beacon of light in the...
  • Connecticut home invasion killer sues for Kosher meals on death row

    (Reuters) - A man sentenced to death for a triple murder in a brutal home invasion in Connecticut is suing to demand a Kosher diet as a newly declared Orthodox Jew, saying the prison's resistance has forced him into "starvation." Steven Hayes, 51,...
  • On the Town: Cabrini Literary Guild present tea event; Glendale Beautiful fall dinner

    On the Town: Cabrini Literary Guild present tea event; Glendale Beautiful fall dinner
    Cabrini Literary Guild members look forward to their membership tea each year. Besides kicking off their new year, the tea brings in new members as well. In spite of many groups losing members, Cabrini keeps attracting them. Their Garden Tea at the La...