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  • Boston Marathon victims to be honored

     Boston Marathon victims to be honored
    Volker Fischer, of Highland Park, had just crossed the finish line when the first bomb exploded behind him, sending dark smoke into the air on that fateful day in downtown Boston. Skokie resident Luni Tiongson was about two blocks beyond the finish...
  • Setting priorities in Balto. Co. [Editorial]

    Setting priorities in Balto. Co.  [Editorial]
    The prevailing governing philosophy of Baltimore County might well be summed up, with apologies to Henry David Thoreau, as "That government is best which governs least interestingly." As such, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz appeared to go to great...
  • Tax refund psychology says splurge in order to save

    Tax refund psychology says splurge in order to save
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - There are many enterprises out there trying to separate you from your tax refund - from splurges such as airlines tickets for a celebratory vacation or for good purposes, like putting it all in a college savings account. Deciding...
  • After Boston, beware DIY attacks: Front & Center

    After Boston, beware DIY attacks: Front & Center
    A year after two terrorist bombs killed three people and injured more than 260 at the Boston Marathon, law-enforcement agencies and security experts are still dissecting the details of that devastating day for lessons that might prevent similar attacks in...
  • With Help Of Winning Coaches, Depressing Date Gets New Shine

    With Help Of Winning Coaches, Depressing Date Gets New Shine
    HARTFORD — As the UConn men's basketball coach, one who would later say he isn't going anywhere, stepped up to speak outside the State Capitol on Sunday, thousands of UConn fans began chanting, "Ol-lie! Ol-lie!" No lie, the earth rumbled and it...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Charter Oak's Inquiry Gallery

    Charter Oak International Academy was transformed April 10, as students and staff staged their second annual Inquiry Gallery. In every corner of the school, student work was displayed and presented. Hundreds of parents and community members joined in as...
  • Can conservatives be fixed scientifically?

     Can conservatives be fixed scientifically?
    Thanks to learned scientists, I've discovered that I suffer from a mental problem afflicting millions of Americans. It's not really a disease. It's more like a peculiarity, one that irritates polite society, yet may be corrected with surgery to the...
  • Corporations Not Individuals

    Paul LaRocca's recent letter regarding corporate rights and limitations brings to mind the entire issue surrounding the court's decision that corporations are entities akin to people. To me that would suggest that every individual in a corporation/...
  • John Kass: Researchers diagnose conservatism, but is there a cure?

    Thanks to learned scientists, I've discovered that I suffer from a mental problem afflicting millions of Americans. It's not really a disease. It's more like a peculiarity, one that irritates polite society yet may be corrected with surgery to the...
  • 2014 Tour start one of hardest ever - Prudhomme

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Grand Depart of the Tour de France in England in July will be one of the toughest ever with rivals for overall victory jostling for early ascendancy from the word go, according to race director Christian Prudhomme. The opening...
  • Researchers finding ways to erase unhappy memories

     Researchers finding ways to erase unhappy memories
    We all have things we'd like to forget — being the victim of a crime, a bad relationship, an embarrassing faux pas. What if we could erase those bad memories? Or at least take the edge off them? Over the last 10 or 15 years, researchers have...