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  • '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...
  • Gerald A. Larue dies at 98; former minister debunked biblical stories

    Gerald A. Larue dies at 98; former minister debunked biblical stories
    Gerald A. Larue — an ordained minister who became an agnostic, archeologist, religious scholar and debunker of claims such as Lazarus rising from the dead and the discovery of Noah's ark — has died. He was 98. The longtime USC professor of...
  • 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...
  • What products should kids have the right to buy?

    What products should kids have the right to buy?
    Should children have the legal right to purchase products that are excessively high in added sugar, such as soda and candy? The quick and obvious answer is "yes." After all, sugary products are a source of calories, and calories are required for survival....
  • 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...
  • GRAD GIFT GUIDE

    GRAD GIFT GUIDE
    Got a graduate? Get them something good: Seeing double: The AOC Portable USB Monitor The AOC Portable USB Monitor is an ultra-light USB plug-in monitor that permits you to have two screens working on one computer. It extends your desktop, allowing...
  • Health benefits of parkrun stretch well beyond the physical

    LONDON (Reuters) - The thousands of Britons who take to their local green space each week for a mass five kilometer parkrun can expect to reap health benefits well beyond losing a few pounds and lowering their blood pressure. Scientists who have...
  • It all starts at the back, smiles Saint Ronald

    SOUTHAMPTON England (Reuters) - "Building a house you don't start up, you start down," explains Ronald Koeman, with the air of a philosopher imparting great wisdom. "That makes winning teams." Recent evidence suggests the art of defence has fallen out of...
  • 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....
  • Rower's route from Boy Scout to bomber to fugitive

    PHILADELPHIA During the chaotic late 1960s at the University of Wisconsin, an epicenter of that era's crumbling of conformity, the marijuana haze was sometimes as thick as the tear gas. But Leo Burt's drug of choice was discipline. The serious-minded...