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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • With Shocking Abortion Scene Restored, 'Nymphomaniac' Makes Venice Fest Most Daring

    If the 2014 festival circuit were a contest -- and why shouldn't it be, since these lofty-minded sprocket operas pit the directors whose work they screen in competition against one another? -- then the Venice film festival emerges the winner. That will...
  • U.S. small business confidence edges slightly higher in August: NFIB

     U.S. small business confidence edges slightly higher in August: NFIB
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. small business optimism edged slightly higher in August as more owners said they expected business conditions to improve in coming months and planned to increase capital spending, according to a survey released on Tuesday....
  • A Foreign Legion for losers

    A Foreign Legion for losers
    On the Internet, you’re never really alone. Name any fad, any cause, any hobby or passion — Shaker furniture? Dungeons and Dragons? Bolivian tree frogs? — and you’re only a few clicks away from someone who shares your obsession....
  • 'Race's' incendiary topic defused by Mamet's underwritten characters

    'Race's' incendiary topic defused by Mamet's underwritten characters
    "The law, Mr. Strickland, is not an exercise in metaphysics. But an alley fight." This sentiment, articulated by an African American law partner to a wealthy white man accused of raping an African American woman in David Mamet's "Race," handily sums...
  • Gioco chef has rules on eating out

    Gioco chef has rules on eating out
    On Wabash Avenue just south of Roosevelt Road in a revitalized part of Chicago sits Gioco. From the outside, the entrance seems unassuming. If you drive by too fast, you just might miss it. Inside, quaintness abounds, with subdued lighting, plenty of...
  • Tom Thumb's 'Raucous Adventures' Become The Tale In New Novel

    Tom Thumb's 'Raucous Adventures' Become The Tale In New Novel
    Tom Thumb was one of the first international entertainment celebrities. P.T. Barnum's legendary tiny song-and-dance man, a Bridgeport native, made both commoners and kings giddy with delight at his unusual small stature, his talent and his elaborate...
  • Healing waters? It's what the beach life does for us

     Healing waters? It's what the beach life does for us
    Ahhh, the beach. The baking sun, soft sand, cresting waves and sea breeze on your face. There's nothing quite like spending time at South Florida's beaches. Why do we feel so good there? And are the benefits from the beach physical or psychological?...
  • Struggle against totalitarianism continues

    As we mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, alarming gains by the terrorist group known as the Islamic State, along with continued threats from al-Qaida and others, make it clear that the danger of terrorist mass murder is by no...