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Easter

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  • What Vladimir Putin chooses not to know about Russian history

    KGB agents are apparently not taught history, or so it would seem from Vladimir Putin's recent statement that only "God knows" how a portion of southeastern Ukraine ever became part of that country. The Russian president refers to the region as "New...
  • On L.A.'s skid row, the challenge of the Resurrection

    On L.A.'s skid row, the challenge of the Resurrection
    I go to Mass almost every Sunday, but I try to avoid the big holidays. Especially Easter. In most Christian churches, Easter is a kind of triumphalistic affirmation of Christian certainty. My sense is that the Resurrection is not a celebration; it is a...
  • Retail sales nearly flat in April

    Retail sales nearly flat in April
    U.S. shoppers sat on their wallets in April despite the lure of warm spring weather and the late Easter holiday, leaving retail sales stagnant as other economic indicators improved. A gauge of retail sales ticked up 0.1% last month from the month...
  • 160 miles of gridlock: Traffic fuels concern for Brazil's World Cup

    RIO DE JANEIRO — Highways and bus transit ground to a halt in parts of Brazil early Friday, and flights were delayed as Brazilians launched on their long Easter holiday weekend. Brazil's transportation system has been the subject of heated...
  • Passover and Easter are both holidays of hope -- and promise

    Passover will be celebrated this year beginning on Monday evening, April 14, with the first Seder--the Passover meal. Easter Sunday this year falls on April 20 for all Christian denominations, and although this single Christian date for Easter will not...
  • Throwback Thursday: Orlando Easter Parade

    Throwback Thursday: Orlando Easter Parade
    This weekend, Central Florida children will search high and low for eggs the Easter Bunny leaves behind. Above, the Easter Bunny (also known as Barbara Fleming) offers a treat to Ronnie Jones during the 1964 Easter Parade. photoeditor@tribune.com Follow...
  • Dogs nose out Easter treats

    Dogs nose out Easter treats
    Imagine a menacing 30-foot tall Easter Bunny with five-foot long buck teeth, and you can begin to understand what it was like to be Clair Shumon Turner. She is Pauline Ignas' tiny toy poodle, one of about 30 dogs participating in the recent Winnetka...
  • Tinley Park, Orland Park, Frankfort, Mokena, Bolingbrook entertainment calendar: April 7

    Tinley Park, Orland Park, Frankfort, Mokena, Bolingbrook entertainment calendar: April 7
    Fun things to do in Tinley Park, Orland Park, Frankfort, Mokena and Bolingbrook from April 11-22. TINLEY PARK Bunny Hop Prizes for best Easter bonnets, an egg hunt and craft show will be part of the Tinley Park Bunny Hop from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday,...
  • Geneva Park District dedicates park dock to late alderman

     Geneva Park District dedicates park dock to late alderman
    A new teaching area at Peck Farm Park now officially bears the name of Ralph Dantino, a Geneva alderman and park district supporter who helped create the expansive park around the new dock. A crowd of family and friends gathered at Peck Farm on a...
  • Moraine Township to hold food drive

    Moraine Township to hold food drive
    Moraine Township is partnering with Sunset Foods in Highland Park this Friday and Saturday in a special food drive entering the Passover and Easter holidays, highlighting a growing food insecurity in the community. Hours will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. both...
  • Easter service at SeaWorld: Christ, Tebow, Shamu

    Easter service at SeaWorld: Christ, Tebow, Shamu
    On any other Sunday, the Niebrugge family would be in the pews for the morning service at Metro Church in Winter Springs. But this being Easter Sunday, they got up at 4 a.m. and drove through the darkness and the drizzle to find their seats, along...