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Easter

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Weekend preview: Think globally, drink beer

    Weekend preview: Think globally, drink beer
    With apologies to the many accomplished musicians performing on Fort Lauderdale beach this weekend, the most important improvement at the ocean-ecology-minded Tortuga Music Festival is the news that the house beer this year is Corona (replacing last year&...
  • Brutal cold in the north chased record tourists to Florida

    Knee-knocking cold in the north chased a record number of tourists to the Sunshine State in the first three months of the year. Driven by South Florida, the state set a record for filling hotel rooms, according to figures released Monday. And in...
  • Pope denounces 'wastefulness' in Easter address

    Pope denounces 'wastefulness' in Easter address
    Pope Francis, in his Easter address before a huge crowd, on Sunday denounced the "immense wastefulness" in the world while many go hungry and called for an end to conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Africa. "We ask you, Lord Jesus, to put an end to all...
  • Jobless claims fall to lowest level in nearly seven years

    Jobless claims fall to lowest level in nearly seven years
    Initial jobless claims plunged last week to their lowest level in nearly seven years, a sign that the labor market was picking up traction. The number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits dropped to 300,000 last week, a decrease of 32,000 from...
  • 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...
  • Australian artist releases new Noah GIF, chats with Tribune

    Australian artist releases new Noah GIF, chats with Tribune
    While Aussie artist Chris Edser slept half-a-world away, Chicago sports fans were abuzz Wednesday about his cartoon GIFs of Bulls center Joakim Noah. Edser released another GIF overnight on basketball art blog Ron Artist, this one of Jo swatting Lebron...
  • Review: High-def recording of L.A. Phil's 'The Other Mary' is otherworldly.

     Review: High-def recording of L.A. Phil's 'The Other Mary' is otherworldly.
    In a perfect colossally Minimalist world, where resources and rehearsal time are no object, the Los Angeles Philharmonic might have concluded its Minimalist Jukebox festival Sunday with a revival of John Adams' "The Gospel According to the Other Mary." It...
  • Review: 'Heaven Is for Real' soars best when grounded in earthly life

    Conviction is the word that keeps coming to mind in watching "Heaven Is for Real," the latest faith-based film to debut this Passover-Easter season. It is there in Todd Burpo's story of his 4-year-old son's near-death experience, which the Nebraska...