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  • Faith and Values: Psalms offer hope in face of evil

    Faith and Values: Psalms offer hope in face of evil
    All is not right with the world and never has been. Bad things happen. There are evil people. We yearn for deliverance from ugly injustice and revolting brutality. Loud cries to heaven fall on deaf ears, or so it seems. No legions of angels rush to defend...
  • Developers riding 606 trail deeper into Northwest Side

    Developers riding 606 trail deeper into Northwest Side
    Along portions of Chicago's 606 trail, it's hard to tell the construction workers from the construction workers. Some are working on the much-anticipated, elevated recreation space along Bloomingdale Avenue expected to open in June. Others are...
  • EPA orders BMW to lower fuel economy claims on four Mini models

    EPA orders BMW to lower fuel economy claims on four Mini models
    The Environmental Protection Agency is continuing its crackdown on auto companies that issue inflated fuel economy claims for their vehicles, this time ordering BMW to lower the estimates for four of its 2014 Mini Cooper cars. During an EPA audit of the...
  • Faith and Values: An eternal choice before Election Day

    Faith and Values: An eternal choice before Election Day
    Election Day is creeping up on us. Because it's "only" a mid-term election, it doesn't garner the interest of a presidential election, although politicians and wannabees are screaming for our attention and screaming at each other. Voters hope their...
  • Top Large Employer: Whole Foods Teamwork Is A Natural

    Top Large Employer: Whole Foods Teamwork Is A Natural
    GLASTONBURY — It's not uncommon at the Whole Foods Market to see a department manager unloading boxes of food and stocking a shelf. "No member of leadership is asking anybody to do something that they've never done themselves. It's absolutely a...
  • What to say when you can't say anything nice about a boss

    DEAR JOYCE: The former boss who fired me was such a snakehead I would choke if I had to say anything good about him. Why can't I just tell the truth about why I left: "Personality conflict with my manager?" What's wrong with that? - C.J. You jest --...
  • Faith and Values: Caring for the interest in others is our joy

    I've been thinking about what Paul wrote to the church in Philippi: "Let each of you look not to your own interest, but to the interests of others." If you think of yourself as a self-made person, then Paul's idea may be difficult for you to swallow....
  • Systemic failure in a society with skewed values

    Alibis, apologies, excuses spew from the NFL and team offices. The heavy foot of corporate sponsorship weighs in to exert influence on decisions. The excesses are scrutinized, and the patronage of women viewers becomes the focus of the debate. Where...
  • Kenya Bans Toronto Fest Film 'Stories of Our Lives' Over Gay Themes

    Just weeks after its Toronto preem, a film that explores life in Kenya's LGBT community was banned by that country's government on the grounds that it "promotes homosexuality." "Stories of Our Lives," a collection of five fictional vignettes based on the...
  • A philosopher's guide to decision-making: First, trust yourself

    A philosopher's guide to decision-making: First, trust yourself
    Often the most stressful part of making a decision is the possibility of making the wrong choice. We spend hours pondering the "what ifs" and soliciting advice from confidants. Ruth Chang, professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, said we devote...
  • Fired E.O. Smith Soccer Coach Faces Obscenity, Morals Charges

     Fired E.O. Smith Soccer Coach Faces Obscenity, Morals Charges
    MANSFIELD — The girls soccer coach at E.O. Smith High School has been fired and faces a variety of charges after he allegedly distributed an inappropriate sexual video that was viewed by juveniles, police said. Jeffrey M. Sirois, 57, of Lebanon,...