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  • Wilmette 'Jeopardy!' champ back in the game as wild-card contestant

    Wilmette 'Jeopardy!' champ back in the game as wild-card contestant
    Wilmette's intrepid "Jeopardy!" champ Julia Collins is back in the game again, after netting a coveted Tournament of Champions wild-card spot on Friday's show. Collins, a Kenilworth native who placed second after competing in the elite tournament on...
  • State Football: Sacred Heart Claims Postseason Spot

    RJ Noel threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Tyle Dube with 2:30 left, giving Sacred Heart a 14-7 victory against Bryant on Saturday in Fairfield and a second straight Northeast Conference title and FCS playoff berth. The Pioneers (9-2, 5-1) went 91 yards...
  • Gruber confession renders Obama cynicism transparent

    It's not exactly the Ems Dispatch (the diplomatic cable Bismarck doctored to provoke the 1870 Franco-Prussian War). But what the just-resurfaced Gruber Confession lacks in world-historical consequence, it makes up for in world-class cynicism. This October...
  • Who are you calling stupid?

    Who are you calling stupid?
    "Stupid is as stupid does" -- Forrest Gump Unless you regularly follow conservative media, you may not have heard what one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) thinks about you. Jonathan Gruber is a Massachusetts Institute of...
  • S. Donald Stookey dies at 99; creator of CorningWare kitchen dishes

    S. Donald Stookey, a scientist who created the durable, heat-resistant ceramic glass called CorningWare, has died. He was 99. Stookey died Tuesday at an assisted-living center in Rochester, N.Y., said his son Donald Stookey. He said his father broke a...
  • Smug Obama administration duped the public

     Smug Obama administration duped the public
    The viral video of the week, at least among policy wonks, shows one of Obamacare's key architects saying that the health care law passed only because the administration deceived the public. MIT professor Jonathan Gruber spoke candidly — and...
  • State Football Capsules: Huge Game For Sacred Heart

    Saturday's matchup between Sacred Heart and Bryant in Fairfield is essentially a conference championship game. Sacred Heart, looking to earn the Northeast Conference's automatic bid to the FCS playoffs for the second year in a row, enters 8-2, 4-1 in NEC...
  • Jon Stewart, Sen. Al Franken: Sunday guests

    Jon Stewart, Sen. Al Franken: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning lineup of guests: Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., talk to "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon on CNN. A panel on Obama and immigration features Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.;  Alberto Gonzales, former...
  • At 90, suburban man learns new way to fly

    At 90, suburban man learns new way to fly
    At 90 years old, Joe Cook is no adrenaline junkie. But, lately, he has found that he enjoys the sensation of skydiving. "I was surprised that there were such things," said Cook, who has taken up indoor skydiving at the Naperville iFly facility. "I...
  • Obamacare was sold on a pack of lies

    Obamacare was sold on a pack of lies
    It's not exactly the Ems Dispatch (the diplomatic cable Otto von Bismarck doctored to provoke the 1870 Franco-Prussian War). But what the just-resurfaced Gruber Confession lacks in world-historical consequence, it makes up for in world-class cynicism....
  • Arrogance plus deception equals Obamacare. Ask Gruber.

    Arrogance plus deception equals Obamacare. Ask Gruber.
    "We have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it ...." — Then-U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Obamacare, March 9, 2010 . Words to live by: Thou shalt not lie. Especially when thou mess with one-sixth of the U.S. economy. And...