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  • Reed returns to site of first PGA win

    The Sports Xchange By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange Reed returns to site of first PGA win A star was born last year in the Wyndham Championship after 21-year-old Jordan Spieth closed with a 5-under-par 65 to get into a playoff with Patrick Reed....
  • Group removes tweet comparing Michigan official to George Wallace

    A Twitter post made by a pro-charter lobbying group comparing Michigan schools Superintendent Mike Flanagan to iconic racist George Wallace has been removed after harsh criticism from social media users. On Thursday, the Great Lakes Education Project,...
  • We should get angry over any senseless murders, race aside

    The killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown has rightly provoked widespread outrage, drawing international media attention and prompting a comment from President Obama. The same should be true — but tragically is not — of the killing of 3-year-...
  • Martin Dyckman: Times change, and politicians can also

    Our texts today are not Biblical, but they are definitely topical. A wise man changes his mind often, a fool never -Spanish proverb. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines –...
  • Racial prejudice and militarized cops are a bad mix [Commentary]

    Racial prejudice and militarized cops are a bad mix [Commentary]
    The killing of a young black man by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., and the subsequent military-style police response to protests has illuminated two very disturbing phenomena. One is older than our republic -- racial prejudice -- and the other is...
  • Prosecutorial indiscretion [Commentary]

    Prosecutorial indiscretion [Commentary]
    On an evening in June 2013, New Jersey Det. Joseph Walker was driving his minivan along Route 3 near Interstate 97 with his wife and three young children when he accidentally drifted into Joseph Harvey Jr.'s lane of traffic. Harvey, who was with a...
  • Suspect in Joliet double murder: 'It feels like a dream; it's not real'

    Suspect in Joliet double murder: 'It feels like a dream; it's not real'
    Hours after Joliet police discovered the bodies of two men in her friend’s home, Bethany McKee repeatedly told an investigator she was in disbelief. “I knew in my head they were dead, but still in my head they couldn’t be,”...
  • Orland Park townhome group changed rental rules over race, suit alleges

    Orland Park townhome group changed rental rules over race, suit alleges
    An Orland Park townhome association amended its bylaws to prohibit unit owners from renting their units because one man’s potential tenants were black, the Illinois attorney general’s office alleges in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Cook...
  • SketchFactor app identifies 'sketchy' neighborhoods

    SketchFactor app identifies 'sketchy' neighborhoods
    A new app uses crowd-sourced data to identify which neighborhoods can be considered "sketchy" or unsafe, but some people are saying SketchFactor may promote racial discrimination, according to PC Mag. Apple and Android users can download the app onto...
  • Ricky Gervais to Produce David Brent Movie with BBC

    LONDON -- Ricky Gervais is to produce a feature film centering on David Brent, the character he played in the original BBC version of TV comedy series "The Office." The movie, "Life on the Road," will follow Brent's progress in the 15 years since...
  • Hearings begin on former BWI fire chief's disputed termination

    Hearings begin on former BWI fire chief's disputed termination
    Hearings began Monday on claims by BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport's former acting fire chief that he was unfairly terminated earlier this year after raising concerns about racial bias within the department. Gregory Lawrence, who is black, said he believes...