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  • Former history director remembered for ‘strong will’

     
    During long car rides, a young Joy Matthiessen knew she was in Des Plaines when she saw the mesmerizing copper dome of the now-demolished Earle …...
  • National Book Award finalists announced

     
    Books about Henry Ford's failed jungle experiment and a Faulkneresque novel about the lasting effects of war on memory are among the finalists for the 2009 National Book Award, which the National Book Foundation announced this morning. Five finalists...
  • When cancer spreads to the brain

     
    The first set of guidelines dealing with cancer that has spread to the brain calls for treatment with both surgery and radiation therapy instead of just radiation alone. The document, released today at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons meeting in........
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Dec. 8, 1959

     
    A Civic Confessional on Sin and Stupidity A few miles north of Charleston, South Carolina, on Highway 52, there's a brand new billboard welcoming travelers to the gracious, growing Dixie city. It reads: The Association of South Carolina Klans Knights of...
  • National Book Critics Circle finalists announced

     
    The National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for its 2009 awards in New York today. Author Elizabeth Strout, a 2008 finalist, announced the finalists at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe. This year's recipient of the Ivan Sandrof Lifetime...
  • Drury Lane planning an epic 'Ragtime'

     
    What recession? The Drury Lane Oakbrook says its upcoming staging of "Ragtime" will be the biggest show in the theater's history. Designer Kevin Depinet has added an elevator system and a 46-foot swinging bridge. And the cast will number 33......
  • After surgery, shoulder movement may not be up to par

     
    The rotator cuff surgery went well, but is everything back to normal? A new study suggests that despite having successful shoulder surgery, shoulder motion may be not be what it used to be. The study involved 14 participants, average age......
  • Skin transplants help patients with vitiligo

     
    Transplants of healthy skin cells from elsewhere on the body can alleviate the signs of vitiligo, a disfiguring loss of color in the skin, researchers from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit reported Tuesday at a Miami meeting of the American......
  • Back Story: Who was Susan, and was she truly lazy?

     
    Americans tend to think Lazy Susans are kitschy relics of the 1950s and 1960s, but the lineage turns out to be longer and more distinguished. Historians can trace the concept to 18th century England, when it was probably known as a dumbwaiter....
  • UCF basketball players excited to begin Donnie Jones era

     
    Here's an excerpt of an article I wrote for today's paper about new UCF basketball coach Donnie Jones: Sophomore point guard A.J. Rompza said the Knights are ready to work. Rompza said his teammates had a hard time letting go of veteran UCF coach Kirk...
  • Theater auditions: Bay Street Players’ “Ragtime”

     
    Auditions coming up in Eustis for their production of Ragtime the Musical. From their press release, below: Bay Street Players will hold auditions for the Tony Award-winning Ragtime, The Musical on April 19th & 20th at 7:30PM at 109 N. Bay Street, Eustis....