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  • Ancient Mexicans bred wolf-dog hybrids, anthropological study finds

     
    Mexican researchers said Wednesday they have identified jawbones found in the pre-Hispanic ruins of Teotihuacan as those of wolf-dogs that were apparently crossbred as a symbol of the city's warriors. The National Institute of Anthropology and History...
  • MOCA takes down anti-war mural: should it be removed?

     
    Street art may be making long-deserved waves in the art world these days, but that doesn't mean graffiti gurus are ready for the gallery scene just yet. Some growing pains, as reported by our colleagues at the L.A. Times: The Italian street artist Blu,...
  • Historical Society’s 22nd ornament features Tinley Park Dairy

     
    Don’t forget to save a spot on your Christmas tree for this year’s ornament from the Tinley Park Historical Society’s Historic Ornament Series. The society’s …...
  • Avenue businesses ready for holiday festival

     
    Store owners in the Avenue Business Association are hoping their second celebration can be even bigger than the first. Businesses will be kicking off the …...
  • Lots of holiday happenings in St. Augustine

     
      Lots of holiday stuff on the calendar in St. Augustine this weekend. Check out the list: G.I. HOLIDAY JUKEBOX AT LIMELIGHT THEATRE Set during Christmas in World War II, four fictitious Hollywood stars put together a string of 1940s hits to entertain...
  • Jerry West and James Worthy chime in on which Lakers great should get a statue next

     
    There Jerry West stood at Star Plaza outside Staples Center, feeling nearly embarrassed that a statue would be unveiled in his honor during the NBA's All-Star weekend. He lamented that his 14-year career with the Lakers, from 1960 to 1974, featured more...
  • Arctic waters open for "cautious" leasing after 2012

     
    Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's announcement about a "cautious" approach to offshore oil development opens the door to leasing new waters in the Arctic after 2012 and clears the way for full review of a proposed new exploratory well in the......
  • National monument status urged for Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

     
    Forget healthcare reform, cap and trade, deficit reduction. For congressional stalemates, there's no more evergreen a fight than whether to drill for oil in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Don't expect it to get resolved next year. With the...
  • Historical Society puts house up for sale

     
    The Fisher-Wright House is up for sale, with its owner, the Des Plaines Historical Society, hoping the proceeds will help with operations and repairs at …...
  • Jeanie Buss: Jerry West statue will feature him as a player

     
    On hearing the news that the Lakers would unveil a statue of former star Jerry West outside Staples Center during NBA All-Star weekend, a conundrum popped into Kobe Bryant's mind. "You have to try to decide on what statue to put up there, him as a...
  • Readers share Jerry West statue ideas and opine on which Laker should next get a statue

     
    Here are some of the proposals on what the Jerry West statue should like and who should be the next Laker to get a statue. On what Jerry West statue should be "Jerry West...will it look like the logo, him sitting at a desk with multiple trophies (so you...