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  • Republicans use scandal in fight for Ron Calderon's Senate seat

    Republicans use scandal in fight for Ron Calderon's Senate seat
    Even with indicted lawmaker Ronald S. Calderon unable to seek reelection, the scandal enveloping the Democratic state senator has rubbed off on the campaign to replace him. The candidates, former Democratic Assemblyman Tony Mendoza and Republican...
  • Halloween hops and more to explore

    Halloween hops and more to explore
    By now, it seems as if the Halloween candy and costumes have been on store shelves since July. Well, the holiday is finally within view, and since All Hallow's Eve falls on a Friday this year, the events below offer a good excuse for a day trip or weekend...
  • Does world travel make CSO first-class?

    Does world travel make CSO first-class?
    The term "cultural ambassadors" is heard often when the Chicago Symphony Orchestra travels the world and performs in places where it rarely, if ever, has appeared before, countries such as Poland last week and Russia in 2012. The notion is that the...
  • John Kass: Democratic candidates have an Ebola problem

    The Sexy Ebola Nurse costume with thigh-high stockings revealing ample flesh above the knee -- yellow boots optional -- is here just in time for the November midterm elections, and for just $60. And it may be worn as a Halloween costume too. This Sexy...
  • Get ready for baseball!

    Get ready for baseball!
    Serious baseball fans love to head south to take in their favorite teams gearing up for next season during spring-training games. Another option is available even farther south with the Winter League Baseball Season in the Dominican Republic, home to many...
  • Ask Amy: Dad worries son's life might go to pot

    Ask Amy: Dad worries son's life might go to pot
    Dear Amy: My 18-year-old son started college this year. He has a part-time job and is paying for a new car to drive to school 30 miles from home. He lives at home, but makes bad choices by smoking pot! I have asked him to stop many times but he...
  • Blackhawks to travel with three goalies

    Blackhawks to travel with three goalies
    The Blackhawks will take three goalies on their trip against the Senators on Thursday and the Maple Leafs on Saturday. Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said the team will decide later on Thursday's starter. Since Corey Crawford became sidelined...
  • Travel tips and deals include New Orleans & Cajun Country tour

     Travel tips and deals include New Orleans & Cajun Country tour
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: •Gate 1 Travel has a seven-day/six-night escorted New Orleans & Cajun Country tour priced from $949 per person double occupancy....
  • This FedEx project debate wasn't much of one

    This FedEx project debate wasn't much of one
    In the same vein as the story of the tree falling in the woods comes the question: If they hold a public meeting and the public doesn't come, is it still a public meeting? One thing that's certain is that it doesn't make much of a sound. That's what a...
  • First trip home from college: How parents, students cope

     First trip home from college: How parents, students cope
    We're coming up on one of the watershed moments of a college student's freshman year — worse than the realization that the "freshman 15" is not an urban myth (except it's more like the "freshman 3") and more cringe-inducing than seeing a roommate in...
  • Tavares artist will do painting in every state park

    Tavares artist will do painting in every state park
    TAVARES — Sharon Osterholt is stocking up on sunscreen, bug spray and, in a belt-and-suspenders effort, itch-relief cream. On Saturday, she will embark on a 14-month tour of the state during which she will paint in "plein air" in all of Florida's...