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  • Club Calendar: Waukegan Historical Society to mark anniversary of Lincoln assassination

    Club meetings and events throughout the county. WEDNESDAY, April 15 Kiwanis Club of Grayslake: Noon at State Bank of the Lakes, 50 Commerce Drive. Libertyville Lions Club: 7 p.m. at Libertyville Civic Center, 125 W. Church St. Collects used eye...
  • Up North for April 9

    Up North for April 9
    Things to do and see in southern Wisconsin. ART ANDERSON ARTS CENTER: 121 66th St., Kenosha. (262) 653-048; http://www.andersonartscenter.com.. KAALEIDOSCOPE GALLERY: Kenosha Art Association, 5615 7th Ave., Kenosha. (262) 654-0065. Student Art...
  • Dwayne Johnson pumped for 'Furious 7'

    Dwayne Johnson pumped for 'Furious 7'
    When Dwayne Johnson thumbed a ride on "Fast and Furious" back in 2011, he instantly gave the film series a needed boost of energy. Some critics, such as Jim Slotek from The Toronto Sun, went so far as to suggest that Johnson saved the franchise,...
  • Leyden revives play for 150th anniversary of Lincoln's death

    Leyden revives play for 150th anniversary of Lincoln's death
    On the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination, Leyden theater students will take on the challenge of reproducing both the play the president was watching and his death. On April 14, 1865, Lincoln was watching the third act of...
  • Updated: Maryland turns macabre in coming weeks

    Updated: Maryland turns macabre in coming weeks
    This story has been updated since its Tuesday web publication. This is Baltimore's morbid spring. The city where Edgar Allan Poe gave up the ghost has always had a soft spot for the historic macabre. But in the next month, more cultural activities...
  • Remembering Selma: Participants recall historic march 50 years later

    Remembering Selma: Participants recall historic march 50 years later
    They didn't know each other 50 years ago when they took separate road trips to Selma, Ala. For that matter, they still don't know each other even though they remain united by history — by each of their decisions to answer Martin Luther King Jr.'...
  • Shootings of officers also deserve full investigation

    Shootings of officers also deserve full investigation
    I was totally distressed about the attempted assassination of the two police officers in Ferguson, Mo. When will the president send Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate this and the assassination of the two police officers in New York City?...
  • How Nemtsov's killing puts Putin in the crosshairs

    How Nemtsov's killing puts Putin in the crosshairs
    Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov's killing is not just a tragedy for Russia, but could be a harbinger of political turbulence. Commentary in the West implicitly blames President Vladimir Putin, highlighting the long list of Putin critics who have...
  • Hundreds mark 50 years since Malcolm X's assassination

    Activists, actors and politicians gathered Saturday in New York City to honor civil rights leader Malcolm X with a ceremony at the Harlem site where he was assassinated 50 years ago. About 300 people converged to hear remarks from one of Malcolm X's six...
  • Western Springs garage owner an institution in town

    Western Springs garage owner an institution in town
    There are iconic figures where only their first name is needed. Las Vegas has Celine. Cleveland has LeBron. Chicago has Rahm. Western Springs has Wally. The longtime owner of Wally's Garage, Wally Kloog is a renaissance man. Go into his auto repair shop...
  • David Oyelowo and director Ava DuVernay show a very human Dr. King in 'Selma'

    David Oyelowo and director Ava DuVernay show a very human Dr. King in 'Selma'
    Three years passed between David Oyelowo reading the script for “Selma” and being cast in the starring role as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Another four went by before the movie was made. But the now-38-year-old English actor never lost track of...