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  • Sports Roundup: Flintridge Prep, Crescenta Valley cross-country lead way at prelims

    BOYS’ CROSS-COUNTRY Flintridge Prep, Crescenta Valley at CIF Southern Section Divisional prelims: The Rebels cruised to a win with 38 points in the first race of the day, the Division V first heat. Flintridge Prep held off Woodcrest Christian,...
  • Colombia peace negotiator warns FARC rebels

    With peace talks between Colombian officials and leftist guerrillas stalled as the two-year mark nears, the government's lead negotiator warned this week that his side's patience was limited and demanded a halt to recent attacks on civilians and the...
  • Lincoln's vice-presidential switch changed history

    CHICAGO--The other day I found myself at the famous Abraham Lincoln Bookshop here, talking about my latest effort, a history on the evolution of the American vice presidency. The visit brought to mind a little-discussed Lincoln story in the book that I...
  • Disability system for veterans strays far from its official purpose

    Disability system for veterans strays far from its official purpose
    The room fell silent for seven minutes as Illinois Rep. Tammy Duckworth upbraided a government contractor. "Shame on you," the congresswoman scolded Braulio Castillo at an oversight hearing in Washington, D.C., last year, accusing the business owner...
  • Blotter: Man, 35, charged with criminal sexual abuse in Woodstock

    Blotter: Man, 35, charged with criminal sexual abuse in Woodstock
    The following items were taken from Woodstock police reports: A 22-year-old Woodstock woman was arrested and charged with retail theft in the 1200 block of Lake Avenue around 12:30 a.m. on Oct. 26. She was scheduled to be in court on Dec. 4. A 21-...
  • A thankful community remembers veterans

    When Pastor Charles Seivard began the invocation to the Veterans' Day service at Oscar Swanson Park in North Grosvenordale, he brought home the import of the day. "Think of one individual who served," he said. "See their faces, speak their names, remember...
  • Putin leaves G-20 early as Obama, European leaders meet on Ukraine

    President Obama said Sunday that world leaders agree that Russian President Vladimir Putin isn’t following the “letter or the spirit” of his commitment to peaceful actions in Ukraine but that the sanctions currently in place against...
  • Should Lincoln have kept his first VP?

    Should Lincoln have kept his first VP?
    The other day I found myself at the famous Abraham Lincoln Bookshop in Chicago, talking about my latest effort, a history on the evolution of the American vice presidency. The visit brought to mind a little-discussed Lincoln story in the book that I...
  • Local Bands Get Tintype Photo Treatment For YouTube Series

    Local Bands Get Tintype Photo Treatment For YouTube Series
    Bands are used to the drill by now: take a few promotional photos (smiling, serious, pouty, ready to bust some heads) and put them on your press-kit page, so a club owner (or journalist) can put images with the sounds. iPhones and inexpensive digital...
  • French man charged after Brooklyn Bridge climb

    French man charged after Brooklyn Bridge climb
    A French man faces criminal charges in New York following his arrest for climbing a beam on the Brooklyn Bridge, police said Monday. Yonathan Souid, 23, of Esnandes, France, was taken into custody shortly after noon Sunday, according to the New York...
  • Putin vows to protect Ukraine separatists from defeat

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has vowed to prevent the defeat of allied separatists in eastern Ukraine while clinging to his insistence that Russia hasn't been involved in the deadly, 7-month-old conflict. In an interview with Germany's ARD...