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  • 'Noah' and the Biblical case for vegetarianism [Letter]

    'Noah' and the Biblical case for vegetarianism [Letter]
    TV host Glenn Beck and other stalwarts of the Christian right have attacked the recent blockbuster "Noah" as being "pro-animal" and unfaithful to the Bible. Well, yes and no. The film is both pro-animal and faithful to the Bible, at least to the Book of...
  • Orlando Bloom Gives the Shirt Off His Back for Charity

    When he's not shooting blockbuster films, Orlando Bloom has devoted himself to helping those in need, even to the point of giving the shirt off his back to auction it off for charity. Bloom has since raised $71,000 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS...
  • Russell Crowe's Top 3 Religious-Themed Stops on 'Noah' Tour

    With "Noah," Russell Crowe has proven that he's the rare A-list actor who can successfully market his movie on social media. While many younger actors would roll their eyes at doing the same, the 50-year-old Oscar winner has been using Twitter (where...
  • Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: April 7

    Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: April 7
    The following items were taken from police reports: GLENVIEW An 18-year-old Chicago woman was arrested on the 2300 block of Shermer Road on March 30 just after midnight and charged with drunken driving with a blood alcohol level of .08 or more,...
  • Protect Law That Protects State's Legacy

    In the early years of the past decade, the four state museums were constantly threatened with closure or cutback. These vitally important historic and cultural sites — the Prudence Crandall Museum in Canterbury, the Henry Whitfield Museum in...
  • Courtroom Surprises: Twists And Turns In Connecticut Trials

    Courtroom Surprises: Twists And Turns In Connecticut Trials
    Nearly a century ago, it might have become the trial of the century. A Bridgeport priest was shot dead on a busy city street. Multiple witnesses placed a dim-witted vagrant at the scene. Ballistics experts linked the man's gun to the crime. A chilling...
  • The 'ax' versus 'ask' question

     The 'ax' versus 'ask' question
    Few things stick out more in black American speech than the pronunciation of "ask" as "ax." And when I say that it "sticks out," I'm being polite. Attitudes about Ebonics have evolved somewhat as hip hop has become America's favorite music. Even the...
  • 5 ways Ukraine may be a game changer

    Beyond the burning barricades and the corpses in the streets, here is what is at stake in Ukraine's insurrectionary drama. The future of Ukraine as an independent state-nation Intense violence inside a state, still falling short of civil war, can go...
  • St. Thomas Aquinas, American Heritage No. 1 in first state softball rankings of season

    The first Miracle Sports high school softball state rankings were released on Tuesday. Defending state champ St. Thomas Aquinas is ranked No. 1 in Class 7A and American Heritage is No. 1 in 5A. Five teams from Broward and Palm Beach counties are ranked in...
  • Woman injured in Laurel townhouse fire

    Woman injured in Laurel townhouse fire
    An elderly woman was seriously injured in an early morning fire in Laurel, according to the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services. The fire in the 9500 block of Canterbury Riding in Laurel was reported around 5:15 a.m. by a newspaper...
  • Significant Evelyn Waugh collection donated to the Huntington

    Significant Evelyn Waugh collection donated to the Huntington
    On Thursday the Huntington Library announced a significant donation: a collection of Evelyn Waugh books, manuscripts and correspondence. The gift will make the Huntington the second leading center of Waugh studies in the world. Waugh, born in 1903 in...