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  • A July Fourth reading list

    A July Fourth reading list
    In celebration of July Fourth, Printers Row set out to create a reading list of patriotic books. But, how to define "patriotic"? We decided to have each contributing Tribune writer and editor pick a title that corresponds to his or her own definition....
  • The Prospector: Dee Hart a Florida Gator? Imagine, but he has not decommitted Michigan, yet

    The Prospector: Dee Hart a Florida Gator? Imagine, but he has not decommitted Michigan, yet
    Time to clear up a much speculated-upon subject. Dee Hart has not decommitted Michigan. Yet. He may never. Then again, he might two or three more times before Feb. 2, National Signing Day. Who knows? I don't. Neither does Dee, for that matter. We...
  • 'State of Wonder' by Ann Patchett

    'State of Wonder' by Ann Patchett
    Prize-winning author Ann Patchett ("Bel Canto," "Truth and Beauty," "The Magician's Assistant") once confessed that the single most important artistic influence on her work is "The Poseidon Adventure," the 1933 Paul Gallico potboiler that was made into...
  • Chicago-area writers among the Society of Midland Authors' award winners

    Chicago-area writers among the Society of Midland Authors' award winners
    Former longtime Chicago Tribune reporter Bill Barnhart and his writing partner, Gene Schlickman, were among five Chicago-area writers winning recognition from the Society of Midland Authors, which announced winners of its annual Author Awards Wednesday...
  • Holiday gift book guide

    Holiday gift book guide
    Can't find the perfect gift? Here are some of the best, and somewhat unknown, gift books published in 2010. These choices have lots of photos and are perfect to put on a coffee table as conversation starters or boredom relievers. In this list we have...
  • With Tony Fitzpatrick, it's 'Stations Lost' and summer found

    With Tony Fitzpatrick, it's 'Stations Lost' and summer found
    With his gig at the Steppenwolf Theatre now seemingly an annual event, Tony Fitzpatrick is taking on the air of Garrison Keillor, and his motley crew of sidekicks is looking a bit like a cut-rate cast of "Prairie Home Companion." As seen from the back...
  • Baltimore officials hope half-century trend of population decline at end

    Arriving in Baltimore for college in 2004 from her native New York City, Vienna DeGiacomo assumed she would quickly head back north after graduating from Goucher College. But nearly three years after receiving her English degree, DeGiacomo, 24, is...
  • The Prospector: In recruiting, Big-time talent not lost at small schools like Agape, Lake Mary Prep

    The Prospector: In recruiting, Big-time talent not lost at small schools like Agape, Lake Mary Prep
    While watching the Orlando Agape Christian-Lake Mary Prep game Friday night, I couldn't help but imagine Agape's RB Serge Trezy or WR Drico Johnson wearing Dr. Phillips blue. Or maybe LMP's DE-WR Asa Powell or LB-RB Ray Lewis III in Edgewater red. It's...
  • Illinois takes steps to stop doctors who sexually abuse patients

    Rudy Bermudez was so upset when his fellow members on the Medical Board of California restored the license of a doctor convicted of sexually abusing a patient that when Bermudez was later elected to the state Assembly he penned legislation to revoke the...
  • New pacemaker allows for MRI

    New pacemaker allows for MRI
    The low heart rate, water retention and fatigue have all but disappeared for Bob Fouts since doctors implanted a pacemaker in the 79-year-old Korean War veteran. To top it off, Fouts will still be able to undergo an MRI for his unrelated back ailment and...
  • Sex-offending doctors left on honor system

    Sex-offending doctors left on honor system
    State regulators waited nearly six years after Timothy Johnson was convicted of battery of a teenage patient to place the chiropractor on professional probation. Johnson, who allegedly fondled the girl in his office, is now required to have a chaperone...