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  • For many with disabilities, a 'dream come true'

    When Stanley Ligas talks about moving out of the 96-bed facility where he has lived for years and into a small, community-based home for people with developmental disabilities, he describes it like this: "You know how Jiminy Cricket sings, 'When you wish...
  • DuPage sheriff's campaign relies heavily on deputy support

    DuPage sheriff's campaign relies heavily on deputy support
    DuPage County Sheriff John Zaruba has amassed the biggest campaign war chest of any sheriff in Illinois — thanks in part to cash given by deputies he oversees. His deputies also have gathered petitions for his campaign, kept vandals away from pro-...
  • The Readers Drink and Digest Book Club

    The Readers Drink and Digest Book Club
    Founded in 2001, our club meets monthly. We pick titles by theme and try to bring food and drink to match the book's content. Some of our favorite combinations were graveyard cake and blood punch for Ray Bradbury's "Something Wicked This Way Comes" and...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast April 12, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Ed O'Neill was born in Youngstown, Ohio, today in 1946. This birthday guy will be forever remembered as Al Bundy from the long-running show "Married With Children." Currently, O'Neill stars on the hit series "Modern Family" and...
  • Chicago chefs nominees aplenty at James Beard 2011

    Chicago chefs nominees aplenty at James Beard 2011
    Mindy Segal and Bruce Sherman are hoping five’s a charm. Rich Melman is hoping it’s seven. All three have been nominated — again — for James Beard Foundation Awards, which annually recognize the best chefs, restaurants and...
  • Winning idea was written on the back of a hall pass

    Winning idea was written on the back of a hall pass
    At Rattlesnake Middle School in Missoula, Mont., Baird Harper was the cool sixth-grade special education teaching assistant, but he was also thinking, and listening, like a writer. One idea, scribbled on the back of a hall pass six years ago, morphed...
  • Robert Hellenga explores fertile ground in 'Little Egypt'

    Robert Hellenga explores fertile ground in 'Little Egypt'
    The plains and prairies of Willa Cather's “My Antonia” and cities of Theodore Dreiser's “Sister Carrie” have come to define the Midwestern literary tradition, while “Little Egypt,” the triangular tip of southern...
  • Romance reviews: October

    Romance reviews: October
    "All I Ever Wanted" By Kristan Higgins HQN, $7.99 When the man she thought was going to propose breaks up with her instead, Callie Grey decides it is time to find the new love of her life. Callie just never thought it would turn out to be the town's...
  • Defining your space

    Defining your space
    Housing trends come and go, but one 1980s trend stuck like a teen to a cellphone: the open floor plan. Out were the post-World War II floor plans, with their labyrinth of rooms and narrow hallways. In were wall-less living areas that allowed Mom to keep...
  • "A Secret Gift: How One Man's Kindness - and a Trove of Letters - Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression" by Ted Gup
    "A Secret Gift: How One Man's Kindness - and a Trove of Letters - Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression" By Ted Gup The Penguin Press, 365 pages, $23.95 You can tell the story of "A Secret Gift" in a sentence or two: A grandson opens a...
  • Review: "Volt" by Alan Heathcock

    Volt: Stories By Alan Heathcock Graywolf. $15.00,  208 pages Eight stories, by native Chicagoan Alan Heathcock, who lives and works in Idaho, where he seems to have found in that mostly rural state great inspiration in the pathetic and maniacal denizens...