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  • "Forge" by Laurie Halse Anderson

    "Forge" by Laurie Halse Anderson
    "Forge" By Laurie Halse Anderson Atheneum, $16.99, ages 10-14 In her earlier prize-winning book "Chains," Laurie Halse Anderson viewed the early days of the American Revolution through the eyes of Isabel, an enslaved person brought from Rhode Island to...
  • Writer David Simon, creator of 'The Wire' and 'Homicide,' wins 2010 MacArthur 'genius' award

    Writer David Simon, creator of 'The Wire' and 'Homicide,' wins 2010 MacArthur 'genius' award
    Baltimorean David Simon, whose groundbreaking television series "The Wire" examined the institutions of his hometown with a passionate and unsparing eye, today won a 2010 MacArthur "genius" award. The 50-year-old Simon is one of only a few people ever to...
  • 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....
  • Speedy eaters likely to be heavier

    Speedy eaters likely to be heavier
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Middle-aged women who scarf down their meals tend to be heavier than those who savor each bite, a new report from New Zealand shows. The study doesn't prove that speed-eating will necessarily cause women to pack on extra...
  • Some states have options to help consumers find health coverage

    Some states have options to help consumers find health coverage
    A reader asks: Are there other health insurance options besides high-risk pools for people who can't get coverage in the individual market because of a preexisting condition? The answer: It depends on where you live. Under the current health insurance...
  • Click it, even if it doesn't warrant a ticket

    Click it, even if it doesn't warrant a ticket
    You use seat belts, right? Most people do. The undeniable safety advantages, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's ubiquitous "Click It or Ticket" campaign, the fear of seeing those flashing lights in your rearview mirror all help...
  • When layoffs come to L.A. schools, performance doesn't count

    When layoffs come to L.A. schools, performance doesn't count
    John H. Liechty Middle School opened in 2007 in Los Angeles' impoverished Westlake neighborhood with a seasoned principal, dozens of energetic young teachers and a mission to "reinvent education" in the nation's second-largest school district. The...
  • Do Women Pay Less for Car Insurance?

     
    You???ve probably heard this assertion before when it comes to health insurance, life insurance and yes, auto insurance: Women typically pay less than men for their policies. Is this true and if so, why? According InsWeb, an online insurance comparison......
  • Lil Wayne's sobriety and revisiting a classic drug-fueled verse

    Lil Wayne's sobriety and revisiting a classic drug-fueled verse
    Lil Wayne kicked off his “I’m Still Music” tour last night in Providence, Rhode Island, four days before he performs at 1st Mariner Arena. (I’ll be in the nosebleeds with my crew. Say hi.) MTV News’ Jayson Rodriguez covered...
  • Weekend Reading: Lil Wayne's tour, Wiz Khalifa's 'Race,' 'Idol' and more

    Weekend Reading: Lil Wayne's tour, Wiz Khalifa's 'Race,' 'Idol' and more
    - SPIN's Eric Magnuson was in Rhode Island to catch the opening night of Lil Wayne's "I'm Still Music" tour. - Joe Colly gets two grafs at Pitchfork on Wiz Khalifa's "The Race," my favorite song as of late. Rolling Papers! Eleven days! - Another...
  • Lindy Duncan, Jaye Marie Green into U.S. Women’s Amateur second round

     
    A birdie/birdie start helped Fort Lauderdale’s Lindy Duncan jump out to a quick lead, moving into the second round of match play at the U.S. Women’s Amateur with a 2-and-1 victory over Tennessee’s Lauren Stratton. Boca Raton’s Jaye...