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Chicago Tribune
On Valentine's Day, remember to cherish what you haveI don't often post letters in this column. That's done mostly on Facebook, wher
On Valentine's Day, remember to cherish what you have
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
I don't often post letters in this column. That's done mostly on Facebook, where we go back and forth with every column I write. But today I'm doing something different. Because an email came in that you should see, especially if you're... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
In the Stacks for Feb. 12LIBRARY MAIN BRANCH Phone number: 256-549-4699 • 10 a.m. to noon Saturday,
In the Stacks for Feb. 12
The Gadsden Times / Posted 2 days ago
LIBRARY MAIN BRANCH Phone number: 256-549-4699 • 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Lena Martin Room; Brunch with Books; “Grant Park,” Leonard Pitts Jr.; LaShunda, 256-549-4691; Tallulah, ext. 102 • 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Children’s Department;... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago to host 2017 NHL DraftThe United Center has gotten used to hosting Stanley Cup finals in recent years
Chicago to host 2017 NHL Draft
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
The United Center has gotten used to hosting Stanley Cup finals in recent years. Now it will be hosting another major National Hockey League event. The league and Chicago Blackhawks today announced that the Near West Side arena will host the 2017... Read more
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Forres Gazette
Harriers flying highPublished: 11/02/2016 08:55 - Updated: 09/02/2016 14:08 The Scottish National
Harriers flying high
Forres Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Published: 11/02/2016 08:55 - Updated: 09/02/2016 14:08 The Scottish National Masters Cross Country Championships took place in Forres on Saturday afternoon. Forres Harriers club champions Douglas Cowie and Anne Docherty with their awards. The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
From the archives: Class warfare in ChicagoRich versus poor is shaping up as the storyline of this election year. Democrat
From the archives: Class warfare in Chicago
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Rich versus poor is shaping up as the storyline of this election year. Democratic politicians are calling for a hike in the minimum wage, and Illinois voters will weigh in on an advisory referendum for a "millionaire tax." Meanwhile, a national poll... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The push-back on bratsA recent feature story about Georgia's most romantic restaurant, Viande Rouge s
The push-back on brats
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
A recent feature story about Georgia's most romantic restaurant, Viande Rouge steakhouse, having a no-kids policy got me thinking of an odd encounter a few years ago. We were traveling in Nova Scotia and came across a farmhouse touted as a fancy... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Burst of snow kickstarts the day for many in southern Milwaukee, Waukesha CountiesSOUTH MILWAUKEE -- Residents in South Milwaukee measured up to a half-foot of s
Burst of snow kickstarts the day for many in southern Milwaukee, Waukesha Counties
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 5 days ago
SOUTH MILWAUKEE -- Residents in South Milwaukee measured up to a half-foot of snow in some neighborhoods on Monday morning, February 8th. Even though it all seemed perfectly suited for February in Wisconsin, some people were left scratching their... Read more
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ajc.com
Atlanta United: Fans react to season ticket pricesThere will nine sections of ticketing in Mercedes-Benz Stadium made up of eight
Atlanta United: Fans react to season ticket prices
ajc.com / Posted 6 days ago
There will nine sections of ticketing in Mercedes-Benz Stadium made up of eight levels of pricing from $360 per season ticket to $4,050. The price per game will range from $20-$225 per game for 18 games. Club president Darren Eales said there are... Read more
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Salon.com
“Maybe it is not that you couldn’t. It is that you wouldn’t”: Michael Eric Dyson reflects on Obama’s complicated legacy on raceIt is one of the cruel ironies of the last eight years that Americans could at
“Maybe it is not that you couldn’t. It is that you wouldn’t”: Michael Eric Dyson reflects on Obama’s complicated legacy on race
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
It is one of the cruel ironies of the last eight years that Americans could at once elect our first African-American president but also see such hatred unleashed that we would need a political movement devoted to the basic idea that black lives... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Great Migration events slated for 2016The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events along with Choose
Great Migration events slated for 2016
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events along with Choose Chicago are working with other cultural and community organizations to incorporate the theme of the Great Migration into festivals and events this year. Here are some... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Millennium, Grant garages get a new operatorThe ownership of the Millennium Park and Grant Park garages concession is chang
Millennium, Grant garages get a new operator
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 8 days ago
The ownership of the Millennium Park and Grant Park garages concession is changing hands again, with possible implications for motorists who use their more than 9,000 parking spaces every day. Two years after a unit of Morgan Stanley turned the... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Looking toward Birmingham’s futureBirmingham Times Staff Birmingham Civil Rights Institute president and CEO And
Looking toward Birmingham’s future
The Birmingham Times / Posted 10 days ago
Birmingham Times Staff Birmingham Civil Rights Institute president and CEO Andrea Taylor has been at the helm since 2015. (FRANK COUCH PHOTOS) The view just outside the window is of the historic Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in downtown... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
MacArthur Fellows Program Releases Events for Upcoming YearNewsMany of the Chicago-based foundation’s events will take place in Chicago an
MacArthur Fellows Program Releases Events for Upcoming Year
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 10 days ago
NewsMany of the Chicago-based foundation’s events will take place in Chicago and be free and open to the public. The MacArthur Foundation announced a new series of programs for 2016 in... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
DuSable Museum Preserves Chicago’s Tumultuous Racial PastOn the edge of the University of Chicago campus sits a nearby yet often overloo
DuSable Museum Preserves Chicago’s Tumultuous Racial Past
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 10 days ago
On the edge of the University of Chicago campus sits a nearby yet often overlooked resource. The 55-year-old DuSable Museum of African American History is currently showing an exhibit titled Freedom, Resistance and the Journey Toward Equality. This... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago to consider height guidelines for South Michigan Avenue districtBack in November, after a quarrelsome public hearing on two proposed South Mich
Chicago to consider height guidelines for South Michigan Avenue district
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
Back in November, after a quarrelsome public hearing on two proposed South Michigan Avenue skyscrapers, including a 1,001-footer designed by Helmut Jahn, I warned that the plans raised a vexing question: Would new growth mar the wall-like row of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago Blues Fest books Shemekia Copeland, Eddy Clearwater as headlinersShemekia Copeland, a 45th anniversary celebration of Chicago-based Alligator Re
Chicago Blues Fest books Shemekia Copeland, Eddy Clearwater as headliners
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Shemekia Copeland, a 45th anniversary celebration of Chicago-based Alligator Records and a tribute to Otis Rush will be featured at the 33rd annual Chicago Blues Festival, running June 10-12 in Grant Park. The festival will kick off with the... Read more
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WTOC 11 Savannah
Family fears 2 dogs died after being poisonedAn Atlanta family is searching for answers after three of their dogs became mys
Family fears 2 dogs died after being poisoned
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 12 days ago
An Atlanta family is searching for answers after three of their dogs became mysteriously ill, with two of the three dying within days of each other. The family is afraid the dogs may have been intentionally exposed to some kind of pest poison, which... Read more
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WALB Albany
Family fears 2 dogs died after being poisonedAn Atlanta family is searching for answers after three of their dogs became mys
Family fears 2 dogs died after being poisoned
WALB Albany / Posted 12 days ago
An Atlanta family is searching for answers after three of their dogs became mysteriously ill, with two of the three dying within days of each other. The family is afraid the dogs may have been intentionally exposed to some kind of pest poison, which... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
All in the family: Olsens recall the journey from Wayne to Super Bowl 50 - Super BowlCHARLOTTE, NC - She has stayed in the background, watching intently as all thre
All in the family: Olsens recall the journey from Wayne to Super Bowl 50 - Super Bowl
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 14 days ago
CHARLOTTE, NC - She has stayed in the background, watching intently as all three of her sons excelled athletically. And now, Sue Olsen can proudly say it. Her son will be playing in the Super Bowl on Feb. 7. Sue Olsen, the wife of legendary Wayne... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Shamrock Shuffle Registration Now OpenRegistration is now open for the 37th annual 2015 Bank of America Shamrock Shuf
Shamrock Shuffle Registration Now Open
NBC Chicago / Posted 15 days ago
Registration is now open for the 37th annual 2015 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle. The 8K race kicks off Sunday, April 3 and takes runners through Chicago’s Loop, starting and finishing at Grant Park, according to the event’s website. An 8K totals... Read more
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The Border Mail
Albury war hero Ernest Grant honoured at lastALBURY soldier Ernest Grant is among the Vietnam War fatalities whose unit was
Albury war hero Ernest Grant honoured at last
The Border Mail / Posted 17 days ago
ALBURY soldier Ernest Grant is among the Vietnam War fatalities whose unit was yesterday awarded a Unit Citation for Gallantry 43 years after the Battle of Long Tan. Private Grant, 20, a farm han ALBURY soldier Ernest Grant is among the Vietnam War... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Stan Bowman got a new deal, and now he must make someStan Bowman got a contract extension this week, and he should’ve, winning three
Stan Bowman got a new deal, and now he must make some
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
Stan Bowman got a contract extension this week, and he should’ve, winning three Stanley Cups in six seasons, the last two after some major roster surgery. The Blackhawks general manager donned the mask and gloves and grabbed a scalpel again shortly... Read more
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PhysOrg
Analysis of racial polling shows whites more aware of racismIn this Nov. 4, 2008 file photo, President-elect Barack Obama and his family wa
Analysis of racial polling shows whites more aware of racism
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
In this Nov. 4, 2008 file photo, President-elect Barack Obama and his family wave to supporters as they arrive for his election night party at Grant Park in Chicago. More white Americans now share the view, long held by minorities, that racism is a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Analysis of racial polling shows whites more aware of racismFILE - In this Nov. 4, 2008 file photo, President-elect Barack Obama and his fa
Analysis of racial polling shows whites more aware of racism
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2008 file photo, President-elect Barack Obama and his family wave to supporters as they arrive for his election night party at Grant Park in Chicago. More white Americans now share the view, long held by minorities, that racism... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Analysis of racial polling shows whites more aware of racismFILE - In this Nov. 4, 2008 file photo, President-elect Barack Obama and his fa
Analysis of racial polling shows whites more aware of racism
Stamford Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2008 file photo, President-elect Barack Obama and his family wave to supporters as they arrive for his election night party at Grant Park in Chicago. More white Americans now share the view, long held by minorities, that racism... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Analysis of racial polling shows whites more aware of racismFILE - In this Nov. 4, 2008 file photo, President-elect Barack Obama and his fa
Analysis of racial polling shows whites more aware of racism
Connecticut Post / Posted 17 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2008 file photo, President-elect Barack Obama and his family wave to supporters as they arrive for his election night party at Grant Park in Chicago. More white Americans now share the view, long held by minorities, that racism... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Dan Turner, mystic activist from the prairie to the streets, dies at 81Dan Turner earned his training wheels as a mystic when he was just 10 years old
Dan Turner, mystic activist from the prairie to the streets, dies at 81
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 19 days ago
Dan Turner earned his training wheels as a mystic when he was just 10 years old. His teacher? A little prairie, brimming with wild, untamed greenness that lived just beyond the backyard fence of his family’s Chicago home. “The prairie grounded him... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago Bears NewsEven the 1985 Bears are tired talking about the 1985 Bears. "I don't know what
Chicago Bears News
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
Even the 1985 Bears are tired talking about the 1985 Bears. "I don't know what else there is to say," Mike Ditka told director Jason Hehir as he sat down to chat yet again about his fabled team. When Hehir told Ditka this interview was for an ESPN... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Five outdoorsy things to do this weekend (Jan. 23-24)1. FIND SOME CRITTERS: Learn about creatures that suck, sting and bite in the S
Five outdoorsy things to do this weekend (Jan. 23-24)
Ventura County Star / Posted 22 days ago
1. FIND SOME CRITTERS: Learn about creatures that suck, sting and bite in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. The one-mile hike runs from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Paramount Ranch, 2903 Cornell Road in Agoura Hills. It's free,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Bears draft talk with ESPN's Mel Kiper: Quarterback and inside linebackerIt's not officially NFL draft season until ESPN analyst Mel Kiper hosts his fir
Bears draft talk with ESPN's Mel Kiper: Quarterback and inside linebacker
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
It's not officially NFL draft season until ESPN analyst Mel Kiper hosts his first teleconference to discuss this year's class of prospects. He did so Thursday, kicking off the march toward the event's return to Grant Park and Roosevelt University on... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Victim in Wood Dale tent collapse identifiedA burst of thunderstorm activity across the Chicago area Sunday afternoon resul
Victim in Wood Dale tent collapse identified
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
A burst of thunderstorm activity across the Chicago area Sunday afternoon resulted in a man's death and multiple injuries at an event in west suburban Wood Dale, the collapse of a dome in northwest suburban Rosemont and the temporary evacuation of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
No evacuation ordered at Wood Dale festival in fatal storm, records showPolice radio traffic in the minutes before a fatal tent collapse at a Wood Dale
No evacuation ordered at Wood Dale festival in fatal storm, records show
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
Police radio traffic in the minutes before a fatal tent collapse at a Wood Dale summer festival reveals that officers were aware a fierce storm was bearing down on the celebration but did not activate a general evacuation of the area. The 87 pages... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Things to in Chicago, USA: three-minute guideA quick guide on what to see, eat and do in Chicago. Chicago's name derives fr
Things to in Chicago, USA: three-minute guide
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 30 days ago
A quick guide on what to see, eat and do in Chicago. Chicago's name derives from a Native American word meaning wild garlic or "place of the skunk". There's nothing of the skunk about Barack Obama's home city. Within a day's drive of more than half... Read more
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The Courier
Things to in Chicago, USA: three-minute guideA quick guide on what to see, eat and do in Chicago. Chicago's name derives fr
Things to in Chicago, USA: three-minute guide
The Courier / Posted 30 days ago
A quick guide on what to see, eat and do in Chicago. Chicago's name derives from a Native American word meaning wild garlic or "place of the skunk". There's nothing of the skunk about Barack Obama's home city. Within a day's drive of more than half... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Things to in Chicago, USA: three-minute guideA quick guide on what to see, eat and do in Chicago. Chicago's name derives fr
Things to in Chicago, USA: three-minute guide
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 30 days ago
A quick guide on what to see, eat and do in Chicago. Chicago's name derives from a Native American word meaning wild garlic or "place of the skunk". There's nothing of the skunk about Barack Obama's home city. Within a day's drive of more than half... Read more
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The Young Witness
Things to in Chicago, USA: three-minute guideA quick guide on what to see, eat and do in Chicago. Chicago's name derives fr
Things to in Chicago, USA: three-minute guide
The Young Witness / Posted 30 days ago
A quick guide on what to see, eat and do in Chicago. Chicago's name derives from a Native American word meaning wild garlic or "place of the skunk". There's nothing of the skunk about Barack Obama's home city. Within a day's drive of more than half... Read more
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Western Advocate
Things to in Chicago, USA: three-minute guideA quick guide on what to see, eat and do in Chicago. Chicago's name derives fr
Things to in Chicago, USA: three-minute guide
Western Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
A quick guide on what to see, eat and do in Chicago. Chicago's name derives from a Native American word meaning wild garlic or "place of the skunk". There's nothing of the skunk about Barack Obama's home city. Within a day's drive of more than half... Read more
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Manning River Times
Things to in Chicago, USA: three-minute guideA quick guide on what to see, eat and do in Chicago. Chicago's name derives fr
Things to in Chicago, USA: three-minute guide
Manning River Times / Posted 30 days ago
A quick guide on what to see, eat and do in Chicago. Chicago's name derives from a Native American word meaning wild garlic or "place of the skunk". There's nothing of the skunk about Barack Obama's home city. Within a day's drive of more than half... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Things to in Chicago, USA: three-minute guideA quick guide on what to see, eat and do in Chicago. Chicago's name derives fr
Things to in Chicago, USA: three-minute guide
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 30 days ago
A quick guide on what to see, eat and do in Chicago. Chicago's name derives from a Native American word meaning wild garlic or "place of the skunk". There's nothing of the skunk about Barack Obama's home city. Within a day's drive of more than half... Read more
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The North West Star
Things to in Chicago, USA: three-minute guideA quick guide on what to see, eat and do in Chicago. Chicago's name derives fr
Things to in Chicago, USA: three-minute guide
The North West Star / Posted 30 days ago
A quick guide on what to see, eat and do in Chicago. Chicago's name derives from a Native American word meaning wild garlic or "place of the skunk". There's nothing of the skunk about Barack Obama's home city. Within a day's drive of more than half... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Things to in Chicago, USA: three-minute guideA quick guide on what to see, eat and do in Chicago. Chicago's name derives fr
Things to in Chicago, USA: three-minute guide
Daily Liberal / Posted 30 days ago
A quick guide on what to see, eat and do in Chicago. Chicago's name derives from a Native American word meaning wild garlic or "place of the skunk". There's nothing of the skunk about Barack Obama's home city. Within a day's drive of more than half... Read more
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Forres Gazette
Forres sporting life: a look back at 2015ORIENTEERING dominated the back pages during 2015 as the world championships ca
Forres sporting life: a look back at 2015
Forres Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
ORIENTEERING dominated the back pages during 2015 as the world championships came to town. Forres Golf Club won the Moray and Nairn Handicap League in September However, local stars from a wide range of sports, including curling, ice hockey,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Bears draft talk with ESPN's Mel Kiper: Quarterback and inside linebackerIt's not officially NFL draft season until ESPN analyst Mel Kiper hosts his fir
Bears draft talk with ESPN's Mel Kiper: Quarterback and inside linebacker
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
It's not officially NFL draft season until ESPN analyst Mel Kiper hosts his first teleconference to discuss this year's class of prospects. He did so Thursday, kicking off the march toward the event's return to Grant Park and Roosevelt University on... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Six music festivals we want to go to this yearWith so many great festivals around the world, it can difficult to choose just
Six music festivals we want to go to this year
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 30 days ago
With so many great festivals around the world, it can difficult to choose just one. We've picked six of the best — so get planning. California's Coachella Festival is on many bucket lists. Photo / Supplied Coachella Where: Indio, California A... Read more

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