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Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsThe name Eric Brody has come up a lot in news coverage over the last few years, as his family fights to get a multimillion claims bill passed by the Florida Legislature. The problem is that we've come to know......
The Swampby Kathleen Hennessey and Ashley Powers If Republican Sharron Angle wins her party's Senate primary Tuesday, it will be a victory for the soft-spoken perpetual candidate, Nevada's conservative diehards, the national "tea party" movement and underdogs...
Oxymoronic as the whole notion may seem, chess hustlers are one of the pleasures of urban life. I've watched naive amateur players get taken for hard cash by well-masked intellectual killers in Washington Square Park in New York, Harvard Square in...
Not since the old Body Politic days has there been this much excitement on the top floor of 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., now known as the Greenhouse Theater Center. Remy Bumppo Theatre Company's new artistic director, Timothy Douglas, is certainly not coming...
Tags: Arts and Culture
Checkmate. "Brooklyn Castle," a marvelous documentary by Katie Dellamaggiore, turns a sympathetic camera eye on one of the richest subjects imaginable: the nationally recognized chess team of Intermediate School 318 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, a...
Washington's tug of war over the federal budget has many wonders, but the biggest one of all must be the lengths to which politicians and pundits will go to deprive Granny and Grandpa of $30 a month. That's the amount by which benefits for the average...
In the volatile world of radio, almost nothing lasts half a century. But a great Chicago radio station — WVON-AM 1690 — has managed the feat: The institution marks its 50th anniversary Monday and celebrates with a concert featuring Toni...
Tags: Radio Industry, Elections, Marshall Field, Roland Burris, Weight
It took about 10 minutes of listening to Brad Keselowski to ponder whether NASCAR really appreciates what it has. First, he can drive. He is no big mouth with nothing to back it up. He is the defending Sprint Cup champion and will try to build on his...
Shortly after the proclamation of the new pope, a reporter for U.S. television told his audience that the Catholics of Latin America "have waited 20 centuries for a pope to come from this region." Well. There were, of course, no Catholics in Latin...
There's something special about a parent's one-on-one time alone with a child. Conversation takes on a different dimension without other people around to hear. Now that my kids have grown up — my youngest child recently turned 21 and is about to...
Marvin Junior, who brought a baritone grit to Chicago stalwarts the Dells, was fiercely loyal to the vocal group he cofounded 60 years ago. Junior, who died Wednesday at his home in south suburban Harvey at age 77, was born on Jan. 31, 1936, in...
As one who worries about the plight of victims of human rights abuses, the announcement that Cuba will no longer require an exit permit to leave the island is good news. One hopes award-winning blogger Yoani Sánchez will be allowed to travel to receive...
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