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The house that social reformer and novelist Upton Sinclair lived in during the 1940s through the '60s has come on the market in Monrovia at $1.5 million. Built in 1923, the Spanish Colonial Revival-style residence is listed on the National Register of...
Tags: Pulitzer Prize Awards, Homes, Human Interest
Christina Aguilera has put her 11,500-square-foot gated mansion in Beverly Hills on the market at $13.5 million. Set on nearly two-thirds of an acre, the Mediterranean-style home has a grand foyer with a sweeping staircase, a fanciful children's room,...
For more than 40 years, the Tribune crusaded against an "unspeakable offense," a "monster cruelty": English spelling. From Jan. 28, 1934, to Sept. 28, 1975, the newspaper adopted a system of simplified spelling, a cause dearly felt by publisher Col....
The shuttering of the Union Stock Yard and Transit Co. on July 30, 1971, didn't mark the end of Chicago's role as "hog butcher for the world." That came a year earlier, when "hog alley" closed, a victim of the stockyards' long descent from years of...
firstname.lastname@example.orgHARRODSBURG — Deborah Butler is a Florida girl, but she keeps getting drawn back to Kentucky. And winning in Kentucky. Her latest victory came Wednesday night when she rode Bi Mi’s Southern Rose to a win in the adult five-gaited pleasure class...
Tags: Farms, Jim Carrey, Animals
For some time, I have been an admirer of Paul Krugman. Reading his latest book, “End This Depression Now!” was a real joy because he writes as though he is talking directly to each reader. His command of his subject is masterful and if one...
Jacket CopyThe Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
Our story Our Sulzer Regional Library Great Books Discussion Group has been meeting for more than 30 years. Annually, we pick a theme to guide our book selections and discussions. This year's theme is morality. Last year we read books dealing with...
email@example.comThis one’s for all you people who have laughed at me over the years for raising my own beef cattle, because I didn’t trust the meat coming out of America’s factory farms. Well, maybe, not laughed outright, but looked at me funny,...
Every day, inspectors in white hats and coats take up positions at every one of the nation's slaughterhouses, eyeballing the hanging carcasses of cows and chickens as they shuttle past on elevated rails, looking for bruises, tumors and signs of...
Last week we reported on an Iowa bill aimed at preventing undercover investigations at concentrated animal feeding operations that was on Gov. Terry Brandstad's desk. At the time Brandstad's office said it was still considering but late Friday he quietly...
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