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A recent article in the real estate section of MSN.com, written by Kurt Badenhausen of Forbes Magazine, was titled “America’s Most Miserable Cities of 2013.” The article ranked American cities based on metrics that included violent...
Today a sad realization has cast a gloomy haze over my lonely writer’s garret, as I come to grips with the fact that Michele Bachmann is not going to be with us forever. Or maybe I should say that her presidential campaign is not going to be with...
“I just saw where the tax rate went up from 6 to 9 percent on beer. It’s just like cigarettes; it could be $9 for a bottle of beer, but people will still keep drinking it. Same thing as cigarettes; $7 a pack, and people are still buying...
“I totally agree with the article that was put in the paper on Friday, June 24, about Greencastle school board phoning in votes to raise taxes. No. 1: I disagree with raising taxes to pay for a football athletic field, and I played sports, and that&...
It began 12 years ago as a grass-roots movement. Events were created to help educate the public in nonviolent ways of communicating and connecting. Most of the public had never heard of the practice of nonviolence, but as soon as Gandhi or Martin...
The Hartford CourantLucille Dickess played a major role in the successful fight to unionize "pink collar" workers at Yale University. The recognition of Local 34, Clerical and Technical Workers Union, brought higher wages and greater stability to the workers, most of them...
WASHINGTON -- Enough with this "enough" business. Latest to the question of whether a person is sufficiently identifiable as belonging to a particular demographic is Ted Cruz -- the conservative Texas senator who happens to be of Hispanic descent. But...
Change of SubjectFriday's print column A new Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows that, halfway through his first term, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's overall disapproval rating is up 11 percentage points over a year ago. Four in 10 Chicago voters — and nearly half of the......
WASHINGTON — Two years after Mark Sanford left the South Carolina governor’s office tarred by an adultery scandal, he has completed an unlikely political comeback to win a special congressional election. Sanford defeated Democratic neophyte...
Chicago Tribune reporterWhen Jackie Robinson and the Brooklyn Dodgers brought their historic roadshow to Chicago a few weeks into the 1947 season, a record crowd of 46,572 people crammed into Wrigley Field, and 20,000 more stood outside wishing they could get in. After the game,...
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