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During his first school board meeting earlier this month, new Washington County Schools Superintendent Clayton Wilcox told members of a local civic group that he wants to talk to them, to “give you the time that you deserve,” once he gets...
Tags: Washington (U.S. state)
email@example.comA leader of a neighborhood group this week told the county school board that it has started a petition drive to ask the school system not to send students from the West End to Eastern Elementary and Ruth Ann Monroe Primary schools in the next school year....
RedEyeReady or not, the Red Line South reconstruction starts Sunday. Until Oct. 19, nine South Side Red Line stations will close as crews rebuild the line south of Roosevelt Road. During this $425 million project, which is expected to rid the southern Red...
It took Anthony Rizzo only 124 games in a Cubs uniform to convince president Theo Epstein to give him a seven-year, $41 million deal that could turn into nine years and $68 million with a pair of club options. The move, which was officially announced...
MIAMI — If the Cubs plan on climbing out of the hole they have dug for themselves in April, they're going to have to start this week with an eight-game stretch against the Marlins and Padres. Thursday's comeback win in the series opener was big in...
An aggressive error here, a couple of careless two-out walks there … The inevitable missteps during an arduous baseball season leave some managers shaking their heads in daily frustration. Manager Robin Ventura seems to remain on an even keel,...
Tags: Matt Joyce, Baseball, Jesse Crain, James Loney, Adam Dunn
Watching the Cubs' annual opening exercise at Wrigley Field, an event lessened by Chicago politics and low expectations, there was plenty of time to wonder about a question that applies on both sides of town: WWBVD. What would Bill Veeck do? I'm...
It's time for a change. I too am a diehard Cubs fan. I grew up in Chicago, watching Ronnie [Santo], Ernie [Banks] and Billy [Williams] play. That's when there were about 5,000 people in the stands and free admission on Ladies Day. Times have changed....
Tags: Wrigley Field, Miller Park, Ernie Banks
So much for Anthony Rizzo's victory lap. On the day after Rizzo's critically acclaimed Chicago debut, the Cubs demonstrated nicely what exactly he has gotten himself into. The 17-1 loss to the Mets wasn't quite like that horrific, fireball-generating...
Debates may rage regarding the Hall of Fame merits of former Cubs third baseman Ron Santo. Yet the more poignant story is the lifelong friendships nurtured by his teammates. Santo will be enshrined posthumously July 22 in Cooperstown, N.Y., along with...
Add Clayton Kershaw to the list of those who should have been offended when the Marlins gave Adam Greenberg an at-bat. R.A. Dickey, who struck out Greenberg on three pitches, won the strikeout title over Kershaw by one 230-229. … If MLB had not...
Fifty years ago this week, only 595 fans showed up at Wrigley Field for the opener of the Cubs-Mets series, the last time two teams with 100-plus losses faced each other. The '62 Cubs — with future Hall of Famers Ernie Banks, Lou Brock, Billy...
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