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Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:11 am
Six months after meeting this amazing woman – I’ll call her Ms. Perfect – I asked her to marry me. A year later, she broke off the engagement, saying, “I shouldn’t be wearing your engagement...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:10 am

See artifacts and an iceberg, opening Nov. 12

 Ever since Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet stood on the bow in that blockbuster movie, crowds have flocked to exhibits dedicated to all things Titanic. Swinging a trip to museums in Southampt...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:09 am

Damage, economics may doom historic YWCA building

 Before he was president, state senator Barack Obama used to kid Mary Hardy Hall of Springfield about the outdated manual elevator at the YWCA. “ ‘If it isn’t the woman with the oldest...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:08 am
 Even Avery Bourne doesn’t believe what the GOP has said about her opponent Mike Mathis in the 95th House District race.“Mike Mathis chaired a political group that helped bankroll a politicia...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:07 am

Reforms make return to prison less likely

 Parolees accused of violating parole conditions may have a better shot at avoiding prison under a recent settlement of a class action lawsuit against state prison authorities.The settlement in t...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:04 am
 On May 1, 1945, the unthinkable occurred. Attempting to take a ridge on the island of Okinawa, the 1st Battalion of the United States Army suffered massive casualties due to heavy enemy fire. Re...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:03 am
 Goodbye October, and hello November. The days of outdoor shows have faded into the nearness of holiday walks and upcoming Thanksgiving specials. This weekend features a good collection of fun ha...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:02 am
 She’s been called “the voice of Chicago” and “one of Chicago’s most treasured voices” by respectable critics in the Windy City, and this charming, Americana-based singer-songwriter i...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:01 am
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Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:01 am
As the most sordid political campaigns in memory wind down, the most depressing part of what’s left of democracy in America isn’t the mud or the promises to build walls or never-ending investigati...

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