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Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 12:01 am
 There’s little doubt that the late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka would’ve continued her straight-talking ways during a Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner administration. Topinka was “good copy” for...
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 12:01 am
 Well, it’s that time again. After all the holiday feasting, many folks (myself included) want to counter the effect of all those cookies, eggnog and other indulgences.Over the years I’ve bec...
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 12:01 am
 Young women receive a lot of messages through popular culture about who they should be, and often the message amounts to “always be physically attractive.” The pressure and unrealistic expec...
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 12:01 am
 When the people tasked with keeping us healthy ask how they can help, the answer can make a lot of difference. That’s the hope of the 2015 Community Needs Assessment, undertaken by the Sangamo...
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 12:01 am

Illinois loses Lee Sandlin

 The man who arguably was Illinois’ best writer died not long ago, and hardly anyone south of the Loop noticed. Lee Sandlin, belle-lettrist and critic, was among the contributors to Chicago’s...
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 12:01 am
 Longevity and loyalty aren’t words often associated with bands. Most groups come from members of other groups that disbanded and reformed then changed names and began again. That’s why it’...
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 12:01 am
 We commend to you this week two pieces of writing about writing. On p. 14 our Jackie Jackson happily describes poet John Knoepfle’s new book of essays. “If you ever loved the Trout Lily Caf�...
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 12:01 am
 I am not attracted to “nice guys.” I’m in my early 30s and I don’t think I have low self-esteem. I don’t like to be mistreated, either. In fact, I want somebody loving and faithful but...
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 12:01 am
Curses, foiled againAfter police linked Ralik Hansen, 28, to a smash-and-grab robbery at a jewelry store in New York City, he eluded them for seven months until a FedEx delivery driver knocked on the ...

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