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Reporter, PhotographerThe city of Springfield is changing its policy on who pays for police fees during a parade. A warning from the American Civil Liberties Union sparked the change. Members of the ACLU told city leaders they must either charge everyone or no one for police...
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Many of you soon-to-be college graduates are determined to make the world a better place. Some of you are choosing careers in public service or joining nonprofits or volunteering in your communities. But many of you are cynical about politics. You see...
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John O'Brien is a patient man. For months, O'Brien and his architect have met with Winnetka preservationists and others in the north suburb who want to see at least part of the historic lakefront Gage House spared from the wrecking ball. O'Brien bought...
Mary Pipher became one of America's best-known psychologists with books that addressed complex family issues. "Reviving Ophelia" was a groundbreaking call to arms about the societal pressures facing American adolescent girls. It spent three years on The...
Chez Panisse in Berkeley is set to reopen June 21, more than three months after a fire destroyed much of the electrical systems and plumbing of the 42-year-old restaurant. It isn’t the first time the famous Berkeley restaurant has burned. Thirty...
The approach to revitalization of the city of South Bend neighborhoods that the mayor and his committee purposed is nothing more than a piecemeal approach. They have not even addressed the inner city's aged, deteriorated infrastructure. The city needs...
A committee building a new memorial in Annapolis has extended the deadline for names of those who took part in the August 1963 March on Washington, where the Rev. Martin Luther King gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. The committee had initially...
The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionPresident Barack Obama roused the new graduates of Morehouse College on Sunday with a commencement address that spoke directly to racial issues in a way the first African-American president does only sparingly. Through a steady downpour, Obama -- at the...
Associated PressATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama, in a soaring commencement address on work, sacrifice and opportunity, on Sunday told graduates of historically black Morehouse College to seize the power of their example as black men graduating from college...
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The StateFIFTY-THREE YEARS WILL scramble the memory of almost any baseball player. Bloop singles of long ago become line drives to the gap today. Members of the Allen University baseball team long since have forgotten most of the details from the 1960 season,...
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The News & ObserverIf I pressed a claim for the urgent need to eradicate Judaism, Islam, Christianity or Hinduism from the face of the Earth, I would be rightfully denounced as a barbarian, madman -- or worse. Yet if I were to assert that the future of the human race...
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