As rabid of an NHL fan as I’ve become over the past five years or so, baseball will always be my first sports love.
Well, the jig is up. The cat is out of the bag. The beans are spilled, and the cover is blown. Yep, scientists have confirmed what many of us have thought about each other for quite a while: We’re getting dumber and dumber by the minute.
SPRINGFIELD – Turns out, no one in the state’s capital thinks pension reform will get passed during Gov. Pat Quinn’s one-day special session either.
Now, I feel bad. Really bad.
This is the United States of America, so for the time being, you’re free to think whatever you’d like about National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden leaking information on the federal government’s massive phone and Internet monitoring.
In 2007, the county’s first and only shelter for victims of domestic violence opened.
When my wife and I go to the movies, we try to go on the night that you can get a small popcorn for only $2, which is a great deal because to pay the regular price, you have to exercise the option of either trading in your car or promising them your first-born child. And getting something to drink along with your popcorn is a matter between you and your mortgage broker.
The following obituary crossed my desk late last week.
Tuesday’s column, “Mental illness – my life’s blessing, not curse,” produced quite a response from readers, and I would like to turn today’s column over to them.
Crystal Lake really is a charming town with fantastic schools, a thriving downtown – a welcoming hamlet in which to live or work.
Helpless and powerless, like being on a roller coaster with no one at the controls to make it stop.
We are certainly living in changing times. Whenever we think about rapid change, often technology comes to mind. It’s a scary thing to consider buying a new cellphone or computer nowadays for fear that the week after we buy it, they will announce some devastatingly awesome technical feature that will put our new purchase into the Techno Dark Ages.
Is it possible voters weren’t clear enough with lawmakers when we sent them to Springfield back in February to attend to the state’s business?
One of the jobs I had as a kid growing up in Elgin was delivering the Courier News to subscribers in my east side neighborhood.
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