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The scenes seem disturbing, apparent illustrations of racism in 1960s suburbia: A builder's agent selling homes marks several lots with red "sold" pins to ward off African-American families looking to buy. When a white family arrives, an agent removes the...
Sun StaffSecond of three articles As the Columbia parents looked on protectively through the morning fog, their children clambered onto the yellow school bus. It seemed an ordinary bus, except it took a strange turn - toward a new public school in rural Fulton,...
Sun StaffLast of three articles Like the residents of this 33-year- old town, Jim Robey and Padraic Kennedy see two different Columbias -- one grappling with urban decay, the other prospering. Kennedy, who led the town for 26 years as the first president of...
Tags: Values, Howard County, Personal Income, Poverty, Crimes
First of three articles. Yellowrose Court woke up to the trouble one night a few summers back. As midnight approached, an 11-year-old boy sidled up to a light pole, aluminum bat in hand. Clang! Clang! Clang! The impact sent vibrations up the metal...
Tags: Theft, Firearms, Crimes, Immigration, Car Tires
Sun StaffColumbia is about to get a richer sibling to the south. On 570 acres in North Laurel, construction workers are laying asphalt for streets that will serve a familiar network of houses, townhouses and apartments; of shops and offices; of parks and paths...
Tribune staff reporterPreseason football is seldom a definitive portent of a team's regular-season fate. The 1985 Bears, for instance, were 1-3 in the exhibitions and wound up 15-1 on the way to Super Bowl glory. So the third straight preseason setback for the Bears,...
Tribune staff reporterIf he weren't already the team's highest-paid player, Neal Anderson might consider asking for a raise. After missing the past two preseason games and seeing the offense sputter, Anderson returned to the Bears' lineup Saturday night and sparked a 30-13...
Tribune staff reporterThe Bears had no fancy new offense to unveil. No one-back offense. No run-and-shoot gimmicks. No hurry-up attack. But a low-risk, conservative offense occasionally reaps a major dividend. The Bears trudged to their eighth straight opening-day victory...
Tribune staff reporterUnwittingly, the Bears may be on their way to solving a frustrating problem of recent years-peaking too soon. The preseason seldom portends a National Football League team's fortune for September through January. But the manner of the Bears' third...
Tribune staff reporterIf the Bears hadn't tantalized their fans with a 4-0 start last season before self-destructing, Sunday's 31-13 dismantling of the despised Green Bay Packers might give rise to unbridled enthusiasm. Encouragement? Optimism? Hopefulness? Maybe. Those...
Tribune staff reporterSoldier Field was transformed into the theater of the bizarre Monday night. Unlikely heroes, unlikely goats, unlikely outcome. The undefeated Bears, all but one nail sealing their coffin, somehow escaped with a chilling 19-13 overtime victory over the...
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