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South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — Sixty-nine years ago Thursday, Frank McCalment awoke on the deck of the heavy cruiser USS Augusta, just off the coast of Normandy, France, and came to the instant realization this wouldn’t be an ordinary day. “The first...
Tribune staff reportA 10-year strike at the Congress Plaza hotel in downtown Chicago -- believed to be the longest hotel strike in the world --has ended. An attorney for the hotel said Unite Here Local 1, the union representing cleaning and maintenance workers, has offered...
Police chief supports Zook in Pa. judicial race To the editor: As the chief of the Shippensburg (Pa.) Police Department and a retired state police sergeant with more than 40 years of combined experience, I write this endorsement. I have had the...
Chicago Tribune reporterThe Century of Progress opened on May 27, 1933, with about 12 million Americans — a quarter of the labor force — unemployed and many hungry Chicagoans seeking sustenance and solace at Al Capone's soup kitchen. The city's second world's fair...
The Hartford CourantThe state Senate voted Thursday night to raise the minimum wage - an issue that has been controversial through the years. The latest version calls for raising the wage by 75 cents per hour over two years with no index for inflation. As such, the wage...
Although there's still a great deal to be learned about the scandals and controversies swirling around the White House like so many ominous dorsal fins in the surf, the nature of President Barack Obama's bind is becoming clear. The best defenses of his...
Re "Niall Ferguson's blooper," Opinion, May 7 Jonah Goldberg fails to address what is revealing about Niall Ferguson's ad hominem blooper on John Maynard Keynes' sexuality, for which the Harvard historian has given "an unqualified apology," according to...
By WILLIAM P. HOJNACKI I am very disappointed in the way that the Obama administration is dealing with the Republicans in the ongoing discussions concerning the federal budget. The administration has, once again, allowed the Republicans to set the agenda...
My nomination for American hero of the 20th century is someone who lived half his life in disguise and the other half as the world's most recognizable man. He appeared on more radio broadcasts than Ellery Queen and in more movies than Marlon Brando, who...
The most outrageous thing about the Maitland City Council's attempt to ditch its 75-year ban on billboards is not that one of the 70-foot monstrosities could soon loom over a quiet neighborhood. And it's not that the City Council voted 3-2 in favor of...
There is no way to make up for decades of discrimination that crippled the proud history of black farm ownership. But we can do our best to move forward. In 1999 the U.S. Department of Agriculture agreed to settle the civil rights lawsuit Pigford v...
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