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JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — By all accounts, Mark Lindquist is a hero, a social worker who nearly gave his life trying to save three developmentally disabled adults from the Joplin tornado. But heroism doesn't pay the bills, not when the tornado tossed...
There's a picture of Cpl. Jim Szuba, taken by The Tribune in 2004, that shows him posing with three officers and smiling, slightly. Most likely, the smile was forced. It's not that Szuba was an unfriendly guy, says co-worker and friend Sgt. Russ...
Now a brief check of news from overseas. In France this has been the driest March through May in 50 years. And the warmest in 110 years. Several European Nations are rapidly preparing emergency plans to conserve water, give farmers millions of dollars...
Tags: Ecosystems, Agriculture, Disasters, Europe, Natural Disasters
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 32-year-old Indianapolis man hailed as a hero for trying to rescue victims of a home fire has admitted setting the blaze. Gary Allen was being held Saturday on two preliminary counts of murder at the Marion County Jail...
What Edward Snowden represents about our own feelings on personal privacy and big government intrusion, even espionage in a vague, TV show type of way is complicated. This is more so than we might want to admit, and definitely too much of a mixed bag...
A lot of people think Edward Snowden is a hero. I think he’s a creep. He is the National Security Agency leaker, the guy who leaked information about U.S. surveillance programs that target terrorist communications. And he’s hanging out...
My son is a police officer. He recently performed a heroic deed that was picked up by the media. I'm incredibly proud of him for it. It goes without saying that police officers perform heroic deeds every day. I also happen to be the father-in-law of...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice
Where there's smoke arising from a free-speech matter, you're likely to find the fiery attorney Floyd Abrams. He's blazed a trail for freedom of the press from the Pentagon Papers case to protecting reporters' sources. He's just as incendiary when he's...
Imperial High SchoolWe’re conditioned to believe that a hero needs to be this super person that can do extraordinary things. This stops us from letting the hero inside of us out. Truth be told, the hero inside of us is not the super human the comic books and movies...
Channel Guide MagazineDwayne “The Rock” Johnson continues his dominating summer of turning up in just about everything as he headlines and co-executive produces the new TNT competition series The Hero, premiering June 6 at 8pm ET/PT. In The Hero, a diverse group of...
Sonia Taitz is the daughter of Lithuanian Jewish immigrants who survived a Dachau death camp. Her mother was a pianist, her father a celebrated watchmaker whose craft saved his life and allowed him, in turn, to save others. "The Nazis, he had always...
With all of the hoopla over the release of "Iron Man 3" and the upcoming "Man of Steel" movie, it's time that a real-life superhero shared the spotlight. She might not be able to fly. She might not wear a fancy costume. She might not even have opposable...
Oct 23, 2011 |Story| WSBT-TV
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Jun 14, 2013 |Column| Imperial Valley Press Online
Jun 14, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Jun 12, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jun 12, 2013 |Column| Los Angeles Times
May 29, 2013 |Story| Imperial Valley Press Online
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Jun 3, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
May 31, 2013 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
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