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Despite an ongoing battle with an invasive beetle that is devastating ash trees, Lake Forest has been recognized nationally for the care it pays to its trees. Named a Tree City USA community for the 32nd consecutive year, the village met the standards...
When Anthony Bourdain was in town last summer taping a Chicago-themed episode of his Travel Channel show “The Layover,” he asked various people, including me, to name the quintessential Chicagoan, and a consensus quickly emerged. The...
As I sit here at my computer tonight I realize I'm doing what I saw Roger Ebert do so many times before — stopping everything to crank out a deadline appreciation for an artist who has just passed on. Only this time the artist is Roger. And I...
Roger Ebert, the Pulitzer Prize-winning movie critic whose gladiatorial "thumbs-up, thumbs-down" assessments turned film reviewing into a television sport and whose passion for independent film helped introduce a new generation of filmmakers to...
This column originally ran in the Chicago Tribune on Oct. 21, 2011. Some years ago when I was new to Chicago, I spotted Roger Ebert in the frozen-foods aisle of a grocery store. He was famous by then, and I did what any normal person does at the sight...
Venkataramana Chapara has joined North Dakota State University as the Extension Service's area crop protection specialist at the North Central Research Extension Center near Minot. He will be working on integrated pest management systems for all crops...
Tags: Education, Agriculture, Science, Zoology, Pathology
Several interesting issues are on the horizon for residents of the southeastern DuPage village. Here's a look at topics likely to add another chapter throughout 2013. Competition for Downers Grove Village Council Six people entered the race for...
Before Carl R. Woese, science divided the living world into two types of organisms: bacteria and everything else. But the University of Illinois professor and colleagues in the 1970s discovered that microbes now called archaea look like bacteria but...
Tribune reportersCarl Sandburg High School officials are mourning the loss of the high school's athletic director who was found dead Sunday afternoon after a single-vehicle accident in Carroll County. Bruce Scheidegger, 54, had been reported missing at 11:07 p.m....
Last night’s mid-season premiere of The Walking Dead had fans re-visiting the town of Woodbury and finally re-uniting the Dixon Brothers, Daryl and Merle. By the end of the episode the poop really hit the fan and left viewers with a lot of...
Tags: George Romero, Television, Entertainment, Rose Marie, FBI
It takes special gall to raise taxes for some Illinoisans so soon after they were hit with a massive increase in state income tax rates. So, give an audacity award to any "progressive" trying to renew the ill-timed and perennial campaign to replace...
Cali Hobgood barely knows what time zone she's in. She lives in Illinois, but she has spent the past two weeks driving from Naples to Southern California and then to Winter Park. She's exhibiting in this weekend's Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival,...
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