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Emeritus English Professor David McGrath
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College of DuPage Races Backwards: Can Trustees Stop Runaway Train?

Last week I toured the newly built facilities at College of DuPage. They were beautiful. They cost $50 million. They were mostly empty. It was … Read more ›

Momma Cuisine at WGN Midday News for the Lunchbreak segment.
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Momma Cuisine: Visiting WGN Midday News

Last Wednesday April 11, 2012, I was a guest on the WGN Midday News Lunchbreak segment with anchor Dina Biar, showcasing some of my Great … Read more ›

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Obama is unprecedented in setting precedents as Federal Appeals Court orders explanation

Let me get this straight, President Barack Obama thinks it would be unprecedented for the Supreme Court to find a law unconstitutional, right? In particular, … Read more ›

Endorsements for Illinois Senate

Dillard earns our endorsement in this Senate race because he gets results. Read more at the Chicago Tribune. Read more ›

For the Illinois House

82nd District: We’ve long been fans of Republican Rep. Jim Durkin, of Western Springs, who served in the House from 1995 to 2002 and has … Read more ›

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Suburban Sports Leagues Should Require Background Screening Of All Coaches

The suburbs are a mecca for youth sports, with sports clubs in practically every town. The pages of park district and YMCA catalogs are filled … Read more ›

Back Talk: Talkin’ ’bout my generation

TribLocal and The Mash, the Chicago Tribune‚Äôs weekly newspaper and website serving teenagers in the city and suburbs, recently asked area high school students about … Read more ›

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Helping Out, Santa Style

The cloying commercials are playing on TV. The decorations have gone up along Main Street. The catalogs are arriving in the mail every day, and … Read more ›

Robert Lloyd gives a tour of of the meteorological office at Pt Mugu, Calif., to his daughter's brownie troop in 1967. (Photo submitted by Mrs. Robert Lloyd)
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A Veterans Day Thank You

On November 11, we honor the over 22 million Americans who have served our country in times of war and peace. There will be countless … Read more ›

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Hey, Wall Street Occupiers – there's enough blame to go around

I know a lot of people who are facing serious financial trials and tribulations that would make teeth grind in the most pacifistic Wall Street … Read more ›