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  • Book reviews: Two Civil War anthologies

    Book reviews: Two Civil War anthologies
    Hearts Touched by Fire The Best of "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War" Edited by Harold Holzer Modern Library: 1,264 pp., $38 The Civil War The First Year Told by Those Who Lived It Edited by Brooks D. Simpson, Stephen W. Sears and Aaron Sheehan-...
  • Fran Drescher: Cancer Schmancer

    Fran Drescher: Cancer Schmancer
    Our Mission CANCER - We’ve all been affected by it in some way, whether it’s ourselves, our families or our friends.  This year, cancer will be the leading killer in the world.  In the U.S. 1 in 3 women and 1 in 2 men will be diagnosed with...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011

    5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Bill Moller in for  Greg Jarrett                               6:09 a.m.  Our very own Karen Conti provides some insight into several high-profile courtroom battles currently in the news:  Dr. Conrad Murray, Amanda Knox and William...
  • Book reviews: 'Preaching With Sacred Fire' and 'The Anthology of Rap'

    Book reviews: 'Preaching With Sacred Fire' and 'The Anthology of Rap'
    Preaching With Sacred Fire An Anthology of African American Sermons, 1750 to the Present Edited by Martha Simmons and Frank A. Thomas W.W. Norton: 976 pp., $45 The Anthology of Rap Edited by Adam Bradley and Andrew DuBois Yale University Press:...
  • Anatomy of a Cardiac Rescue

    Lifeguard Sam Allison poked and pinched. He shouted at the man whose 238-pound body was wedged between a treadmill and elliptical machine in the fitness room at Cornerstone Aquatics Center. The man's face was tinged blue, and the lone signs of life...
  • A July Fourth reading list

    A July Fourth reading list
    In celebration of July Fourth, Printers Row set out to create a reading list of patriotic books. But, how to define "patriotic"? We decided to have each contributing Tribune writer and editor pick a title that corresponds to his or her own definition....
  • Free Friday: Bob Stillman Concert and Hair Makeover from Slique'

    Free Friday: Bob Stillman Concert and Hair Makeover from Slique'
    Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1) Bob Stillman Concert 2) Hair Makeover from Slique What: It Could Happen To You: A Valentine's Day Celebration with Bob Stillman Presenter: Arts Brookfield at World...
  • Should We End Black History Month?

    Should We End Black History Month?
    More Than A Month premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 10 pm Why do we have Black History Month? That’s one question -- among many -- raised by More Than a Month, a documentary premiering on PBS’s Independent Lens...
  • Feedback: Your favorite travel book

    Feedback: Your favorite travel book
    Bill Bryson is my personal standard as far as travel literature. He's appealing in his teddy bear look and sharp in his wit. His ability to describe things in detail makes me feel as if I'm right next to him, bellying up to the same bar. "A Walk in the...
  • Obama's 'cynicism' on gay marriage

    Obama's 'cynicism' on gay marriage
    President Barack Obama's critics have a point in criticizing his handling of the gay marriage issue as evasive, politically devious and lacking in principle. I hate to say it, but it's bad enough to qualify as Lincolnesque. Abraham Lincoln is...
  • On The Chopping Block: List Of Academically At-Risk Schools Out

    On The Chopping Block: List Of Academically At-Risk Schools Out
    A new list of academically troubled New York City schools is out, and while parents and students citywide are wondering what their school's fate is, the new list is hitting one neighborhood particularly hard. The building that houses Wadleigh High School...
  • Commander-In-Chic: How To Dress With First Lady Class

    Commander-In-Chic: How To Dress With First Lady Class
    Mikki Taylor, the author of "Commander-In-Chic" and beauty director and cover editor at Essence Magazine, stopped by to talk about her new book and also show style essentials: must have ultra chic and timeless-go to pieces all inspired by First Lady...