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  • Academy-Award Actress Patricia Neal, Dead At 84

    Academy-Award Actress Patricia Neal, Dead At 84
    Patricia Neal, the willowy, husky-voiced actress who won an Academy Award for 1963's "Hud" and then survived several strokes to continue acting, died on Sunday. She was 84. Neal had lung cancer and died at her home in Edgartown, Mass., on Martha's...
  • Ari's Golden Quotes

    Ari's Golden Quotes
    Ari Gold: Let's hug it out, bitch. ____________ Ari Gold: Call me Helen Keller because I'm a f***ing miracle worker! ____________ Vince: [talking to Eric at a Hollywood party] Look at where we are. Did you ever think we'd have this? ____________...
  • City Lights: Seeing beyond the visual

    One of my best-kept secrets is that I'm terribly nearsighted. I wear contacts most of the time, but my glasses are nearly a centimeter thick on the outer edges. In two ways, I'm lucky — first, that I live in a part of the world that easily...
  • The God Squad: Let hope lead away from loneliness

    Question: I'm divorced and never remarried. My parents are deceased and my two children are grown. I recently relocated and am trying to make connections, but that's much harder to do later in life. I'm lonely and have even started thinking this will be...
  • Injured warriors face a different fight today

    Injured warriors face a different fight today
    Three years ago, after losing his legs to a roadside blast in Iraq, Mike Fradera lay in a Texas Army hospital bed, going stir-crazy. He craved the freedom that a new set of government-issued limbs promised. Three years later, padding around on his...
  • Chicago's Very Own: Geraldine "Jerrie" Lawhorn

    Chicago's Very Own: Geraldine "Jerrie" Lawhorn
    Geraldine “Jerrie” Lawhorn is one of God’s miracles. The 95-year old woman is both blind and deaf. “My sight and hearing was normal before seven but in school, the teacher noticed that I was having trouble trying to read,”...
  • Dr. Arnall Patz dies at 89; helped eliminate major cause of blindness

    Dr. Arnall Patz dies at 89; helped eliminate major cause of blindness
    Dr. Arnall Patz, a Johns Hopkins University physician who discovered and eliminated a major cause of blindness in children, died Thursday of heart disease at his home in Pikesville, Md. He was 89. The director emeritus of the Wilmer Eye Institute at...
  • Smart kids on the case in 'Speech'

    Smart kids on the case in 'Speech'
    An endearing mash-up of "The Crucible," "Schoolhouse Rock" and "High School Musical," Stephen Karam's "Speech and Debate" has all the virtues of youth: irreverence, smarts, a slight lack of specificity and more innocence than it imagines. Karam's...
  • William Gibson dies at 94; Tony Award-winning playwright was best known for 'The Miracle Worker'

    William Gibson, 94, a Tony Award-winning playwright best known for "The Miracle Worker," the inspirational story of Helen Keller and her teacher Anne Sullivan, died Tuesday at his home in Stockbridge, Mass. The family did not disclose the cause of death....
  • Suzanne Pleshette, sexy star of 'Bob Newhart Show,' dies at 70

    Suzanne Pleshette, sexy star of 'Bob Newhart Show,' dies at 70
    Suzanne Pleshette, the dark-haired, smoky-voiced actress who played Bob Newhart's confident and sexy wife, Emily Hartley, for six years on the popular 1970s sitcom "The Bob Newhart Show," has died. She was 70. The widow of comic actor Tom Poston,...
  • 'Democracy's Prisoner: Eugene V. Debs, the Great War, and the Right to Dissent' by Ernest Freeberg

    'Democracy's Prisoner: Eugene V. Debs, the Great War, and the Right to Dissent' by Ernest Freeberg
    Democracy's Prisoner Eugene V. Debs, the Great War, and the Right to Dissent Ernest Freeberg Harvard University Press: 380 pp., $29.95 It all sounds so familiar: a foreign war, an unpopular president, high-minded vows to spread democracy abroad and...
  • 250,000 Books & Media for Sale to Benefit Lancaster Public Library System

    250,000 Books & Media for Sale to Benefit Lancaster Public Library System
    Public libraries across Pennsylvania are in jeopardy. Proposed state budget cuts could force many branches to cut hours, staff and services. To prevent that, the Lancaster Public Library System is raising money the old fashioned way. It's having a mega...