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sun reporterGrasping the flag's edges with the utmost care, the eight solemn boys and girls unfurled the tightly wound fabric from its triangular shape. The children, ranging from kindergarten to fifth grade, turned back one fold and then another - until all 13...
Tribune criticZagat, publishers of the reader-review based Zagat Guides, has released its second-annual “30 Under 30” list of Chicagoans in the restaurant and hospitality business. The list, intended to recognize up-and-coming talents rather than...
Tags: Restaurants, L2O, The Bristol, Dining and Drinking, Blackbird
The Religion WorldClergy expressed opposition to proposed cuts to the USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the federal government’s food stamp program at a press conference held today in Tallahassee. The U.S. House has proposed cutting the...
Ken Carter, the high school basketball coach whose story of locking his undefeated team out of the gym to focus on schoolwork was made into a movie, is keynote speaker for Monday night’s fifth annual Arthur Jackson Midnight Basketball of Florida...
Orlando CityBeat WriterI love a good sports movie. My heart thumps every time I see Jimmy Chipwood launch the jumper that wins the big game in Hoosiers. When I see Rudy get carried off the field by his teammates after sacking the opposing quarterback, my eyes tear up like I...
Tags: Movies, Football, John Gatins, Contracts, Indiana Hoosiers
TRIBUNE ARTS CRITIC3 stars (out of 4) As if timed to counteract these days of "basketbrawl" and snipes at Hollywood morality, along comes "Coach Carter," a true story, feel-good parable and a respectable, uplifting descendent of "To Sir, With Love" and "Lean On Me." Based...
Times Staff WriterA story of wayward youth transformed by a pedagogical maverick, "Coach Carter" comprises another installment in the ongoing adventures of Superteacher, ghetto edition. Based on the story of an actual Richmond, Calif., high school basketball coach who...
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