Ryan Richardson: Collins' legacy helps cure fear of snakes
I haven't been completely honest. In my first column, back on Jan. 14, I made the promise that I would be an advocate for animals of all kinds.
Wheaton teacher awarded state History Day honor
The dust has barely settled on this year's History Day competition, which wrapped up at the state level last month, but Jason Navarro and his students are already gearing up for next year's contest.
Dave Woods: Police run with outlaws on park's new coaster
The event was a dedication of a 30-foot tall monument to "the good guys." Community police officers, county deputies, state highway patrol, local and federal drug enforcement officials and other first responders from around the region represented their noble professions during the ceremony in the park's town square.
Benji Tunnell: Parents, theater workers share ratings apathy
CinemaCon, the annual movie theater exhibition conference, has come and gone, and once again someone has put forward another pointless idea.
Jeremiah Tucker: Kitty needs to step up game when performing live
Kitty, formerly Kitty Pryde, is the rap de plume of 19-year-old Floridian Kathryn Beckwith, who worked at Claire's and was either attending college or high school when -- like so many young people these days -- she was discovered on the Internet.
Joe Hadsall: Characters shine in Howey's 'Wool'
"Wool" is a sci-fi epic of tremendous scope that ranges from claustrophobic to vast. But like any book that really moves me, Howey excels at revealing the world through his characters.
Ganesha to mesh reggae , 'Star Wars'
On the day before Cinco de Mayo, sci-fi fans will celebrate the birth of a beloved story. Not that "Star Wars" made its debut on May 4. The date is known as Star Wars Day because of the date's similar sound to one of its most legendary lines: "May the force be with you."
Rainmakers: Sprinkler system, tap dancing helps OCC create signature Hollywood moment
"If the water runs overboard, we'll just do 'Noah, the Musical.'"
Sarah Coyne: Sick baby requires extra care
It's harder, though, when the suffering little one is an infant. Most medicines aren't approved for use in kids under 2 years old, and even if they were, it's hard to be sure exactly what their issues are if they can't yet speak for themselves.
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