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PETE SEAT: What is it about mayors and higher office?

PETE SEAT: What is it about mayors and higher office?

Americans have shown a preference for executive experience in candidates for president. Ever since sitting U.S. Sen. Warren G. Harding ascended to our highest office in 1921, only two presidents, John F. Kennedy and Barack Obama, were elected directly out of Congress and with no executive cr…

July 01, 2014 11:24 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Qualities to seek in candidates for public office

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Qualities to seek in candidates for public office

While I affirm the merit of reforming the structures of government, the single most effective reform is in whom we select to serve us in it.

January 12, 2014 12:00 am

Lake Area United Way launches video contest to honor volunteerism

GRIFFITH | Everyday people perform extraordinary acts of kindness and caring for others without any fanfare.

November 12, 2012 7:00 pm
Designer Narciso Rodriguez goes with Kohl's

Designer Narciso Rodriguez goes with Kohl's

Narciso Rodriguez is a designer known as much for what he doesn’t do as for what he does. He doesn’t do girly or overworked clothes. No ruffles, no poufs, no fluff. What Rodriguez does offer is sophisticated simplicity, suitable for women of any age. Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of Vogue on…

October 25, 2012 5:04 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: America should become what I remember it being

GUEST COMMENTARY: America should become what I remember it being

In America, the good has outweighed the bad and causes me to remember the positive things.

September 16, 2012 12:00 am
At Home: Living vicariously through homes of rich and famous

At Home: Living vicariously through homes of rich and famous

A voyeur lives inside all of us. We’re human. We look.

August 08, 2012 8:00 pm Photos

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OFFBEAT: New book provides fascinating look inside mind of Jackie Kennedy

OFFBEAT: New book provides fascinating look inside mind of Jackie Kennedy

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 15, 2011 12:00 am
American Royalty and British Royalty

American Royalty and British Royalty

Prince Philip (left to right) greets Jacqueline Kennedy with Queen Elizabeth and President John F. Kennedy during the couple's visit to Buckingham Palace for dinner in June 1961.

April 27, 2011 12:00 am

Vale Park renaming foes launch Facebook site

VALPARAISO | The suggestion to rename Vale Park Road in honor of President Ronald Reagan has aroused opposition from both sides of the political aisle.

January 18, 2011 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Famed psychic Irene Hughes joining Teibel's Friday the 13th party

FROM the FARM: Famed psychic Irene Hughes joining Teibel's Friday the 13th party

A favorite and very entertaining guests at my previous birthday teas  and luncheons is as infamous as she is famous.

August 04, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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