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Schimmel's 29 leads East over West 125-124 in OT

Schimmel's 29 leads East over West 125-124 in OT

PHOENIX | Showtime Shoni lived up to her nickname in her first WNBA All-Star Game. And a wild game it was.

July 19, 2014 5:22 pm
Schimmel's 29 leads East over West 125-124 in OT

Schimmel's 29 leads East over West 125-124 in OT

The East's Shoni Schimmel, of the Atlanta Dream, holds up the MVP trophy after the WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday in Phoenix.

July 19, 2014 5:15 pm
DOUG ROSS: Tables have turned since first Thanksgiving dinner

DOUG ROSS: Tables have turned since first Thanksgiving dinner

With Thanksgiving fresh on our minds, this seems the perfect time to discuss immigration and related issues.

November 29, 2013 12:00 am
Distant Horizons: Tranquil Samara House

Distant Horizons: Tranquil Samara House

When Linda Christian Davis was four, she moved into her dream home and now almost six decades later, her love for the house her parents built has never diminished despite her worldwide travels and the numerous moves she made for her job as global human resource manager for Exxon.

August 20, 2013 3:10 pm Photos

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Native American ‘blessing’ celebrates 50 years of Sand Ridge

Native American ‘blessing’ celebrates 50 years of Sand Ridge

SOUTH HOLLAND | The Sand Ridge Nature Center has been in existence for a half-century, yet officials on Saturday turned to a ritual that far predates it to help celebrate the occasion.

September 22, 2012 5:50 pm Photos

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Artist Jean Leon Gerome Ferris Depiction of The First Thanksgiving in his 1932 Oil Painting

Artist Jean Leon Gerome Ferris Depiction of The First Thanksgiving in his 1932 Oil Painting

Artist Jean Leon Gerome Ferris created his 1932 oil painting to depict the first Thanksgiving as a peaceful affair celebrated by the pilgrims and the Native Americans with a bounty of feasting foods, including blueberries.

July 11, 2012 12:00 am
Woodland progress with new coach taking time

Woodland progress with new coach taking time

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | Gary Woodland was irritated that he couldn't do better than a 70 on the North Course at Torrey Pines. It wasn't much better on the South Course, where a 72 allowed him to make the cut on the number, and a 74 in the third round wasn't enough for the 54-hole cut.

January 31, 2012 5:05 pm
Native sunchokes offer flavor, flowers, ease

Native sunchokes offer flavor, flowers, ease

Jerusalem artichokes were, along with potatoes, among the first native American plants to be introduced in Europe.

September 22, 2011 12:00 am

Lansing firefighters planning fundraiser

The Lansing Professional Firefighters Local No. 3709 is holding a fundraiser at 5 p.m. Aug. 20 at Kilroy's, 3502 Ridge Road in Lansing. Tickets are $25, which includes food (served at 6 p.m.) and beer, wine and soda. Your ticket also puts you into a raffle for a 46-inch LCD HDTV and a 16g iP…

August 14, 2011 12:00 am
Coltrane house, Chicago hospital called endangered

Coltrane house, Chicago hospital called endangered

Jazz musician John Coltrane's home on Long Island, N.Y., a cloverleaf-shaped Chicago hospital building and a Pillsbury plant in Minneapolis that once was the world's most advanced flour mill are among America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.

June 19, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Preserving Native American pride and heritage

Preserving Native American pride and heritage

KNOX | Kenneth Lone Eagle is a Native American educator who describes May as a "mixed month in the media" for "his people."

June 04, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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FAME brings art and music to families at festival

MERRILLVILLE | Celebrate North America's First Nations by bringing the family to the 18th Northwest Indiana FAME Festival of the Arts this weekend.

March 02, 2011 12:00 am

Christmas brings the birth of a child, and the promise of peace

EDITOR'S NOTE: This tale was first told in this space in December, 1981. It has become a Christmas tradition.

December 19, 2010 12:00 am
'Running Man' Dr. Javier Abrego an inspiration to Navajo Nation

'Running Man' Dr. Javier Abrego an inspiration to Navajo Nation

With all the mindless clutter on TV today, here's a fascinating tale worthy of any weekly series.

October 09, 2010 11:00 pm Photos

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Native Americans display at Crete library

Native Americans display at Crete library

The Crete Public Library's display on Native American history will be available for viewing through September.

September 15, 2010 12:00 am
Native American artifacts on display at Crete Public Library

Native American artifacts on display at Crete Public Library

CRETE | The Crete Public Library's main floor display case holds artifacts on loan from the South Suburban Archaeological Society through the month of September.

September 15, 2010 12:00 am
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