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  • Our View: Technology an important part of classroom instruction

    When some of us look back at attending school, we remember chalkboards, pull-down maps, overhead projectors and chunky computers housed in a lab.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Good Natured: Birds leave plenty of evidence

    Anyone who’s ever kept a bird feeder in their yard knows that anything and everything can show up to take advantage of the free offerings. Large mamma ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 8:14 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: 'It could happen'

    I’ve got two kids heading to college. Soon. According to a 2012 column written by Forbes contribut ...
    March 1, 2015 - 7:18 am
  • In Focus: Best seat in the house

    I had a bird’s-eye view last Friday for the IHSA state gymnastics preliminaries at Palatine High School. For the most part, state tournaments, such as ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:27 pm
  • Another View: Chicago mayoral election about much more than Chicago

    In any other year, the mayoral election in America’s third-largest city wouldn’t matter much to anyone beyond driving distance to Wrigley Field. This ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:08 pm