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Yonder Mountain String Band


Posting ballot selfies: Personal choice or illegal act?

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- You probably already know whether you'll vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton on Election Day, leaving one important question to consider when you walk into your polling place: Is it OK to take a picture of your ballot?...

2 explosions hit Japanese city, killing 1; suicide suspected

TOKYO (AP) -- Two apparent explosions hit the Japanese city of Utsunomiya back-to-back Sunday, killing one person and injuring three others in what police are viewing as a possible suicide....

Trump's lawsuit threat against accusers overshadows agenda

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Donald Trump is laying out an ambitious agenda for his first 100 days as president but pointedly noting that he will find time to sue the numerous women who have accused him of groping and other unwanted sexual behavior....

Iraqi forces launch new advance northeast of Mosul

KHAZER, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi and Kurdish forces have launched a new offensive on a town near Mosul as part of a massive operation aimed at retaking the country's second largest city from the Islamic State group....


The SpongeBob Musical: It’s Not Guys in Big Foam Costumes

By Jazmine Chartrand   The SpongeBob Musical…I know what you’re thinking.  It’s going to be a lame musical for kids where the people on stage are wearing silly, bulky costumes made out of foam. IT’S. NOT.   It’s something totally new. You’re immersed in a Bikini Bottom made of found objects that might sink to … Continue reading The SpongeBob Musical: It’s Not Guys in Big Foam Costumes

Chance The Rapper Showed Love to Chicago

By Abby Nelson It is no secret that Chance The Rapper is from Chicago. He uses every opportunity to let the world know where he is from. His nickname is even Lil Chano from 79th. I first learned about Chance when I moved to Chicago to attend Columbia College. His mixtape, ‘Acid Rap’ was just … Continue reading Chance The Rapper Showed Love to Chicago

The Ruining of the Bulls

By Tom Okkema   Over the weekend the Chicago Bulls were officially eliminated from playoff contention. This will be the first time the Bulls will miss the playoffs since 2008. Due to the ineptitude of the front office and certain players the Bulls have turned a perennial championship contender into a .500 team at best. This … Continue reading The Ruining of the Bulls