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Yonder Mountain String Band


From a young activist, a show of anger at Egypt's courts

CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian activist Sanaa Seif decided she had had enough of Egypt's justice system....

Warriors-Cavaliers are the 14th NBA Finals rematch

MIAMI (AP) -- It'll either be repeat or redemption....

Futuristic Dubai office showcases 3-D printing's potential

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- There are office printers that spit out documents and others that always seem to jam. And then there those that make the office itself....

Civil rights inquiry due in Minneapolis police shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Federal officials in Minneapolis will announce Wednesday whether they believe the civil rights of a 24-year-old black man were violated last November in a confrontation with two police officers that led to his death....


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


The question for me is not if we should ban trash talking, like the state of New Jersey thinks, but if there is a way we can teach kids the difference between hurtful bullying, and playful banter.