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At least a dozen trucks and a hundred people converged on the street in front of Irvin C. Mollison School at 44th and King. Tree-trimming crews went to work, and about two dozen men exited trucks from the sheriff’s office and began sweeping the street and removing every bit of litter in sight. Over the […]

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My two small children and I arrived at the D-Day reenactment two hours early to stake a place on the beach. When the planes began passing overhead, a crowd seemed to appear out of nowhere, moving in front of us and blocking everything. Suddenly a man who had staked a space near us an hour […]

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911

After I dropped my daughter off at high school–she was running very late–I made the mistake of taking a right turn to go home instead of a U-turn and found myself in a maze of one-way streets. At Damen and Rogers I came to a stop sign and watched a rather slim man with matted […]