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Clark: Stevenson ready to win it all in Class 8A
2014 IHSA state football brackets
Stevenson makes big plays in ‘fun’ win over Libertyville
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VIDEO: Inside The Huddle’s Playoff Pairings Show
Dan Moran: Emerald ash borer messes with the wrong tree
Ben Klett carries Lake Zurich to playoff eligibility
Hinsdale Central girls tennis team clinches state title before tournament’s final day
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The Deer Path Art League holiday exhibit kicks off the season with an
Class for special-needs skaters begins Saturday
Antiques + Modernism Show Winnetka 2014 runs Nov. 7-9
Vernon Hills Teen Donates $2,000 Machine to NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center for Bar Mitzvah Project
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Teeing Off: Talking golf with IHSA state champion Hinsdale Central
Watch: Stevenson football takes on Libertyville
Lenhoff: Remember when Halloween meant a pillowcase and streetlights?
Things to do around Vernon Hills this weekend, Oct. 24-26
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Highland Park Strings season features renowned local talent
Letter to the editor: Brad Schneider ‘working to end the partisan gridlock’
Letter: Why won’t Schneider appear with Dold in local forums?
State of Illinois sets up Ebola task force
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Family Friendly: All aboard for Libertyville’s HalloweenFest
Three Carmel Catholic students named National Merit semifinalists
The Big Questions: Author Jen Lancaster on bucket lists, conservatism and (not) writing about sex
Love Essentially: A relationship issue no one wants to talk about
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Developer seeks permission to expand Oaks of Vernon Hills
Exciting showdowns abound at this season’s state tournament
Biden denounces ‘cockamamie’ Republican values at Vernon Hills rally
Letter: Vote Chuck Bartels for Lake County Board
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Biden headlines Democratic rally in Vernon Hills; says his mission is to restore middle class
The Big Questions: Author Jen Lancaster on bucket lists, conservatism and (not) writing about sex Arts & Entertainment
The Big Questions: Author Jen Lancaster on bucket lists, conservatism and (not) writing about sex
Jen Lancaster has built a career on reinventing herself. In “Such a Pretty Fat,” she tackled weight loss. In “My Fair Lazy,” she sought high culture. In “The Tao of Martha,” she lived a life informed by Martha Stewart. In recent years, Lancaster has also reinvented herself as a novelist, most recently with the sibling rivalry of “Twisted Sisters” and time-traveling delirium of “Here I Go Again.” Below is an excerpt of our wide-ranging conversation, which included musings on regret, “Twilight,” her bucket list and why she’ll never write a sex scene. You can listen to the entire interview on our podcast “The Big Questions,” available on iTunes, SoundCloud and YouTube.
Oct. 23 10:07 a.m. |
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