| Jan 20, 2008
Remember this? "There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are controlling transmission. If we wish to make it louder, we will bring up the volume. If we wish to make it softer, we will tune it to a whisper....
| Mar 22, 2009
When the prestigious Library of Living Philosophers chose Marjorie Grene as the subject of the 29th volume in its series, the feisty 90-something thinker and writer downplayed her selection with characteristic self-deprecation. "I think," she told a...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 4:00 AM
"If you've been successful, you didn't get there on your own. ... If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 7:50 AM
A Central Indiana school is planning to send kindergarten students home with iPads in the fall.
Eastern Schools Corporation in Greentown has been incorporating a few hundred netbooks and tablets into classrooms for the past few years, but the new plan...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 9:32 PM
From Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: I spent some time on the phone with the good folks over at the University of Chicago's Lab School. It's the elite, expensive private school (founded by John Dewey) where the mayor sends his own......
| Oct 7, 2010
Last Friday morning Kaitzer was multi-tasking: folding laundry, making lunches and tutoring the girls for school quizzes. I was busy looking for my car keys. Our kitchen resembled the last frantic moments prior to jumping off a chopper into a hot LZ....
| Mar 6, 2010
| 7:52 PM
GARDENA- Three residences were flooded when an aging 14 inch water main broke, just 24 hours after another early morning water main breakage in the same city.
The broken main and residential flooding were reported at 3:06 a.m. at 134th Street and Budlong...
| Sep 8, 2008
| 4:24 PM
by Mike Dorning With the national political conventions over, the fall election campaign begins in earnest this week. But for Barack Obama's daughters, today is also the first day of school. So there was Obama this morning at the University......