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This Day in History: Feb. 14

This Day in History: Feb. 14

On this day, Feb. 14 …... 1929: “The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre” - Seven members and associates of Chicago's North Side Gang are gunned down in a hail of bul [...] Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 14...→

This Day in History: Feb. 14

This Day in History: Feb. 14

On this day, Feb. 14 …... 1929: “The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre” - Seven members and associates of Chicago's North Side Gang are gunned down in a hail of bul [...] Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 14...→

Teacher dressed up as a black leader every day for Black History Month

Teacher dressed up as a black leader every day for Black History Month

Latoya McGriff is a first-grade teacher and to celebrate Black History Month, she decided to dress up as a different African American historical figure every s [...] Read full article: Teacher dressed up as a black leader eve...→

Union to start 10-day countdown to St. Paul teacher strike

Union to start 10-day countdown to St. Paul teacher strike

The countdown to a St. Paul teacher strike has begun. The St. Paul Federation of Educators told members Wednesday morning that it would give official notice la [...] Read full article: Union to start 10-day countdown to St. P...→

DuPage Health Department to offer free dental screenings on Give Kids A Smile Day Feb. 28

DuPage Health Department to offer free dental screenings on Give Kids A Smile Day Feb. 28

The DuPage County Health Department is joining the American Dental Association to observe the annual Give Kids A Smile Day on Friday, Feb. 28. Read full article: DuPage Health Department to offer free d...→

National Pancake Day At IHOP Is Feb. 25

National Pancake Day At IHOP Is Feb. 25

This year National Pancake Day will take place on February 25, starting at 7 a.m. Free pancakes will be given out to raise funds for charity. Read full article: National Pancake Day At IHOP Is Feb. 25...→

County Clerk to Offer Special 'Leap Day' Weddings on Saturday, Feb. 29 - Times of San Diego

The San Diego County Clerk’s new Santee office will be open on Saturday, Feb. 29, for couples seeking to be married on the once-every-four-years Leap Day. Read full article: County Clerk to Offer Special 'Leap Day'...→

Mayor Cooper spotlights a local leader each day throughout Black History Month - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

Mayor Cooper spotlights a local leader each day throughout Black History Month - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

In honor of Black History Month, Mayor John Cooper has been spotlighting African American community leaders who have made a positive change in their local comm [...] Read full article: Mayor Cooper spotlights a local leader e...→

This Day in History: Feb. 20

This Day in History: Feb. 20

On this day, Feb. 20 …... 1962: Astronaut John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth as he flies aboard Project Mercury’s Friendship 7 spacecraft [...] Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 20...→

‘Worst Nightmare in History’: 3 Family Members Dead in Murder-Suicide at Vacation Home, Son Leaves 585-Page Manifesto

‘Worst Nightmare in History’: 3 Family Members Dead in Murder-Suicide at Vacation Home, Son Leaves 585-Page Manifesto

Three members of a prominent suburban Chicago family are dead after a double murder-suicide at their vacation home in Las Vegas, according to police. Read full article: ‘Worst Nightmare in History’: 3 Family M...→

This Day in History: Feb. 18

This Day in History: Feb. 18

Workers try to remove Dale Earnhardt (3) from his vehicle after a crash also involving Ken Schrader (36) during the Daytona 500 in this Feb. 18, 2001 photo at [...] Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 18...→

You can stand a broom up any day, not just Feb. 10

You can stand a broom up any day, not just Feb. 10

By Beatrice Dupuy | Associated Press A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even [...] Read full article: You can stand a broom up any day, not ju...→

Galentine’s Day: Faux Feb. 13 holiday celebrates genuine female friendships | WTOP

What started in an episode of a popular sitcom has turned Feb. 13 into Galentine’s Day — a genuine, although unofficial holiday, celebrating female friendships [...] Read full article: Galentine’s Day: Faux Feb. 13 holiday ce...→

This Day in History: Feb. 12

This Day in History: Feb. 12

Congress has only impeached two presidents -- Bill Clinton and Andrew Johnson -- and both were acquitted; Kristin Fisher reports from Washington.... On this da [...] Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 12...→

St. Paul City Council Members Dai Thao, Nelsie Yang sue MN Secretary of State’s office over voter assistance limits

St. Paul City Council Members Dai Thao, Nelsie Yang sue MN Secretary of State’s office over voter assistance limits

Two members of the St. Paul City Council — both of them former activists with TakeAction Minnesota — are taking Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon to cou [...] Read full article: St. Paul City Council Members Dai Thao, ...→

Feb. 29: CLC hosts 10th annual STEM Day for Girls

Feb. 29: CLC hosts 10th annual STEM Day for Girls

Girls in 7th through 12th grade and their parents are invited to College of Lake County's 10th annual free STEM for Girls event Saturday, Feb. 29. Read full article: Feb. 29: CLC hosts 10th annual STEM Day ...→

Members of the Chinese military are behind one of the largest data breaches in history

Members of the Chinese military are behind one of the largest data breaches in history

Members of the Chinese military are behind one of the largest data breaches in history that compromised the social security numbers of nearly half of all Ameri [...] Read full article: Members of the Chinese military are behi...→

This Day in History: Feb. 27

This Day in History: Feb. 27

Walter Cronkite delivers an unforgettable commentary on the Vietnam War; Operation Desert Storm comes to an end. Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 27...→

This Day in History: Feb. 26

This Day in History: Feb. 26

The first World Trade Center terror attack occurs; the U.S. takes over building the Panama Canal. Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 26...→

This Day in History: Feb. 25

This Day in History: Feb. 25

Cassius Clay becomes world heavyweight boxing champion; Tennessee Williams, dies. Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 25...→

St. Charles Restaurant Week Feb. 24-28 aims to bring foodies to local eateries

St. Charles Restaurant Week Feb. 24-28 aims to bring foodies to local eateries

The premise of St. Charles Restaurant Week is simple: Visit any participating eatery between Monday and Friday, Feb. 24-28, show them a coupon and receive 20% [...] Read full article: St. Charles Restaurant Week Feb. 24-28 a...→

Gay Groups Still Barred From Marching In Staten Island St. Patrick's Day Parade

Gay Groups Still Barred From Marching In Staten Island St. Patrick's Day Parade

"Don’t try to keep asking a million friggin’ questions, OK?" the parade organizer told a reporter when asked about the ban. Read full article: Gay Groups Still Barred From Marching In...→

St. Paul sets 60-day deadline for suburbs to renegotiate fire department mutual aid agreement

St. Paul sets 60-day deadline for suburbs to renegotiate fire department mutual aid agreement

With little fanfare and almost no public discussion, the St. Paul City Council agreed to end a mutual aid agreement between the Fire Department and its suburba [...] Read full article: St. Paul sets 60-day deadline for suburb...→

Bobby Jo Valentine to perform Feb. 23 at Elgin church

Bobby Jo Valentine to perform Feb. 23 at Elgin church

On Sunday, Feb. 23, First Congregational United Church of Christ in Elgin will host a concert by singer-songwriter Bobby Jo Valentine. Read full article: Bobby Jo Valentine to perform Feb. 23 at...→

Kane County authorities plan 'No Refusal' DUI patrol around St. Patrick's Day, with one change

Kane County authorities plan 'No Refusal' DUI patrol around St. Patrick's Day, with one change

Kane County prosecutors will work with local law enforcement the night of March 14 and early March 15 for the latest "No Refusal" DUI patrol, but first with th [...] Read full article: Kane County authorities plan 'No Refusal...→

San Diego Weekend Guide: Feb. 14-16 – Valentine's Day Edition - Times of San Diego

It’s Valentine’s Day and a three-day weekend. So join your honey or your bestie – show some love to somebody! –  and enjoy the many attractions on tap. Read full article: San Diego Weekend Guide: Feb. 14-16 – Va...→

The history and origin of the

The history and origin of the "Parks and Recreation"–inspired holiday, Galentine's Day

Amy Poehler's "Parks and Recreation" character Leslie Knope's first introduced the idea of Galentine's Day during Season 2. Read full article: The history and origin of the "Parks and...→

Chess master Garry Kasparov loses to computer in first of 6-game match: This Day in History

Chess master Garry Kasparov loses to computer in first of 6-game match: This Day in History

Twenty-four years ago on Monday, world chess champion came up against a force too great to overcome: a computer.  Read full article: Chess master Garry Kasparov loses to com...→

Nelson Mandela released from prison: This Day in History

Nelson Mandela released from prison: This Day in History

Nelson Mandela was released 30 years ago Tuesday from a South African prison after serving 27 years amid a struggle to the country's discriminatory apartheid p [...] Read full article: Nelson Mandela released from prison: Thi...→

Obama announces presidential bid: This Day in History

Obama announces presidential bid: This Day in History

On this day in history, 2007, Barack Obama officially launched his presidential bid. Read full article: Obama announces presidential bid: This D...→

The Brick Bar, A Two-Day Lego-Themed Pop-Up, Coming to St. Louis in June

The Brick Bar, A Two-Day Lego-Themed Pop-Up, Coming to St. Louis in June

LEGO fans and aficionados, it's time to unite in the name bricks and booze: In June, the Brick Bar, a LEGO pop-up bar, is coming... Read full article: The Brick Bar, A Two-Day Lego-Themed Pop...→

College of DuPage hosts American Sign Language Immersion Day Feb. 29

College of DuPage hosts American Sign Language Immersion Day Feb. 29

The American Sign Language Interpretation program at College of DuPage is hosting the third annual ASL Immersion Day on Saturday, Feb. 29. Read full article: College of DuPage hosts American Sign La...→

Andrew Johnson impeached: This Day in History

Andrew Johnson impeached: This Day in History

On this day in history, Feb. 24, 1868, Andrew Johnson became the first U.S. President to be impeached by the House of Representatives. Read full article: Andrew Johnson impeached: This Day in Hi...→

40 years after the Miracle on Ice, St. Paul celebrates The Greatest Day

40 years after the Miracle on Ice, St. Paul celebrates The Greatest Day

St. Paul and the Minnesota Wild celebrated the Miracle on Ice with a parade Saturday, 40 years to the day after the U.S. beat the Russians, 4-3, in the Olympic [...] Read full article: 40 years after the Miracle on Ice, St. P...→

This Day in History: Feb. 21

This Day in History: Feb. 21

On this day, Feb. 21 …... 1965: Malcolm X, 39, is shot to death inside Harlem’s Audubon Ballroom in New York City by assassins identified as members of the Nat [...] Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 21...→

18 St. Patrick’s Day Events in the SF Bay Area

18 St. Patrick’s Day Events in the SF Bay Area

St. Patrick’s Day brings a mix of amusements to the Bay Area. Some events celebrate Ireland’s culture — its music, dance and other historic  traditions, while [...] Read full article: 18 St. Patrick’s Day Events in the SF Ba...→

Gay Pride Groups Denied Opportunity To March In Staten Island St. Patrick's Day Parade

Gay Pride Groups Denied Opportunity To March In Staten Island St. Patrick's Day Parade

The annual St. Patrick's Day Parade on Staten Island is full of pride. But people who represent gay pride are being told they can't participate. Read full article: Gay Pride Groups Denied Opportunity To M...→

This Day in History: Feb. 19

This Day in History: Feb. 19

On this day, Feb. 19 …... 1968: “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” created by and starring Fred Rogers, makes its network debut on National Educational Television, [...] Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 19...→

Elgin's St. Hugh of Lincoln Church to offer 'Drive Thru Ashes' Feb. 26

Elgin's St. Hugh of Lincoln Church to offer 'Drive Thru Ashes' Feb. 26

On Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26, busy commuters can begin their Lenten journey by driving through the parking lot of St. Hugh of Lincoln Episcopal Church. Read full article: Elgin's St. Hugh of Lincoln Church to of...→

Volunteer at Bliss Woods work day Feb. 22

Volunteer at Bliss Woods work day Feb. 22

A habitat restoration work day will be held at Bliss Woods Forest Preserve on Saturday, Feb. 22. They will be targeting honeysuckle and other invasive woody pl [...] Read full article: Volunteer at Bliss Woods work day Feb. 2...→

Great people make Black History every day – let’s celebrate it

The significance of the great Clarence "Jeep" Jones' passing on the first day of Black History Month wasn't lost on many of us. Jeep was an extraordinary and u [...] Read full article: Great people make Black History every da...→

This Day in History: Feb. 13

This Day in History: Feb. 13

Was longest-serving justice; Details on 'America's News HQ'... On this day, Feb. 13 … Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 13...→

'Damsels and Divas: A Musical Revue' comes to St. Charles Feb. 16

'Damsels and Divas: A Musical Revue' comes to St. Charles Feb. 16

The St. Charles Public Library's Sunday Concert Series continues Sunday, Feb. 16, with "Damsels and Divas: A Musical Revue." Read full article: 'Damsels and Divas: A Musical Revue' com...→

Buster Douglas KO's Mike Tyson in one of the sports world's biggest upsets: This Day in History

Buster Douglas KO's Mike Tyson in one of the sports world's biggest upsets: This Day in History

Few upsets shook the core of sports world like the unforeseen knockout heavyweight champion Mike Tyson at the hands of James "Buster" Douglas. Read full article: Buster Douglas KO's Mike Tyson in one of...→

This Day in History: Feb. 11

This Day in History: Feb. 11

On this day, Feb. 11 …... 1990: Nelson Mandela is freed after 27 years in captivity. Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 11...→

This Day in History: Feb. 10

This Day in History: Feb. 10

Playwright Arthur Miller poses at his typewriter in New York City, May 2, 1949. Miller is winner of the Pulitzer Prize for drama for his play "Death of a Sales [...] Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 10...→

Teacher dressed up as a black leader every day for Black History Month

Teacher dressed up as a black leader every day for Black History Month

Latoya McGriff is a first-grade teacher and to celebrate Black History Month, she decided to dress up as a different African American historical figure every s [...] Read full article: Teacher dressed up as a black leader eve...→

The Brick Bar, A Two-Day Lego-Themed Pop-Up, Coming to St. Louis in June

The Brick Bar, A Two-Day Lego-Themed Pop-Up, Coming to St. Louis in June

LEGO fans and aficionados, it's time to unite in the name bricks and booze: In June, the Brick Bar, a LEGO pop-up bar, is coming... Read full article: The Brick Bar, A Two-Day Lego-Themed Pop...→

This Day in History: Feb. 26

This Day in History: Feb. 26

The first World Trade Center terror attack occurs; the U.S. takes over building the Panama Canal. Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 26...→

DuPage Health Department to offer free dental screenings on Give Kids A Smile Day Feb. 28

DuPage Health Department to offer free dental screenings on Give Kids A Smile Day Feb. 28

The DuPage County Health Department is joining the American Dental Association to observe the annual Give Kids A Smile Day on Friday, Feb. 28. Read full article: DuPage Health Department to offer free d...→

Andrew Johnson impeached: This Day in History

Andrew Johnson impeached: This Day in History

On this day in history, Feb. 24, 1868, Andrew Johnson became the first U.S. President to be impeached by the House of Representatives. Read full article: Andrew Johnson impeached: This Day in Hi...→

St. Charles Restaurant Week Feb. 24-28 aims to bring foodies to local eateries

St. Charles Restaurant Week Feb. 24-28 aims to bring foodies to local eateries

The premise of St. Charles Restaurant Week is simple: Visit any participating eatery between Monday and Friday, Feb. 24-28, show them a coupon and receive 20% [...] Read full article: St. Charles Restaurant Week Feb. 24-28 a...→

County Clerk to Offer Special 'Leap Day' Weddings on Saturday, Feb. 29 - Times of San Diego

The San Diego County Clerk’s new Santee office will be open on Saturday, Feb. 29, for couples seeking to be married on the once-every-four-years Leap Day. Read full article: County Clerk to Offer Special 'Leap Day'...→

This Day in History: Feb. 21

This Day in History: Feb. 21

On this day, Feb. 21 …... 1965: Malcolm X, 39, is shot to death inside Harlem’s Audubon Ballroom in New York City by assassins identified as members of the Nat [...] Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 21...→

Gay Groups Still Barred From Marching In Staten Island St. Patrick's Day Parade

Gay Groups Still Barred From Marching In Staten Island St. Patrick's Day Parade

"Don’t try to keep asking a million friggin’ questions, OK?" the parade organizer told a reporter when asked about the ban. Read full article: Gay Groups Still Barred From Marching In...→

This Day in History: Feb. 20

This Day in History: Feb. 20

On this day, Feb. 20 …... 1962: Astronaut John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth as he flies aboard Project Mercury’s Friendship 7 spacecraft [...] Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 20...→

Gay Pride Groups Denied Opportunity To March In Staten Island St. Patrick's Day Parade

Gay Pride Groups Denied Opportunity To March In Staten Island St. Patrick's Day Parade

The annual St. Patrick's Day Parade on Staten Island is full of pride. But people who represent gay pride are being told they can't participate. Read full article: Gay Pride Groups Denied Opportunity To M...→

‘Worst Nightmare in History’: 3 Family Members Dead in Murder-Suicide at Vacation Home, Son Leaves 585-Page Manifesto

‘Worst Nightmare in History’: 3 Family Members Dead in Murder-Suicide at Vacation Home, Son Leaves 585-Page Manifesto

Three members of a prominent suburban Chicago family are dead after a double murder-suicide at their vacation home in Las Vegas, according to police. Read full article: ‘Worst Nightmare in History’: 3 Family M...→

Elgin's St. Hugh of Lincoln Church to offer 'Drive Thru Ashes' Feb. 26

Elgin's St. Hugh of Lincoln Church to offer 'Drive Thru Ashes' Feb. 26

On Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26, busy commuters can begin their Lenten journey by driving through the parking lot of St. Hugh of Lincoln Episcopal Church. Read full article: Elgin's St. Hugh of Lincoln Church to of...→

Kane County authorities plan 'No Refusal' DUI patrol around St. Patrick's Day, with one change

Kane County authorities plan 'No Refusal' DUI patrol around St. Patrick's Day, with one change

Kane County prosecutors will work with local law enforcement the night of March 14 and early March 15 for the latest "No Refusal" DUI patrol, but first with th [...] Read full article: Kane County authorities plan 'No Refusal...→

You can stand a broom up any day, not just Feb. 10

You can stand a broom up any day, not just Feb. 10

By Beatrice Dupuy | Associated Press A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even [...] Read full article: You can stand a broom up any day, not ju...→

Great people make Black History every day – let’s celebrate it

The significance of the great Clarence "Jeep" Jones' passing on the first day of Black History Month wasn't lost on many of us. Jeep was an extraordinary and u [...] Read full article: Great people make Black History every da...→

The history and origin of the

The history and origin of the "Parks and Recreation"–inspired holiday, Galentine's Day

Amy Poehler's "Parks and Recreation" character Leslie Knope's first introduced the idea of Galentine's Day during Season 2. Read full article: The history and origin of the "Parks and...→

This Day in History: Feb. 12

This Day in History: Feb. 12

Congress has only impeached two presidents -- Bill Clinton and Andrew Johnson -- and both were acquitted; Kristin Fisher reports from Washington.... On this da [...] Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 12...→

'Damsels and Divas: A Musical Revue' comes to St. Charles Feb. 16

'Damsels and Divas: A Musical Revue' comes to St. Charles Feb. 16

The St. Charles Public Library's Sunday Concert Series continues Sunday, Feb. 16, with "Damsels and Divas: A Musical Revue." Read full article: 'Damsels and Divas: A Musical Revue' com...→

Nelson Mandela released from prison: This Day in History

Nelson Mandela released from prison: This Day in History

Nelson Mandela was released 30 years ago Tuesday from a South African prison after serving 27 years amid a struggle to the country's discriminatory apartheid p [...] Read full article: Nelson Mandela released from prison: Thi...→

Feb. 29: CLC hosts 10th annual STEM Day for Girls

Feb. 29: CLC hosts 10th annual STEM Day for Girls

Girls in 7th through 12th grade and their parents are invited to College of Lake County's 10th annual free STEM for Girls event Saturday, Feb. 29. Read full article: Feb. 29: CLC hosts 10th annual STEM Day ...→

This Day in History: Feb. 11

This Day in History: Feb. 11

On this day, Feb. 11 …... 1990: Nelson Mandela is freed after 27 years in captivity. Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 11...→

Obama announces presidential bid: This Day in History

Obama announces presidential bid: This Day in History

On this day in history, 2007, Barack Obama officially launched his presidential bid. Read full article: Obama announces presidential bid: This D...→

This Day in History: Feb. 27

This Day in History: Feb. 27

Walter Cronkite delivers an unforgettable commentary on the Vietnam War; Operation Desert Storm comes to an end. Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 27...→

Union to start 10-day countdown to St. Paul teacher strike

Union to start 10-day countdown to St. Paul teacher strike

The countdown to a St. Paul teacher strike has begun. The St. Paul Federation of Educators told members Wednesday morning that it would give official notice la [...] Read full article: Union to start 10-day countdown to St. P...→

College of DuPage hosts American Sign Language Immersion Day Feb. 29

College of DuPage hosts American Sign Language Immersion Day Feb. 29

The American Sign Language Interpretation program at College of DuPage is hosting the third annual ASL Immersion Day on Saturday, Feb. 29. Read full article: College of DuPage hosts American Sign La...→

This Day in History: Feb. 25

This Day in History: Feb. 25

Cassius Clay becomes world heavyweight boxing champion; Tennessee Williams, dies. Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 25...→

National Pancake Day At IHOP Is Feb. 25

National Pancake Day At IHOP Is Feb. 25

This year National Pancake Day will take place on February 25, starting at 7 a.m. Free pancakes will be given out to raise funds for charity. Read full article: National Pancake Day At IHOP Is Feb. 25...→

40 years after the Miracle on Ice, St. Paul celebrates The Greatest Day

40 years after the Miracle on Ice, St. Paul celebrates The Greatest Day

St. Paul and the Minnesota Wild celebrated the Miracle on Ice with a parade Saturday, 40 years to the day after the U.S. beat the Russians, 4-3, in the Olympic [...] Read full article: 40 years after the Miracle on Ice, St. P...→

Mayor Cooper spotlights a local leader each day throughout Black History Month - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

Mayor Cooper spotlights a local leader each day throughout Black History Month - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

In honor of Black History Month, Mayor John Cooper has been spotlighting African American community leaders who have made a positive change in their local comm [...] Read full article: Mayor Cooper spotlights a local leader e...→

18 St. Patrick’s Day Events in the SF Bay Area

18 St. Patrick’s Day Events in the SF Bay Area

St. Patrick’s Day brings a mix of amusements to the Bay Area. Some events celebrate Ireland’s culture — its music, dance and other historic  traditions, while [...] Read full article: 18 St. Patrick’s Day Events in the SF Ba...→

St. Paul sets 60-day deadline for suburbs to renegotiate fire department mutual aid agreement

St. Paul sets 60-day deadline for suburbs to renegotiate fire department mutual aid agreement

With little fanfare and almost no public discussion, the St. Paul City Council agreed to end a mutual aid agreement between the Fire Department and its suburba [...] Read full article: St. Paul sets 60-day deadline for suburb...→

This Day in History: Feb. 19

This Day in History: Feb. 19

On this day, Feb. 19 …... 1968: “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” created by and starring Fred Rogers, makes its network debut on National Educational Television, [...] Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 19...→

Bobby Jo Valentine to perform Feb. 23 at Elgin church

Bobby Jo Valentine to perform Feb. 23 at Elgin church

On Sunday, Feb. 23, First Congregational United Church of Christ in Elgin will host a concert by singer-songwriter Bobby Jo Valentine. Read full article: Bobby Jo Valentine to perform Feb. 23 at...→

This Day in History: Feb. 18

This Day in History: Feb. 18

Workers try to remove Dale Earnhardt (3) from his vehicle after a crash also involving Ken Schrader (36) during the Daytona 500 in this Feb. 18, 2001 photo at [...] Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 18...→

Volunteer at Bliss Woods work day Feb. 22

Volunteer at Bliss Woods work day Feb. 22

A habitat restoration work day will be held at Bliss Woods Forest Preserve on Saturday, Feb. 22. They will be targeting honeysuckle and other invasive woody pl [...] Read full article: Volunteer at Bliss Woods work day Feb. 2...→

San Diego Weekend Guide: Feb. 14-16 – Valentine's Day Edition - Times of San Diego

It’s Valentine’s Day and a three-day weekend. So join your honey or your bestie – show some love to somebody! –  and enjoy the many attractions on tap. Read full article: San Diego Weekend Guide: Feb. 14-16 – Va...→

Galentine’s Day: Faux Feb. 13 holiday celebrates genuine female friendships | WTOP

What started in an episode of a popular sitcom has turned Feb. 13 into Galentine’s Day — a genuine, although unofficial holiday, celebrating female friendships [...] Read full article: Galentine’s Day: Faux Feb. 13 holiday ce...→

This Day in History: Feb. 13

This Day in History: Feb. 13

Was longest-serving justice; Details on 'America's News HQ'... On this day, Feb. 13 … Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 13...→

Chess master Garry Kasparov loses to computer in first of 6-game match: This Day in History

Chess master Garry Kasparov loses to computer in first of 6-game match: This Day in History

Twenty-four years ago on Monday, world chess champion came up against a force too great to overcome: a computer.  Read full article: Chess master Garry Kasparov loses to com...→

St. Paul City Council Members Dai Thao, Nelsie Yang sue MN Secretary of State’s office over voter assistance limits

St. Paul City Council Members Dai Thao, Nelsie Yang sue MN Secretary of State’s office over voter assistance limits

Two members of the St. Paul City Council — both of them former activists with TakeAction Minnesota — are taking Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon to cou [...] Read full article: St. Paul City Council Members Dai Thao, ...→

Buster Douglas KO's Mike Tyson in one of the sports world's biggest upsets: This Day in History

Buster Douglas KO's Mike Tyson in one of the sports world's biggest upsets: This Day in History

Few upsets shook the core of sports world like the unforeseen knockout heavyweight champion Mike Tyson at the hands of James "Buster" Douglas. Read full article: Buster Douglas KO's Mike Tyson in one of...→

Members of the Chinese military are behind one of the largest data breaches in history

Members of the Chinese military are behind one of the largest data breaches in history

Members of the Chinese military are behind one of the largest data breaches in history that compromised the social security numbers of nearly half of all Ameri [...] Read full article: Members of the Chinese military are behi...→

This Day in History: Feb. 10

This Day in History: Feb. 10

Playwright Arthur Miller poses at his typewriter in New York City, May 2, 1949. Miller is winner of the Pulitzer Prize for drama for his play "Death of a Sales [...] Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 10...→

Teacher dressed up as a black leader every day for Black History Month

Teacher dressed up as a black leader every day for Black History Month

Latoya McGriff is a first-grade teacher and to celebrate Black History Month, she decided to dress up as a different African American historical figure every s [...] Read full article: Teacher dressed up as a black leader eve...→

This Day in History: Feb. 27

This Day in History: Feb. 27

Walter Cronkite delivers an unforgettable commentary on the Vietnam War; Operation Desert Storm comes to an end. Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 27...→

The Brick Bar, A Two-Day Lego-Themed Pop-Up, Coming to St. Louis in June

The Brick Bar, A Two-Day Lego-Themed Pop-Up, Coming to St. Louis in June

LEGO fans and aficionados, it's time to unite in the name bricks and booze: In June, the Brick Bar, a LEGO pop-up bar, is coming... Read full article: The Brick Bar, A Two-Day Lego-Themed Pop...→

Union to start 10-day countdown to St. Paul teacher strike

Union to start 10-day countdown to St. Paul teacher strike

The countdown to a St. Paul teacher strike has begun. The St. Paul Federation of Educators told members Wednesday morning that it would give official notice la [...] Read full article: Union to start 10-day countdown to St. P...→

This Day in History: Feb. 26

This Day in History: Feb. 26

The first World Trade Center terror attack occurs; the U.S. takes over building the Panama Canal. Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 26...→

College of DuPage hosts American Sign Language Immersion Day Feb. 29

College of DuPage hosts American Sign Language Immersion Day Feb. 29

The American Sign Language Interpretation program at College of DuPage is hosting the third annual ASL Immersion Day on Saturday, Feb. 29. Read full article: College of DuPage hosts American Sign La...→

DuPage Health Department to offer free dental screenings on Give Kids A Smile Day Feb. 28

DuPage Health Department to offer free dental screenings on Give Kids A Smile Day Feb. 28

The DuPage County Health Department is joining the American Dental Association to observe the annual Give Kids A Smile Day on Friday, Feb. 28. Read full article: DuPage Health Department to offer free d...→

This Day in History: Feb. 25

This Day in History: Feb. 25

Cassius Clay becomes world heavyweight boxing champion; Tennessee Williams, dies. Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 25...→

Andrew Johnson impeached: This Day in History

Andrew Johnson impeached: This Day in History

On this day in history, Feb. 24, 1868, Andrew Johnson became the first U.S. President to be impeached by the House of Representatives. Read full article: Andrew Johnson impeached: This Day in Hi...→

National Pancake Day At IHOP Is Feb. 25

National Pancake Day At IHOP Is Feb. 25

This year National Pancake Day will take place on February 25, starting at 7 a.m. Free pancakes will be given out to raise funds for charity. Read full article: National Pancake Day At IHOP Is Feb. 25...→

St. Charles Restaurant Week Feb. 24-28 aims to bring foodies to local eateries

St. Charles Restaurant Week Feb. 24-28 aims to bring foodies to local eateries

The premise of St. Charles Restaurant Week is simple: Visit any participating eatery between Monday and Friday, Feb. 24-28, show them a coupon and receive 20% [...] Read full article: St. Charles Restaurant Week Feb. 24-28 a...→

40 years after the Miracle on Ice, St. Paul celebrates The Greatest Day

40 years after the Miracle on Ice, St. Paul celebrates The Greatest Day

St. Paul and the Minnesota Wild celebrated the Miracle on Ice with a parade Saturday, 40 years to the day after the U.S. beat the Russians, 4-3, in the Olympic [...] Read full article: 40 years after the Miracle on Ice, St. P...→

County Clerk to Offer Special 'Leap Day' Weddings on Saturday, Feb. 29 - Times of San Diego

The San Diego County Clerk’s new Santee office will be open on Saturday, Feb. 29, for couples seeking to be married on the once-every-four-years Leap Day. Read full article: County Clerk to Offer Special 'Leap Day'...→

This Day in History: Feb. 21

This Day in History: Feb. 21

On this day, Feb. 21 …... 1965: Malcolm X, 39, is shot to death inside Harlem’s Audubon Ballroom in New York City by assassins identified as members of the Nat [...] Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 21...→

Mayor Cooper spotlights a local leader each day throughout Black History Month - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

Mayor Cooper spotlights a local leader each day throughout Black History Month - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

In honor of Black History Month, Mayor John Cooper has been spotlighting African American community leaders who have made a positive change in their local comm [...] Read full article: Mayor Cooper spotlights a local leader e...→

Gay Groups Still Barred From Marching In Staten Island St. Patrick's Day Parade

Gay Groups Still Barred From Marching In Staten Island St. Patrick's Day Parade

"Don’t try to keep asking a million friggin’ questions, OK?" the parade organizer told a reporter when asked about the ban. Read full article: Gay Groups Still Barred From Marching In...→

18 St. Patrick’s Day Events in the SF Bay Area

18 St. Patrick’s Day Events in the SF Bay Area

St. Patrick’s Day brings a mix of amusements to the Bay Area. Some events celebrate Ireland’s culture — its music, dance and other historic  traditions, while [...] Read full article: 18 St. Patrick’s Day Events in the SF Ba...→

This Day in History: Feb. 20

This Day in History: Feb. 20

On this day, Feb. 20 …... 1962: Astronaut John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth as he flies aboard Project Mercury’s Friendship 7 spacecraft [...] Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 20...→

St. Paul sets 60-day deadline for suburbs to renegotiate fire department mutual aid agreement

St. Paul sets 60-day deadline for suburbs to renegotiate fire department mutual aid agreement

With little fanfare and almost no public discussion, the St. Paul City Council agreed to end a mutual aid agreement between the Fire Department and its suburba [...] Read full article: St. Paul sets 60-day deadline for suburb...→

Gay Pride Groups Denied Opportunity To March In Staten Island St. Patrick's Day Parade

Gay Pride Groups Denied Opportunity To March In Staten Island St. Patrick's Day Parade

The annual St. Patrick's Day Parade on Staten Island is full of pride. But people who represent gay pride are being told they can't participate. Read full article: Gay Pride Groups Denied Opportunity To M...→

This Day in History: Feb. 19

This Day in History: Feb. 19

On this day, Feb. 19 …... 1968: “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” created by and starring Fred Rogers, makes its network debut on National Educational Television, [...] Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 19...→

‘Worst Nightmare in History’: 3 Family Members Dead in Murder-Suicide at Vacation Home, Son Leaves 585-Page Manifesto

‘Worst Nightmare in History’: 3 Family Members Dead in Murder-Suicide at Vacation Home, Son Leaves 585-Page Manifesto

Three members of a prominent suburban Chicago family are dead after a double murder-suicide at their vacation home in Las Vegas, according to police. Read full article: ‘Worst Nightmare in History’: 3 Family M...→

Bobby Jo Valentine to perform Feb. 23 at Elgin church

Bobby Jo Valentine to perform Feb. 23 at Elgin church

On Sunday, Feb. 23, First Congregational United Church of Christ in Elgin will host a concert by singer-songwriter Bobby Jo Valentine. Read full article: Bobby Jo Valentine to perform Feb. 23 at...→

Elgin's St. Hugh of Lincoln Church to offer 'Drive Thru Ashes' Feb. 26

Elgin's St. Hugh of Lincoln Church to offer 'Drive Thru Ashes' Feb. 26

On Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26, busy commuters can begin their Lenten journey by driving through the parking lot of St. Hugh of Lincoln Episcopal Church. Read full article: Elgin's St. Hugh of Lincoln Church to of...→

This Day in History: Feb. 18

This Day in History: Feb. 18

Workers try to remove Dale Earnhardt (3) from his vehicle after a crash also involving Ken Schrader (36) during the Daytona 500 in this Feb. 18, 2001 photo at [...] Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 18...→

Kane County authorities plan 'No Refusal' DUI patrol around St. Patrick's Day, with one change

Kane County authorities plan 'No Refusal' DUI patrol around St. Patrick's Day, with one change

Kane County prosecutors will work with local law enforcement the night of March 14 and early March 15 for the latest "No Refusal" DUI patrol, but first with th [...] Read full article: Kane County authorities plan 'No Refusal...→

Volunteer at Bliss Woods work day Feb. 22

Volunteer at Bliss Woods work day Feb. 22

A habitat restoration work day will be held at Bliss Woods Forest Preserve on Saturday, Feb. 22. They will be targeting honeysuckle and other invasive woody pl [...] Read full article: Volunteer at Bliss Woods work day Feb. 2...→

You can stand a broom up any day, not just Feb. 10

You can stand a broom up any day, not just Feb. 10

By Beatrice Dupuy | Associated Press A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even [...] Read full article: You can stand a broom up any day, not ju...→

San Diego Weekend Guide: Feb. 14-16 – Valentine's Day Edition - Times of San Diego

It’s Valentine’s Day and a three-day weekend. So join your honey or your bestie – show some love to somebody! –  and enjoy the many attractions on tap. Read full article: San Diego Weekend Guide: Feb. 14-16 – Va...→

Great people make Black History every day – let’s celebrate it

The significance of the great Clarence "Jeep" Jones' passing on the first day of Black History Month wasn't lost on many of us. Jeep was an extraordinary and u [...] Read full article: Great people make Black History every da...→

Galentine’s Day: Faux Feb. 13 holiday celebrates genuine female friendships | WTOP

What started in an episode of a popular sitcom has turned Feb. 13 into Galentine’s Day — a genuine, although unofficial holiday, celebrating female friendships [...] Read full article: Galentine’s Day: Faux Feb. 13 holiday ce...→

The history and origin of the

The history and origin of the "Parks and Recreation"–inspired holiday, Galentine's Day

Amy Poehler's "Parks and Recreation" character Leslie Knope's first introduced the idea of Galentine's Day during Season 2. Read full article: The history and origin of the "Parks and...→

This Day in History: Feb. 13

This Day in History: Feb. 13

Was longest-serving justice; Details on 'America's News HQ'... On this day, Feb. 13 … Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 13...→

This Day in History: Feb. 12

This Day in History: Feb. 12

Congress has only impeached two presidents -- Bill Clinton and Andrew Johnson -- and both were acquitted; Kristin Fisher reports from Washington.... On this da [...] Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 12...→

Chess master Garry Kasparov loses to computer in first of 6-game match: This Day in History

Chess master Garry Kasparov loses to computer in first of 6-game match: This Day in History

Twenty-four years ago on Monday, world chess champion came up against a force too great to overcome: a computer.  Read full article: Chess master Garry Kasparov loses to com...→

'Damsels and Divas: A Musical Revue' comes to St. Charles Feb. 16

'Damsels and Divas: A Musical Revue' comes to St. Charles Feb. 16

The St. Charles Public Library's Sunday Concert Series continues Sunday, Feb. 16, with "Damsels and Divas: A Musical Revue." Read full article: 'Damsels and Divas: A Musical Revue' com...→

St. Paul City Council Members Dai Thao, Nelsie Yang sue MN Secretary of State’s office over voter assistance limits

St. Paul City Council Members Dai Thao, Nelsie Yang sue MN Secretary of State’s office over voter assistance limits

Two members of the St. Paul City Council — both of them former activists with TakeAction Minnesota — are taking Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon to cou [...] Read full article: St. Paul City Council Members Dai Thao, ...→

Nelson Mandela released from prison: This Day in History

Nelson Mandela released from prison: This Day in History

Nelson Mandela was released 30 years ago Tuesday from a South African prison after serving 27 years amid a struggle to the country's discriminatory apartheid p [...] Read full article: Nelson Mandela released from prison: Thi...→

Buster Douglas KO's Mike Tyson in one of the sports world's biggest upsets: This Day in History

Buster Douglas KO's Mike Tyson in one of the sports world's biggest upsets: This Day in History

Few upsets shook the core of sports world like the unforeseen knockout heavyweight champion Mike Tyson at the hands of James "Buster" Douglas. Read full article: Buster Douglas KO's Mike Tyson in one of...→

Feb. 29: CLC hosts 10th annual STEM Day for Girls

Feb. 29: CLC hosts 10th annual STEM Day for Girls

Girls in 7th through 12th grade and their parents are invited to College of Lake County's 10th annual free STEM for Girls event Saturday, Feb. 29. Read full article: Feb. 29: CLC hosts 10th annual STEM Day ...→

This Day in History: Feb. 11

This Day in History: Feb. 11

On this day, Feb. 11 …... 1990: Nelson Mandela is freed after 27 years in captivity. Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 11...→

Members of the Chinese military are behind one of the largest data breaches in history

Members of the Chinese military are behind one of the largest data breaches in history

Members of the Chinese military are behind one of the largest data breaches in history that compromised the social security numbers of nearly half of all Ameri [...] Read full article: Members of the Chinese military are behi...→

Obama announces presidential bid: This Day in History

Obama announces presidential bid: This Day in History

On this day in history, 2007, Barack Obama officially launched his presidential bid. Read full article: Obama announces presidential bid: This D...→

This Day in History: Feb. 10

This Day in History: Feb. 10

Playwright Arthur Miller poses at his typewriter in New York City, May 2, 1949. Miller is winner of the Pulitzer Prize for drama for his play "Death of a Sales [...] Read full article: This Day in History: Feb. 10...→