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Festa Italiana has revealed several of its 2013 headliners, and they're an eclectic bunch, if not exactly the first acts that spring to mind when you think of all things Italian. The festival's Spiked Island Adult Lemonade Stage will be headlined .. Read more

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<p> The Chicago retro-soul quartet JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound and the jammy jazz-funk band The New Orleans Suspects are among the headliners at this year\'s Jazz in the Park concert series. The event, which will run Thursdays from June 7 to Se.. Read more

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Sunday began so brightly for the Brewers. First they learned they had three National League All-Stars in Ryan Braun, Corey Hart and Yovani Gallardo. Then they sent Gallardo, their ace, to the mound in St. Louis with a chance to win a key fo... Read more

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Bert Kessler is celebrating the third anniversary of his clothing company, NEWD, by kicking it into a higher gear. His lines of high-quality cotton basics feel as comfortable as your own skin and have been quickly expanding since Kessler be... Read more

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Catholic Youth Organization coach Michael Kman, 45, was charged in May with various misdemeanors regarding an alleged attempt over a several-month period to fix children’s basketball games for his Our Lady of Lourdes church team in East Pen... Read more

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Ramble John “RJ” Krohn, better known by his stage name RJD2, still remembers the moment that inspired him to begin creating the instrumental hip-hop compositions that would become his signature.“The big light bulb went off in my head t Read more

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