AMERICANS are observing a Memorial Day weekend like none before -- in the midst of a global pandemic as the official death toll in this nation hovers at 100,000.
I watched the salute honoring the Class of 2020 on May 16. I was impressed with the many hours of preparation, variety of students and others taking time to make it a memorable event.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker gives short shrift to the workers in Illinois. The system he initiated to comply with the COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most rigid of the 50 states.
"State of Hypocrisy" -- Illinois has a new nickname. We are all too familiar with the various mandates handed down by the Illinois governor. But why do the same rules not apply in his beloved Chicago?
Since the outbreak of the pandemic, we have foregone our longstanding "Morons of the Month" feature, instead focusing on positive contributions in battling COVID-19.
Getting my parents to talk about their parents during my childhood in Colorado was always difficult. However, my father, would talk about his mother's death during the great pandemic (a scary word) of 1918.
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