News archive from 3 July 2013

Maxine Cobert, 1926-2013

Maxine Cobert, 1926-2013

Beyond her own abilities as an artist, Maxine "Mitzi" Cobert had a knack for instructing and involving others in art, including psychiatric patients at Evanston Hospital, where she was an art therapist for more than 20 years. "There...

 

Rodman lobbies for Nobel Peace Prize

SI.com reports: Former Chicago Bulls star Dennis Rodman said he plans to return to North Korea in August after he made headlines earlier this year by meeting with dictator Kim Jong-un. "Keeping us safe is really not my job; it's the black guy's...

 

Undrafted Kenny Boynton Jr. to play for Lakers' summer league team

Kenny Boynton Jr. never met a shot he felt he couldn't make. That supreme confidence which carried Boynton to phenom status on the AAU and Florida high school level and ultimately No. 2 all-time scorer for Florida helped Boynton earn an audition in...

 

On July Fourth, float these ideas by your guests

Fourth of July celebrations have already started, and everyone’s craving an all-American treat. Forget the baked pies and homemade ice cream — at this point, you need something that can be whipped up in minutes, not hours. Get your fix with a frothy...

 

The bible of slice-and-bake cookies is here

You knew there’d be days like this. The kids are bored. There’s nothing to do. Spats are simmering. Slice-and-bake cookies — rolls of dough tucked in the refrigerator or freezer waiting to be sliced, baked and decorated — were created for just such...

 
District 230 to launch four new websites this week

District 230 to launch four new websites this week

Consolidated High School District 230 was scheduled to launch its four new websites Tuesday after developers ran into technical difficulties that prevented them from going live Monday as originally planned. Despite the delay, district spokeswoman...

 
Bledsoe to Suns, Redick to Clippers in 3-team deal

Bledsoe to Suns, Redick to Clippers in 3-team deal

A three-team trade by the Clippers, Suns and Bucks was made Tuesday that included Eric Bledsoe and J.J. Redick, Yanoo Sports reported. Redick and Jared Dudley ended up with the the Clippers, Bledsoe and Caron Butler went to the Suns and the Milwaukee...

 

Ex-Free Press critic John Guinn dies at 77; 'cared deeply about music'

Former Free Press classical music critic John Guinn, who also taught music at local universities and was well-known as a church organist and public lecturer on music, died Friday. He was 77 and lived in Grosse Pointe. Mr. Guinn, who began writing...

 

Police say homeowner, burglar arrested in alleged marijuana caper

A Fraser man was arrested for selling marijuana out of his home after he chased an acquaintance who broke into his house to steal marijuana and money, police said. The accused burglar, Glen McCormick, 52, of Roseville is charged with home invasion and...

 

Christie's to sell collection of Kate Moss images

LONDON -- Few people have been photographed more often than Kate Moss, and some of the most famous images of the supermodel are going under the hammer at a Christie's auction this fall. The sale, announced Wednesday, includes a shot of Moss encased in...

 

Caldwell signs new deal with Toronto

Toronto FC announced Tuesday that defender Steven Caldwell has signed a new contract with the club following the expiration of his loan deal. "Steven has done a great job in anchoring our defense since arriving on loan, and he's been a terrific...

 

Try this tangy alternative to the classic coleslaw for your next picnic

Shake up your summer slaw with this sweet potato version, dressed with a Southeast Asian-style peanut-soy dressing. It’s inspired by gado-gado, an Indonesian composed salad. Using Savoy cabbage gives the slaw a softer texture, but bagged shredded...

 

Brown Sugar Bacon gives a sweet kick to BLT

Can it get any better than a classic BLT? My initial answer was no; basic is best. Then I made a BLT with my Brown Sugar Bacon recipe from the early 1980s. This recipe was popular at special breakfasts and brunches, but sadly went out of style. Bacon...

 

Price tag for Citrus Bowl renovation may rise

The pricey renovation of the Florida Citrus Bowl - already controversial because the municipal stadium doesn't have a professional sports team - may be getting more expensive, the Orlando Sentinel has learned. After years of delays, work on the...

 
N.C. State basketball: Gottfried has hopes, not expectations

N.C. State basketball: Gottfried has hopes, not expectations

RALEIGH When Mark Gottfried goes to the grocery store, he sometimes gets unsolicited advice from fellow shoppers. “ ‘Hang in there coach, I know it's going to be a long year for you,' ” Gottfried...

 

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