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Laura Linney Honored at Tower Cancer Research Foundation Gala: 'Comedy Is a Survival Technique'

Oscar-nominated actress Laura Linney received the humanity award for her cancer advocacy work at the Tower Cancer Research Foundation’s “Tower of Hope” gala on Thursday evening. 234 more words

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Former Dixon, Illinois Mayor Jim Burke dies

Less than a year after his last day as mayor of Dixon, Illinois, Jim Burke has passed away.

He became a councilman at age 27, and he was 77 years old when he ended his 16 years as mayor on May 4, 2015. 122 more words

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Former Dixon, Ill. Mayor Jim Burke has passed away

DIXON, Ill. (KWQC) – Former Dixon Mayor Jim Burke has passed away. He recently retired as mayor after 16 years of service. He died Friday, Feb. 61 more words

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Theatre review: Imagination guides Persephone Productions' pursuit of Moby Dick

It’s a tale with the most iconic opening line of all time, and a man-versus-nature theme that has captured imaginations since 1851.

As I observed in the Montreal Gazette last fall when writing about… 607 more words

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Burke's Run

The following piece was something I wrote in honor of my stepfather, a man who has had more influence on my life than almost anyone else. 1,285 more words

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