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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


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


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


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


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