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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


Dixon Mayor Jim Burke marks end of an era

Dixon Mayor Jim Burke makes some last-minute phone calls on Monday.

“By 5:30, I’ll be all finished,” he said.

This marks his final day at City Hall.  304 more words



This is a true story.
This is based on a true story.
This story was inspired by true events.
This story is nothing of the sort. 805 more words


New theatre critic will serve as champion of plays and readers

My introduction to theatre growing up in a small town in Alberta was via the flickering screen of our black and white television.

It was the 1960s, decades before the multi-channel universe or streaming video, and I was enthralled with the catchy melody and the mysterious lyrics of the theme to the Bugs Bunny Show: 487 more words


Jim Burke Named President of Production of Focus Features

Jim Burke has been tapped as president of production of Focus Features.

Also, current Focus Features senior VP of production Josh McLaughlin has been promoted to executive VP and will report to Burke. 151 more words


Jim Burke Officially Named Focus Features Production President - Update

UPDATE, 11:05 AM: Focus Features has made Jim Burke’s deal to become president of production as I told you was happening fast last month. In addition, Focus has upped SVP Production Josh McLaughlin to EVP, reporting to Burke. 753 more words


Walgreens' decision protects founder's legacy in Dixon

Walgreens is dropping plans to move its headquarters to Switzerland.

The corporate offices will remain in the Chicago area after a public and political outcry. 341 more words