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Broad array of military luminaries condemn Trump over attacks on Khan family

A bipartisan constellation of decorated combat veterans, members of Congress and family members of slain soldiers admonished Donald Trump on Monday for criticizing the Muslim American parents of an Army officer killed in Iraq, threatening to undermine Trump’s support among core Republican voters. 1,499 more words

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Ways to tell the story of a life

After a funeral ceremony people often gather together at a wake or memorial to have food and drink and to share memories of their loved one. 275 more words

The-Half-Way-Through-Review. No. 7: The Luminaries

The Luminaries. Eleanor Catton. 2013. (Granta Publications, 2014)

Perhaps unsurprisingly for an 800+ page Booker Prize winning novel, The Luminaries is a tome with decided pretentions. 1,037 more words

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Kappys on Dempster in Morton Grove

Kappy’s, on Dempster at Harlem,  is a family restaurant owned and operated by an extended family. One of the brothers, Manolis, came up with the idea of getting caricatures of all the staff and then framing the drawings in the restaurant.  318 more words

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GOP luminaries pick sides on Trump as party rift widens

Washington (CNN)The Republican rift over Donald Trump widened Friday as major GOP figures continued to pick sides over whether to support the billionaire businessman’s candidacy. 1,110 more words

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Ruling Luminaries

Covenant Compendium #6
Guest Blogger: Pastor Justin Wallick

Genesis 1:14-19 – “And, God said, ‘Let there be lights in the firmament of the heavens to separate the day from the night. 756 more words

Luminary: Jennifer Doudna

Meet Jennifer Doudna,

Let me start by telling you why Jennifer is a ROCKSTAR!!!!! Along with her team they discovered an incredibly powerful gene editing tool that give us the power to eradicate nasty things like ticks and mosquitoes, diseases like malaria and zika, and deadly genetic disorders like cystic fibrosis. 234 more words