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St George’s Parish Council Awards Scholarships

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Ashley Phipps, Anthony Howell, Tanessha Ottley, Shaundrea Washington, and Sita Ingram have all been awarded scholarships by the St. George’s Parish Council. The Council said, “In keeping with the Scholarship Committee’s objective of providing funding to assist students reach their career goals, the St. George’s Parish Council presented scholarship awards to five deserving students who Read More

Elgin’s Lauren Borer among honorees

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Lauren Borer will be one of the honorees at tonight’s Archbishop’s Dinner for Education. E-R file photo Lauren Borer will be one of the honorees at tonight’s Archbishop’s Dinner for Education. E-R file photo Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School’s Lauren Borer will be recognized tonight (Thursday, September 21) for her achievements in the Read More

Fall Guide 2017: Music

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Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Fest leads an outstanding fall concert calendar Justin Timberlake, playing Pilgrimage Music Festival Sept. 23 The Third Annual Pilgrimage Fest Includes Justin Timberlake, Eddie Vedder, Mavis Staples, Amanda Shires and Ryan Adams By Stephen Trageser If you’re looking for a way to kick off fall, it’s hard to beat the third Read More

Michigan sued over anti-LGBT ‘religious freedom’ adoption law

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law religious freedom adoption bills. (Photo by Major.guy2012; courtesy Wikimedia Commons) The state of Michigan is facing a first-of-its-kind lawsuit contesting its anti-LGBT “religious freedom” adoption law, which allows taxpayer-funded adoption agencies to refuse placement to LGBT families. The 22-page complaint was filed Wednesday in federal court in Michigan Read More

Saint of the Day: Vincent Strambi

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St. Vincent Strambi Feast Day: September 25 Vincent joined the Passionists as priest in 1768. Over three decades he served as a leader of the congregation, ultimately as St. Vincent Strambi (CNS) provincial. In 1801, he became bishop of Macerata in central Italy. Vincent reformed the diocese by caring for his priests. He built a Read More

Saint of the Week: Vincent de Paul

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St. Vincent de Paul Feast Day: September 27 Born in southwestern France, Vincent began priestly studies in 1595 and was ordained in 1600. St. Vincent de Paul (Wikimedia Commons) In 1605, he was taken off a ship attacked by pirates. After two years as a slave in Tunisia, he escaped and returned to France, taking Read More

Here’s why Nike’s new NBA jerseys have microchips

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CLOSE Which are your favorite? Dakota Crawford/IndyStar Glenn Robinson III (left), and Myles Turner show off new Pacers uniforms during a team-sponsored block party on the city’s west side, Indianapolis, Friday, July 28, 2017. (Photo: Robert Scheer/IndyStar) INDIANAPOLIS – Nike is putting NFC (near field communication) chips in its newest replica NBA jerseys. A Nike announcement Friday Read More

Here’s why Nike’s new NBA jerseys have microchips

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CLOSE Which are your favorite? Dakota Crawford/IndyStar Glenn Robinson III (left), and Myles Turner show off new Pacers uniforms during a team-sponsored block party on the city’s west side, Indianapolis, Friday, July 28, 2017. (Photo: Robert Scheer/IndyStar) INDIANAPOLIS – Nike is putting NFC (near field communication) chips in its newest replica NBA jerseys. A Nike announcement Friday Read More

As Its Homeless Student Population Surges, Perkins K-8 Is Learning to Adapt

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Fernando Hernandez, the principal at Perkins K-8, makes sure his middle school teachers don’t put too much weight on homework. Hernandez caps the percentage of grades drawn from homework at 15 percent, which he says is lower than many middle schools. Though many schools and parents across the country have argued in recent years that Read More