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Updated at 11:43 AM

I always loved Minnie Minoso.The Cuban immigrant who was the ninth black player in the major leagues and the first in Chicago died Sunday. He was somewhere around 90. Because of his background, no one is sure exactly how old he really was. His name wasn’t even Minnie – or Minoso for that matter.

Updated Feb 25, 2015 at 8:40 AM

The way I see it, we have two choices.We can set up our economic system so that every able-bodied person who wants to work hard can succeed.

Posted Feb 25, 2015 at 12:01 AM

Total trivia geek moment: one of the key plot points in Bladerunner is that the replicant Pris has an incept [birth] date of February 14, 2016; that’s less than a year away.

Posted Feb 20, 2015 at 12:01 AM

You’ve likely read the letters in the Gazette from those who think putting a roundabout at the intersection on Bridge Street near Runnings is at least an option that should seriously be considered.

Updated Feb 19, 2015 at 9:14 AM

The great thing about a 10-year plan is that there are so few things that are truly impossible.In 10 years I could go from only playing golf a couple of times a year to becoming the top golfer on the Champions Tour.

Posted Feb 19, 2015 at 12:01 AM

We are looking for readers who will offer feedback, help us with ideas and let us know what stories we’re missing by joining our reader advisory board.

Updated Feb 16, 2015 at 11:18 AM

Sometimes learning one little fact can change your whole outlook about a man.

Posted Feb 14, 2015 at 12:01 AM

How are you doing on your goals for 2015?; here’s hoping we all can make a fresh start and spend the rest of the year heading in a positive direction.

Posted Feb 13, 2015 at 12:01 AM

My First Annual 39th birthday is happening this Saturday, and I’m not entirely sure if I’m excited yet.

Updated Feb 9, 2015 at 9:03 AM

A friend asked me last week how I would rank the Obama administration in comparison to the other presidencies of U.S. history. He finished his query by adding, “Would he be last?” I will ignore his follow-up comment and focus on some comparisons,...

Posted Feb 9, 2015 at 12:01 AM

When I was a high school senior I wasn’t really sure what I wanted to do with my life; fortunately, there was a good option available: join the Air Force, like my father had back in 1950.

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