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“Prisoners of History: What Monuments to World II Tell us About our History and Ourselves” by Keith Lowe; William Collins (302 pages, $29.99) ––– A pedestal is a risky place to take a stand. In America, official tributes to leaders from Robert E. Lee to Abraham Lincoln have been destroyed or defaced. In Europe, memorials to Communist dictators have been torn down. In the Middle East, even ...

Lil Nas X is truly a man of his generation. With this week’s release of his new children’s book, the social media-savvy, history-making Billboard chart-topper pleaded with fans to purchase “C is For Country” in order to pay his rent. “MY CHILDREN’S BOOK “C IS FOR COUNTRY” IS OUT NOW!!!! GO GET IT PLEASE I REALLY NEED TO PAY MY RENT!,” Lil Nas X tweeted Tuesday. Turns out that the hilarious ...

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The top professional prospect on the 2020 U.S. Olympic team decided to wait so he could fight for a medal in '21. The athletic, speedy lightweight from Virginia is hoping to follow the career path of friend Shakur Stevenson, who won a pro title just three years after earning a silver medal in the Rio Games.

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TJ Kim doesn’t even have his driver’s license yet, but he’s already flying across Virginia delivering medical supplies to small, rural hospitals in need. The 16-year-old turned his weekly flight lessons into relief missions carrying precious pandemic cargo like gloves, masks, gowns and other equipment.

CHICAGO - Ellis Cose grew up in the Henry Horner Homes, a public housing project on the Near West Side of the city, near what was then Chicago Stadium, and the setting for local author Alex Kotlowitz's compelling 1992 book "There Are No Children Here" (Doubleday), subtitled, as you may have forgotten, "The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America." The Horner Homes are no longer ...

Virginia (Peg) Reimer, Lee's Summit, MO, passed away October 10, 2020 after a brief illness. A family service will be scheduled for a later da…

Langpaul, Virginia (Pestal) Age 91 Preceded in death by husband, Joseph; 2 grandchildren, Ryan and Brian; and brother, Willard Pestal. Survive…

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