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To my favorite role model

My mother, who will be 90 on Saturday, is still my greatest teacher. She’s just as much my role model today as she was when I was growing up. In September, my mother mov ...

Out of the classroom, Part 2 An Immigrant Boy

            I was walking to my classroom, when I heard my name called. My neighboring teacher rushed up to me, her face full of concern. ...

Spring is the ideal time to tackle home safety and repair projects

There’s something about the warming temperatures and budding flowers that produces an almost irrepressible urge to organize, de-clutter and clean.  As you bring in spri ...

Joiner Parkway - Athens - Nelson Lane - Nicolaus Loop

For a change today, we will start our ride at the Lincoln Hills Community Church parking lot at Joiner Parkway and Del Webb Boulevard. As a ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Mar. 12

1 YEAR AGO March13, 2014 – Regional sewer project breaks ground – Lincoln Mayor Gabriel Hydrick kicked off the groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday to celebrate the b ...

‘Chappie’ can’t figure out what it wants to be

Director Neill Blomkamp burst onto the scene in 2009 with “District 9,” a geek-baiting sci-fi apartheid metaphor about aliens who were trapped, sequestered and suppress ...

Lincoln Chronicles for the week of March 5

Lincoln Chronicles   1 YEAR AGO March 6, 2014 – New downtown housing seeks approval – Lincoln may soon get a new housing development that&rs ...

Wildlife Neighbors

A bird with the will to live    - a true story A male Black-headed Grosbeak, cracking sunflower seeds at a backyard feeder, was knocked to the ground by a haw ...

‘Focus’ brings Will Smith back into the limelight

For a long window in the late 20th century, Will Smith was easily the biggest movie star on the planet, capable of turning anything he touched into a major attraction. But by the ...

Should cyclists be required to wear a helmet?

Sen. Carol Liu, who has been an advocate for bicycle safety, has proposed a law that would make it mandatory for all adults to wear helmets while riding a bike.  Here&r ...