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Little white lies hurt, too

Little white lies hurt, too

By Kimberly Randall | March 4, 2013

Picture this: You’ve been sitting in your car outside of your friend’s home for what feels like forever. Your friend most likely told you that they’d be ready when you got there, or better yet, they’d be out in “just a minute” (oh, of course)....

You simply can’t handle the truth

By Katie Finlon | February 25, 2013

I’d like to start with a fable of sorts: Once upon a time, there was a fabulously wealthy emperor who made his servant weavers make him a new robe every so often. The weavers didn’t want to make the emperor a new robe one day, so they decided to tell...

Jack McCullough asks to be set free

By Northern Star Staff | October 2, 2012

Jack McCullough wrote a letter to the Daily Chronicle and the citizens of Sycamore asking to be set free. McCullough has been convicted of kidnapping and murdering Syacmore resident Maria Ridulph, 7, in 1957. He said he was astonished with the reaction...

Make embarrassing situations ‘as artistic as possible’

By Joe Palmer | September 25, 2012

I’ll admit it: I like watching people fall over. It may make me a bad person, but so long as they’re ok, I’ll get a cheap laugh. More than anything, though, I like seeing how people recover from such personal travesties. Some will undoubtedly try...

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