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Pothole mosaics: Street art that fills a need


Potholes are the bane of many a driver’s existence this time of year, except for a Chicago man who’s turned them into a ROAD SHOW. Here’s Lee Cowan: Jim Bachor The light at the end of our long winter tunnel is ahead. But so are the calling cards winter leaves …

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Canada opens its hearts to Syrian refugees


Even as the United States debates its policy toward the tide of refugees from Syria, our neighbor to the North is taking steps to offer more and more of them sanctuary, especially the man our Martha Teichner’s been talking with…  By the time the Istanbul-to-Toronto flight finally landed, Jim Estill …

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Puzzle master Will Shortz’s other passion: Ping pong


Wednesday marked the 75th anniversary of The New York Times crossword puzzle, a puzzle, we might point out, that’s featured all three anchors of “Sunday Morning” (myself included) as clues. As for the man who has edited the puzzle since 1993, he has the distinction of being a master of …

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Faith Salie: Tips on that dreaded "reply all"


On the matter of email etiquette, we have a cautionary tale from our Faith Salie: What I’m about to tell you is not an opinion; it is a public service announcement.  It’s time to “reply all” responsibly.  Please, for the love of all things holy and efficient, consider hitting “reply …

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Are heart rhythms the future of passwords?


They’re a necessary evil of the computer age, those passwords so many of us just can’t seem to remember. So might they soon become a thing of the past? Susan Spencer is hoping the answer is “yes”: New York Times reporter Ian Urbina gets paid to ask questions, but there …

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Trump's Mar-a-Lago visits are hurting business, companies say


LANTANA, Fla. — President Donald Trump’s frequent visits to Mar-a-Lago have companies at a nearby airport in a financial nosedive. The Secret Service closed Lantana Airport on Friday for the third straight weekend because of the president’s return to his Palm Beach resort, meaning its maintenance companies, a banner-flying business and …

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Fact check: How much has President Trump achieved?


WASHINGTON D.C. — President Trump said he will issue a new travel ban next week. His earlier temporary ban on all refugees and on citizens of seven predominately-Muslim countries is blocked in court.  On Thursday, the president listed about 20 presidential orders that he says the media won’t cover. CBS News …

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Trump casts wide net of blame for Flynn firing


WASHINGTON — President Trump did not criticize his former national security adviser for discussing U.S. sanctions against Russia in a phone call with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. prior to Mr. Trump’s inauguration. Instead, the president said he fired Michael Flynn for lying to Vice President Pence about those …

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Will investors be eager to snap up shares of Snap?


Will the reality surrounding the initial public offering of Snapchat’s parent company match the hype? Unlike other high-flying tech companies such as Facebook (FB) or Alphabet’s Google (GOOGL), Snap will start its life as a public company deep in the red. According to the company’s IPO filing with the Securities and …

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