Barrington High grad on 'Jeopardy!' wins $3797, finishes in third place

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Barrington High grad on 'Jeopardy!' wins $3797, finishes in third place

She was in third place with $5,400 heading into the final round, which had comic book publishers as the category. The clue read by Trebek was as follows: “In 1946, MLJ Magazines changed its name to this comics, incorporating the first name of its popular teenage hero.” Hochstein, who bet $1,603 of
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Oshkosh Northwestern marks 150 years of journalism, community service

In addition to being the editor — and later owner — of the Oshkosh Daily Northwestern and John Hicks Publishing Co., he later would commission iconic landmarks, including the Chief Oshkosh statue and the Civil War memorial in Opera House Square. He also would go on to serve as the U.S. minister
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The good news is Essence is black-owned again. Here's the bad news

This was an important week for minority media. On Thursday (Jan. 4), Essence—the nation's leading African American-focused publication—was sold by Time Inc. to a newly formed company backed by Richelieu Dennis, a multimillionaire personal-care-products mogul. “This will give Essence a platform
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Teen pursues the writing life

This month, Scribere will host creative-writing workshops for Palo Alto Unified School District students, funded by a $500 grant from Youth Service America and Disney for National Mentoring Month. Participants will have 40 minutes to respond to writing prompts and then spend 20 minutes sharing their
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