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Could a new pronoun change the world?

Growing up near Chicago in the 1970s, we had tornadoes occur often enough that we had drills at school where classrooms emptied and students sat in the windowless hallways with […]

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Second chance for young hawk

They didn’t give her a name, but they gave her a second chance. She is a female red-tailed hawk, probably born this past spring, who was found standing in a […]

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Larry Lough

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Larry Lough is editor of The Independent and reports local news.

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Susan W. Murray wrote for The Independent, covering various beats, from 2005 to 2008.

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