Be on the Lookout


From the Rubble

His family had been told that there was no chance of finding their missing boy alive. His body had not yet been discovered after five days of searching in the rubble of the building in which he had been working when the earthquake struck eastern Turkey. The building...

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Mega Millions

Many Americans were gobbling up tickets for a chance to win Friday’s record-setting $640 million Mega Millions jackpot. The lucky winner stands to win a lump sum of $462 million before taxes using the cash option.However, as Fox News reports, “winning the Big One...

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My Conversion Story

I was raised in what we would now call the "old Catholic Church". I received a very good education by the nuns in grammar school and by the Irish Christian Brothers in high school. I graduated from Jesuit Loyola University of Chicago so my background was almost...

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My Blinking Coffee Maker

My coffee maker is winking at me! Honestly: on and off, on and off goes the little red light. It's actually telling me that the machine needs cleaning, but what it isn't recognizing is that I have cleaned it -- I removed every removable part that I can find; I removed...

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Not Enough Time

USA Today consulted the advice of experts from various fields to chart how much time was needed for the daily necessities of life — if you did everything the experts said you were supposed to, for as long as they said you should. For example, the experts cited in the...

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