Quotations of the day

“We’ve already evacuated the horses. I think they’re worried about the fire sparking over these hills.” — Ike Bunney, who operates a dude ra…

Chicago students head to new schools

CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of Chicago Public Schools students will head to new schools Monday, following a vote in May to close about 50 schoo…

Today in History

Today is Monday, Aug. 26, the 238th day of 2013. There are 127 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 26, 1920, the 19…