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Steinberg: Dylan Thomas at 100 ‘still one of the boys’

Dylan Thomas, whose 100th birthday is Monday, made some memorable appearances in Chicago on his way to becoming among the best-known poets of the 20th century. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Ald. Latasha Thomas won’t seek re-election

Ald. Latasha Thomas (17th) said Saturday she won’t seek re-election next spring to the Chicago City Council seat after more than 14 years representing her South Side ward. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Q&A: Matthew Thomas, AB’97, discusses his growth as a writer, influences at UChicago

When Alumnus Matthew Thomas’ first book, We Are Not Ourselves, appeared this fall, reviewers lavished the sprawling family novel with praise. The New York Times called it a “gorgeous epic, full of love and life and caring” and said it was one of the year’s best novels. We Are Not Ourselves follows Eileen Tumulty from […]

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District 118 board to honor former member Thomas A. Weber Sr.

The Wauconda Unit School District 118 board will posthumously honor former member Thomas A. Weber Sr. this week. Weber, 65, of Wauconda, suffered a fatal stroke in May. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Frank Thomas’ Hall of Fame plaque will be at Cell this weekend

The National Baseball Hall of Fame announced Thursday that Frank Thomas’ Hall of Fame plaque that was installed Sunday will be removed Friday. Hold on, White Sox fans. This is good news. Thomas’ plaque will come down — temporarily — so that it can make a weekend visit to U.S. Cellular Field on Saturday and […]

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Thomas thanks many in heartfelt speech

Big Hurt gets emotional on his special dayAll in all, 138 people were mentioned, which could be another all-time record for the Big Hurt. “This is my grand finale, and I just wanted to thank all the people that touched me,” Frank Thomas explained afterward. Full News here – Sports – chicagotribune.com

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Emotional Frank Thomas shows heartwarming side in Cooperstown

RICK MORRISSEY: Once the tears started, they never really stopped. And seeing as how they started the moment Frank Thomas stepped to the podium Sunday, there was a very good chance he was going to be at flood stage three minutes into his Hall of Fame induction speech. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Emotional Frank Thomas shows heartwarming side in Cooperstown

RICK MORRISSEY: Once the tears started, they never really stopped. And seeing as how they started the moment Frank Thomas stepped to the podium Sunday, there was a very good chance he was going to be at flood stage three minutes into his Hall of Fame induction speech. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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LIVE: Frank Thomas, Greg Maddux inducted into Hall of Fame

Check in for updates, tweets, photos and more as Frank Thomas and Greg Maddux get inducted into the MLB Hall of Fame. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Live: Frank Thomas, Greg Maddux enshrined in Hall of Fame

Join us for live coverage from Cooperstown, N.Y., as the former White Sox slugger and Cubs pitcher join baseball’s Hall of Fame. Full News here – Tribune News RSS Feed – News

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Stats obsession helped push Frank Thomas to great heights

RICK MORRISSEY: There was a time there — oh, from 1990 to 2008 — when Frank Thomas’ obsession with personal statistics might have led people to wonder what baseball cap would appear on his Hall of Fame plaque. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Obsession with stats helped push Frank Thomas to great heights

RICK MORRISSEY: There was a time there — oh, from 1990 to 2008 — when Frank Thomas’ obsession with personal statistics might have led people to wonder what baseball cap would appear on his Hall of Fame plaque. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Maddux, Thomas voted into Baseball Hall of Fame

White Sox’s ‘Big Hurt’ proud record compiled cleanly during steroids era earned him first-ballot ticket to CooperstownChicago legends Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas were elected Wednesday to the Baseball Hall of Fame along with former Braves pitcher Tom Glavine.      Full News here – News – chicagotribune.com

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Interview: Country singer Thomas Rhett following in his father’s footsteps

On the day before his debut album hit stores, 23-year-old country singer-songwriter Thomas Rhett — whose song, “It Goes Like This,” has been No. 1 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart for three straight weeks — said he was a bit on edge.      Full News here – About Last Night – chicagotribune.com

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Interview: Phoenix singer Thomas Mars wants to surprise you

Thomas Mars doesn’t plan in advance when and where he will crowd-surf during performances. The lead singer of French rock band Phoenix said it just kind of happens. But at 36 years old, the father of two and husband of director Sofia Coppola acknowledged he probably needs to stop soon.      Full News here – […]

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