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Lights On Afterschool aims to spotlight, celebrate activities in Niles
Niles Park District aims to raise money for good cause with Harvest Hustle
Seniors Kepler Worobec, John Tsingas lead Evanston boys soccer team past Maine East
Mount Carmel upsets Loyola, clinches 29th straight playoff berth
Boys golf state tournament notebook
Dedication of grave markers planned for murdered Park Ridge family
‘Evening to Imagine’ raises $500k for Kohl Children’s Museum
Antiques + Modernism Show Winnetka 2014 runs Nov. 7-9
Police to begin checking bags for explosives at CTA stations
‘Phantom’ meets ‘Wicked’ for Park Ridge Civic Orchestra concert
Historic status recommended for Park Ridge ranch home
Teeing Off: Talking golf with IHSA state champion Hinsdale Central
Park Ridge youth group collecting sports equipment
Breast cancer walk returns to Park Ridge this Saturday
Mayor not taking sides on Park Ridge library referendum
Things to do around Park Ridge this weekend, Oct. 24-26
Reserve quarterback, two-way players help ignite Loyola football team’s offense
Park Ridge police: Woman charged with DUI after hitting squad car
Loyola’s Grace Tierney verbally commits to Wisconsin swim team
State of Illinois sets up Ebola task force
Letter to the editor: Can’t decide who to vote for?
Letter: Make Park Ridge library users pay for the use of the library
The Big Questions: Author Jen Lancaster on bucket lists, conservatism and (not) writing about sex People
The Big Questions: Author Jen Lancaster on bucket lists, conservatism and (not) writing about sex
Jen Lancaster has built a career on reinventing herself. In “Such a Pretty Fat,” she tackled weight loss. In “My Fair Lazy,” she sought high culture. In “The Tao of Martha,” she lived a life informed by Martha Stewart. In recent years, Lancaster has also reinvented herself as a novelist, most recently with the sibling rivalry of “Twisted Sisters” and time-traveling delirium of “Here I Go Again.” Below is an excerpt of our wide-ranging conversation, which included musings on regret, “Twilight,” her bucket list and why she’ll never write a sex scene. You can listen to the entire interview on our podcast “The Big Questions,” available on iTunes, SoundCloud and YouTube.
Oct. 23 10:07 a.m. |

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