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Press Talk: Let there be (good) soup

By Lou Brancaccio October 18, 2014 6 a.m.

Uovo goccia marinara zuppa.

Soup's On! Share event a big hit

By Lou Brancaccio October 11, 2014 10:20 p.m.

Chef Troy Lucio came out on top Saturday in a six-chef soupmaking competition, but those who benefit from the efforts of Share were the real winners.

Press Talk: The proposed charter and its chances

By Lou Brancaccio October 11, 2014 6 a.m.

In the end, the proposed county charter on November's ballot could come down to this simple question: "Do you like the way county government is running?" If your answer is "no," you'll vote for it. If you like it the way it is, you'll vote against it.

Press Talk: It's Stewart & Pridemore … & Madore

By Lou Brancaccio October 4, 2014 6 a.m.

The biggest elephant in the room in this upcoming election?

Columbian's Weekend magazine gets an update

By Lou Brancaccio October 3, 2014 6 a.m.

If you pick up the print edition of today's Columbian, you’ll see from the four-page promotional wrap announcing our debut of a new Weekend section. It has been many years since the section has been redesigned and we hope that our new format and content will be a much better fit with our readers’ Internet-era needs.

Press Talk: That pesky east county bridge, again

By Lou Brancaccio September 27, 2014 6 a.m.

The wild and crazy east county bridge idea is still around and it's coming to a ballot near you.

Press Talk: When in Chi Town, remember The Goat

By Lou Brancaccio September 20, 2014 6 a.m.

I found myself back in Chicago this week at a news media conference and — during a break — headed to one of my favorite haunts: A journalists' hangout known as the Billy Goat Tavern.

Press Talk: Of dancing and those goof-ups

By Lou Brancaccio September 13, 2014 6 a.m.

Me? I had a, ah, bad hair day.

Press Talk: Yes ... it's showtime, baby!!!  

By Lou Brancaccio September 6, 2014 6 a.m.

Tango Bravo Foxtrot.

Press Talk: Of railroads and ...  

By Lou Brancaccio August 30, 2014 6 a.m.

"Hey, I like that idea. Let me double-check with the boss man right after this meeting, but I think we could get started pulling tracks up in a couple of days!"

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