Grants get families clicking
Online job training, after-school activities for kids and free netbook computer giveaways for families who complete computer training are getting a huge boost across Chicago, thanks to two federal stimulus grants totaling $ 16.05 million. “These grants allow us to deliver on many elements of the city’s ‘Digital Excellence’ plan, which focuses on providing high-speed computer access, relevant …
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‘The Fields’ of Harrison Smith’s dreams
A young boy spends the fall of 1973 on his grandparents’ farm in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. They are terrorized by a presence emanating from the miles of cornfields surrounding their home. His grandmother constantly admonishes, “Stay out of the corn.” So of course, he wonders, what is in the corn?
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