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View Resource UExpress

Universal Press Syndicate and Andrews & McMeel (a publisher and distributor) have put together this site featuring twenty-nine comic strips, Dear Abby, the Bad Golfers Association and an opinion section with William Buckley and Chuck Shepherd, among others. Each comic is updated daily (but two weeks after the original has appeared in the press), and there is an archive of previous strips, a "meet...
View Resource International Herald Tribune

The International Herald Tribune, which advertises itself as "the world's daily newspaper," offers in its electronic edition selected stories from the front page, editorials, finance, and sports for the last week, as well as selected past stories by various writers. It is owned by the New York Times (discussed in the January 26, 1996 issue of the Scout Report) and the Washington Post (discussed in...
View Resource New York Times: Business

The New York Times has redesigned the business section on its web site; it features the latest business news and updates from the stock market. A Business Briefcase section has now been added; this section features the latest business books, business travel, the mutual funds quarterly report, company capsules from Hoover's Inc., and the latest loan and deposit rates from BanxQuote. The Your Money...
View Resource Famed Chicago Newspaper Columnist Passes Away

Following in the grand tradition of Finley Peter Dunne and Ring Lardner, Irv Kupcinet was one of Chicago's most legendary journalists, writing Kup's Column for sixty years. This past Monday Kupcinet passed away at the age of 91 due to complications arising from pneumonia. Born in 1912, Kupcinet grew up in the predominantly Jewish North Lawndale neighborhood in Chicago's West Side, where he later...