Today in History By The Associated Press Images: Chicago Blackhawks open season vs. New York Rangers, raise Stanley Cup banner Taxpayers can't keep up with schools' spending Armed teachers could protect students Ask vets' advice on VA doctors Thanks to all who helped with ALS benefit Today's Opinion Page editorial cartoon Slusher: Costs of the Fox Lake probe and government's balance sheet By Jim Slusher How far will Clinton fall before Democrats panic? By Byron York Learn about hazards of coal tar sealants Submitted by the Barrington Area Council of Governments