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  • Health Calendar for March 17

    Health screenings, events and support groups throughout the county. EVENTS LIFE LINE SCREENING: Residents living in and around the Waukegan community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. Wesley Free Methodist...
  • 'Children were robbed' in Atlanta school cheating case, prosecutor says

    'Children were robbed' in Atlanta school cheating case, prosecutor says
    Prosecutors and defense attorneys began Monday to wrap up the sprawling Atlanta public school cheating case, in which a dozen former teachers and administrators stand accused of engaging in a massive criminal conspiracy to inflate scores on standardized...
  • Fair connects job seekers with employers

    Fair connects job seekers with employers
    In hopes of connecting Pompano residents looking for work with potential employers, the city's Community Redevelopment Agency is hosting a job fair. The CRA is partnering with the Chamber of Commerce for the fair. "Our goal is to provide all the...
  • Crist won't run for U.S. Senate next year

    Crist won't run for U.S. Senate next year
    Count out Charlie Crist — at least in 2016. In a Facebook post late Monday afternoon, the Republican-turned-independent-turned Democrat said he wouldn't be a candidate next year. His statement ends speculation that he'd seek the Democratic...
  • Paramount takes David Oyelowo, Kate Mara film 'Captive'

    Paramount takes David Oyelowo, Kate Mara film 'Captive'
    Paramount Pictures is back in the David Oyelowo business. The studio announced Monday that it has acquired worldwide distribution rights to "Captive," a true-crime thriller starring Oyelowo and Kate Mara. The film will hit theaters Sept. 18. Oyelowo,...
  • Selma's 50th anniversary brings comparisons to Ferguson

    They only lasted minutes, but the beatings of civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, permanently seared the inhumanity of Southern segregation onto the American conscience. The images were televised and captured in photographs: Police tear-gassed...
  • Storm left Ky. interstates packed with stranded motorists

    Thousands of stranded motorists endured agonizingly long waits Thursday lasting nearly 24 hours for some as a winter storm walloped Kentucky with up to 2 feet of snow and frustrated travelers dealt with gas tanks and stomachs close to empty. Larry Weas...
  • SXSW 2015: After Scientology documentary, Alex Gibney aims at Steve Jobs

    SXSW 2015: After Scientology documentary, Alex Gibney aims at Steve Jobs
    Just a few minutes into Alex Gibney's new documentary about Steve Jobs, it becomes glaringly obvious that the filmmaker may not be the biggest fan of his subject. After showing numerous Apple users mourning Jobs' death in 2011, Gibney admits he was...
  • Man devotes decades to civil rights

    Harvey Zeigler has spent decades as a civil rights champion in a journey that began when he was a child. The Damascus man has not cowered in the face of racial discrimination. When he left the Army after serving in World War II, the local American Legion...
  • Services scheduled for civil rights activist Willie Barrow

    Services have been arranged for longtime civil rights activist the Rev. Willie Barrow. Rainbow PUSH headquarters will hold a celebration of Barrow's life Thursday at 5 p.m. Visitation for Barrow will be held Friday at Vernon Park Church of God from 10...
  • Man wanted after fatal shooting in Rock Mount park

    Authorities say a man in an ongoing argument over a woman was shot to death by a convicted felon in a Rocky Mount park. Police told the Rocky Mount Telegram (http://bit.ly/1Dk2OOc ) that Anthony Walker died shortly after the Friday morning shooting at...