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  • District 207 considers calendar change

     District 207 considers calendar change
    After a survey a few years ago showed interest in moving first semester final exams in Maine Township High School District 207 to before winter break, nothing was done, but now another survey is asking the same question. District spokesman Dave Beery...
  • Polar vortex gives CPS an 'Abe-portunity'

     
    Like most area youths, Chicago Public Schools students have missed four days of classroom instruction so far this winter due to the brutal cold. But unlike most area youths, CPS students are still scheduled to get a day off on......
  • Retail coupon roundup for Columbus Day sales

    Retail coupon roundup for Columbus Day sales
    It's Shopping Saturday! Go coupon crazy so you can save on Columbus Day sales this weekend.  The weather's going to be beautiful, so use my fabulous deals to save on fun things to do. Get BOGO admission at 18 fun spots during Miami Attractions Month and...
  • Plantation maintains Yom Kippur as paid day off

    Plantation maintains Yom Kippur as paid day off
    What's a fair benefit when the taxpayers are footing the bill? Plantation gives its employees 11 paid holidays a year, plus vacation time. The list includes the typical national holidays of Christmas and Fourth of July, but tradition here is to give Yom...
  • WAKA Social Sports: Playing Hard On And Off The Field

    WAKA Social Sports: Playing Hard On And Off The Field
    NEWINGTON — Lindsay Reiff charges home plate and kicks the red ball with a pop, running as fast as she can to first base while her teammates cheer her on under the lights of Churchill Park: "Go, go go!" With the base just a few steps away, the...
  • Trip Guide To Martha's Vineyard

    Trip Guide To Martha's Vineyard
    >>For a complete list of ferry operators, special events, bike paths, public beaches, adventure outfitters, walking tours, and lodging and dining promotions, go to mvy.com. >>Use the bus. The Martha's Vineyard Transit Authority sells daily bus passes...
  • Maria G. Zannino, funeral director

    Maria G. Zannino, funeral director
    Maria G. Zannino, a longtime Highlandtown funeral director who played a prominent role in numerous Italian social and cultural organizations, died Saturday from complications of heart disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 80. "Maria was so...
  • Hispanic Heritage Month: How an intern helped make it happen

    Hispanic Heritage Month: How an intern helped make it happen
    The assignment seemed perfect for me. I was a Mexican American college student in Washington and was asked to get cosponsors for a bill that would create a month-long observance honoring the achievements of Latinos — National Hispanic Heritage...
  • The SouthFlorida.com SWEAT USA Giveaway

    The SouthFlorida.com SWEAT USA Giveaway
    Win tickets to fitness festival SWEAT USA in Miami Beach, simply by following and tweeting us (@soflatweets) back the answer to this question: “Which primetime show on NBC does Jillian Michaels appear in?”   Sweat USA is making its debut...
  • House sets vote on funding bill; agencies brace for shutdown

    Republicans in the House of Representatives passed a government funding bill early Sunday that would delay the nation's health care law for one year — inching federal agencies closer to a shutdown that analysts predict would damage Maryland's...
  • Following city dispute, new era for Annapolis boat shows

    Following city dispute, new era for Annapolis boat shows
    Over the next two weekends in Annapolis, more than 100,000 people will descend on City Dock for annual fall shows showcasing powerboats and sailboats. The shows are a staple in the downtown area, but this year's editions mark a changing of the guard. As...