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  • Flood gates showing up in hazard zones

    More and more Laguna Beach businesses in downtown and Laguna Canyon are installing fixtures designed to keep their floors dry during a flood. The city has mandated that businesses in flood zone areas add the hardware by December. The City Council gave...
  • Storm saves Obama from himself

    If President Obama had the time for some introspection on the campaign trail, he might take offense at all the media speculation (and in many cases wishful thinking gussied up as speculation) that his response to Hurricane Sandy will give him the edge...
  • Government shutdown a double blow in flood-stricken Colorado

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. -- The federal government shutdown on Tuesday has left Colorado officials scrambling to keep emergency relief and recovery operations continuing in the wake of last month's massive flooding.  Gov. John Hickenlooper announced...
  • Furloughed FEMA workers return to deal with Tropical Storm Karen

    Even though the political deadlock that has forced a partial shutdown of the federal government continues, some emergency workers are going back to work to deal with the growing threat from Tropical Storm Karen. The Federal Emergency Management Agency...
  • 'Comfort dogs' offered a woolly shoulder to lean on at Sandy Hook

    NOTICE: For retransmission or other content delivery inquiries, please contact TMS Customer Service, 1-800-346-8798, tmscustomerservice@tribune.com.) It's unlikely Addison, IL-based Lutheran Church Charities thinks it's a coincidence that God spelled...
  • Get serious: Shut the whole thing down!

    As luck would have it, I had two interesting experiences last week: visiting my granddaughter's kindergarten class; and watching Republicans in the House of Representatives deal with their constitutional responsibility to pass a budget. The two events...
  • GOP shutdown meme: Democrats hate people

    Much of what happens in Congress isn't about governing or setting policy, it's about creating campaign issues for the next election. That's because the No. 1 item on the legislative agenda is determining who'll get to set the legislative agenda. As...
  • Tropical Storm Karen weakens to depression on Gulf coast

    Tropical Storm Karen weakened to a depression as it hovered off the Louisiana coast on Saturday after earlier fears it would reach hurricane strength prompted the evacuation of some coastal areas and disrupted U.S. energy output in the Gulf of Mexico....
  • Emmitsburg hosts National Fallen Firefighters service

    Emmitsburg hosts National Fallen Firefighters service
    The federal shutdown couldn't stop the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation from hosting its annual National Memorial Service in Emmitsburg on Sunday. Eighty-one fallen firefighters from across the country were remembered in a morning ceremony held...
  • Revive the Southwest Museum

    Revive the Southwest Museum
    The Southwest Museum, which sits on a hilltop in Mount Washington, is the oldest museum in Los Angeles, a historic landmark, a testament to longevity in a town without much of that. For decades, it housed and displayed objects from a world-class...
  • Illinois congressional delegation seeks disaster declaration after tornadoes

    Illinois congressional delegation seeks disaster declaration after tornadoes
    WASHINGTON — The Illinois congressional delegation today wrote the president asking him for a disaster declaration for 15 counties hit by severe storms and tornados on Nov. 17. The counties, they said, "were pummeled by the fourth largest November...