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  • Tornadoes shape towns' past and future

     Tornadoes shape towns' past and future
    — Beneath a circus tent supplied by the federal government, residents of this map dot on the High Plains met night after night to plot a course for their town's future. Eventually a vision emerged of an eco-friendly town that would attract...
  • Lisle bouncing back from floods, mayor says

    Lisle bouncing back from floods, mayor says
    Last April's flooding, the worst on record in Lisle, set the community back, but Mayor Joseph Broda said in his annual state-of-the-city address that things are moving in the right direction. "We are on sound footing right now, but we have challenges...
  • With '#Sandy,' photographers phone it in

    Last October, as Hurricane Sandy was approaching the Eastern Seaboard, photographer Benjamin Lowy, on assignment for Time magazine, ventured out to Coney Island to capture the swells coming in from the surge. A man had waded into the crashing waves,...
  • L.A. Fire Department dramatically overhauls response to shootings

    L.A. Fire Department dramatically overhauls response to shootings
    Los Angeles fire officials are dramatically changing how rescuers respond to mass shootings after a gunman with a high-powered rifle mortally wounded a federal security officer in a shooting rampage last month at LAX. The new goal is to have Los Angeles...
  • Wheaton mayor reflects on year 'marked by progress'

     Wheaton mayor reflects on year 'marked by progress'
    Wheaton Mayor Mike Gresk summed up 2013 as a year of progress for the city. During a State of the City address on Jan. 16 at Arrowhead Golf Club, Gresk rattled off a number of new landmark projects over the past year and pointed to an upswing for the...
  • Autry cuts staff and pay, denies wasting taxpayer-funded grants

    Autry cuts staff and pay, denies wasting taxpayer-funded grants
    This post has been corrected. Please see below for details. Has the Autry National Center of the American West given taxpayers their money’s worth on $10.5-million in federal and state grants received for its venerable Southwest Museum of the...
  • No rush to jump on Christie bandwagon

    It's no secret why the media loves a new political star. It's so much easier than digging into serious issues and doing real reporting. Last year, for 15 minutes each, they went gaga over Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry and Herman Cain. But, no doubt about...
  • Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Gabby Douglas Story'

    Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Gabby Douglas Story'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 2 - 8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES MythBusters In this new episode,...
  • '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...
  • Live-work proposal back before commission

    Live-work proposal back before commission
    For the third time in less than four months, a sculptor and architect intent on creating a facility for artists in Laguna Canyon will present their project to the Planning Commission and public. Louis Longi and Horst Noppenberger heard comments about...
  • Harford schools to open two hours late Wednesday, two schools closed

    Harford County officials warned residents of hypothermia and other dangers in light of record-setting cold temperatures Monday and Tuesday, and there was more concern about the abnormally cold temperatures overnight Tuesday into Wednesday morning. The...