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  • Lone Star State dominance returns to Capitol Hill

    For the 114th Congress, convening Tuesday, Kentucky is the home state of the Senate majority leader; the speaker of the House is from Ohio, and the Senate and House minority leaders hail from Nevada and California, respectively. Yet, a look at key...
  • Grant applications available

    Application packets are available for those seeking a grant from the Crown Point Community Foundation, said Pat Huber, president of the foundation. In addition to the application, the packet contains the guidelines for preparing a proposal to be...
  • Colleges cultivate agricultural education with hands-on classes

    DURHAM, N.C. A slight breeze rattled the gate to Duke Campus Farm. The rising sun dried dew droplets on the kale, beet greens, arugula, collards, carrots and other crops, flowers and fruit trees growing on the one-acre plot about five miles from the Duke...
  • Covanta appoints former Air Products exec its new CEO

    Covanta appoints former Air Products exec its new CEO
    Former Air Products executive Stephen J. Jones has been hired to lead Covanta Holding Corp., a Morristown, N.J.-based waste-to-energy company. Jones left Air Products in August during the company's transition to the leadership of new CEO Seifi Ghasemi,...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown sworn in for record fourth term; calls for state to use more renewable energy

    As he was sworn in for a record fourth term, Gov. Jerry Brown charted an ambitious new goal on Monday for California in its fight against climate change, challenging the nation's most populous state to increase renewable energy use to 50 percent in the...
  • Park District ready to give control of land to city for Obama library

    Park District ready to give control of land to city for Obama library
    During two public forums next week, the Chicago Park District will propose the transfer of several acres of South Side parkland to City Hall control to make way for the Obama presidential library, should the president and first lady choose the...
  • Transcript: Gov. Jerry Brown's inaugural address

    As prepared for delivery: Members of the Legislature, the Judiciary, Constitutional Officers, the extended family of my pioneering ancestors and fellow Californians: An inauguration is always a special occasion but today it is particularly special...
  • Hatch's well-worn gavel to shape deals in Republican-led Senate

    WASHINGTON Orrin Hatch has been here before. And he was here before that. And before that. The Republicans are taking over the U.S. Senate again, and just as in 1981, 1995 and 2003, the lawyer from Utah will have a central role, this time as chairman...
  • Orlando's Justine Assal honored by the Queen

    Orlando's Justine Assal honored by the Queen
    Orlando entrepreneur Justine Assal, organizer of the Orlando’s Britweek event, is now a member of the exclusive Order of the British Empire for helping to promote British-Florida tourism and business. Assal was appointed to the member level of the...
  • Blotter: Jewelry theft on Gale Avenue in River Forest

    Blotter: Jewelry theft on Gale Avenue in River Forest
    The following items were collected from reports released by the River Forest Police Department. Jewelry valued at $75,000 was stolen between 5 and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 8 out of a home on the 200 block of Gale Avenue. A basement door had been forced open for...
  • Cancer center on track to open next year

    Cancer center on track to open next year
    A new cancer center is expected to be up and running by this time next year in Hinsdale. Construction is on schedule for the $48 million Hinsdale Adventist Cancer Institute to be completed in 2015 and to open in 2016, said Kathy Hall, director of the...