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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Year in review York and Poquoson: Oysters and taxes

    York County's efforts to skirt state legislation that took away local governments' ability to restrict commercial oyster farms, the county's 80,000-ideal population capacity and Poquoson's 10-cent tax hike drew readers' attention this year. After the...
  • 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...
  • Blotter: Underage drinking in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Underage drinking in Lake Forest
    The following were taken from Lake Forest police reports. A 21-year-old Zion man was arrested at 3:41 a.m. Nov. 30 on Route 41 at Deerpath Road. He was charged with DUI, impeding traffic, improper lane usage and driving without insurance. A 20-year-...
  • Lehigh Valley holiday school break: 5 great things to do

    Lehigh Valley holiday school break: 5 great things to do
    The holidays are nearly upon us and soon the kids will be home from school. It's a pretty long stretch, with the vacation running until Jan. 5 for many schools. So what does a parent do when the children become restless? Here are five ideas: Holiday...
  • Fast-paced society needs medical data to keep up

    Fast-paced society needs medical data to keep up
    Electronic health record systems are a boon and a security risk. Today's electronic health systems with advanced monitoring capabilities like the ability to detect potentially adverse drug interactions as medications are being prescribed to a patient...
  • Starting from scratch at Fla. Poly: Front & Center

    Florida Polytechnic University, the state's newest public university, opened its doors at its Lakeland campus to its first class of students in August. The school was created by lawmakers in 2012 over the objections of critics, including us, who cited the...
  • Ferguson Enterprises Inc. acquires Indiana company

    Ferguson Enterprises Inc. acquires Indiana company
    Newport News-based Ferguson Enterprises Inc.'s acquisition spree continues, with the company now owning one of the largest women-owned businesses in Indianapolis. The plumbing wholesaler recently acquired HP Products, according to a news release. HP...