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  • Seniors can learn to write life story

    Mary Ann Revell, an adjunct instructor at Lake-Sumter State College, will present "Write Your Life," a course designed for seniors who have little or no writing experience. The six-week course includes a variety of topics that examine one's life from...
  • Challenges for gardeners in an unforgiving season

    Challenges for gardeners in an unforgiving season
    My calendar says my summer vegetables should be harvested by now. It's time for cool season crops to go into the ground. But it feels weird gearing up for winter while we're coming off a blistering week of triple-digit heat. And it's disappointing to...
  • South suburban event calendar, Oct. 3-9

    South suburban event calendar, Oct. 3-9
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit triblocal.com/events. Friday, Oct. 3 Joliet Farmers Market: Shop for...
  • Wants A Professional

    We want professional physicians, dentists, financial advisers, teachers, and on and on. We want professionals who know and understand their work in positions that affect our lives. Why, then, do candidates brag that they are not professional...
  • Paul Pope thrilled by response to ‘Battling Boy'; introduces ‘Aurora West’

     
    Few new properties have landed with the immense impact of Paul Pope's “Battling Boy,” the vibrant, exhilarating 2013 graphic novel […]...
  • Rapid online growth helps pad Costco's profits

    Costco Wholesale has been a bit stodgy when it comes to the Internet but its e-commerce sales boomed this year, helping it beat Wall Street expectations when it posted year-end results Wednesday. Online sales represent only 3 percent of its $110.2...
  • It's in Newport News' budget: $11,531,179 for Social work services

    Newport News has budgeted $11,531,179 for its social work services this fiscal year. The programs that fall under social work services, or family services, as it will soon be called, include adoption, foster care, family engagement court intake, adult...
  • Eric Draper: Amendment1 guarantees conservation spending to save land, water

    Eric Draper: Amendment1 guarantees conservation spending to save land, water
    Is it surprising that opponents of Amendment 1 are hard to find? Nearly 1 million people signed petitions to place the Water and Land Conservation Amendment on Florida's Nov. 4 ballot. The Florida Supreme Court approved its wording, and the state's...
  • Forest Park gets thousands of plants — and a new life

    Forest Park gets thousands of plants — and a new life
    When European buckthorn and other nonnative invasive plants were removed from Forest Park in Lake Forest this spring, people driving along Deerpath Road or walking on the park's lawn could see Lake Michigan. The view had been obscured for many years as...
  • After a century, bison return to Illinois

    After a century, bison return to Illinois
    The hulking animals that stepped from trailers to corrals here late at night drew a hushed, attentive audience of about 25 people. The reason for the reverence: wild bison have been reintroduced on the prairies east of the Mississippi River for the...
  • Body cameras may become part of hunting season

    A hunter encountering a wildlife conservation officer may be recorded on video this winter. A bill allowing Pennsylvania conservation officers to wear body cameras while on duty has passed the House. The Senate is expected to take up the legislation...