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  • Shuttered health clinics plan relaunch

    Shuttered health clinics plan relaunch
    Some former employees are questioning a plan to resurrect the shuttered People's Community Health Centers as a unit of a for-profit company while they remain unpaid. Several dozen people who worked for the nonprofit People's are seeking wages that...
  • Don't wait to book holiday flights, expert says

    Don't wait to book holiday flights, expert says
    Though turkey carving and jingle bells might seem far off into the future, the time is now to book holiday travel flights and avoid sky-high airfares, experts say. "If you're booking for Thanksgiving, you're already getting late in the game,...
  • Hogan, activist and businessman, 'wears his passion on his sleeve'

    Hogan, activist and businessman, 'wears his passion on his sleeve'
    There's nothing particularly subtle about Larry Hogan. The Republican candidate for governor, who is waging a vigorous challenge to Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown despite 2-1 Democratic dominance in Maryland, has delivered a simple, blunt, constantly...
  • Strip club owner, ex-White House aide among those seeking to sell medical pot

    Strip club owner, ex-White House aide among those seeking to sell medical pot
    The list of would-be medical marijuana purveyors seeking permits to locate in Chicago includes a trucking company founder and strip club owner, a former Clinton White House aide who's now a Latino issues advocate and two brothers who own a popular bar and...
  • Will private industry follow Obama's lead on credit-card security?

    The Obama administration did its part to speed the switch to more secure credit cards Friday when the president signed an executive order requiring government agencies to start switching to the next generation of cards by January. How much effect this...
  • Carriers Shared Their Memories In Letters, Phone Calls And On Facebook

    Carriers Shared Their Memories In Letters, Phone Calls And On Facebook
    This year, Courant carriers – paperboys and girls -- shared their memories with us on Facebook, in email, in typewritten and handwritten letters. We thought we'd share them with you – they made us laugh, smile and even cry. John Chilicki,...
  • Ebola patient's family isolated by fear amid monitoring, confinement

    Neighbors watch the apartment door of the Liberian family whose relative died of Ebola, and if someone emerges, adult or child, they run. It doesn't matter that the man who died, Thomas Eric Duncan, 42, never stayed with the family here, having...
  • Nothing says Hawaii like shave ice

    "Come on, come on, we have to go-o-o-o!" I told my husband, Jay, as we took our last hurried steps down the 1,000 rail ties that line a trail at Koko Head District Park. It was our last day on Oahu, and we had to hit Uncle Clay's House of Pure Aloha,...
  • Lehigh Valley companies planning to increase spending and hiring, economist says

    Lehigh Valley companies planning to increase spending and hiring, economist says
    Lehigh Valley businesses continue to increase their hiring and spending expectations. The Lehigh Valley Purchasing and Employment Index, compiled by Bethlehem economist Kamran Afshar, maintained its gradual post-recession recovery in October, rising to...
  • Proposed Des Plaines medical marijuana dispensary clears hurdle

    Proposed Des Plaines medical marijuana dispensary clears hurdle
    A proposed medical marijuana facility loaded with security features is one step closer to setting up shop in Des Plaines. The city's Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously recommended that the City Council approve a conditional-use permit for Prime...
  • Google's weakening ad revenue growth hides rising stars

    Google Inc's decelerating advertising business is masking the stellar growth of significant but little-noticed business components such as sales of digital music, software and mobile devices. On Thursday, Google reported weakening growth in ad volumes in...