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  • A year after explosion, West is on the mend

    WEST, Texas Two flags, tattered by an explosion blocks away, have flown at half-staff at the Emergency Medical Services station since shortly after a fertilizer mixing operation blew up April 17, 2013, devastating this quiet Central Texas town and killing...
  • L.A. River Rover teaches students to appreciate an urban habitat

    L.A. River Rover teaches students to appreciate an urban habitat
    The contrast between nostalgia for the Los Angeles River and the reality of it today could not be sharper than at its confluence with the Arroyo Seco, a big, desolate flood-control channel strewn with trash and hemmed by freeways, power lines and railroad...
  • Metra to replace Downers Grove train platforms

     Metra to replace Downers Grove train platforms
    Construction is set to begin on a months-long project at Downers Grove's busiest train station. Both platforms at the Main Street station will be replaced with concrete throughout the spring and summer. Metra and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway are...
  • Old lumber is a trend for some of the best new homes

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Reclaimed lumber is among the most environmentally friendly building materials because, as any 12-year-old can explain, recycling is good for us and the planet. The wood is beautiful. A floor of salvaged antique heart pine glows with...
  • Turkish election irregularities favor Erdogan's candidate

    ANKARA, Turkey One-quarter of the ballot box tallies in last week's mayoral elections enough votes to reverse the narrow victory by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's candidate many times over arrived at counting centers in the Turkish capital...
  • L.A. River cleanup project sends a current of pride through volunteers

    L.A. River cleanup project sends a current of pride through volunteers
    The Los Angeles River that runs through Andrea Iniguez's Boyle Heights neighborhood looks exactly as it does in the movies, with just a trickle of water, graffiti spray-painted on the concrete walls and no wildlife. But Saturday, the 15-year-old...
  • Mah-jongg exhibit runs at Jewish Museum

    Mah-jongg exhibit runs at Jewish Museum
    As Judy Greiner strolled through San Francisco's Chinatown in the mid-20th century, she couldn't help noticing that the bespectacled Jewish bubbes and tattooed Asian gamblers were eyeing one another with wary respect. You wouldn't want to meet a...
  • 04/07: New businesses

    Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa. Orange Atempo USA LLC, import/export, 11619 Chateaubriand Ave., Orlando, 32836. Magistral Service,...
  • Man who fell through ceiling at Roxy nightclub to cop: 'What happened?'

    Man who fell through ceiling at Roxy nightclub to cop: 'What happened?'
    Lionel Richie belted, "Oh, what a feeling, when we're dancing on the ceiling," but the singer probably wasn't suggesting people take him literally. But that's what Orlando police say a Texas man did at the Roxy nightclub early Friday. Justin Ponce, 19,...
  • How to keep Artillery fungus out of garden and off your house

    Q: My friend has a very bad case of black spores all over her white siding trim and on the windows in the front of her house. What can she use to take them off the siding and windows? I know they (the spores) are caused by the mulch she has around her...
  • Property of the Week: Northwoods of Colchester

    Property of the Week: Northwoods of Colchester
    North Woods of Colchester’s newest residents Kathy Regan-Pyne and Roy Pyne didn’t really need to move to their single-floor ranch-style home. But like so many other residents, they chose to move as a lifestyle upgrade and are delighted that...