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  • China will not fill U.S void in Afghanistan but will help rebuild: official

    China does not seek to fill a void left in Afghanistan by the withdrawal of U.S. troops but will play a "huge" commercial role in helping rebuild the country, a newly appointed Chinese special envoy said Monday. China, which is connected to...
  • Ravinia Festival planning renovations

    Ravinia Festival planning renovations
    Four renovation projects planned for Ravinia Festival this fall will beautify the grounds and improve access, officials say – an effort intended to appeal to concertgoers in a competitive environment for music venues. Most striking may be the...
  • Library officials show off Savage Branch's $6.1M makeover

    Library officials show off Savage Branch's $6.1M makeover
    The Savage branch of the Howard County Public Library is once again set to become an open book after an extensive renovation designed to modernize the aging facility and highlight a science and technology theme. "The goal was to make this a more open...
  • Short supply of beef and pork sends prices soaring

    WASHINGTON Smokeys BBQ in Fort Worth, Texas, needed to do something. The price it paid for brisket jumped a net 54 percent in just six months. It had cut its staff from 13 to seven. The only thing left was to raise prices for its customers, the first...
  • Miami's Virginia Key transforms from desolate hammock to tropical wilderness

    Miami's Virginia Key transforms from desolate hammock to tropical wilderness
    MIAMI - Just seven years ago, the 17-acre hammock in Historic Virginia Key Beach Park was as desolate as a moonscape, but now it brims with native plants and wildlife. Volunteer Gary Hunt, armed with a Home Depot fanny pack and a floppy tan hat, walks...
  • Beatles' 'A Hard Day's Night' gets fab 50th anniversary makeover

    Beatles' 'A Hard Day's Night' gets fab 50th anniversary makeover
    Given the sacrosanct aura that's developed around pretty much everything to do with the Beatles over the past half-century, it seems unbelievable that anything related to the Fab Four might have ever gone missing through the decades. But in coming up...
  • Bethlehem to seek grant for renovations at Monocacy Park, Illick's Mill

    Bethlehem will apply for a grant to help fund planned renovations to Monocacy Park and Illick's Mill, but the grant will delay the project by a year. During Tuesday's regular meeting, City Council members approved a resolution authorizing Ralph Carp,...
  • Spruced up animal shelter reopens in Naperville

    Spruced up animal shelter reopens in Naperville
    More than a dozen people attended a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the reopening of the Naperville Area Humane Society on Diehl Road, which recently was renovated. Boyd, a two-year-old Bluetick Coonhound dog, is now kept in a new kennel, one that...
  • A 'beautiful bright spot in the village of Lee Hall'

    A 'beautiful bright spot in the village of Lee Hall'
    NEWPORT NEWS — A long-awaited renovation project to revive the historic Lee Hall Depot took a big step this week as the exterior renovations were completed. However, a shortage in funding may cause a delay before the final stage, including a...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio celebrating 40 years of tours

    Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio celebrating 40 years of tours
    When Ann Marohn led the first tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio in Oak Park 40 years ago, she entered through a garage on the building's south side. Green shag carpets, water-damaged walls and uneven floors greeted visitors inside. "All...
  • Sleek Donald Wexler home in Palm Springs revealed beneath its remodels

    Sleek Donald Wexler home in Palm Springs revealed beneath its remodels
    As boys, Kevin Lane in Kansas City, Kan., and Shev Rush in South Carolina were told the same thing by guidance counselors: You are not good enough in math to go into architecture. When Lane, an advertising executive, met Rush, who does tech industry...