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  • Financial problems threaten unique Dictionary of American Regional English

    The end may be near the half-century-old Dictionary of American Regional English. In a few months, the budget pool will drain to a puddle. Layoff notices have been sent and eulogies composed. "It's a damned shame. It's a shame that this country can no...
  • A look at US Bureau of Reclamation rural water projects

    The federal Bureau of Reclamation oversees several large-scale projects aimed at delivering drinking water to rural communities in the West. The agency has $36 million to spend on projects during the next fiscal year — a fraction of the funds needed...
  • Halfway through session, lawmakers resolve next to nothing

    Halfway through session, lawmakers resolve next to nothing
    TALLAHASSEE — Nearly halfway through Florida's legislative session, consensus remains elusive on nearly every major issue: health care, conservation, school testing, the budget and tax cuts. The only substantive bill that has been passed so far...
  • Run from Cuba, Americans cling to claims for seized property

    The smell of Cuban coffee drifts from the kitchen as Carolyn Chester digs through photos, faded with age, that fill four boxes spread across the dining table. Friends linked arm-in-arm on the sands of a Cuban beach. Men in suits and women in evening...
  • Confidential airport authority report divides board

    Confidential airport authority report divides board
    With a $10 million land sale ready to close, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority appeared ready to leave behind four turbulent years in which it has struggled to pay the bills. Then came a confidential report, by outside attorneys, which...
  • Rising healthcare costs are pressuring patients

    Rising healthcare costs are pressuring patients
    Coping with ever-increasing medical bills is frustrating — and getting more so. A recent survey by private health insurance exchange EHealth highlights the pressure Americans are feeling. It found that more than 6 in 10 people say they're more...
  • National parks call on Americans to 'Find Your Park'

    National parks call on Americans to 'Find Your Park'
    WASHINGTON — After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the most beautiful and historic places in the country, though there's also an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that's aging and mostly white....
  • Burr Ridge candidates look to end board division

    Burr Ridge candidates look to end board division
    Seven residents are running for the three seats up for election on the Burr Ridge Village Board on April 7. Candidates Jim Broline, Robert A. Grela, Jimmy Haimann, Paula Murphy, Albert J. Paveza, Mary T. Praxmarer and Antonio Schiappa spoke individually...
  • Federal funding in short supply for rural water projects

    A pipeline project intended to bring billions of gallons of water a year to a drought-stricken section of eastern New Mexico represents a lifeline to parched communities that are quickly running out of water. The lifeline, however, might not reach the...
  • Assessing financial impact of ACC's landmark NCAA tournament

    Assessing financial impact of ACC's landmark NCAA tournament
    No school gets rich off the NCAA’s basketball fund. Reach the Final Four like Duke and Kentucky? Exit the first weekend like Virginia, Hampton and VCU? Just miss qualifying like Old Dominion and Richmond? Given the NCAA’s distributions to...
  • Niles Village Board urges Illinois not to cut tax funding

    Niles Village Board urges Illinois not to cut tax funding
    The Village of Niles Board of Trustees urged the state government not to cut the village's share of the state income tax. Under Governor Bruce Rauner's budget proposal, the local share of the revenue from the state income tax would be reduced by a half....