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  • Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief

    Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief
    Gregory Beck, a town-employed emergency dispatcher, has been asked by his own party to give up his seat on the Brookfield Board of Education because of a Facebook comment about the Sandy Hook massacre that no one liked. The Newtown Patch website profiled a Newtown native's "26 Days of Kindness," a simple initiative encouraging people to do one nice thing a day in the 26 days leading up to the first anniversary of the tragedy. Beck, a black-hearted man who is unable to respond to the issue of Sandy Hook with that kind of empathic, non-political sentiment, wrote, "I shall buy my friends who are gun enthusiasts a box of ammunition on days 1-26" on a link to the story posted on Patch site's Facebook page. Both town Republicans (who endorsed him) and Democrats have asked Beck to give up his seat. Beck apologized and called his comments "completely indefensible" but told the Danbury News-Times he won't resign.
  • The wit and wisdom of Li Na

    (Reuters) - China's Li Na, the first Asian to win grand slam singles titles in tennis, announced her retirement from the sport on Friday. Known also for her wit, her wisdom and her pithy one-liners, below are a selection from her years on the tennis...

    818 Roundup: New gym for special-needs children; Funding triped for state film tax credit program

    818 Roundup: New gym for special-needs children; Funding triped for state film tax credit program
    Good morning, locals. Today is Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.  Temperatures today are expected to reach a high of 79 and a low of 66 degrees in the Glendale area today, with a chance of drizzle during the day and patchy fog at night. Headlines from the area:...

    Fannie Mae was good idea — in the 1930s, and now

    In 1938, with the country in its ninth year of the Great Depression, the federal government created Fannie Mae to purchase FHA-insured mortgages. At first glance, this may seem counterintuitive. If no one wants to buy mortgages — even when the...

    Prosecutors: Health aide stole from 2 women, one of them on her deathbed

    Prosecutors: Health aide stole from 2 women, one of them on her deathbed
    A health aide from Chicago has been charged with stealing from two women in her care, one of them while she was dying, DuPage County prosecutors said. Latesha Miller, 37, was ordered held in lieu of $300,000 bail Thursday by DuPage County Judge Jane...