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  • President Obama declares disaster for Pennsylvania

    President Obama declares disaster for Pennsylvania
    Anyone who looks around the area knows there are disasters everywhere. Now, the federal government has determined Pennsylvania to be a major disaster area. That declaration opens up the state for funding help from the federal government. It means a whole...
  • State of Louisiana & multi-parish general information

    Mon 9/3/2012 7:06 PM The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), at the request of the state of Louisiana, has activated its Transitional Sheltering Assistance program, which allows eligible evacuees from Hurricane Isaac whose neighborhoods are not...
  • State by state: Isaac lingers in Louisiana, soaks region

    State by state: Isaac lingers in Louisiana, soaks region
    Slow-moving Tropical Storm Isaac continues to drench the central Gulf Coast region. Thousands of people in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama are under states of emergency. A summary of the latest situations in each state: Louisiana -- Up to 3,000...
  • Downers Grove council increases funding for Ogden Avenue grant program

    Owners of businesses along Ogden Avenue will have more resources available to improve their properties, following a recent vote by Downers Grove village officials. The village council unanimously agreed to put up more funding for a matching grant program...
  • City Council Meeting Wrap-up

    The following is from the Sept. 18 City Council meeting. Mayor Jane Egly absent due to a death in her family. * EXTRAORDINARY BUSINESS Mayor Pro Tem Verna Rollinger presented a proclamation honoring the Beautification Council on its Diamond Jubilee and...
  • New business springs from old farm traditions

    New business springs from old farm traditions
    More than 200 years into the life of their family farm, Tim and Mitzi Jones decided their future should include cheese.  Bowling Green Farm has been producing milk from about 100 Holsteins and has been in the milk business since the 1920s. A few years...
  • Obama declares major disaster in Md. for derecho

    President Barack Obama on Thursday declared a major disaster in Maryland following the storms and high winds of late June and early July, and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected. The deadly derecho...
  • Federal school grant program jump-starts efforts to fix troubled schools

    After two years, the federal program providing billions of dollars to help states and districts close or remake some of their worst-performing schools remains an ambitious work in progress, with roughly 1,200 turnaround efforts under way but still no...
  • Friday is last day for storm victims to apply for federal aid

    Friday is last day for storm victims to apply for federal aid
    Friday, April 20, is the last day for Southern Indiana storm victims to apply for federal assistance. Storm victims can apply for federal aid for emergency services, debris removal and repairing damaged buildings and homes. The money is available for...
  • Despite its wealth, the tribe continues to get lots of federal help

    Despite its wealth, the tribe continues to get lots of federal help
    Federal grants continue to subsidize the Seminole Tribe of Florida, despite a gambling empire that brings in more than $1 billion a year. Even as tribal affluence increased, the Seminoles have received government grants for health care, education, law...
  • Don't Panic - What to Do to Avoid Foreclosure

    Owning your own home is the American dream, but for many people, it has created fear and frustration as they try to avoid a foreclosure nightmare. These days, people of all income levels are fighting off foreclosures, from those caught in the subprime...