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  • Historic church building rejected for historic designation

    Historic church building rejected for historic designation
    If there is one critical aspect of the Grant Chapel building, Lindsey Hayes noted, it is not the architecture of the Methodist church that was first built in 1943. “It’s constructed in a simple, folk, ecclesiastic style,” Hayes, Winter...
  • Deere to lay off 600 employees at four factories

    Deere to lay off 600 employees at four factories
    Deere & Co., the world's largest maker of farm equipment, said Friday it will lay off 600 workers at four Midwest agricultural-equipment factories, including two in Illinois, because of declining demand for its products. The plants are in Moline and...
  • Making potholes into art

    Making potholes into art
    It's officially spring. We're deep into pothole season, which, like other holiday seasons, seems to grow longer every year. This pothole season could be the longest yet. Potholes are out of control. The Chicago Department of Transportation said last month...
  • Jordan Spieth, 19, playing like an old pro at British Open

    Jordan Spieth, 19, playing like an old pro at British Open
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  • John Deere: Test drive lawn and garden equipment during Drive Green Challenge Saturday

    John Deere: Test drive lawn and garden equipment during Drive Green Challenge Saturday
    Area residents interested in the latest utility tractors, lawn and garden equipment, loaders and other equipment from John Deere are invited to stop by James River Equipment on Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as they host the 2013 Drive Green...
  • Curtis Tarr dies at 88; switched military draft to lottery system

    Curtis Tarr dies at 88; switched military draft to lottery system
    Curtis Tarr, the director of the U.S. Selective Service System who altered the lottery for the draft during the Vietnam War to make the process more random, died June 21 of pneumonia at his home in Walnut Creek, Calif. He was 88. His death was confirmed...
  • Professional, Amateur, Charity Golf Schedules For 2013

       CCGA May 13 -- Simsbury Farms GC June 3 -- Hawk's Landing GC-Southington June 17 -- Twin Hills CC-Coventry July 8 -- Goodwin Park GC-Hartford July 24 -- Blue Fox Run GC-Avon August 6 -- Tunxis Plantation CC (White Course)-Farmington...
  • FamilyFun announces Top 10 toys for 2013

    FamilyFun announces Top 10 toys for 2013
    Heading the 2013 list of best toys from FamilyFun magazine are creative play sets, toys with motion and plush toys. Those categories took the top honors in the magazine's annual Toy of the Year Awards. "After reviewing more than 300 contenders, the 30...
  • National Ice Cream Month: In Virginia, ice cream saves the family farm

    National Ice Cream Month: In Virginia, ice cream saves the family farm
    As families grow, dairy farmers often realize that they need to enlarge their farming operations as well. Instead of taking on more cows and producing more milk to sell wholesale in a market with wildly fluctuating prices, some opt to add value to that...
  • Giant tortoises make excellent lawn mowers

    Giant tortoises make excellent lawn mowers
    Forget the John Deere tractor: giant island tortoises make the best lawn mowers, according to a new study. In an effort to control the alien plants that had dominated a small island in the Indian Ocean for decades, scientists introduced two types of...
  • Things to know for Monday

    Things to know for Monday
    Netflix, riding high on the critical success of their show "Orange is the New Black," seems likely to order more episodes of "Arrested Development." Meanwhile, protesters have targeted both the Zimmerman verdict and the virtual slave labor of the for-...