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  • Ford Super Duty F-350

    Ford Super Duty F-350
    Driving a Ford F-350 Crew Cab pickup truck with four-wheel drive and the off-road package raised me almost to the level of “big rig” drivers. You sit high and enjoy a commanding view ahead.   Driving this truck also meant I picked up a new...
  • Video Journalist

    POSITION: Video Journalist DATE: 9/13/10 DEPARTMENT: News REPORTS TO: Assistant New Director ROLE: Responsible for reporting, shooting and editing video news stories and producing still content from video for use in print and on-line. Regularly...
  • Winnetka's Skokie pump station upgrade complete

    Winnetka's Skokie pump station upgrade complete
    The completion of the $1 million Skokie Pump Station reconstruction in Winnetka this month is expected to help stem flooding problems in the village, officials said. Located where a ditch on Cook County Forest Preserve property enters the Skokie River,...
  • Kennedy Space Center's quiet rebirth slowly taking shape

    Kennedy Space Center's quiet rebirth slowly taking shape
    Kennedy Space Center is relatively quiet these days, but there’s a rebirth taking shape in the historic buildings and grounds. On a recent tour, I was able to see ongoing work to retool large areas of the complex for a new era of space flight. I...
  • Rosie sign on Kennedy Expressway gives family hope

    Rosie sign on Kennedy Expressway gives family hope
    Over a bleak stretch of the Kennedy Expressway that is often jammed with soul-crushing traffic, the enormous holiday light displays burst through the rush-hour malaise. At Easter, a 12-foot pink bunny, flanked by eggs and flowers, waves cheerily at...
  • A Better Berth For UConn Campus?

    The unfortunate but seemingly imminent demise of the once-proud Phoenix Cos. should cause a pause in the planned move of UConn's Hartford campus downtown. Perhaps the Courant can redirect Dan Haar back from rural Route 44 to downtown Hartford, prepared...
  • Commentary: The taxpayers didn't vote for a toll road

    It's simply highway robbery. Caltrans is trying to hijack traffic lanes that would have already been paid for by our local tax dollars on the San Diego Freeway and turn them into toll lanes. For several years now, Orange County cities along the 405...
  • Two-alarm fire breaks out in vacant house in West Baltimore

    Two-alarm fire breaks out in vacant house in West Baltimore
    A two-alarm fire broke out in a vacant rowhome in West Baltimore early Friday morning, though no one was reported to be injured. Baltimore fire department spokesman Ian Brennan said the fire was reported around 4 a.m. in the 600 block of N. Carey St. in...
  • Hampton Burger King restaurant damaged in fire

    Hampton Burger King restaurant damaged in fire
    The roof and a hood vent at a Hampton Burger King were damaged after the restaurant caught on fire Friday afternoon, a fire division spokesman said. Crews responded to the restaurant in the 200 block of Fox Hill Road just before 12:20 p.m., battalion...
  • Bridgeport Firefighters Battle Blaze At Former Remington Arms Factory

    Bridgeport Firefighters Battle Blaze At Former Remington Arms Factory
    BRIDGEPORT — Firefighters on Tuesday battled a three-alarm fire in the former Remington Arms factory. The fire was reported about 11:30 a.m. in the vacant structure near Barnum Avenue and Helen Street. Firefighters also answered a call at the same...
  • Man injured in early-morning CdM fire

    Man injured in early-morning CdM fire
    A man suffered minor burns in a Corona del Mar residential fire Monday morning, authorities said. Firefighters were called at 5:29 a.m. after heavy smoke and flames were seen coming from a two-unit structure in the 600 block of Poinsettia Avenue, said...