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  • Local Voices Lake: March 6 edition

    Local Voices Lake: March 6 edition
    Letters to the editor from Deerfield, Highland Park, Libertyville, Grayslake and Waukegan. Remembering Ramis I was in physical therapy with Harold Ramis. One day I mentioned how my grandson loved "Ghostbusters." Then Harold Ramis brought in a box...
  • Arena profit-sharing a sticking point in Panthers deal

    County officials say they won't support a bailout of the Florida Panthers hockey team without a better financial return for taxpayers. But the Panthers appear to have something else in mind. In the depths of the 59-page contract proposed by the team...
  • Five questions for Trevor Simm, tech recruiter

    Five questions for Trevor Simm, tech recruiter
    Trevor Simm and his staff spend their days hunting sometimes-elusive prey: tech workers — particularly with security clearances — who'd like to switch employers. Simm worked as a technical recruiter before founding OpalStaff, a...
  • Old Saucon will deliver new traffic signal

    Q: The intersection of Route 378 and Colesville Road on the border of Upper Saucon and Lower Saucon townships has been in need of a traffic signal for many years, and traffic generated by the popular Promenade Shops has heightened the situation. Signals...
  • The shipyard makes its reputation with its first seagoing vessel, the landmark freighter El Sud

    The shipyard makes its reputation with its first seagoing vessel, the landmark freighter El Sud
    Railroad tycoon Collis P. Huntington had already made history several times over when -- on March 16, 1892 -- he showed up for his first and only appearance at the launching of a vessel constructed by his fledgling Newport New shipyard. Watching from...
  • Fire causes roof collapse at Dundalk recycling plant

    Fire causes roof collapse at Dundalk recycling plant
    Baltimore County firefighters Saturday continued to work their way through a large paper recycling plant in Dundalk that was the scene of a three-alarm fire that caused part of the building's roof to collapse Friday night. A fire official said the...
  • At a Westside subway excavation, plenty of bones (and more) to pick

    At a Westside subway excavation, plenty of bones (and more) to pick
    Seventy feet below Wilshire Boulevard, cater-corner from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's street-lamp installation, fresh air roaring from giant ventilation pipes dulled the sickly sweet smell of petroleum. Amid the clatter of jackhammers and...
  • A classic courtyard hacienda in La Habra Heights

    A classic courtyard hacienda in La Habra Heights
    The John Arnholt Smith Hacienda, with its classic walled courtyard design, an olive orchard and an aviary, sits on what was once part of an early ranch. Handcrafted masonry, heavy timbers and wide corridors evoke the look of the California missions....
  • High-protein diets: Bad for the middle-aged, good for the elderly

    High-protein diets: Bad for the middle-aged, good for the elderly
    Consuming high levels of protein — particularly animal protein — is a bad strategy if you’re at midlife and aiming to live into old age, new research finds. But a study out Tuesday reveals that in older age, fortifying one’s diet...
  • Village near Sochi despoiled by Winter Olympics

    Village near Sochi despoiled by Winter Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia — The road to the Olympic Games has been rocky for the 360 or so residents of tiny Akhshtyr, an ancient village not far from Sochi. It also has been long, rutted and piled with construction debris. Once a paradise surrounded by...
  • Global airline industry expects record profits in 2014

    Global airline industry expects record profits in 2014
    The world's airline industry has rebounded from the recession and expects 2014 to be the most profitable year on record, thanks to stable fuel prices and growing travel demand. That's great news if you're an airline executive or shareholder. But don't...