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  • Lack of land slows work on California bullet train project

    The Hollywood Inn, a shuttered nightclub in a run-down section of Fresno, has been demolished. A few miles away, an 80-foot-deep shaft to test soil conditions has been sunk into the banks of the Fresno River. Officials say such activities, along with...
  • Arizona State lineman comes out as first openly gay college football player

    Arizona State lineman comes out as first openly gay college football player
    Arizona State senior offensive lineman Chip Sarafin has publicly revealed that he is gay, becoming the first active major college football player to do so. The 320-pounder came out in an article for Compete, a Tempe-based LGBT publication. Sarafin,...
  • One dead, two injured in Logan Square fire

    One dead, two injured in Logan Square fire
    A woman died and two others were injured after a Logan Square storefront they had been occupying caught fire Thursday night, according to authorities. A mattress in a back bedroom of the building, in the 3400 block of West Armitage Avenue, caught fire...
  • Family of LAPD officer killed in Beverly Hills crash files lawsuit

    Family of LAPD officer killed in Beverly Hills crash files lawsuit
    The family of a 27-year LAPD officer has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the cities of Los Angeles and Beverly Hills and the company that owns the truck that hit his vehicle and killed him. Det. Ernest L. Allen Sr. was killed May 9 when an out-...
  • Wheaton looks for fixes after bridge worsens flooding

    Wheaton looks for fixes after bridge worsens flooding
    A consultant will be looking for ways to fix drainage issues near a recently built bridge in Wheaton after staff discovered the project led to increased flooding in the area. The Wesley Street bridge, a $12 million project largely paid for by federal...
  • Florida firms helped versus foreign rivals: Front Burner

    Florida is a global hub for trade. It took decades of innovative efforts, resourcefulness and entrepreneurship from the private sector, strategic investments from the public sector and capitalizing on opportunities like free-trade agreements and the...
  • Tom Wolf TV ad slammed by PA manufacturing trade group

    Tom Wolf TV ad slammed by PA manufacturing trade group
    Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor, released a television ad touting Pennsylvania’s manufacturing industry as a gateway to middle-class jobs. In the ad, Wolf walks through a plant, heaping praise on the company and its employees. If...
  • FSU to tackle several unresolved issues when preseason camp starts Monday

    TALLAHASSEE — Expectations are high in Tallahassee as Florida State prepares to build off its 2013 championship season. The Seminoles return a slew of key players on both sides of the ball, including Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston, making...
  • Three-day truce between Israel, Hamas takes effect

    Three-day truce between Israel, Hamas takes effect
    A three-day cease-fire between Israel and Hamas meant to end a 4-week-old war in the Gaza Strip took effect Tuesday morning, as Israel declared it had rooted out all infiltration tunnels its troops had found. Fire continued right up to the 8 a.m....
  • Deforestation contributed to India's deadly mudslide, experts say

    A massive landslide that swallowed 44 houses in an Indian village might have been averted, or at least minimized, if basic environmental standards had been employed, environmentalists and geologists said as the death toll climbed to 134 on Tuesday. More...
  • Escalation of U.S., EU sanctions on Russia 'unavoidable'

    Escalation of U.S., EU sanctions on Russia 'unavoidable'
    The European Union and the United States on Tuesday announced further sanctions against Russia, targeting its energy, banking and defense sectors in the strongest international action yet over Moscow's support for rebels in eastern Ukraine. The measures...