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  • Feds considering 2 sites in Md. for FBI headquarters

    Feds considering 2 sites in Md. for FBI headquarters
    — Maryland lawmakers have been jockeying for years to lure the new headquarters for the Federal Bureau of Investigation — and its 11,000 jobs — to Prince George's County. On Tuesday they officially found out who the competition is....
  • Where did Metro get the idea not to install locked gates?

    Where did Metro get the idea not to install locked gates?
    To the editor: The Los Angeles County Metro opened its rail network with an "honor" system of fare collection, and many Blue and Expo line stations have no turnstiles. I have used subways in Chicago, New York, Beijing and Europe, and the people there...
  • After 8 years, AK Slaughter ends the party

    After 8 years, AK Slaughter ends the party
    When saying goodbye, weeping can come with the territory. In its own way, the party-starting Baltimore rap duo AK Slaughter knows this painfully well. At a recent cover shoot for their forthcoming and final EP, “It's Not You ... It's Us,”...
  • Chicago manufacturing 'punching below its weight,' report says

    Chicago manufacturing 'punching below its weight,' report says
    Metro Chicago lags behind many counterparts nationwide in the recovery of its manufacturing sector as well as the exports it fuels, a serious deficit as the city reaches for a bigger share of global economic activity. While the 14-county tri-state...
  • It's All About Advertising On Route 44 In Avon

    It's All About Advertising On Route 44 In Avon
    In Avon, as it happens, two of metro Hartford’s significant advertising, marketing and communications firms  – Mintz + Hoke and Adams & Knight -- are located a mile or so apart. Both are co-owned by husband-and-wife teams. And both are in...
  • In 1960s, Synagogues Moved From Hartford To West Hartford

    In 1960s, Synagogues Moved From Hartford To West Hartford
    In West Hartford, halfway between Avon Mountain and Bishops Corner, Beth El Temple stands as a living monument to the great suburban migrations of the post World War II era.  Its architecture — a round sanctuary with lots of glass and steel, along...
  • State Senate race features longtime rivals

    State Senate race features longtime rivals
    The race for Florida Senate District 12 pits two longtime Democratic rivals against each other: incumbent Geraldine Thompson and former state Sen. Gary Siplin. Two Republicans, Fritz Jackson Seide and Edward DeAguilera, are competing in the Republican...
  • Hero vs. superhuman: 'Hercules' to battle 'Lucy' in weekend box office

    Hero vs. superhuman: 'Hercules' to battle 'Lucy' in weekend box office
    Greek-hero movie "Hercules” may not out-muscle superhuman “Lucy” in the box office this weekend. “Lucy" is expected to gross $45 million, higher than the $30-million-to-$35-million projection for "Hercules," according to people...
  • New event lets families race together

    New event lets families race together
    Sean Hastings loves obstacle-course races. And so do his kids. But the Naperville family couldn't find any races where they could compete together, so they decided to change that. "Living and training in Naperville, I thought it would be really cool...
  • SunRail ridership grows despite glitches

    SunRail ridership grows despite glitches
    Ridership is climbing on the SunRail commuter train, despite glitches ranging from balky crossing gates and ticket machines to crowded cars during the evening commute. Each day, on average, more than 4,100 people board SunRail — just a bit fewer...
  • Orlando-based PowerDMS will hire 65 in three years

    Orlando-based PowerDMS will hire 65 in three years
    Previously I blogged about PowerDMS pulling in $5 million in investment from Ballast Point Ventures. On Wednesday, the company announced it will add 65 new jobs to its current staff of 57, over the next three years. Where PowerDMS will locate for its...