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  • Wolf-Corbett race may be state's most expensive

    Wolf-Corbett race may be state's most expensive
    Less than a month before the election, Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and his challenger, Democrat Tom Wolf, have raised and spent enough money to put the governor's race on track to be the most expensive in Pennsylvania history. During this election...
  • Obama urges Democrats to vote early for Quinn

    Obama urges Democrats to vote early for Quinn
    President Barack Obama on Sunday night helped launch an all-out effort by Democrats to get voters to the polls for Gov. Pat Quinn, telling thousands gathered at a South Side rally to cast their ballots when early voting starts Monday. “Pat Quinn...
  • Hogan, activist and businessman, 'wears his passion on his sleeve'

    Hogan, activist and businessman, 'wears his passion on his sleeve'
    There's nothing particularly subtle about Larry Hogan. The Republican candidate for governor, who is waging a vigorous challenge to Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown despite 2-1 Democratic dominance in Maryland, has delivered a simple, blunt, constantly...
  • Puerto Ricans flock to Florida fleeing economy, crime

    It's Friday night at 7, and every table at the new Puerto Rican restaurant Casa Borinquen is packed. So many Puerto Ricans are moving to South Florida that the storefront restaurant that started as a food truck last year already is considering expansion...
  • Courant Carriers Andy Baylock

    In his own words: Andy Baylock, Mansfield His paper route was in the Corbin Heights area of New Britain. He wrote that being a carrier "was a great training ground ... dependable, accountable, responsible, caring, self-disciplined, loyal. [The] tough...
  • Jerry Burgdoerfer, 1958-2014

    Jerry Burgdoerfer, 1958-2014
    Jerry J. Burgdoerfer spent 25 years with the Chicago law firm Jenner & Block, where he led its securities practice, built a reputation for mentoring young lawyers and developed its practice in Japan. "Jerry was passionate about being a lawyer, and he...
  • Freebie Friday: Free events around town

    Freebie Friday: Free events around town
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight     Latin Food & Wine Festival: a celebration of Latin culinary  contributions. 6:30 p.m. today, Cranes Roost Park, 275 Cranes Roost  Blvd., Altamonte Springs, free, (food...
  • Hard times hit those who fail to finish college

    Hard times hit those who fail to finish college
    Taking some college courses isn't enough these days. You need that sheepskin in a post-recession world. Workers in Broward and Palm Beach counties who experienced the worst drop in earnings from 2008 to 2013 were those who attended college or earned a...
  • Warnings issued after suspected meningitis death of SDSU student

    Warnings issued after suspected meningitis death of SDSU student
    San Diego State University officials are recommending antibiotic treatments for those who may have been in contact with an 18-year-old student who died Thursday after possibly contracting meningococcal meningitis. The San Diego County coroner has not...
  • Female orgasm: battleground of science?

    Female orgasm: battleground of science?
    Hapless lovers are not the only ones who get lost down there: even sexologists can't agree on what's what, and where, among women's female parts. At least, that's according to a father-daughter team of researchers in Italy, Drs. Vincenzo and Giulia...
  • Florida Hospital Ebola team tries new protective gear

    Florida Hospital Ebola team tries new protective gear
    Florida Hospital's Ebola team held a training on Thursday to learn how to put on and take off new protective gear that they will use in case of a suspected case, the hospital announced on Friday. The team includes nearly 100 people from hospital areas...