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  • Susan Ellis Wild to serve as Allentown's next solicitor

    Susan Ellis Wild to serve as Allentown's next solicitor
    An Allentown attorney and former candidate for Lehigh County commissioner has been confirmed as Allentown's next solicitor. Susan Ellis Wild, an attorney with Allentown firm Gross McGinley, will replace outgoing solicitor Jerry Snyder following a 6-0...
  • Church property fight turns on Constitutional issues

    The legal fight over land playing out between the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland and a tiny Middle River church is one of the rare lawsuits filed against the denomination in the state. But it's one of dozens of such cases across the nation over 30 years...
  • County grapples with overhaul of animal shelters

    County grapples with overhaul of animal shelters
    The stocky Chihuahua mix strained at his collar, unhinged by the cacophony of yelps coming from the Downey animal shelter's kennels. The young man at the other end of the leash was equally unsettled. Clearly he had misgivings about leaving Charlie in this...
  • Evidence shows system needs mending, not a complete ban

    Evidence shows system needs mending, not  a complete ban
    Despite the outrage over recent high-profile grand jury decisions not to indict, most criticism of the American grand jury has focused on its perceived ineffectiveness as a filter for criminal charges. Grand juries rarely decline to indict; indeed, recent...
  • Guilford Glazer dies at 93; developed Del Amo Fashion Center

    Guilford Glazer, the developer of the Del Amo Fashion Center and a philanthropist who funded Jewish studies programs at schools including Pepperdine University and Nanjing University in China, has died. He was 93. Glazer's death at his Beverly Hills...
  • LFHS scholarship memorializes beloved teacher James Gantt

    LFHS scholarship memorializes beloved teacher James Gantt
    When beloved Lake Forest High School Social Studies Chairman James Gantt died suddenly of natural causes Sept. 17 at 63, it set off a flurry of communication among alumni. They reminisced, grieved and brainstormed ways to remember and honor Gantt, who...
  • Food toxins linked to obesity

    There are many factors behind the rising rate of obesity, such as the increased intake of highly processed foods and lower physical activity. But scientists also are exploring less obvious connections, such as stress, sleep deprivation, and even the...
  • Ruth B. Thompson, federal worker, dies at 103

    Ruth B. Thompson, federal worker, dies at 103
    Ruth B. Thompson, a retired Veterans Administration personnel executive and World War II veteran, died Tuesday at her daughter's home in Chapel Hill, N.C., in her sleep of undetermined causes. She was 103. The daughter of George Curtis Baird, an...
  • Rejected, then erroneously accepted by your favorite college? Move on

    It might have appeared to be an early holiday present when almost 300 prospective Johns Hopkins University students previously denied early admission or deferred for later consideration recently received an email welcoming them to the fold. The trouble...
  • Familiar names, newcomers running for Palm Beach County Commission

    Familiar names, newcomers running for Palm Beach County Commission
    Name recognition plays a big role in races for two Palm Beach County Commission seats up for election this November, but in very different ways. In one race, incumbent commissioner Steven Abrams highlights his long experience in public office as his main...
  • Two judges confirmed for U.S. District Court in Chicago

     Two judges confirmed for U.S. District Court in Chicago
    The U.S. Senate on Tuesday night voted to confirm Jorge L. Alonso, a Cook County associate judge, and John Blakey, the Cook County State's Attorney's Office's head of special prosecutions, to vacant judgeships on the U.S. District Court for the Northern...