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  • Emanuel rips scab off my Soldier Field rehab wounds

     
    I've combined a post from earlier this week with a commentary for my Sunday print column My PDSD — Post-Daley Stress Disorder — is relatively under control. I sometimes cringe involuntarily when inserting my credit card into parking meter...
  • Big freeze means changed landscape on Great Lakes

    Big freeze means changed landscape on Great Lakes
    CORNUCOPIA, Wis. — On some days, Kevin Hunt stands at his Star North gas station in this eye-blink of a town on mighty Lake Superior, marveling at Mother Nature and his own dumb luck. Everywhere he looks: ice and people. Months ago, many warned...
  • Why didn't police search pond earlier for missing woman?

    The most unsettling thing about the case of Carline Brumaire Jean is that the best clue police had was provided by a caller at the moment her car was sinking into a retention pond last month. I'm no detective, but it stands to reason that if someone...
  • Warm reception planned for piece of Cold Springs Bridge

    Q: PennDOT's District 5 website lists the Cold Springs Bridge as a bridge-replacement project. The bridge is located on Second Street over Spring Creek in Whitehall Township. The project status is listed as 'preliminary engineering phase,' with an...
  • Banner plane ditches in lake; pilot OK

    Banner plane ditches in lake; pilot OK
    A small banner-towing plane ditched in a lake in north Miami-Dade County on Friday after taking off from North Perry Airport and losing power. The pilot, whose name was not immediately released, escaped from the sinking plane, swam to shore and was...
  • Heartwarming or heartbreaks? Palm Beach County teams in full tournament mode

    Heartwarming or heartbreaks? Palm Beach County teams in full tournament mode
    Any athlete will tell you the "greatest love of all" is winning. Valentine's Day falls in this week. So do important regional tournament games for girls basketball and the boys state soccer tournament. Even if we're looking at different sports, the...
  • St. Johns foolishly approves more water withdrawals from Niagara bottling

    St. Johns foolishly approves more water withdrawals from Niagara bottling
    PALATKA — The St. Johns River Water Management District's Governing Board today approved a consumptive use permit modification for Niagara Bottling that is expected to reduce Niagara's impacts on water resources in Lake County. —St. Johns...
  • Palm Beach Lakes loses big lead, game in OT to Wekiva

    Palm Beach Lakes loses big lead, game in OT to Wekiva
    At times, the Palm Beach Lakes girls basketball team looked like it couldn’t be caught. Then Lakes had a hard time catching up. Lakes (25-2) gave up a 15-point lead losing 76-71 to Apopka Wekiva in overtime Thursday in the Class 7A state semifinal...
  • The historic mansions of Lake Tahoe

    The historic mansions of Lake Tahoe
    "George Whittell," the tour guide said, "was born with a silver spoon in his mouth." So wealthy was Whittell's family that as a young man in San Francisco he vowed he would never work a day in his life. He then set about vigorously pursuing that goal....
  • P.B. Lakes girls grounds Fort Lauderdale 74-54 in Class 7A reg. quarterfinals

    P.B. Lakes girls grounds Fort Lauderdale 74-54 in Class 7A reg. quarterfinals
    PALM BEACH LAKES Something small like a fingertip created a large mess of problems for the Fort Lauderdale girls basketball team. Palm Beach Lakes forced 46 turnovers Thursday en route to a 74-54 victory in the Class 7A regional quarterfinals. Lakes...
  • Pond House Cafe Celebrates 15 Years

    Pond House Cafe Celebrates 15 Years
    It was about 15 years ago when then Reader's Feast owner Louis Lista heard about a culinary opportunity he could not resist, one wrapped in rose gardens and park charm. This year, Lista is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Pond House Café in...