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  • Raising Chicago's minimum wage: Issue divides workers, businesses

    Raising Chicago's minimum wage: Issue divides workers, businesses
    A task force created by Mayor Rahm Emanuel recommended Monday that the city increase its minimum wage to $13 per hour from the current $8.25 by 2018. In the wake of the Minimum Wage Working Group's report, the only agreement among workers and store...
  • Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    BENEFIT SALE: "Treasures of the Heart" Yard and Craft Sale, benefiting Judie's Heart for the Judith Adele Agentis Charitable Foundation, takes place rain or shine 8 a.m.-1 p.m. July 12 at Hanoverville Roadhouse, 5001 Hanoverville Road, Hanover Township....
  • Virginia's wineries are a day-trip away and open for tasting

    Virginia is wine-crazy these days. According to the Virginia Wine Board, the state has gone from six wineries in 1980 to more than 250 today. In addition to the economic impact of this growing industry, the state has recognized the tourism potential...
  • Unclaimed Fantasy 5 lottery ticket worth $53K about to expire

    THE VILLAGES — Turn out your pockets, root around in your purse and check between the couch cushions — an unclaimed Fantasy 5 prize-winning lottery ticket worth $53,649.14 is about to expire. Could it be yours? The deadline to collect...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Seventeen College-Bound Hartford Youth Honored

    Youth, parents, and the community are continuously impacted by the Wilson-Gray YMCA Youth & Family Center's Y Achievers Program because it promotes leadership, responsibility, community involvement, and high expectations of all. The Wilson-Gray Y held its...
  • READER SUBMITTED: YMCA Of Greater Hartford Receives Donated Basketballs From NBA Cares

    The YMCA of Greater Hartford has received over 200 new basketballs, thanks to a donation from NBA Cares, DICK's Sporting Goods and Spalding. The donation provides new basketballs to youth who participate in the Y's youth development and camping programs....
  • Previewing the Orlando Pro Summer League

    The Orlando Pro Summer League will begin Saturday morning on Amway Center's practice court. The league is closed to the public, but all of the games will be televised on NBA TV. Here's a look at some of the key storylines to watch. The key rookies The...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Secret gardener converts empty tree wells into mini gardens

    Corona del Mar Today: Secret gardener converts empty tree wells into mini gardens
    Editor's note: Former columnist Amy Senk, who publishes the Corona del Mar Today blog, has returned to the Sunday Daily Pilot. Read her work daily at coronadelmartoday.com. * A Corona del Mar man has cultivated several sunflower and corn crops in...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION will offer its Ultimate Camp Experience for children with asthma, July 19-20 at Camp Fowler in Orefield. Free to ages 7-12. Campers participate in activities while learning to manage their disease. Trained medical...
  • Delray Beach's July Fourth celebration 'the place to be for fun'

    Music blaring from the speakers could be heard as far back as the Atlantic Avenue drawbridge. A sea of people decked out in patriotic attire seemed as endless as the ocean in the backdrop. The smell of kettle corn, hot dogs and Philly cheese steaks filled...
  • The Supreme Court's muddy new ruling on the contraceptive mandate

    In a bizarre attempt to have it both ways, the Supreme Court held that a small evangelical Protestant college in Illinois did not have to include contraceptive coverage in employee health insurance even though it didn't fill out the paperwork the...