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  • Obama selects former Procter & Gamble chief to lead Veterans Affairs

    Obama selects former Procter & Gamble chief to lead Veterans Affairs
    In nominating Bob McDonald as the next secretary of Veterans Affairs, President Obama is recruiting a West Point graduate with experience in running a big corporation — Procter & Gamble — to turn around a department whose failure to provide...
  • From The Sports Pages Of UConn History, A Stand Against Anti-Japanese Racism

    From The Sports Pages Of UConn History, A Stand Against Anti-Japanese Racism
    It was only a football game, and as college games go it was hardly worth remembering. But to one proud spectator, it was a whole lot more than that. "The biggest kick of all was the lesson in democracy that was being enacted out there," read a letter,...
  • Fairbanks Sr. and Fairbanks Jr. [updated]

     
    Douglas Fairbanks Sr., right, bids farewell to Doug Jr., as dad and stepmother, actress Mary Pickford, travel to Europe....
  • Boys baseball | Deerfield Legion team bests undefeated Gurnee

    Boys baseball | Deerfield Legion team bests undefeated Gurnee
    A tense last inning needed pinpoint pitching and clutch defense for the Deerfield American Legion baseball team to post a 5-3 victory over previously undefeated Gurnee. Each time the Warriors took a lead, Gurnee tied last week's game until left...
  • Amateur Baseball: Rosado Has Big Day In Hartford's Win

    Ed Rosado had two hits and two RBI as Hartford defeated Newington 9-3 in an American Legion Zone 7 game at Legends Field in Newington. Glynn Baron and Ralph Ramos each had two hits and an RBI for Hartford (4-4). Elvin Gonzalez had two hits and scored...
  • July 4 events in south suburbs

    July 4 events in south suburbs
    Fireworks, parades, picnics, concerts and more will mark the country's 238th year of independence. Here are some of the festivities in the southwest suburbs. Events will be Friday, July 4, unless noted otherwise. Tinley Park The Stars and...
  • Riding a patriotic wave

    Riding a patriotic wave
    It's tough being the Statue of Liberty. Vanessa Butler learned that lesson her first year riding in the Old Glory Boat Parade. The Newport Beach resident joined family and friends in decorating a patriotic vessel, and with her tall stature, she proved a...
  • Sunday's 6/29 local schedule (updated Saturday PM)

    BASEBALL Exhibition: USA Baseball Collegiate National Team vs. Peninsula Pilots (at War Memorial Stadium), 7 International League: Norfolk at Rochester, 1:05 Eastern League: Bowie at Richmond, 1:35 Southern Virginia Adult Baseball League: Peninsula...
  • Martel's Single and Run in Ninth Gives Bristol Walk-off Win

    Kyle Pileski's two-out single scored Jake Martel in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Bristol a 2-1 walk-off American Legion Zone 1 win over Unionville in nine innings at Muzzy Field. Martel singled with two outs and scored the winning run after...
  • Charles Edward Griffin February 16, 1961 - June 13, 2014

    Charles Edward Griffin <br/> February 16, 1961 - June 13, 2014
    Charles (Chuck) Edward Griffin, 53, passed on 06/13/14 in Sylmar, CA.  He was born 02/16/1961 in Fort Campbell, KY. He leaves behind, daughter Jaclyn Griffin, step son Jason Scott, parents Robert and Alyce Griffin, brother Gary Griffin, god-son Gary...
  • Outdoors calendar

    June 27: Night Owls bass tournament, 7 p.m.-2 a.m., Everglades Holiday Park. Entry fee $70. Contact Luke Campbell at fishfind26@aol.com. June 28: The Sons of The American Legion Post 304 in Dania Beach have the Mahi-Mahi Madness II Charity Fishing...