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Headlines for Tuesday, May 21, 2013 RAY MANZAREK: Doors Co-Founder Dead at 74 Ray Manzarek, a founding Member of The Doors, has died at age 74. The keyboardist, born Raymond Daniel Manczarek, Jr., succumbed this afternoon (Monday) at the RoMed...
Pressured for months by teachers, community leaders and aldermen, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's hand-picked school board is nonetheless expected on Wednesday to approve closing all but a few of the 53 elementary schools the administration wants to shut down....
The Dorchester Senior Center in the south suburbs has a steady stream of visitors: attentive relatives, busy repairmen and, lately, inquisitive federal investigators. The five-story, village-owned building that looks out over a dreary interstate has...
The Idaho StatesmanNo, GBAD is not baseball's latest statistical experiment. It's not the newest acronym in a sport that has given us old-school RBI and ERA along with new-school WAR (wins above replacement) and BABIP (batting average on balls in play). But GBAD just...
Tags: Baseball, Board of Directors, Politics, College Baseball, Sports
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, Pa.Connellsville council and mayoral candidates expressed different views about the state of the city's finances. Those in office say there is little or no chance that Connellsville will have to resort to Pa. Act 47 -- Financially Distressed Municipalities...
Reuters* Los Angeles mayoral election comes amid budget crisis * Race between two liberal Democrats * Critics fear salary, pension costs will continue to rise By Tim Reid LOS ANGELES, May 17 (Reuters) - Amid the mudslinging that has marked Los Angeles'...
More than 2 million people can vote for mayor of Los Angeles. But if history is a reliable guide, as many as 1.6 million of them will skip Tuesday's election. That low turnout could mean that the winner will garner fewer votes than any newly elected...
Tags: Barack Obama, Racism, Eric Garcetti, Politics, Richard Riordan
After being defeated by just 20 votes in the race for Park Ridge's 6th Ward alderman, Vincent LaVecchia requested that the Cook County clerk's office hold a discovery recount. "The integrity of the vote is extremely important," said LaVecchia, who...
Tags: Politics, Business, Park Ridge, Voting, Elections
The Sacramento BeeIn recent years, Vallejo has been known mostly and sadly for the fact that it went bankrupt in 2008. Today, the beleaguered city on San Pablo Bay is making news for something innovative and exciting. It is holding a first-in-the-nation citywide experiment...
Tags: Local Government, Politics, Voting, Elections
Promoting gambling Mayor Rahm Emanuel has made a video using the plight of Chicago's schoolchildren to promote the building of a casino in Chicago. This resurrects sad memories for many of us of the Illinois Lottery's self-justification in 1974 that...
The Idaho StatesmanHospitality and tourism Chris Lockner has been named director of food and beverage at the Boise Centre. Lockner began his career in the convention business in 1990 with Boise Centre, where he served as senior food and beverage supervisor with Marriott...
Eighty years ago, Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak was assassinated, an anniversary that some, like Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, say does not receive enough attention. But on Thursday, a school in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, will remember Cermak by...
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