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  • Florida travel calendar, Feb. 27-March 1

    Florida travel calendar, Feb. 27-March 1
    Grant: The 49th Annual Grant Seafood Festival serves up the bounty of the sea Feb. 28-March 1. In addition to seafood delicacies, the festival features entertainment and crafts exhibits from more than 100 artists at 4580 First St. Festival hours are 9 a....
  • Rauner decries high Lake County property taxes during Mundelein visit

    Rauner decries high Lake County property taxes during Mundelein visit
    Limiting unions' power, revising campaign finance laws and creating term limits for elected officials were among the topics Gov. Bruce Rauner discussed during a March 2 visit with the Mundelein-Vernon Hills Rotary Club. Rauner was on a tour titled...
  • Obama must be clear: War on extremism is a war on violent Islamism

    Obama must be clear: War on extremism is a war on violent Islamism
    Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar — and sometimes it's not. I couldn't help thinking of Sigmund Freud's purported quote as I listened to President Obama talk recently about terrorism and as I watched the White House and State Department...
  • Sarah Brady, gun control advocate and widow of James Brady, dies at 73

    Sarah Brady, gun control advocate and widow of James Brady, dies at 73
    After the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, nearly everyone knew that White House spokesman James Brady had been shot in the head and partially paralyzed in the attack by a mentally deranged assailant, John W. Hinckley Jr. But...
  • GeorgeFest performer admires first president's bravery, leadership

    GeorgeFest performer admires first president's bravery, leadership
    EUSTIS — The guy with the black three-cornered hat, gold-buttoned vest and powdered white wig with bow-tied ponytail will stand out at today's GeorgeFest Grand Parade. Rudy Treml, 75, will be decked out as George Washington when the parade gets...
  • Larry Hogan's inaugural address speech

    Larry Hogan's inaugural address speech
    The following is the text of Larry Hogan's inaugural address, as written for delivery Wednesday at the State House in Annapolis: GOVERNOR LAWRENCE J. HOGAN, JR: "Governor Christie, thank you for being here, thanks for your tremendous support, and for...
  • Carnett: Ability to log so many transcontinental miles is a tribute to engineering

    I've reviewed the data, and the numbers are interesting. But they pale in comparison to numbers racked up by politicians or baseball players — and I'm not talking batting averages. Here's the deal: During my lifetime, I've logged at least 130...
  • John Boehner, Dana Carvey, Bill Gates: Sunday guests

    John Boehner, Dana Carvey, Bill Gates: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning guest list: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, discusses the GOP agenda, Obamacare and the Department of Homeland Security on "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Other guests are Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy...
  • The 1700s: A look back at the world that Miguel Cabrera lived in

    The 1700s: A look back at the world that Miguel Cabrera lived in
    The world that inspired the art of Miguel Cabrera, and the lost masterpiece of his that was recently acquired by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, was one that few today would recognize. “From Spaniard and Morisca, Albino,” a work of art...
  • Bethlehem's Sun Inn could house distillery

    Bethlehem's Sun Inn could house distillery
    Bethlehem's Sun Inn, a 1758 landmark that draws heritage tourists and ghost hunters, is attracting a very different kind of spirit. A startup distillery business, Christmas City Spirits, wants to make aged whiskey and brandy at the historic haunt. Brett...
  • Speak Out

    One recent contributor to Speak Out said she finds the criticism of President Obama offensive. Presidential criticism goes all the way back to the presidency of George Washington and every president since has received bad press, negative comments and some...