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  • Residents mourn Andy Beattie, community volunteer and public safety commissioner

     Residents mourn Andy Beattie, community volunteer and public safety commissioner
    Andy Beattie, a longtime community volunteer and public safety commissioner who was past president of both the La Caņada Unified School Board and the La Caņada High School Spartan Boosters, died Sunday morning. The La Caņada resident was walking the...
  • U.S. bars Venezuelan officials accused of abuses in protests

    WASHINGTON/CARACAS (Reuters) - Washington barred a group of Venezuelan officials, including government ministers and presidential advisers, from the United States on Wednesday after accusing them of abuses in a crackdown on protests against President...
  • Star witness says he gave McDonnells money because he wanted their help

    Star witness says he gave McDonnells money because he wanted their help
    RICHMOND — The government's star witness against Bob and Maureen McDonnell took the stand Wednesday, detailing a lavish shopping afternoon with the former first lady and telling a jury that he wrote checks for the couple because he needed the...
  • Learning from the Taste cancellation

    Learning from the Taste cancellation
    Anyone who has spent much time in the restaurant business knows that sudden emergencies come with the territory. Dishwashers call in sick. Line cooks fail to show up. Refrigerators conk out at the worst possible time. But when city officials...
  • Quinn gets backing from both statewide teachers' unions

    Quinn gets backing from both statewide teachers' unions
    Gov. Pat Quinn today formally received the backing of the Illinois Federation of Teachers, which joined the Illinois Education Association in endorsing the Democratic governor over Republican challenger Bruce Rauner. The IFT’s endorsement was not a...
  • Publisher to remove book passage that sparked Jesse Ventura lawsuit

    (Reuters) - The publisher of a book at the center of a successful defamation case brought by former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura against the estate of a former Navy SEAL said on Wednesday it would delete the passage about a bar fight that sparked...
  • Fourth female suicide bomber hits Nigeria's Kano, kills six

    Fourth female suicide bomber hits Nigeria's Kano, kills six
    KANO Nigeria (Reuters) - A suicide bomber blew herself up at a college in northern Nigeria's biggest city of Kano on Wednesday, killing six people in the fourth such attack there in less than a week, the government said. Six other people were...
  • City Council proving it's ready for reform

    City Council proving it's ready for reform
    One of Chicago's best-known and most reprehensible aldermanic quotes is that "Chicago ain't ready for reform." Then-Ald. Mathias "Paddy" Bauler's (1935-1943 and 1947-1967) legendary resistance to cleaning up city government stamped the City Council as the...
  • Venezuela opposition head Aveledo resigns

    CARACAS (Reuters) - The leader of Venezuela's opposition coalition, Ramon Aveledo, resigned on Tuesday after a five-year stint in which he united fractious politicians but failed to end socialist rule. Though twice-presidential candidate Henrique...
  • H.B. police arrest teen they say made threats on U.S. Open

    Police have arrested a 16-year-old Huntington Beach boy who they say was planning to carrying out violent acts at the U.S. Open of Surfing. The teen was booked into Orange County Juvenile Hall on Friday on suspicion of making terrorist threats, according...
  • Illinois Democrats push for minimum wage hike, but will it fly?

    Illinois Democrats push for minimum wage hike, but will it fly?
    Illinois' most high-profile Democrats have pushed in recent months to increase the minimum wage—but experts have offered mixed opinions on whether they will actually be successful, considering the looming election season. “It depends on what...