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The company that supplies natural gas to Chicago has a problem, which means its customers have a problem. Peoples Gas delivers its product through some 2,000 miles of pipes that thread under the city's streets and sidewalks. Some of that pipe has been...
The annual ritual known as the Scripps National Spelling Bee came and went last week, with kids spelling words that, I suspect, many with graduate degrees couldn't spell. The winner was Arvind Mahankali, a 13-year-old eighth-grader from Bayside Hills,...
Edward Henry Weiss, a retired marketing executive who put the name Wacky Noodle on a children's flotation device used in swimming pools, died of a stroke Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 74. Born in Brooklyn,...
Harford County, situated 25 miles north of Baltimore and nestled against the northwestern shores of the Chesapeake Bay, boasts a blend of history and modern living. Spanning 440 square miles of the Baltimore/Washington Metro area, it has a population of...
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The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad was, without doubt, the most important rail system in the Civil War's Eastern theater. There's hardly a pivotal battle or event during the four-year conflict in which the B&O didn't play at least some role. Civil War...
So which scandal is the worst? The Barack Obama administration's vulgar taste for investigating journalists? The Internal Revenue Service's belief that some taxpayers are more equal than others? The confusion and inconsistency over the attack in Benghazi,...
Reuters* Huntington CEO stresses focus on performance * Notes tough competition for future orders * Clock ticking on fate of Louisiana shipyard By Andrea Shalal-Esa NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia, June 3 (Reuters) - Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc is on track to...
Tom Purdy did not anticipate a long career in education when he agreed to an interview for a Thurston Middle School teaching position while waiting to play volleyball on Main Beach 41 years ago. Purdy, who was 22 at the time, had just finished college....
Burr Ridge Mayor Mickey Straub's first couple of weeks in office have had "peaks and valleys," he said. But Straub said he was optimistic about unifying a divided Village Board and changing the minds of some residents who have criticized him. "It will...
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The Hartford CourantNearly everyone in New Haven has a Richter's story, including native son and restaurateur Jason Sobocinski. The historic tavern on Chapel Street welcomed beer-drinking crowds for nearly 30 years before closing in 2011. Sobocinski's memories are fond...
The Hartford CourantThe clash of armies — one blue, one gray — has dominated the historical writing and largely shaped public perceptions about the Civil War. What often gets overlooked in the narrative is the critical role Union sailors played in determining...
Happiness — it's a quality we are all looking to find and keep. Although no one is happy all the time, some people appear to feel more fulfilled than others. Being happy with yourself isn't so much about pursuing it, but finding things that you...
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