| May 31, 2013
| 8:55 PM
"On June 14, 1885, Bernard J. Cigrand, a 19-year-old teacher at Stony Hill School, placed a 10-inch, 38-star flag in a bottle on his desk then assigned essays on the flag and its significance," says the National Flag Day Foundation on its website.
| May 22, 2013
| 7:28 PM
WASHINGTON — Acting U.S. Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank today announced that the Economic Development Administration (EDA) will award a $20 million grant to Joplin, Missouri, to assist with the city’s economic recovery following a...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:50 AM
The Maryland State Soil Conservation Committee is accepting nominations for appointment to the Harford Soil Conservation District Board of Supervisors.
The appointment will be to fill the unexpired term of Michael S. Birch on Oct. 17, 2016. Nominations...
| May 16, 2013
| 8:21 AM
El estado del Sol ofrece las mejores playas para pescar, caminar, aprender sobre el pasado y descansar.
Se acerca el verano y nada más obvio en Florida que ir a la playa. Sin embargo, las costas de la península albergan mucho más que arena y mar: sus 1,...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 3:12 PM
One Corona del Mar High School graduate and four UC Irvine students have been selected to be Fulbright Scholars.
Sarah Furgatch, Soraya Azzawi, Felipe Hernandez, Armaan Rowther and Christine Thrasher will study or teach across the globe later this year...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 7:58 AM
The four-story brownstone near Washington's Lafayette Park is one of the most exclusive hotels in the world. There's a fireplace in the master bathroom, and the thread counts on the sheets is high enough to rival the Four Seasons.
And only four people...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 6:01 PM
A man was killed, his brother was seriously injured and another man was hurt in a two-vehicle crash early this morning in the city's Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.
The crash happened about 5:35 a.m. on the 3500 block of West Division...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 12:21 PM
It's no secret that the CTA is strapped for cash, but it appears the agency's employees are too.
About 1,300 CTA employees, who account for 13 percent of the CTA's workforce, owe money to the city, according to data released last month by the city. The...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:33 AM
The CTA on Thursday unveiled its plans for the ailing Wilson station, the three time winner of Going Public's annual Crust Station contest that dishonors the most disgusting CTA stop.
Wilson will be transformed into a transfer station for Purple Line...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Clarence M. Mitchell III, who helped steer a sweeping desegregation measure through the General Assembly, died Thursday of cancer at Seasons Hospice at the Northwest Hospital Center. He was 72.
Mr. Mitchell became the nation's youngest black legislator...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:28 AM
The CTA is hosting various meetings this week for riders to weigh in on upcoming projects.
>> On Thursday night, riders will get to see proposals to overhaul the Wilson station in Uptown. Work is expected to begin next year on the Red Line stop, the...