| Jun 8, 2012
Wave it proudly, dear readers,
Thursday, June 14 is Flag Day. "Flag Birthday" was originally observed June 14, 1885, by school teacher B.J. Cigrand and the students in the Fredonia, Wis., Public School District 6. The year 1885 was the 108th...
| 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...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 3:42 PM
IN MEMORIAM October 20, 2012
NICHOLAS J. DEBLIS
DeBlis, Nicholas James, long time resident of Big Canyon in Newport Beach, passed away at his home in Coto de Caza on October 18, 2012. He was born in Millburn, NJ, on May 9, 1927, the son of Italian...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Sixty-five years ago this month, President Truman delivered the first televised White House address, England’s then-Princess Elizabeth was preparing for her wedding to Prince Phillip, and the New York Yankees defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers in the...
| 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...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 7:09 PM
WILMINGTON, Del. — Jerry Krause enters a hotel lobby loaded down by two suitcases, an Arizona Diamondbacks-issued laptop and that look defining any haggard business traveler.
In three hours, he will sit through his second doubleheader in as many...
| Mar 16, 2012
World TB Day
The Department of Health observes World TB Day March 24 with a display in the lobby of the Health Services Building, 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis. Tuberculosis, a disease caused by bacteria, is transmitted through the air, usually by...
| Mar 21, 2012
From Poquoson to Portsmouth and Newport News to Norfolk, more than 40 regional cleanup projects are planned throughout Hampton Roads next month as part of Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup National Action Days, April 27-28. Project...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 6:41 PM
A UC Irvine senior was recently selected as a 2012 Truman Scholar and will receive a $30,000 award for public service.
Felipe Hernandez, a music performance and political science major, was one of 54 students nationally selected for the Harry S. Truman...
| Apr 12, 2012
Dr. Lester Breslow, the UCLA researcher who became known as "Mr. Public Health" because of his research emphasizing the beneficial effects of avoiding certain behaviors, such as smoking, overeating and failing to exercise regularly, has died. He was 97....