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  • Population continues to fall in Poconos

    Slow but steady population declines continue in Monroe and Pike counties, according to recent U.S. Census Bureau estimates. The population of Pike County has gotten older while Monroe County remains one of the most ethnically and racially diverse...
  • As Atlantic City's fortunes fade, casino workers fear bleak future

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — After 19 years working as a cook at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino, Dave Rose is counting the weeks until he and about 2,000 fellow workers lose their jobs when the casino is shuttered at the end of the summer. The Showboat...
  • Slovaks struggle to preserve their heritage

    Slovaks struggle to preserve their heritage
    On June 29, time eroded another piece of Cindy Moser's past. It wasn't a big piece. The church where she'd been baptized was merging with another and dropping the name "Slovak." That word no longer carried the same weight as it did when Moser, 56, was a...
  • Too many governments? Downstate has the biggest share

     Too many governments? Downstate has the biggest share
    Few places in Illinois vote more reliably Republican than Iroquois County, home to 1,120 square miles of mostly corn and soybean fields, 28,982 residents and, according to state records, 218 distinct units of government — one for every 133...
  • After Supreme Court ruling, fewer state workers to organize

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling in a case brought by home health care aides in Illinois casts doubt on labor agreements between such workers and state governments in nine other states. It also closes off or at least complicates one of...
  • Ald. Burke says he'll have prostate cancer surgery Thursday

    Ald. Burke says he'll have prostate cancer surgery Thursday
    Longtime Ald. Edward Burke announced today that he will undergo surgery for prostate cancer on Thursday. The 70-year-old Southwest Side alderman addressed his health at an unrelated City Hall news conference. "When I scheduled this, I did not believe...
  • Hispanic population crosses threshold

    That the Hispanic population in the Lehigh Valley is growing is hardly news. Every year, U.S. Census numbers show the rise, and new Hispanic and Latino-owned businesses in downtown Allentown seem to open daily. But in 2013, the area crossed a threshold....
  • Women planning retirement face challenges [Commentary]

    Women planning retirement face challenges  [Commentary]
    The working population is heading toward retirement like lemmings to the edge of the cliff — about 10,000 Americans turn 65 every day. And although that age is no longer the hard and fast stop date it was in the past, it is certainly a watershed...
  • O.C. now has third-largest Asian American population in nation

    Orange County now ranks as the third-largest Asian American population nationwide, with nearly 600,000 Asian Americans living in a county once defined by its dominantly white communities, a study to be released Tuesday shows. In a boom decade running...
  • Gov. Rick Scott honors veterans, a group key to his re-election bid

    Gov. Rick Scott honors veterans, a group key to his re-election bid
    TALLAHASSEE — As Gov. Rick Scott tours the state this week honoring military veterans, he is honoring a bloc of voters that could help in his difficult re-election fight. Scott, who served in the Navy, created the Governor's Veterans Service Award...
  • As Uber enters, a look at Orlando car ownership

    As Uber enters, a look at Orlando car ownership
    In his latest column, Scott Maxwell writes that ridesharing service Uber is looking to 'change the rules' for the local taxi industry. One of those requirements is that the taxicabs serve the public, not just tourists. The U.S. Census Bureau collects...