| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:05 AM
SEATTLE When it comes to Marshawn Lynch's mindset a hot Seahawks topic we're pretty much left to interpreting his gestures, parsing his body language, reading between the lines.
These days, of course, there is much to ask the enigmatic running back. It...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:00 AM
To win a seat on the Annapolis city council, candidates say they've relied on tried-and-true shoe-leather politics.
Eight men running for four seats have been spending days knocking on doors, trying to reach the estimated 8,000 voters who will cast...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 8:56 PM
A rise in vacancy rates at apartment buildings is upsetting some Aberdeen landlords, who say Aberdeen now has too many units for its population.
Owners of less expensive property are particularly upset they have to compete with subsidized housing,...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Tomorrow's planned release of the Healthy Baltimore 2015 Interim Status Report says a lot about the health of our city.
The banner headline is that the health status of Baltimore City residents looks brighter than it did just a few years ago. The follow...
| Sep 15, 2013
Conventional digital age wisdom says that the chestnut about the might of pens, i.e. swords, should be amended to specify keyboard strokes, as paper is now passé. Likewise, in an era when Chicago's public education crisis seems to be at an apex, with...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Two years into his tenure, Chicago Housing Authority CEO Charles Woodyard has stepped down from his high-level post, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel has become disenchanted with the slow pace of transforming the city's public housing.
Although the mayor praised...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:45 AM
PETOSKEY -- Petoskey's planning commission and zoning board of appeals will gather with the city council today, Thursday, to discuss some shared policy questions.
The joint meeting begins at 7 p.m. today at city hall, 101 E. Lake St.
City planner Amy...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Some in the condo world are abuzz about a law Broward County commissioners are set to vote on tomorrow that would require them to state in writing the reason for every denial of a would-be resident's application.
The law, originally sponsored by...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:39 AM
An off-duty Chicago police officer fatally shot a man on the Near West Side this morning in the third police-involved shooting since midnight and the fourth in the last 24 hours, police said.
The incident happened at 6:45 a.m. at a Chicago Housing...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 10:32 AM
A Tinley Park resident frustrated by zoning laws blocking his request to put up a fence sparked a tense exchange with a village trustee this week when he questioned the suburb's reputation as a good a place to raise a family.
Jeffery Plude told the...
| Oct 18, 2013
Q: As the board secretary of our 29-unit co-op building, I am responsible for determining who is eligible to vote at special owner meetings and our annual board election. I know that shareholders on the stock certificate are clearly eligible to vote,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:32 PM
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