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  • New Report on Lanza: Parental Denial, Breakdowns, Missed Opportunities

    New Report on Lanza: Parental Denial, Breakdowns, Missed Opportunities
    In February 2007, Yale clinicians identified in Adam Lanza what they believed were profound emotional disabilities and offered him treatment that they said could give him relief for the first time in his troubled life. But Adam was angry and anxious,...
  • Busy day at the polls: Missing judges, ballot confusion, steady lines of voters

    Busy day at the polls: Missing judges, ballot confusion, steady lines of voters
    Illinois voters headed to the polls Tuesday to settle a close, contentious race for governor and decide an unusually large number of ballot questions as well as races for U.S. Senate and House, the General Assembly and the County Board. Missing election...
  • 21 states hope to overturn Maryland's gun control law

    21 states hope to overturn Maryland's gun control law
    Led by West Virginia's attorney general, 21 states have joined a legal effort seeking to overturn Maryland's tough new gun control law. The Maryland statute has no effect on gun laws in their states, but the attorneys general argue in an amicus brief...
  • Park Avenue merchants lobby for SunRail service on weekends

    Park Avenue merchants lobby for SunRail service on weekends
    The Park Avenue Merchants Association has a mission for 2015: to reach out to the Florida Department of Transportation and convince them to send those SunRail trains into the city later at night, on weekend, and holidays. The association members say...
  • Suspicious package found in lobby of Baltimore municipal building

    Suspicious package found in lobby of Baltimore municipal building
    City employees and members of the public were evacuated from the Abel Wolman Municipal Building Wednesday for about an hour and a half after a suspicious package was found in the lobby, officials said. Lt. Eric Kowalczyk, police spokesman, said the...
  • Nora Laue HesterJuly 10, 1913 - November 1, 2014

    Nora Laue Hester<br/>July 10, 1913 - November 1, 2014
    Nora Laue Hester, who was admired for her gracious heart, kindness of spirit, humility and inherent elegance passed on November 1st at the age of 101. Nora was the epitome of a lady, even as she faced her final days among her family and caregivers....
  • Texas city bans fracking in its birthplace, court battles loom

    Voters approved a ban on hydraulic fracturing in the north Texas town of Denton on Tuesday, making it the first city in the Lone Star State to outlaw the oil and gas extraction technique behind the U.S. energy boom. The vote in the city of 123,000 was...
  • Orlando's new arts center: Fun facts and figures

    Orlando's new arts center: Fun facts and figures
    Amaze your friends! Astound your family! When the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando opens Nov. 6, many of its attributes will be obvious. But if you want to sound like a real behind-the-scenes expert, check out these...
  • Nonbinding votes on minimum wage, millionaire tax on track for Democrats

    Nonbinding votes on minimum wage, millionaire tax on track for Democrats
    Two referendum questions aimed at boosting Election Day turnout among Democrats were on track to pass overwhelmingly Tuesday, with voters backing an increase in the minimum wage and higher income taxes for millionaires. Neither of those statewide ballot...
  • TJ Maxx store in Mount Dora set to open in old Kmart shopping center

    TJ Maxx store in Mount Dora set to open in old Kmart shopping center
    MOUNT DORA — TJ Maxx fans no longer have to travel to Clermont or The Villages to shop at their favorite store for clothes, jewelry, shoes, purses and the like. The grand opening for the new TJ Maxx in the Tri-Cities Shopping Plaza on U.S....
  • Guide to Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum: Nature just might get back to you

    Guide to Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum: Nature just might get back to you
    I thought I had finally gotten over my — let's not sugarcoat it — revulsion at being in butterfly gardens. My recent stop in the ambulatory bug atrium at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum was probably my fifth in such a place, designed to...