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  • 'Newsies' Makes Big Headline In Tour Stop At Waterbury's Palace

     'Newsies' Makes Big Headline In Tour Stop At Waterbury's Palace
    The show: "Newsies" at The Palace Theater in Waterbury What makes it special?: The beginning of national tour of the Disney Broadway musical, and a booking coup for the Palace. First impressions?: Show has as much non-stop exuberance as when I saw...
  • Florida candidates talk tough on oil drilling

    Florida candidates talk tough on oil drilling
    Scores of concerned Floridians from all parts of the state converged on Naples earlier this month to deliver samples of polluted water to Gov. Rick Scott's beachside mansion. Their fear: An oil rush in Florida, especially in the Everglades, and the...
  • Building height on ballot in Clarendon Hills

    Building height on ballot in Clarendon Hills
    Whether voters think reducing building height in downtown Clarendon Hills will preserve the district's charm and vitality or hamper its economic possibilities is partially the focus of an advisory referendum question that will be posed to them in...
  • Gambling mixes with kids entertainment

    Gambling mixes with kids entertainment
    While toddlers ride a miniature carousel at The People's Choice Family Fun Center in north suburban Waukegan, adults play their own games at five video slot machines a few feet away. "They play; I play. We're just having fun," said mother-of-two...
  • Scott Armstrong, Lewis Gould Jr.: School districts need paycheck protection

    Across Pennsylvania, school districts and taxpayers are facing the same problem: The costs associated with public education are rapidly escalating. Poor urban school districts such as Allentown, already dealing with poor performance outcomes, are...
  • Andre Reed Field proposal tabled by Allentown School Board

    Andre Reed Field proposal tabled by Allentown School Board
    Just like Andre Reed waited for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Andre Reed Field at J. Birney Crum Stadium will have to wait. Allentown School Board tabled a proposal Thursday to name its football field after the Dieruff High School...
  • Veterans of Vietnam, Hmong continue to push for burial rights

    WASHINGTON The Hmong war veterans marching on congressional offices Wednesday know better than most about how legislation gets made. Or, more often, gets lost. Gathered from Alaska and California's San Joaquin Valley, the veterans who once fought...
  • At Glen Campbell's elbow as he adjusts to Alzheimer's

    At Glen Campbell's elbow as he adjusts to Alzheimer's
    Actor and filmmaker James Keach got a glimpse of how Glen Campbell might adjust to life at an Alzheimer's care facility near Nashville on one of the singer and guitarist's first visits there last year. "As soon as he walked in, he spotted a guitar,...
  • Train your eyes on three great photographers

    Train your eyes on three great photographers
    That I have spent more than four decades writing for newspapers has done nothing to enlighten me to the mystery of photography. Working with dozens of men and women with cameras who accompanied me on hundreds of stories, I have watched as they did their...
  • State Sen. Darrell Steinberg to join law and lobbying firm

    A week after stepping down as leader of the state Senate, Democrat Darrell Steinberg of Sacramento said Thursday that he will join the law and lobbying firm of Greenberg Traurig LLP on Dec. 1, a day after he leaves office. Steinberg will be chairman...
  • With panache, reforming prisoners perform for U.S. attorney general

    By Mary Milliken NORCO, Calif., Oct 23 (Reuters) - In a prison on a hill in California, 18 inmates came face to face with the nation's top law enforcement official. And they came in full makeup. What the prisoners wanted to show U.S. Attorney General...