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  • A Postmark From Bethlehem's Post Office A Popular Holiday Accessory

    A Postmark From Bethlehem's Post Office A Popular Holiday Accessory
    The post office in Connecticut's Bethlehem is preparing for the annual Christmas rush. Starting the day after Thanksgiving, crowds of visitors arrive in this Litchfield County town bearing cards and letters to be "cacheted" and postmarked with the town'...
  • No reason to lift ban on silencers

    No reason to lift ban on silencers
    The National Rifle Association wants it. Silencer manufacturers want it. So if the NRA and money interests want it, you can expect that the state of Florida will very soon lift its 57-year-old ban on silencers for hunters. Even though it's bad...
  • Garcetti aide is face of city's outreach to foreign-born residents

    Garcetti aide is face of city's outreach to foreign-born residents
    Gustavo Hernandez sat with his family in a large auditorium in the downtown Central Library, a pen and pad in his lap. He had come for a free workshop, organized by the office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, to reapply for a federal program that...
  • A to-do list for Larry Hogan

    A to-do list for Larry Hogan
    Governor-elect Larry Hogan can't let the euphoria of his upset win last too long because he has precious little time before he takes the reins of state government. He will be sworn in on Jan. 21. His first budget is due two days later, and so are any...
  • For abortion foes, a national strategy built at the state level

    For abortion foes, a national strategy built at the state level
    The numbers have changed little over the decades: A majority of Americans support abortion. But across the country, the antiabortion movement has recorded major success in the last four years, part of a well-funded national strategy to legislate...
  • Legislators and lobbyists bond over mai tais on Maui

    Legislators and lobbyists bond over mai tais on Maui
    I got into the news business covering the Washington State Legislature as a student intern for the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin. In those days, lobbyists would host frequent fundraising events for key lawmakers during the legislative session and there was...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to sign California film tax credit bill

    Gov. Jerry Brown is poised to put his signature to a bill that would triple annual funding for California's film and TV tax credit program. Brown announced he will sign the bill into law on Thursday at a ceremony in Los Angeles, capping a yearlong...
  • WGN radio knocked off air when pipes burst at Tribune Tower

    WGN radio knocked off air when pipes burst at Tribune Tower
    Burst pipes at Tribune Tower knocked WGN-AM 720 off the air for 20 minutes during the 6 a.m. hour of the Steve Cochran show. The water streamed down from the ninth floor, where the pipes burst, and reached the radio studios on the seventh floor,...
  • Bears plan against Aaron Rodgers simple — play better

    Bears plan against Aaron Rodgers simple — play better
    Aaron Rodgers' dissection of the Bears in Week 4 included 30 dropbacks, most of which ended poorly for the defense. They constituted a how-not-to manual for defending against the Packers’ star quarterback. After Rodgers repeatedly exploited the...
  • Safety Will Hill displays a lot of energy on Ravens' practice field

    Safety Will Hill displays a lot of energy on Ravens' practice field
    Veteran safety Will Hill moved around the Ravens' practice field Wednesday, determined to make up for lost time after serving a six-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. After not practicing since the preseason because of his...
  • Italian marketplace coming to Harris Theater

    Italian marketplace coming to Harris Theater
    Harris Theater (205 E. Randolph, 312-334-7777) will transform its lobbies into an Italian marketplace at 6 p.m. Dec. 3 during its Chicago debut of “Guillaume Tell” (William Tell). Italy’s Teatro Regio Torino is performing the final opera...