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  • Builders, lobbyists among big donors to Mayor's Ball

    Builders, lobbyists among big donors to Mayor's Ball
    Lobbyists, builders and others potentially vying to do business with local government were some of the biggest contributors at the Palm Beach County Mayor's Ball fundraiser, donation records show. A host of local elected officials, led by Palm Beach...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Easter Basket Extravaganza Benefits Alzheimer's Association

    The Easter Basket Extravaganza will be held Wednesday, April 16 and Thursday, April 17 at Arbor Rose at Jerome Home to benefit the Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter. Baskets of goodies are based on themes including chocolates, gardening, cooking...
  • Evanston mid-rise with 'a neighborhood feel'

    Evanston mid-rise with 'a neighborhood feel'
    Although it is within sight of Northwestern University's Ryan Field football stadium, Central Station in Evanston is a world apart from the college scene. The new 80-unit luxury apartment mid-rise gets its name from the Metra rail stop a block to the...
  • Rising wages squeeze Bangladesh garment makers as factories await upgrades

    DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh garment factory owners say they are soaking up much of the cost of nearly doubling wages as some global retailers balk at price hikes, leaving less money for safety improvements urged by apparel chains after last year's Rana...
  • Christ Fellowship is newest anchor tenant at Boynton Beach Mall

    Christ Fellowship is newest anchor tenant at Boynton Beach Mall
    While many malls look for big name stores like JCPenney or Macy's to bring in the crowds, the newest anchor tenant at Boynton Beach Mall isn't a place of retail, but a place of worship. On Sunday, Christ Fellowship will open the doors at its new...
  • EU to approve bank rules before May election slows legislative machine

    LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union will sign off on a slew of major reforms this week to allow failing banks to be wound down without public money, clearing its desk before elections in May that may lead to a slower pace of legislation. This week is...
  • Activist pleads guilty to illegally lobbying on behalf of Zimbabwe

    Activist pleads guilty to illegally lobbying on behalf of Zimbabwe
    A well-known South Side activist and restaurateur pleaded guilty Friday to violating federal law by lobbying on behalf of the violent and oppressive regime of Zimbabwe’s longtime president in spite of U.S. economic sanctions. Prince Asiel Ben...
  • Connie Lindsey, Girl Scouts national president

    Connie Lindsey, Girl Scouts national president
    Connie Lindsey learned at an early age that a small gesture of generosity can be life-changing. "My Girl Scout troop was inside my Lutheran church," says Lindsey, 56, who grew up in the inner city of Milwaukee. "My mother couldn't afford to buy my...
  • Shubert, Hartford Stage Getting Makeovers This Summer

    Shubert, Hartford Stage Getting Makeovers This Summer
    When New Haven's Shubert Theater celebrates its 100th anniversary in December, the grand dame of Connecticut theaters will have a 21st Century look. Gone will be the angled entrance and popcorn- textured exterior in favor of a reconfigured lobby,...
  • No rest in the debate over Sabbath business hours in Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM — The crowd that gathered at the recent grand opening of Cinema City hadn't come for the movies. They were there in droves to protest a government regulation that keeps the 19-screen cineplex closed each week from sundown Friday to sundown...
  • Lobbying: connections, appearances & results

    Lobbying: connections, appearances & results
    Ask one thing about lobbying in Florida, and several more questions come up. At issue now – click on the link in the right hand column – is proposed legislation in Tallahassee. It would ban county elected officials and municipal officials...