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  • Hampton candidates talk about job creation

    Close to 60,500 people work in Hampton, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. City Council candidates want more businesses to locate within the city's confines, although their approach to doing just that appears to vary greatly.  While some candidates...
  • Blotter: Counterfeit $100s, fraudulent prescription

    Blotter: Counterfeit $100s, fraudulent prescription
    The following items were taken from police reports: Tinley Park A 22-year-old Tinley Park woman who stole a pair of pants from the Burlington Coat Factory was charged with retail theft and with possession of drug paraphernalia after she was discovered...
  • AstraZeneca cancer pipeline seen as draw for Pfizer

    LONDON (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc may come back to bid for British drug company AstraZeneca Plc after its reported 60 billion pound ($101 billion) takeover approach was rejected, since a deal could make sense for the U.S. pharmaceuticals giant as it seeks...
  • Highland Park revisits 911 dispatch consolidation plan

    Highland Park revisits 911 dispatch consolidation plan
    A miscommunication between Highland Park and private consultants studying the proposed 911 dispatch consolidation was one of several factors to prop up a bloated savings projection of about $260,000 per year, city officials said recently. Highland...
  • Dr. M. Daniel Lane, Hopkins biochemist

    Dr. M. Daniel Lane, Hopkins biochemist
    Dr. M. Daniel Lane, a retired Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine researcher, biochemist and esteemed teacher who studied the body's chemical processes that affect hunger, died of myeloma April 10 at the Charlestown Retirement Community. The...
  • Newport News schools

    On May 6, voters in Newport News will select four members to serve on the School Board. One candidate — Carlton Ashby, who represents the South District and is the board's chairman — did not draw a challenger and will return to the seat he has...
  • Winnetka officials adopt stormwater plan

    Winnetka officials adopt stormwater plan
    After almost a year of planning, Winnetka lawmakers adopted the village's controversial "Stormwater Master Plan" - despite both claims the project could result in polluted stormwater getting into Lake Michigan and the results of a recent referendum on the...
  • Slain 14-year-old remembered as a good friend

    Slain 14-year-old remembered as a good friend
    The loud knock came about 2 a.m., and Dante Wooding roused himself. He saw police lights flashing through his window. Downstairs, a friend was at the front door. "Najee's gone," the friend said. Dante looked at his mother, who was crying. Najee Thomas...
  • Disney, science, and witch ad: Letters

    The Smarter Travel website has listed Walt Disney World in its roundup of "10 Most Disappointing Destinations in the World." As one who loves to visit Walt Disney World frequently, I must take issue with this listing. My first visit to Disney was the...
  • Ackman, Valeant partner in bid to buy Botox maker Allergan

    Activist investor Bill Ackman is partnering with a Canadian pharmaceutical company in an effort to buy Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes the popular wrinkle treatment Botox. Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. have already...
  • READER SUBMITTED: FIRST Robotics Team NRG 4055 Takes Home the Gold

    The Northwestern Robotics Gearheads (NRG) along with alliance members; Shelton Gaelhawks 230 and South Windsor Bobcats 177 won first place at the New England FRC Region Championship in Boston, Mass. Team NRG 4055, sponsored by Alcoa Foundation, United...