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  • College, museum working on downtown Naperville projects

    College, museum working on downtown Naperville projects
    North Central College and Naper Settlement are each moving forward with plans for projects in and around Naperville's downtown. The city's Downtown Advisory Commission recently received updates from the liberal arts school and living history museum on...
  • New Sanford recreation trail to offer scenic view of Lake Monroe

    New Sanford recreation trail to offer scenic view of Lake Monroe
    It's one of the most ambitious and complicated construction projects the city of Sanford has undertaken. And when it's finished, a new recreational trail over the choppy waters of Lake Monroe promises to become a popular draw for lovers of the outdoors....
  • SunRail, minimum wage, and NASA: Letters

    SunRail and disabilities  The 1973 Rehabilitation Act banned discrimination on the basis of disability. It defined people with disabilities as a legitimate minority group deserving basic civil-rights protection. The Americans with Disabilities Act,...
  • PASSINGS: Dave Brockie, John V. 'Jack' Foley

    PASSINGS: Dave Brockie, John V. 'Jack' Foley
    Dave Brockie Frontman for heavy metal GWAR Dave Brockie, 50, who as "Oderus Urungus" fronted the alien-costumed heavy metal band GWAR during graphic and fake-blood-soaked stage shows for more than three decades, was found dead Sunday evening at his...
  • Allen E. Puckett dies at 94; top defense executive and engineer

    Allen E. Puckett, one of the engineers who after World War II built Los Angeles-based Hughes Aircraft Co. into the nation's leading defense electronics firm — dominant in the markets for air defense, radar systems, tactical missiles and satellites...
  • Eminem, Skrillex, Kings of Leon among Lollapalooza headliners

    Eminem, Skrillex, Kings of Leon among Lollapalooza headliners
    The lineup for Lollapalooza’s 10th year Aug. 1-3 in Grant Park won’t be announced until next week, but industry sources confirm that the headliners will include Eminem, Skrillex, Kings of Leon and Arctic Monkeys.   Lollapalooza, which last...
  • Larry Scott dies at 75; champion bodybuilder

    Larry Scott wasn't exactly a 98-pound weakling — he weighed in at 120 — but his life changed forever after he ran across a stack of bodybuilding magazines in an Idaho city dump. The scrawny 16-year-old started working out in private, doing...
  • UCF football's Joey Grant makes academic history with DeVos program

    UCF football's Joey Grant makes academic history with DeVos program
    The 2014-15 college football season has yet to start and UCF offensive lineman Joey Grant already made history. Grant, a redshirt junior, became the first active football player to be accepted into the DeVos Sports Business Management program in the...
  • Dale Gardner dies at 65; spacewalker on first satellite rescue mission

    Dale Gardner dies at 65; spacewalker on first satellite rescue mission
    Wearing a nitrogen-powered jet pack, Dale Gardner stepped from the space shuttle, alone and untethered, 224 miles above Earth. Armed with a 5-foot probe called a stinger, Gardner drifted toward a wayward satellite, the Westar 6, which was spinning...
  • Lockheed Martin takes children to work

    Lockheed Martin takes children to work
    It’s not every day that people can play a life-sized Angry Birds game on the front lawn at the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control plant. In the name of Take Your Child to Work Day, access to the plant was broadened on Thursday for a brief...
  • Two Central Florida fathers launch toy company

    Two Central Florida fathers launch toy company
    Two Central Florida fathers with backgrounds in engineering and online games are developing a toy to teach math and science skills. Jeremy Scheinberg of Winter Park and Chris Harden of Apopka are both 39 and both have young kids. After participating...