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  • Scammers hawk fake Ebola cures

    WASHINGTON If you were looking for another reason to indulge in dark chocolate, a so-called natural health website recently offered one: It claimed the tasty treat can alleviate the excruciating symptoms of Ebola. Unfortunately, a magic chocolate pill to...
  • Burglary At Hooker Brewery Prompts Outpouring Of Donations To Charity

    Burglary At Hooker Brewery Prompts Outpouring Of Donations To Charity
    BLOOMFIELD — The theft of a donation jar containing about $850 has transformed into a nearly $9,000 gift to the Village for Families and Children, with prospects of more to come. The brewery was broken into about a month ago by a man who used a 3-...
  • Broward Season Preview events

    Broward Season Preview events
    Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. Halloween Spooktacular The City of Wilton Manors Leisure Services Department This Halloween event will include a costume contest, games, bounce houses, a giant cake walk, sweets booth, a hayride, goody bags, concession, and families...
  • Fort Lauderdale commissioners pull all-nighter and approve homeless feeding restrictions

    Fort Lauderdale commissioners pull all-nighter and approve homeless feeding restrictions
    Fort Lauderdale commissioners ended a marathon meeting early Wednesday by giving final approval to new restrictions on where and how charitable groups can feed the homeless in the city. The commission didn't take up the issue until 2 a.m. and passed...
  • Ray Rice still popular with some

    Ray Rice still popular with some
    Ray Rice might forever be a pariah to many for knocking out his fiancee in the elevator of an Atlantic City casino in February. Thousands of Ravens fans lined up at M&T Bank Stadium last month to trade in their once-cherished No. 27 jerseys. But to...
  • Troubles hit Maryland group home for disabled children

    Troubles hit Maryland group home for disabled children
    When state officials removed several disabled foster children from an Anne Arundel County group home in early July — after a 10-year-old boy died there — they placed most of the children with Second Family, a Prince George's County nonprofit...
  • Bears' win gives Charles Tillman fundraiser a boost

    Bears' win gives Charles Tillman fundraiser a boost
    It’s not ideal for an athlete to host a charity event the day after a tough loss. It can affect the mood, the amount of interaction the athlete has with guests in attendance and the questions the media asks at the fundraiser. Trust me, I’ve...
  • Appliance stores close suddenly

    Appliance stores close suddenly
    Grant's Appliances, a Joliet-based appliance store with locations in Orland Park, Downers Grove, Aurora and northwest Indiana, shut down without warning Oct. 8. Customers at the Joliet store were greeted with a handwritten sign on the door saying...
  • Bruce Rauner, 'business guy' or politician?

    Bruce Rauner, 'business guy' or politician?
    Bruce Rauner's voice boomed across the beer garden at Schooner's, a blue-collar Bloomington watering hole known for its king-size pork tenderloin sandwiches that could feed a family of four. "Look, I'm not a politician, I'm a business guy," declared...
  • Oberweis faces uphill battle to unseat Durbin

     Oberweis faces uphill battle to unseat Durbin
    When an audience member at a recent City Club of Chicago luncheon asked state Sen. Jim Oberweis if he planned to challenge U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, a fellow Republican, in 2016, the question drew nervous laughter from the crowd. Oberweis, who is...
  • Stavros Niarchos Foundation donates $5 million to transform Parkway Theater

    Stavros Niarchos Foundation donates $5 million to transform Parkway Theater
    An international philanthropic foundation has donated $5 million to help transform the historic Parkway Theater into a multipurpose film center, it was announced Monday. The gift from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, which has offices in New York, Athens...