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  • Simsbury Native Volunteers Aboard Hospital Ship In Madagascar

    Simsbury Native Volunteers Aboard Hospital Ship In Madagascar
    SIMSBURY — As Allison Heermance prepared to assist with a risky surgery onboard the world's largest private hospital ship off the shores of Africa, she felt a mix of excitement and apprehension. The 2005 Simsbury High School graduate knew the...
  • Lance Armstong plans to participate in Livestrong Challenge

    Lance Armstong plans to participate in Livestrong Challenge
    AUSTIN, Texas — Lance Armstrong is getting back on his bike, this time to raise money for the charity he founded and was later pressured to leave. Armstrong has set up a fundraising team for the Livestrong Challenge ride in Austin in October. It...
  • Local government gets millions back from tax cheats

    Millions of dollars collected from Cook County property owners who illegally claimed exemptions for more than one home are being redistributed to local governments, according to a spokesman for county Assessor Joseph Berrios. The assessor's office sought...
  • People on the Move: NSU business school names Hall of Fame nominees

    People on the Move: NSU business school names Hall of Fame nominees
    Promotions, hires and recognition at South Florida employers. Education Tunjarnika Coleman-Ferrell, who was first introduced to Palm Beach State College as a student participant in a summer program more than two decades ago, has been named dean of...
  • HPHS runners finish 24-hour relay to cheers, high-fives

    HPHS runners finish 24-hour relay to cheers, high-fives
    Highland Park High School junior Joe Pinsky isn't used to pulling all-nighters, so his final laps around the school's indoor track on Saturday morning, Feb. 14, felt a bit surreal. Like dozens of other runners, Pinsky had been up all night cheering on...
  • Eric Garcetti's Mayor's Fund lets companies give big

    Eric Garcetti's Mayor's Fund lets companies give big
    When Eric Garcetti won the 2013 mayoral election, he did so without the financial backing of Psomas, a Los Angeles-based engineering firm with offices throughout the Southwest. As a company that held contracts worth more than $100,000 with the city,...
  • Rekha Basu: Well-liked, well-funded Hillary deserves tougher questioning

    Hillary Clinton is finally dropping serious hints about running for president, at a time when her favorability ratings are so high, the New York Times' Nate Cohn writes, "If a candidate has ever been inevitable (for a nomination) it is Mrs. Clinton today....
  • Erik Spoelstra as Michael Jackson (no, really) at Battioke

    Erik Spoelstra as Michael Jackson (no, really) at Battioke
    Yes, that was Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra as (sort-of) Michael Jackson during Tuesday night's South Beach Battioke fundraiser at the Fillmore theatre in Miami Beach. And yes, that was Spoelstra alongside girlfriend Nikki Sapp making his (and her)...
  • Bernie Mac Foundation overhauls leadership in response to ethics concerns

    Bernie Mac Foundation overhauls leadership in response to ethics concerns
    The Bernie Mac Foundation has overhauled its leadership, banned salaries for board members and laid out a formal conflict-of-interest policy, according to documents filed over the past year as part of an audit by the state attorney general. Once...
  • Foreign governments gave millions to foundation while Clinton was at State Dept.

    Foreign governments gave millions to foundation while Clinton was at State Dept.
    The Clinton Foundation accepted millions of dollars from seven foreign governments during Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, including one donation that violated its ethics agreement with the Obama administration, foundation...
  • Fun fair celebrates youth accomplishments

     Fun fair celebrates youth accomplishments
    Four hours of free family fun will be offered Saturday in New Lenox. The 22nd annual Family Fun Faire will have a pancake breakfast, games, activities and entertainment from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lincoln-Way Central High School, 1801 E. Lincoln Hwy....