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  • Vanderburgh County finds it difficult to get workers to jobs

    Transportation availability wasn't one of the hurdles of daily life in the East Coast metropolitan communities Janet Rodriguez came from before moving to Indiana. Rodriguez and husband Ivan Carvajal moved to the Evansville area almost five years ago as...
  • Olympic torchbearer shares his story in EC library program

    Olympic torchbearer shares his story in EC library program
    Heroes come in all shapes, sizes and skill sets. And they're not all sports figures or movie stars. They can be right in our own backyard. Such was the case recently when East Chicago resident Peter "Pete" Smith was chosen as a community hero by the...
  • U.S. Bank wealth management executive learned from early setbacks

    MINNEAPOLIS Margaret Paddock, who runs the Twin Cities private client wealth management business for U.S. Bank, learned early about financial management. Born in Poland, she moved to the Chicago area as an infant. Paddock's father left when she was 13 and...
  • Regional Digest: Cabral In World Championships

    Cabral In World Championships Glastonbury High graduate and 2012 Olympian Donn Cabral ran 8:13.37 to finish second in the 3,000 meter steeplechase final at the US Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. Evan Jager won the race in 8:12.29...
  • Clerks issuing same-sex marriage licenses in Mississippi

    In the basement of the Hinds County Courthouse, in a corner underneath peeling paint and next to a United Way poster, Michael Dorado and Aaron Polk were getting married Monday. First came the "I dos" officiated by Bear Atwood, a lawyer for Mississippi'...
  • Andre Reed brings sports celebrities to Allentown event

    Andre Reed brings sports celebrities to Allentown event
    A steady rain fell Saturday morning at Allentown's Cedar Beach, but Mother Nature couldn't dampen the spirits of several dozen people who participated in the annual Lehigh Valley Walk for Williams Syndrome. Leading the way was Andre Reed, the Pro...
  • Southland pols rally against 'Rauner Hood'

    Southland pols rally against 'Rauner Hood'
    A Southland mayor referred to the governor as "Rauner Hood" because he's the opposite of Robin Hood, "he steals from the poor and gives to the rich." Also Thursday, State Sen. Michael Hastings, D-Tinley Park, called on the head of the Illinois...
  • Velma Sept honored at Judson University community prayer breakfast

    Velma Sept honored at Judson University community prayer breakfast
    The Judson University annual prayer breakfast was held Wednesday, May 6, in the University's Linder Fitness Center. This year's theme "We Stand" was appropriate as more than 300 guests were present. Emcee Rick Jakle, President of WRMN Radio, gave a warm...
  • Investing in affordable housing in Bithlo will transform lives

    Investing in affordable housing in Bithlo will transform lives
    Mayor Teresa Jacobs, in her State of the County address this month, rolled out the new INVEST in Our Home for Life program that will spend more than $300 million on infrastructure and public projects in Orange County for the sake of future generations....
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    HILLARY J. MOONAY has joined MacElree Harvey Ltd. as a partner. Moonay will work in the firm's new Bucks County office at 120 S. Main Street in Doylestown. Moonay has practiced exclusively in the area of family law. She has experience with domestic...
  • United Way of South Hampton Roads hires VP of programs

    United Way of South Hampton Roads hired Luciano Ramos as vice president of programs and integration after a national search. A Hampton Roads native, Ramos has established a national reputation as an educator, urban planner and community leader over...