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  • St. Edward High honors alumni, family and friends at Tidal Wave

    Tidal Wave Chairs Amy Zang and Todd Hartke were more than pleased as they welcomed the many guests, including alumni, family and friends of St. Edward High School, who attended the 26th annual Tidal Wave black tie event and dinner dance at the Prairie...
  • Politicians aren't counting the social costs

    While granted a small reprieve for fiscal year 2015, human service programs across the state will once again face significant cuts in the state budget as Illinois rightly tries to put its fiscal house in order. Yet critical services to at-risk populations...
  • Kenneth Houston Kraft Jr.: Businessman saw beauty in all people

    Kenneth Houston Kraft Jr.: Businessman saw beauty in all people
    Beneath the Spanish moss draped over Winter Park's signature brick-paved streets, Kenneth Kraft Jr. might have been found in quiet reverie about the beauty that existed all around him. Just as he stooped for the Sanibel Island shells he would add to his...
  • Illinois agency assessing damage in Fairdale tornado for aid

    An Illinois agency says it's still trying to determine what assistance might be available to victims of a deadly tornado that struck northern Illinois earlier this month. The April 9 storm killed two people in Fairdale, a small community of about 150...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Should the IRS crack down on politics in churches?

    Although the first primaries of the 2016 election season are still months away, the Internal Revenue Service appears to be already gearing up to investigate churches that participate in politics. The Alliance Defending Freedom, a conservative group based...
  • Vicki A. Margolis

    Vicki A. Margolis
    Vicki A. Margolis, a corporate attorney who also performed leading roles in local theater, died of breast cancer April 13 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Quarry Lake resident was 50. Born in Cleveland, she was the daughter of Burt Margolis,...
  • City council in western NC approves tiny house initiative

    A city council in western North Carolina has approved a resolution endorsing a tiny house initiative as a way to increase the amount of affordable housing. The Times-News of Hendersonville reported (http://bit.ly/1OBVsq7) the Brevard City Council...
  • CAWC raises funds to aid abused women, children

    CAWC raises funds to aid abused women, children
    Domestic violence affects one quarter of all American families, exposing more than 8 million children to it every year. Then there's the economic downside. According to the Connections for Abused Women and their Children (CAWC), a Chicago organization...
  • Virgen: Lott Trophy Watch List players announced

    David Baker, the president of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, couldn't help but laugh Friday at the Pacific Club in Newport Beach, where he told the story about giving Ray Guy some good news. Everyone in attendance for the Ronnie Lott IMPACT (Integrity,...
  • IUN to host annual forum on child abuse, neglect

    In observance of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Indiana University Northwest School of Public and Environmental Affairs and its community partners will host the 25th Annual Forum on Child Abuse and Neglect, beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, April...
  • Career Spotlight: Alexia Savage, United Way of Palm Beach County

    Career Spotlight: Alexia Savage, United Way of Palm Beach County
    Who: United Way of Palm Beach County recently promoted Alexia Savage to the new position of senior vice president of communications and resource development. The move is an extension of the role she has filled for the last three years as vice president of...