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  • After short delay, St. Norbert derby sails smoothly

    After short delay, St. Norbert derby sails smoothly
    The Invitational Pinewood Derby March 7 in the St. Norbert School basement had some engine trouble getting started, but it was no biggie for hosts St. Norbert Cub Scout Pack 266. As soon as numerous volunteers ironed out the race order after last-minute...
  • LGBT anti-discrimination bill passes Utah state Senate

    LGBT anti-discrimination bill passes Utah state Senate
    A landmark bill that would ban discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the workplace and housing market, while also protecting religious rights, won approval Friday in the Republican-controlled Utah state Senate. The...
  • LGBT anti-discrimination bill passes Utah Senate

    Members of Utah's state Senate told personal stories of discrimination and even invoked the state's polygamist history during a Friday afternoon debate on a landmark bill that protects gay and transgender people from discrimination while also protecting...
  • Things to know about the Utah LGBT anti-discrimination bill

    Utah lawmakers, LGBT activists and officials with the Utah-based Mormon church released a landmark bill this week that blends discrimination protections for gay and transgender people and protections for the religious. Some key questions about the bill:...
  • Former Virginia Port Authority chairman seeks seat on York board

    Former Virginia Port Authority chairman seeks seat on York board
    Former Virginia Port Authority chairman and businessman Jeffrey D. Wassmer announced on Monday that he is seeking District 4’s Board of Supervisors seat. George S. Hrichak, who currently holds that seat, said on Tuesday that he is not seeking re-...
  • Mormon church backs Utah LGBT anti-discrimination bill

    Utah lawmakers introduced a landmark bill Wednesday that bars discrimination against gay and transgender individuals while protecting the rights of religious groups and individuals. The measure has a rare stamp of approval from the Mormon church and...
  • Autism no barrier for Franklin Park Boy Scout

    Autism no barrier for Franklin Park Boy Scout
    Eagle Scouts are an elite group. Only about 7 percent of Boy Scouts made it to the top rank in 2013, according to the Boy Scouts of America website. Scouts have to earn 21 merit badges, serve in a troop leadership position, plan a community service...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Speaking from the heart at Scout event

    Last Sunday I spoke at an Eagle Court of Honor. Five Boy Scouts from Troop 398 were receiving Scouting's most prestigious award: Eagle Scout. Those being honored were Jacob Abbott, Chad Anderson, Jax Jacinto, Robert O'Brien and Matt Olson. I sat in...
  • Lake County commissioner honored at upcoming Boy Scouts dinner

    Lake County commissioner honored at upcoming Boy Scouts dinner
    Lake County Commissioner Leslie Campione will be honored at the Annual Boy Scouts Golden Eagle Dinner next month. “I am honored to be recognized at this worthwhile event, which seeks to raise funds for our dedicated local Boy Scouts,”...
  • People on the Move: Boca chamber announces winners of young entrepreneur elevator pitch contest

    People on the Move: Boca chamber announces winners of young entrepreneur elevator pitch contest
    Hirings, promotions and recognition at South Florida employers. Recognition Lisa Boccard, cancer advocate and community spokeswoman for The Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund with Broward Health Coral Springs was recognized by theAmerican Business Women'...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Black History Expo The National Pan-Hellenic Council, the NAACP and Howard County public schools invite the community to "A Century of Black Life, History and Culture" from noon to 5 p.m. Feb. 28 at Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Road in...