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  • Two well-known leaders compete for top Springs job

    Two well-known leaders compete for top Springs job
    Two veteran politicians are vying for the mayor's seat in November. Tom Powers, a commissioner since 2008, has a challenger few expected: Skip Campbell, who served in the state Senate from 1996 to 2006, when term limits forced him out. A Democrat, he was...
  • Springs voters to pick new commissioners

    Springs voters to pick new commissioners
    Chief among the issues in this year's commission race: Is building a new, multi-million dollar City Hall the right thing to do? And is the city on the right course or is change needed? The commission will have two new faces come November: Everyone...
  • Revamp of Loop traffic, bus-only route and bike lanes moving forward

     Revamp of Loop traffic, bus-only route and bike lanes moving forward
    The Emanuel administration will announce Monday that it is seeking bids to construct three long-planned transit projects aimed at providing faster and more reliable service for hundreds of thousands of daily commuters and city visitors who ride CTA...
  • Illinois a congressional battleground state

    Illinois a congressional battleground state
    Two years ago, Illinois Democrats parlayed a new political map they drew and the final appearance at the top of the ticket by President Barack Obama to sweep out four Republican congressmen and reverse some of the losses suffered in the 2010 election that...
  • Man who ate napkins to conceal insider trading pleads guilty

    Man who ate napkins to conceal insider trading pleads guilty
    A Brooklyn, New York mortgage broker, who would scribble secret stock tips on napkins and pass them to an accomplice in Grand Central station before eating them, pleaded guilty to insider trading on Friday, federal prosecutors said. Frank Tamayo, 41, was...
  • Federal grant will fund improvements to Willowbrook Metro station

    Federal grant will fund improvements to Willowbrook Metro station
    On Saturday, federal transportation officials will announce more than $10 million to refurbish one of the Los Angeles County transit system's busiest light-rail stations. The $10.25-million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation will partially...
  • The many layers of Istanbul

    The many layers of Istanbul
    I first visited Istanbul in the 1970s. Some of my most vivid memories of that trip are of the colorful locals. Scruffy kids sold cherry juice and old men would grab huge cucumbers from wheeled carts, then peel, quarter and salt them to sell for pennies....
  • 6 challengers vie for Orange District 6 seat

    Orange County Commissioner Tiffany Moore Russell is leaving her District 6 post because of term limits, and six candidates are vying to take over the open seat. The field includes a number of recognizable names, including a former commissioner and the...
  • SunRail, FCAT: Weekend talk topics

    SunRail, FCAT: Weekend talk topics
    SunRail, FCAT testing and Tallahassee politics will be topics for local public-affairs programs this weekend. SunRail is explored by Greg Warmoth on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Saturday on WFTV-Channel 9. His guests are Noranne Downs,...
  • Police search for two suspects in Millersville home invasion

    Police search for two suspects in Millersville home invasion
    Two men wearing ski masks forced their way into a Millersville apartment Friday night, and assaulting a 34-year-old woman and one of four juveniles in the apartment at the time, Anne Arundel County police said. The suspects who demanded money and...
  • After recovering from stabbing, Terps TE Schlothauer seeks NFL | VIDEO

    After recovering from stabbing, Terps TE Schlothauer seeks NFL | VIDEO
    COLLEGE PARK -- Ryan Schlothauer knows it's a longshot for him to make the NFL, or even get an invitation to a rookie and free agent mini-camp this summer. The former Maryland tight end, who last played for the Terps in 2012, also knows something else...