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  • Study: Greater Orlando one of the best for winter travel

    Study: Greater Orlando one of the best for winter travel
    With mild weather, popular theme parks and plenty of accommodations to choose from, Orlando is a top destination for winter travel, according to a new study.  Personal finance website WalletHub.com has indentified the best and worst cities for winter...
  • Orlando No. 1 destination for family vacations

    Orlando No. 1 destination for family vacations
    As the home to Universal Orlando, SeaWorld and nearby Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando has long been known as a top travel destination.  According to a new survey from Travel + Leisure Magazine, the City Beautiful is the top U.S. travel destination for...
  • Made from scratch in Chicago

    Made from scratch in Chicago
    Lakland Guitars LLC Number of employees: 12 Neighborhood: North Center Chicago-based Lakland Guitars touts some premier names among its clients, customizing bass guitars for U2's Adam Clayton and Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler, whose signature is...
  • Extending summer vacation hurts at-risk students [Commentary]

    Extending summer vacation hurts at-risk students [Commentary]
    Comptroller Peter Franchot, by starting a petition drive, has embarked on a policy initiative to require all Maryland public schools start the school calendar after Labor Day. His policy proposal is given political cover through a commission report from...
  • Winter Springs man still missing in Florida Keys, officials say

    Winter Springs man still missing in Florida Keys, officials say
    The U.S. Coast Guard is still searching for the Winter Springs man who has not been seen since his rental boat floated away while he was diving in the Florida Keys Saturday morning. A rescue crew including a boat, helicopter and airplane unit, has...
  • City to develop work-at-home policy after alleged scheme

    City to develop work-at-home policy after alleged scheme
    The city inspector general says the absence of a policy to govern employees who work from home helped one woman avoid criminal charges for overstating her hours. Sandra Baker, former head of the Environmental Control Board, was terminated in August...
  • Panthers' comeback falls short in shootout loss to Islanders

    On a night the fans acknowledged original Panthers president Bill Torrey when he was shown on the overhead scoreboard, it seemed fitting that the resurgent Islanders on the ice resembled the teams he built into a Stanley Cup dynasty in the 1980s....
  • Week 12 Saturday football updates

    Week 12 Saturday football updates
    Follow along on Twitter @ChiTribPreps. At a game? Send updates using hashtag #TribFB on Twitter. Get all the scores here. Mike Helfgot breaks down this week's top games here. Want to know where your team is ranked? Check it out here.  Catch up...
  • Blackhawks searching for consistent energy

    Blackhawks searching for consistent energy
    Patrick Kane slumped against the back wall of his stall in the visitors' dressing room at Joe Louis Arena after the Blackhawks' 4-1 loss to the Red Wings on Friday night and quietly said, "It's frustrating when you take a couple of steps forward and...
  • Zee Bros surprises crowd in De Francis Dash

    Zee Bros surprises crowd in De Francis Dash
    Zee Bros, dismissed at odds of 29-1, proved to be the swiftest of all in the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash, the marquee race in Saturday's Fall Festival of Racing at Laurel Park, which featured six stakes. D. Wayne Lukas trains the 4-year-...
  • California should outlaw junkets like the one lawmakers took to Maui

    California should outlaw junkets like the one lawmakers took to Maui
    Last year, state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon was indicted for fraud, bribery and money laundering; Sen. Leland Yee was indicted for bribery and campaign fraud racketeering; and Sen. Roderick D. Wright was convicted and sentenced to 90 days in jail for voter...