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  • Timber Creek student to help film U.S. Army All-American Bowl

    Timber Creek student to help film U.S. Army All-American Bowl
    Ryan Urquhart, a senior at Timber Creek High School, is one of four high school students chosen to be on the video crew the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on January 3 in San Antonio. All American Games, which owns and produces the bowl, along with NewTek,...
  • David Garth dies at 84; advisor a key figure in New York politics

    Powerful political advisor David Garth, who spearheaded the creation of the modern political TV commercial and helped elect governors, senators and mayors, has died in New York. He was 84. Garth died Monday at his home in Manhattan after a long illness,...
  • Group sends items to soldiers overseas

    Group sends items to soldiers overseas
    Name: Mary Jo Mcelheny Hawthorne Residence: Greenacres Birthplace: Pennsylvania Family: Sons, Timothy and David Mcelheny Hawthorne Career: Retired registered nurse Organization: Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, a Lake Worth-based nonprofit that...
  • Pakistan in mourning as parents bury children after school attack

    Pakistan woke up to a day of mourning on Wednesday after Taliban militants killed 132 students at a school in the city of Peshawar in a grisly attack which shocked the nation and put pressure on the government to do more to tackle the insurgency. People...
  • The rules of war need updating

    The attack on a cafe in Sydney, Australia, by a self-described Islamic cleric with a long police record, left two hostages dead, along with the cleric, one Man Haron Monis. He was an Iranian refugee who enjoyed the hospitality and protection of the...
  • York County, Poquoson neighbors divided over dredging of Lambs Creek

     York County, Poquoson neighbors divided over dredging of Lambs Creek
    Before an informal request to dredge Lambs Creek even makes it to the Board of Supervisors, it is already dividing residents along the creek that separates York County and Poquoson. A group of neighbors approached York County officials this year in...
  • Chamberlin plans to expand; Fort Monroe has no say

    Chamberlin plans to expand; Fort Monroe has no say
    A Hampton Roads icon, Old Point Comfort's The Chamberlin, is planning to expand, officials of the Fort Monroe Authority disclosed Thursday -- and then hastened to say it has nothing to do with them. The former hotel is now a senior living center...
  • No: Arming students could create pathway to disaster: Front Burner

    No: Arming students could create pathway to disaster: Front Burner
    When 20-year old Florida State University student Ashley Cowie was accidentally shot and killed, dying in her twin sister's arms at a fraternity party in 2011, John Thrasher was the Florida Senate's powerful Rules Committee chairman. At the time, a bill...
  • At Fort Eustis, Sen. Kaine sees private sector potential

    At Fort Eustis, Sen. Kaine sees private sector potential
    Sen. Tim Kaine stepped inside a training simulator at Fort Eustis on Thursday and deftly piloted a small Army craft through the water. This kind of realistic training — complete with three-dimensional images and weather that gets nasty at the...
  • Kurdish fighters in Iraq make headway in battle against Islamic State

    Kurdish forces backed by U.S.-led airstrikes have gained ground against Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, potentially clearing an escape route for persecuted minorities remaining on and near Mt. Sinjar. The offensive, begun this week, paired the...
  • Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Nov. 6-12

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Nov. 6-12
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: . Woodlands Academy's adaptation of...