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  • La Grange police chief to retire at end of year

    La Grange police chief to retire at end of year
    After serving four decades as a police officer, including 11 years as the top cop in La Grange, Chief Michael Holub has decided to retire at the end of the year. Holub, 62, said he will always cherish his memories as chief, working and socializing...
  • George Douglas: He was Mr. Fixit who loved travel, airplanes

    George Douglas: He was Mr. Fixit who loved travel, airplanes
    As a teenager, George Douglas worked at small airport in North Carolina, saving up the money he earned to pay for flying lessons. He made enough, but his mother wouldn't sign the needed waiver for the 17-year-old to obtain a pilot's license. So...
  • 'Warriors' honored on Veterans Day

    'Warriors' honored on Veterans Day
    Other men would have run, but the two Marines on post in Iraq did not — not as the truck carrying a suicide bomber and 2,000 pounds of explosives barreled toward them, not as nearby Iraqi policemen ran. They stood their ground, firing their weapons...
  • Long-awaited dredging to spur Riviera Beach jobs, local leaders say

    Long-awaited dredging to spur Riviera Beach jobs, local leaders say
    The federal government has issued long-awaited permits to deepen a channel of the Intracoastal Waterway in Riviera Beach, a move that will let area marinas and repair yards host large yachts and create new jobs, officials announced Tuesday. Local...
  • Dolphins' Taylor could make first start at corner

    Dolphins' Taylor could make first start at corner
    Jamar Taylor stressed Tuesday that he will not be anxious or overzealous if he makes his first career start in Thursday's game against the Bills. Since he arrived in Miami last season, Taylor said he has been preparing for the opportunity to be a starting...
  • In Boca, three generations of veterans recount their experiences

    In Boca, three generations of veterans recount their experiences
    Across three generations from three different conflicts, the human toll paid when countries send their young men and women to fight was described in blood-drenched detail. For Veteran's Day, a pilot from World War II, another from Vietnam and a...
  • Carnett: 50-year-old memories of World's Fair

    It was half a century ago. This native son of Newport-Mesa was on the East Coast visiting the 1964 New York World's Fair. That fair turned out to be one of the highlights of my young life. I was 19 and stationed with the U.S. Army at Fort Slocum, N.Y.,...
  • In Lebanon, friends plead for release of Indiana hostage Peter Kassig

    In Lebanon, friends plead for release of Indiana hostage Peter Kassig
    He was an unusual sight in this embattled but historic Lebanese port city, a Westerner who wasn't a journalist, a young man driven to provide humanitarian help to the unremitting flow of wounded and displaced from Syria's civil war. "He was full of...
  • Avon VFW Post To Participate In Veterans Day Events

    Avon VFW Post To Participate In Veterans Day Events
    AVON — The Gildo Consolini Post 3272 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars along with students from Roaring Brook School will hold the town's annual Veterans Day ceremony on the town green on West Main Street at 11 a.m. on Tuesday. That is part of a...
  • War hero who 'marched into sunlight' offers blunt advice to today's soldiers

    War hero who 'marched into sunlight' offers blunt advice to today's soldiers
    Retired Lt. Col. Clark Welch is living quietly in the Arlington Ridge community just south of Leesburg. Who knew? Who knew that the cheery 74-year-old soldier — and make no mistake, he is still a soldier — holds the Distinguished Service...
  • Family travel five: Get acquainted with Native American traditions

    Family travel five: Get acquainted with Native American traditions
    During Native American Heritage Month, learn about the ancient traditions, modern practices and enduring legacies of Native American and First Nation people and their cultures. Here are five places to consider: 1.National Museum of the American Indian....