| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Like most area youths, Chicago Public Schools students have missed four days of classroom instruction so far this winter due to the brutal cold. But unlike most area youths, CPS students are still scheduled to get a day off on......
| Dec 23, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Cpl. Rudy Hernandez, a son of California migrant workers who fought in the Korean War and was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1952, died Saturday at Womack Army Medical Center in Fayetteville, N.C.. He was 82 and had been diagnosed recently with cancer...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:18 AM
National parks will waive admission costs on Monday, Jan. 20 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Locally, national parks include Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield. You can find a complete list of national parks that will waive fees on the...
| Jan 10, 2014
School: Park Vista Community High in Lake Worth
Hometown: Lake Worth
Kennedy is a whirlwind of inspiration, always finding ways to help the community and encouraging classmates to do the same....
| Jan 1, 2014
| 7:14 AM
The National Park Service has announced that it will offer free admission to Everglades National Park on nine days in 2014. On the first of those days, Jan. 20, visitors can explore the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States while celebrating...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Singer Kellie Pickler spent Christmas with U.S. troops in Afghanistan to bring "home to our service men and women," she said.
The "American Idol" contestant-turned-country star spent a few days delivering holiday cheer at the Kandahar Airfield base,...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Orlando Science Center will salute the Red Tail pilots, a group of the famed Tuskegee Airmen, with activities building up to a Veterans Day ceremony for a new monument saluting the men.
The 12-foot spire, outside the east entrance of the science center,...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 1:38 PM
They are both African Americans, World War II veterans, Texas natives and, oh yes, 107 years old. And for the last six decades, they lived about 200 miles away from each other but had never met -- until now.
The nation's oldest known veterans,...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:22 PM
With Thanksgiving still a day away, Lehigh Valley variety radio station WLEV-FM 100.7 already has been playing all Christmas, non-stop, for the past for the past two days, and will continue to do so through Christmas Day. Actually, the change-over......
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Do you remember Veteran's Day, Nov. 11? Do you remember your pride when you honored our solders, past and present, for their service to our nation?
Today our veterans need more than a day of remembrance; they need us proud-to-be-an-American citizens to...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 5:06 PM
WASHINGTON — Trying to align lawmakers with the people they represent, Congress three years ago decided that when the new healthcare plan took effect, members would give up their platinum health benefits and enroll in the online marketplaces created...