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  • Paul W. Smith Raised Standards For Emergency Medical Services

    Paul W. Smith Raised Standards For Emergency Medical Services
    Paul W. Smith was a pioneer in making emergency medical services a professional field and had a national reputation for leadership in standardizing the training for EMTs around the country. "He was one of the few people who saw the importance of...
  • Hunan Pavilion: An Authentic Shanghai Bund Menu

    Hunan Pavilion: An Authentic Shanghai Bund Menu
    "Did you mean to order this?" the waiter asks, pointing to the menu after just returning from the kitchen. "Yes," I say. Still unsure, he attempts to bridge the language gap with his hands, holding them downward to represent what I realize must be pig's...
  • No time for retirement: Two agents for Lang Realty selling homes into their 90s

    No time for retirement: Two agents for Lang Realty selling homes into their 90s
    At 91 years old, real estate agent Claire Abrams has a time-tested strategy for selling homes. "I take customers out on the golf course," Abrams said, "and if you don't beat them too badly, you might sell them a house." Woody Gorbach, a year younger...
  • Vallas lands six-figure job with Quinn supporter

    Vallas lands six-figure job with Quinn supporter
    Paul Vallas, who returned to Illinois last month as Gov. Pat Quinn’s running mate, has been hired to a six-figure job as a municipal finance consultant by a longtime friend and political supporter of the Democratic governor. Vallas began his...
  • Vallas rips Rauner for wanting to lower income taxes

     Vallas rips Rauner for wanting to lower income taxes
    Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday trotted out his running mate Paul Vallas to hammer Republican challenger Bruce Rauner’s position that the state income tax rate should rolled back, saying doing so would result in huge cuts to education and spikes in...
  • Quinn signs city 911 fee hike measure

    Quinn signs city 911 fee hike measure
    Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday signed a measure into law that would allow Chicago to raise 911 fess on landline and cell phones by $1.40 a month to $3.90. The move could be the missing piece that allows the re-election seeking Democratic governor to sign a...
  • Salvation Army Does More Than Ring Bells

    Salvation Army Does More Than Ring Bells
    While almost everyone is familiar with the Salvation Army’s holiday season bell-ringers, the Thrift Stores (now officially known as Family Stores), and the red shield logo, not many know all of the services provided via donation, and the structure...
  • Pete Rose gets a one-day gig as a baseball manager

    Pete Rose gets a one-day gig as a baseball manager
    Pete Rose is still banned for life from Major League Baseball. Nothing has changed on that front. “A lifetime ban is a long time,” Rose said. But that didn't stop Rose from serving as guest skipper of the Bridgeport (Conn.) Bluefish, an...
  • Nueva condena de muerte para hombre que mató a tres en Bridgeport en el 2006

    Nueva condena de muerte para hombre que mató a tres en Bridgeport en el 2006
    El segundo conjunto de jurados sentados en la fase de pena para el triple asesino Richard Roszkowski tuvo que afrontar una situación inusual: podría tener que votar si tener a Roszkowski ejecutado sabiendo que la pena de muerte ya no era legal en el...
  • In Connecticut, some minimum-wage workers say raise hasn't helped much

    In Connecticut, some minimum-wage workers say raise hasn't helped much
    Minimum-wage workers in Connecticut got a 45-cent raise on Jan. 1, the first step in a process that will eventually set their wages at $10.10 an hour. "It helps a little bit, I guess," said A. Segui, 20, who works at a Dunkin' Donuts. She wants to go...
  • Rob Zombie Lists Bucolic Connecticut Country Spread

    SELLER: Rob Zombie LOCATION: Woodbury, Conn. PRICE: $2,285,000 SIZE: 4,693 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: It seems old school shock rocker turned low budget horror filmmaker Rob Zombie and his wife -- veteran video vixen, part-...