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  • School superintendent with unusually high compensation fired

    School superintendent with unusually high compensation fired
    The Centinela school board voted Wednesday to dismiss Supt. Jose Fernandez, who came under the scrutiny of the FBI and Los Angeles County district attorney's office this spring for a compensation package that exceeded $750,000 last year. The five...
  • The Insurance City And Customer Service

    The Sunday Courant of Aug. 24 had an excellent special section on the history of Connecticut's towns. Page W-4 noted in particular that Hartford was known as "The Insurance City." Perhaps not any more. But it is instructive to see how this came about....
  • REVIEW: Weezer at Musikfest shows it may have gotten better with age

     
    By Jessyca Pacheco Of The Morning Call Weezer fans found themselves in a “Perfect Situation” on Saturday night at the main SteelStage at Musikfest. Those who came to see whether the band still has it got their answer, as Weezer......
  • Baltimore-based OrderUp secures $7 million in funding

    Baltimore-based OrderUp secures $7 million in funding
    The Baltimore-based online food ordering and delivery service OrderUp has secured $7 million in venture capital funding, paving the way for accelerated growth and two new offices – one in New York City, the other in Boulder, Colorado. OrderUp...
  • Paraplegic woman suing GM over 3rd degree seat-heater burns [w/video]

     
    Filed under: SUV, Government/Legal, Safety, Videos, Chevrolet, GM A quick Google search for "danger of heated seats" reveals any number of news stories about burn risks and the potential for damage to the, um, potency, of men. For most of us, though, we...
  • Julia Stiles Dumps New York City Duplex

    SELLER: Julia Stiles LOCATION: New York City, NY PRICE: $2,700,000 SIZE: 2,081 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: We've received an unexpected but welcomed covert communiqué from ever-congenial and long-time Big Apple informant...
  • Apicius: Ancient Roman epitomized life of excess

    Apicius: Ancient Roman epitomized life of excess
    Apicius was such an over-the-top foodie, even by the grand standards of the Roman Empire, that his name not only became synonymous with the culinary high life but, so scholars believe, also the popular title for a cookbook formally known as "De re...
  • Blazing the Bloomingdale Trail: Over the hills, through the woods

    Blazing the Bloomingdale Trail: Over the hills, through the woods
    Chicago's rails-to-trails project known as the Bloomingdale Trail remains a construction site, but the planned biking and pedestrian passageway is taking shape as crews carve out shallow valleys that will add small hills and dales along the otherwise flat...
  • Metro Detroit in a kosher restaurant boom as diners seek healthy options

    The theme of 28-year-old Daniel Kohn's newly opened suburban Detroit restaurant can be summed up with one menu item that blends contemporary Americana with Old World traditions the brisket burger. Kravings, the brainchild of the Ritz-Carlton alumnus...
  • Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid

    Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid
    NEW YORK — Seated under the crystal chandeliers in the ornate ballroom of New York’s official residence Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel related the story of a poor, single mother from Pilsen who chose to put off getting a job after discovering...
  • Startup NimbleTV Expands 'Virtual Cable' Service, Drawing Legal Scrutiny

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It's not exactly Aereo, but startup NimbleTV -- which offers existing pay-TV subscribers access to their channels and DVR recordings over the Internet -- has attracted the attention of industry lawyers who are examining whether...