| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Bryan Smith's lengthy profile of Sun-Times chairman Michael Ferro tells the story that had a lot of us buzzing last year: Another major flap involved the Sun-Times’ November 2012 obituary of David Speer, CEO of Illinois Tool Works (the company......
| Oct 20, 2013
Heath Johnson is the 2013 United Way campaign co-chair.
Welcome to the 2013 United Way Campaign! My name is Heath Johnson and I and my wife, Stacy, are this year's campaign co-chairs.
When my wife and I returned to my hometown of Aberdeen more...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Another child neglect case in Wichita and the experts say it's part of a trend, not just in the city but across the state.
This latest case involves a child found in conditions the police called 'deplorable', a home full of bed bugs and roaches and a...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Donations to the 400 charities in the U.S. that raise the most money are slowing in 2013 after climbing 4% the year before, according to a new report released this morning by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
The slowdown in post-recession philanthropy...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Donations to the 400 charities in the U.S. that raise the most money are slowing in 2013 after climbing 4% the year before, according to a report released Monday by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
The slowdown in post-recession philanthropy comes despite...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:18 PM
When John Deasy took the helm of Los Angeles Unified in 2011, he was backed by the school board, mayor and civic leaders in a bid to transform the nation's second-largest school district with bold measures to improve student performance.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:31 PM
A day before Los Angeles schools chief John Deasy meets with the Board of Education to discuss his performance and his future with the district, board member Steve Zimmer indicated that Deasy has the backing of most of his colleagues to remain as...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:06 AM
HIGHLAND — Lincoln County parents will have a new resource available to them this month for making sure their young children are prepared to learn before they start school.
A new "bornlearning Academy" at Highland Elementary School will begin...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:38 PM
September marks Hunger Action Month, which has a goal of educating people about the increase of families who are seeking help put food on the table.
"It may be the person who works in the store that you serve, may be the person who is doing a service for...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Some 69 Shepherdstown Elementary School fifth-graders paraded through downtown Tuesday, pushing a wheelbarrow and carrying rakes, shovels and small garden tools on their way to clean up Rumsey Monument and Cullison Park.
The students were among more...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:48 AM
The Petoskey District Library is participating in the Michigan Reads!, an annual early literacy program focused on a featured book. For 2013, the book is "Woolbur" by Michigan author Leslie Helakoski.
The library will kick off its involvement with...
| Sep 12, 2013
The Hartford Financial Services Group endured a massive overhaul in the past year and a half that resulted in a smaller company with far fewer employees.
The remaining employees, however, say they enjoy working for a property-casualty and mutual funds...