| Nov 13, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Thank you, Rob Ford.
Thank you for making American politicians look so good. It’s almost as though the mayor of Toronto was planted north of the border just to make the American citizenry think to itself: “Hey, we thought our guys were...
| Nov 10, 2013
Michael McKenna is licking his chops, looking forward to free meals on Sunday and Monday in honor of Veterans Day.
"I'm planning on going to Denny's for breakfast, Olive Garden for lunch and either Applebee's or Golden Corral for dinner," the retired...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Stuffing your face with turkey and trimmings and then crashing on the couch to watch football is certainly a Thanksgiving Day tradition. But it's not the only one.
Turkey trots, 5K and 10K runs and run/walks held on Thanksgiving, are booming in South...
| 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...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Now that a big part of the Affordable Care Act (aka ACA, aka Obamacare) has gone into effect, there's an unfortunate development -- a new crop of scams that fraudsters have come up with in order to secure unauthorized use of your personal information. You...
| 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 8, 2013
| 7:09 AM
BOYNE CITY -- The women of Eta Nu are again sponsoring Dressed for Chill, a project that provides new winter clothing to Boyne City elementary students.
"Last year the program outfitted over 90 students with new jackets, snow pants and boots," said...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Hundreds get disaster relief in Winfield, but it wasn't a real tragedy. Instead, it was a first of it's kind response drill.
Southwestern college became a multi-agency response center or M.A.R.C for short. Its purpose is to bring together different local...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Tom Agnitsch, the executive director of the United Way in Northeast South Dakota, will retire in February.
Agnitsch, 70, of Aberdeen has been the director for 20 years.
During that time, he has led the annual United Way fund drives, worked with...
| 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 1, 2013
| 6:16 PM
As the complex Affordable Care Act takes effect, many people are confused about what the law means for them.
Thanks to federal grants awarded to the United Way of Anchorage and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, "navigators" will help people...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Parenting can be an assault on the senses, from the effluvia of the diaper pail to the torture of bare feet on a rug strewn with Legos. But nothing tortures a parent suffer more than the musical assault of the Childhood Industrial Complex.
When I was a...