| Oct 1, 2013
Selected as the only public library in the U.S. to host "All of Polonia Reads to Kids," the Indian Trails Library District will hold the unique event Sunday.
The program will include a brief presentation about why it's important to read aloud to...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer is making waves with her call to rescind the company's liberal work-from-home policy and require that all Yahooligans stop lolling around on their sofas, watching cat videos in their sweatpants and, instead, start working from...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I recently visited my wife's family in Mexico.
"You'll stay with us," they said.
"Which of you?" I asked.
"All of us," they said.
At first, I thought this was a language barrier thing, the way these particular relatives say "I love you too much"...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Glendale's stock of affordable housing falls far short of meeting the community's need and officials say the loss of state redevelopment dollars means there's little the city can do to bridge the gap.
Waiting lists for city-monitored rental housing...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Local bureaucracy seems to have gotten the upper hand on a white-supremacist's plot to take over a small town in North Dakota.
Paul Craig Cobb, 61, made headlines after news broke of his secret plot to amass white supremacists in Leith, N.D., and win...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:08 PM
With New York Fashion Week firmly in the rear-view mirror, digital marketing firm Silverpop has finished crunching the social media statistics of 15 fashion brands to determine things like which labels gained the most Twitter followers during the...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:28 AM
After months of meetings and discussion, Westmont trustees unanimously passed two ordinances last week to enable the issuing of $11 million in revenue bonds to help with road repairs and to alleviate flooding problems.
"We need the bonds to help improve...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:45 PM
When you first arrive in Bethel (or "Mamterilleq" in Yup'ik, meaning "the smokehouse people"), you can find welcoming signs just about everywhere.
Most of them reflect the town’s "Home of the Kuskokwim 300" sled dog race that takes place each year...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:53 PM
Mayor Mike Schreiber has told the U.S. Department of Interior the town of Oacoma “firmly objects” to granting federal permission for the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe to build an off-reservation casino there.
The city government’s...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 9:35 PM
The state of South Dakota plans to fight a proposal to cut Medicare funding to 26 rural hospitals, including those in Eureka and Bowdle.
There has been a public outcry since the recommendation was issued in August, said Doneen Hollingsworth, South...
| Oct 27, 2013
Ah, safe home Chicago: The murder rate has fallen by nearly half. Unless, that is, you live on the blood-drenched streets where violent crime rates have actually increased. Until we end that concentrated slaughter, this city again risks losing its...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 10:35 PM
WASHINGTON -- The latest McClatchy-Marist poll is a tale of two very different political parties: Hillary Clinton has a huge lead among Democrats for the party’s 2016 presidential nomination, while the Republicans face a melee with no clear front-...