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  • Seminole Classic breathes new life into smoky bingo hall

    Seminole Classic breathes new life into smoky bingo hall
    It was 1979 and James Billie had just been elected chairman of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Toward the end of his first meeting, he ran across a written business proposal. “It suggested we try putting on bingo games,” he recalled...
  • Chicago election site exposed personal information

    Chicago election site exposed personal information
    Chicago election board officials confirmed Tuesday that sensitive personal information for about 1,200 people was exposed online but denied allegations by a computer security firm that the breach was much broader. The firm, Forensicon, announced it...
  • New polling places, unresponsive websites create confusion in Chicago

    New polling places, unresponsive websites create confusion in Chicago
    The Chicago elections website was non-functioning most of the day today, adding to the confusion among voters who didn't realize their polling sites had changed. The Chicago Board of Elections website, which voters could use to check where to vote,...
  • Polling place changes cause Election Day confusion

    Polling place changes cause Election Day confusion
    Long lines aren't the only nuisance for some Chicagoland voters this Election Day. About 20 percent of Cook County's polling places have changed since the last election, which sent uninformed voters to the wrong place. Compounding the confusion was...
  • Chicago elections officials apologize for polling place confusion

    Chicago elections officials apologize for polling place confusion
    Chicago elections officials apologized to the hundreds of frustrated Chicago voters who were turned away from their neighborhood polling places today amid confusion and sometimes angry exchanges. By 5 p.m. today, the elections board had fielded more than...
  • Chicago voter registration lowest since 1942

    Chicago voter registration lowest since 1942
    The number of registered voters in Chicago is at its lowest level since at least 1942, the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners said today. As of Monday, about 1.28 million voters were registered in the city, board spokesman James Allen said. That&...
  • Offense anemic as Bears fall to Chiefs

    Offense anemic as Bears fall to Chiefs
    A report before Sunday's game said Mike Martz will not return next season as the Bears offensive coordinator. If a painfully bad 10-3 loss to the Chiefs at Soldier Field weighs in the final decision, perhaps he won't. But what matters now is the Bears'...
  • UF’s Brian Johnson, Mike Zunino named semifinalists for Dick Howser Trophy

     
    Florida sophomores Brian Johnson and Mike Zunino were named semifinalists for the Dick Howser Trophy, given to the top player in collegiate baseball, on Friday. Johnson, a left-handed pitcher and designated hitter, has been a threat on the mound and at...
  • Goldberg: The politicization of violence

    Goldberg: The politicization of violence
    If it hasn't completely vanished down the memory hole, you might recall that last week a man walked into the headquarters of the conservative Family Research Council with a backpack of Chick-fil-A sandwiches and bullets, said something like "I don't...
  • Fire Chief Ticketed For Helping Injured Woman

    Fire Chief Ticketed For Helping Injured Woman
    For more than 20 years, North Merrick Fire chief James Allen has been responding to emergencies, and saving lives. Never once has he been punished for his heroic efforts, that is... until now. Responding to a crash on the Meadowbrook Parkway Wednesday...
  • Rescued Woman Outraged Hero Was Ticketed

    Remember James Allen? the North Merrick fire chief that got a ticket coming to the aide of a car crash victim on the Meadowbrook Parkway a couple of weeks ago. Rebecca Armstrong was the one that needed to be rescued, she couldn't believe it when her...
  • Ex-military man accused of killing mom appears in court

    Ex-military man accused of killing mom appears in court
    26-year-old James Allen Rodgers made his first court appearance, in an arraignment hearing since being charged with murder. Last week Rogers allegedly shot and killed his mother, 50-year-old Rayna Yuki Rodgers, along with her cat and dog in southwest...