| Feb 2, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Dock workers and the management of 15 East Coast and Gulf ports reached a tentative agreement on a new master contract late Friday night, averting a threatened walkout on Wednesday.
The six-year deal between the International Longshoremen's Association,...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 3:18 PM
A weekend strike by dockworkers from Maine to Texas was averted Friday after union and management negotiators settled a major sticking point and extended the contract deadline until Feb. 6 to hammer out the rest of a long-term deal.
The announcement came...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Port of Baltimore officials say they "are preparing for the worst," in the event of a longshoremen's strike at one minute past midnight Dec. 30.
But that would be nothing, they say, compared with a management decision to lock out workers at the...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Here's our round-up of the week's most notable concerts. For more shows, check out FindLocal. Ticket prices do not reflect any additional surcharges and taxes.
On Monday, the wonderfully named I Set My Friends on Fire plays Sonar ($11/$13).
| Jul 30, 2011
| 12:39 PM
On any summer weekend, thousands of outdoors enthusiasts are drawn to the cooling waters and shaded shores of Big Gunpowder Falls.
Some of them are after nothing more than a leisurely float down the river. Tubing has long been a hot-weather institution...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Dirty Three: A rare sighting of this intensely eloquent instrumental trio from Australia, led by mad violinist Warren Ellis (also Nick Cave’s coconspirator in the Bad Seeds and Grinderman) and the peerless rhythm section of Mick Turner and Jim...
| Mar 6, 2013
Although some skeptics remain wary, Mary Tapia, of Mount Prospect, is convinced there are benefits to the "Paleo Diet," which promotes unprocessed foods that were the diet of hunter-gatherers during the Paleolithic era — primarily meats, fish,...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 4:53 AM
When a concert stage crashed at the Indiana State Fairgrounds and killed six people August 13, it was the second fatal incident and the third public safety incident at the fairgrounds in less than a year.
Last December, a Christmas rap party ended in...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 7:50 PM
Many Central Indiana school districts made the call early Thursday evening to cancel or delay Friday's classes.
Hamilton Southeastern Schools was one of the first districts to opt for a 2 hour delay.
Many other districts like Carmel Clay, Center Grove,...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 10:49 AM
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Before he became Nick Cave’s trusted sidekick in the Bad Seeds, Warren Ellis was crafting acclaimed instrumental albums with his trio, the Dirty Three.
Ellis, Mick Turner and Jim White have been making music together for 20...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:09 PM
John Lara, whose irreverent cartoons appeared in Laguna Beach, Orange County and national newspapers, died Jan. 15 of complications from lupus. He was 56.
A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Little Church by the Sea, 468...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 9:12 AM
City commissioners in Grand Rapids are considering changing the regulations regarding construction near wetlands, streams, and other water bodies.
Planning Director Suzanne Schulz asked the commission Tuesday to change the 75-foot setback to offer...