| Jul 31, 2013
The largest long-term study of Hispanic/Latino health to date could help uncover reasons behind this group's high rate of certain chronic, often life-threatening diseases and determine why life expectancy in the population appears longer despite these...
| Jun 12, 2013
Maria Elvira Giusti de Gutierrez of Calexico said she believes it is important and necessary to send all three of her children to Catholic school for the academic excellence and morals they receive.
Tuition for that excellence and those morals come at...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Carmel is a great spot to get away from it all. It's the perfect place to show how sweet and charming you are, whether it's a wedding, proposal, romantic hideaway or girlfriend getaway. A small but active and artistic area, you will find plenty of...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:24 AM
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Bottoms up! North Dakota is tops in the nation in beer shipments per capita, if age is taken into account, though not everyone views it as a good thing.
The analysis done by the Beer Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based trade...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:37 AM
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Federal authorities unsealed indictments Monday against 22 people charged with conspiracy to sell heroin and other drugs on an Indian reservation in the heart of the North Dakota oil patch.
The first indictment in the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Is college worth it?
Currently, it doesn't seem so for students hoping to get jobs in architecture, government, the humanities or arts after college.
Recent graduates with bachelor's degrees in those areas have been suffering high unemployment rates,...
| Jun 23, 2013
Immigration ironically has become the sort of wedge issue for Republicans that Republicans used to inflict on Democrats.
Back when liberal Democrats dominated Washington in the 1960s, Republicans, like Richard Nixon, divided their opposition with issues...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Baby boomers are moving out of high-tax states in favor of Florida that has no state income tax, according to a new analysis by West Palm Beach-based Newsmax magazine in its June issue.
The magazine calls it a "new wave of migrating boomers, many of...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Some experts criticize a rise in state "poverty grant" money for wealthier school districts, including the ones in Glenview and Northbrook, but local administrators and parents say the funding is warranted and needed.
"To me, it sounds fair," said Cathy...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Like most families, my brood is a complex configuration of souls, so I greeted this week's flurry of Supreme Court decisions with a conflicted heart.
This is true for most anyone who paid attention to the court rulings, I imagine. This latest round...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:26 PM
With Father's Day approaching on Sunday, June 16, one local group is trying to help dads reconnect with their kids.
"If you ever want to know how important a dad is, ask a child," said Frank Buck who is founder of Fathers InSync, a program that works...