| Nov 3, 2013
When it was enacted in 2010, Obamacare was supposed to be the final culmination of 60 years of effort by Democrats to realize the dream of universal health insurance. It was a complicated scheme, designed in such a way as to bridge the gap among Americans...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:18 PM
More than halfway to its fundraising goal of nearly $1.3 million, the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation plans to begin construction next month on a new history research and education center to keep the former citrus town's self-described "juicy past"...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:18 PM
It's Obamacare activation and government "shutdown" week in Washington, where the consequences of misplaced faith in government are everywhere. Still, "true believers" remain faithful that Obamacare will be the exception to government's past failures in...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:17 AM
House Republicans shut down the government to prevent the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
The GOP controls neither the White House nor Senate, and Republicans enjoy their House majority despite collectively receiving more than 1...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:03 AM
It's been called a good walk spoiled, but almost no one walks a round of golf anymore, save the pros and some who frequent courses that allow walking.
Let's just say, whether you walk or take a cart, there is plenty about golf that can spoil your day --...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:05 AM
CHICAGO (AP) - Solar panels are cropping up alongside corn on Timothy Ridgely's Illinois farm. Irrigation equipment powered by the sun is pumping away on Daniel Chin's third-generation Oregon potato farm. And manure is being converted to electricity on an...
| Sep 24, 2013
Most people who do not want Obamacare, or don’t understand it, have been confused by the Republican disinformation blitz. Republicans have tried to repeal the law more than 40 times, even in spite of the Supreme Court’s ruling of its legality....
| Sep 22, 2013
Amid the gaudy Broadway show signs in Times Square, one stark nine-story billboard stands out in bold black-white-and-red lettering: "WARNING: Obamacare may be hazardous to your health."
Disinformation about Obamacare can be hazardous to your health...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Two dozen arts and cultural organizations received cultural tourism grants from Orange County this week. In total, $1,870,171 was given out by the Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs office.
The money is geared toward programs and projects that will...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:54 PM
The Elmhurst Historical Museum is redoing its strategic plan, and is gathering ideas and insights about its role in the community.
Residents and business owners are invited to take part in five sessions in the coming weeks to provide input.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:40 AM
In spite of opposition by 72 percent of the American public, Republican members of the House of Representatives have driven the government, and possibly the economy, over the shutdown cliff. More ominous is their threat not to agree to an increase in...