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NEW YORK — With world leaders in New York for the U.N. General Assembly, Republican presidential hopefuls seized the opportunity Tuesday to blame President Barack Obama for the most contentious issues at the gathering, saying he had emboldened the...
The Economic Development Partnership announces the first-ever Kentucky State BBQ Festival, set for Nov. 5-6 in the heart of Kentucky at Danville’s Constitution Square State Historic Site. America’s authentic culinary and musical traditions...
Tags: Climbing, Arts and Culture, Beef Brisket, United Way , Festive Events
TribLocal - Orland Park » NewsThe Orland Park-Tinley Park area is becoming a hotbed for young triathletes. Carl Sandburg High School graduate Lukas Verzbicas made national and international headlines when …...
Grand Band Slam Sketch tha Cataclysm, Remember September, Novus Dae, Forget Paris, Suzanne Vick, Little Ugly, Move Out West; all ages, $5, Sept. 24, 6 p.m.-11:30 p.m., Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford; bring a nonperishable vegetarian food...
1777: During the American Revolution, forces under Gen. George Washington were defeated by the British in the Battle of Brandywine. 1941: Groundbreaking took place for the Pentagon, now headquarters of the U.S. Department of Defense. In a speech that...
BERNARD E. MULLINS Bernard Ellis Mullins, age 90, passed away September 1, 2011 at his home. Mr. Mullins was born to Julia and Raymond Mullins on January 27, 1921 in Leon, Iowa. He was a Burbank resident for 63 years. He was preceded in death by...
The bluish haze of numerous charcoal fires smudged the air; a hodgepodge of trailers, tents and other temporary shelters choked the parking lot. Strolling through the encampment, what struck me most was the pervasive seriousness that hung as thick as...
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SIBLEY, Iowa, Aug. 23 - When Cassandra Gradert traveled to southern Iowa last fall to choose a heifer calf for her final year of competition in the FFA beef show circuit, she had no idea she would be walking away from the Iowa State Fairgrounds with a...
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UC Irvine's Charles Jock begins his competition at the International Assn. of Athletics Federations World Track & Field Championships Friday night in Daegu, South Korea. The two-time All-American competes in the first round of the 800 meters Friday at 8:...
College Gridiron 365 Blog - Orlando SentinelCollege Football Roundup: Tennessee dismisses S Jansen Jackson...
Theme Park Rangers - Orlando SentinelWalt Disney World's Typhoon Lagoon and Aquatica, SeaWorld's water park have been named to a list of top U.S. water parks, as determined by users of TripAdvisor, a travel website. Typhoon Lagoon was rated second in the country, while Aquatic was listed...
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has powered his political career on the largesse of donors like Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons, who gave the governor $1.12 million in recent years. And donors like Simmons have found the rewards to be mutual, reaping benefits...
Tags: Finance, Republican Party, Contracts, Social Issues, Dallas
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