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Rauner runs risks moving from attack dog to pragmatist

Bruce Rauner long has spoken of the need to demand more from teachers and students alike. But before a conservative audience in Lake County last fall, the then-Republican candidate for governor lashed out at new Common Core education standards aimed at doing just that.

Indiana Supreme Court upholds ‘Right to Work’ law

By Tim Evans and Tony Cook, Indianapolis Star The Indiana Supreme Court on Thursday upheld Indiana's "right to work" law, reversing a Lake County ruling that found the law violated the state constitution.

Lake County Jail guards indicted in inmate's death

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Three years after a Lake County Jail inmate's neck was broken in a scuffle with guards, two former corrections officers have been indicted by a grand jury on official misconduct charges for their involvement, Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran announced.

Gritty Santa Ana River is streaming back toward restoration

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The Santa Ana River, born of snowmelt and natural springs near Big Bear Lake, flows through Southern California as one of the region's most scenic rivers — until it hits Orange County.

Tribune choices for races in the collar counties

The Tribune offers endorsements today in contested countywide races in DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will counties.

Biden tries to give Democrats boost in suburbs

Vice President Joe Biden campaigned in Lake County on Wednesday, trying to boost Democratic prospects in races for U.S. Senate, governor and Congress.

Florida Animal Service Director Fired After 20 Animals Were Euthanized in One Day

On Oct. 1, Jacquelyn Johnston was hired as the new animal services’ director of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Division. Then on Friday, Oct. 10, The Lake County Sheriff’s Office announced that she had been terminated, after only nine days on the new job, reports WFTV. Show More Summary

Wildfire near Lake Tahoe now 67% contained, 6 homes destroyed

Firefighters were gaining ground late Saturday in the battle against a wildfire in Placer County near Lake Tahoe that has destroyed several homes and is threatening 400 more.

The Dave Stryker Trio Swings A Log Church

last monthMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Once through pastoral Medford Village in Burlington County, NJ, you arrive at Medford Lakes, a community of period log cabins under towering pine trees just off Stokes, the main road. In this onetime lakeside resort, hand-hewn from local wood, beckons a big cabin called {{e: Cathedral of the Woods...

UTAH: Gov & AG Make Nice, State Begins Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Utah's governor and attorney general today threw up their hands and said, "Sorry about all that hate. Besties forever?" Via the Salt Lake Tribune: Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill said marriage licenses would be immediately issued to same-sex couples. Show More Summary

In wake of drought and fires, turtle habitat becomes death trap

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Biologists strode along the cracked, dry mud surrounding this evaporating north Los Angeles County lake last week, pausing periodically to pick up an emaciated turtle and wash alkaline dust off its head and carapace.

Fran Fest

3 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Way Upstream

Fran Fest to benefit memorial for fly fishing legend - LakePlacidNews.com | News and information on the Lake Placid and Essex County region of New York - Lake Placid News For more information about the statue project, contact Rarilee Conway at 518-524-0493

Many Readers Correctly Guessed St. George, Lemay, Affton, & Spanish Lake Are Unincorporated Areas Within St. Louis County

Up to seventy readers last week correctly guessed the fours areas in St. Louis County that are unincorporated, not a separate village, town, or city: St. George, Lemay, Affton, and Spanish Lake. With 90 incorporated it’s hard to keep track of all the areas of the county. Here are the...

Secular Invocation Delivered in Lake County, Florida: Prayer Could Make Some Residents “Feel Like Outsiders”

Earlier this week, Paul Tjaden delivered a secular invocation at a meeting of the Lake County Board of County Commissioners (in Florida). It begins at the 1:53 mark of the video below:

Hagg Lake Drowning: Family Of Four Found Dead

The Henry Hagg Lake drowning has stunned a Washington County, Oregon, community. On Monday evening, the body of a 3-year-old boy was found floating in the water near the Sain Creek picnic area. The following day, authorities found the bodies of his mother, grandmother, and uncle. According to reports, the boy was discovered by two

No, You Cannot Leave Great Salt Lake

3 months agoOdd : Neatorama

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams and the area’s tourism board showed their sense of humor by responding to an article in the Onion that claimed the city was changing their tourism tactics. The original article stated (with auto play...Show More Summary

Missing Long Island kayaker found dead

The body of a Long Island kayaker missing for more than a week has been found, authorities said Saturday. Kevin Conley, 40, of Sound Beach, disappeared on Lake Ronkonkoma in Suffolk County on Aug. 14.

Lost In The Wilderness: One Man’s Five Day Fight For Survival

California: For one California man, what began as a day fishing trip quickly turned into a five-day fight for survival. Mike Vilhauer, 58, went fishing Aug. 6 at Lower Sunset Lake in Alpine County when he noticed he wasn’t catching any fish. Deciding he needed more bait, Vilhauer, butterfly net in hand, left on what […]

FL: Lake to End Express Bus Route to Orlando

County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday not to renew the contract that ends next month for Lynx Route 204, which provides express service from a Clermont park-and-ride lot to downtown Orlando. Service started eight years ago.

Once Again, Florida County School Board Candidates Grilled on Their Religious Beliefs

Remember how, last week, there was a forum for candidates running for seats on the School Board of Highlands County (in Florida)? The five candidates from District 5 all answered questions at the Avon Park Lakes Baptist Church... because that's where public education should be debated. Show More Summary

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