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  • Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announces statewide unified command group for Ebola preparedness

    Virginia is taking additional steps to strengthen the level of preparedness for the Ebola virus by mobilizing a statewide unified command group, which will be responsible for coordinating resources and personnel, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday in a...
  • York County's new superintendent a "go-getter"

     York County's new superintendent a "go-getter"
    YORK COUNTY— As parents and staff meet York County's new superintendent they are saying he is a go-getter and forward thinker. Victor Shandor, who is moving from Fulton County, Ga., to York County in November and starts on Nov. 3, visited all 19...
  • Climate change endangers bird survival, new Audubon study says

    Climate change endangers bird survival, new Audubon study says
    Climate change will make survival of many bird species doubtful in much of the continental U.S., and Florida may become a kind of an avian life raft, according to a study released this week by the National Audubon Society. The group examined 588 bird...
  • Lincoln Park Apartments in Hampton are nearly vacant

    Less than a year after the first moving vans arrived, the city's largest public housing complex is now nearly devoid of life. Lincoln Park Apartments is nearly vacant, save for six families and a few staff members keeping watch over the facility along...
  • Fish kill delays opening of Tuma Lake

    Fish kill delays opening of Tuma Lake
    Opening Tuma Lake in Willow Springs, planned for this fall, may be delayed as long as two years to restock fish killed off by the harsh winter. Fish had been put in the lake over the past two to three years, said Steve Silic, fisheries biologist with...
  • Will Co. Forest Preserve adopts early retirement plan

    Will Co. Forest Preserve adopts early retirement plan
    Veterans of the Will County Forest Preserve District will have a chance for early retirement starting next summer. Forest preserve commissioners recently approved a program that would allow employees who are at least 50 years old and have 20 years of...
  • Willowbrook man dies after falling off boat near Indiana Dunes

    Willowbrook man dies after falling off boat near Indiana Dunes
    A Willowbrook man was found dead Monday afternoon after he fell off of a boat in Lake Michigan near Indiana Dunes State Park, authorities said. Conservation officers from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources recovered the body of Amer Rustum, 54,...
  • Naperville picks Tellabs exec for top HR spot

    Naperville picks Tellabs exec for top HR spot
    A longtime Tellabs executive will lead Naperville's Human Resources Department, at least for the next three months. The city selected James Sheehan from more than 100 applicants to head the department as an independent contractor, according to City...
  • Knoch Knolls nature center now open

    Knoch Knolls nature center now open
    The new nature center at Naperville's Knoch Knolls Park is being touted as an educational resource for all ages as well as a meeting place for those wishing to explore the entire 224-acre tract. Following 14 months of construction, officials recently...
  • Report: A healthy Chesapeake Bay is worth $50 billion a year to Virginia

    Report:  A healthy Chesapeake Bay is worth $50 billion a year to Virginia
    What's a restored Chesapeake Bay worth to Virginia? Nearly $50 billion a year. That's the dollar value the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) came up with in a new report that for the first time takes a look at the economic benefits of a healthy watershed....
  • Incoming Highland Park deputy city manager happy in new role

    Incoming Highland Park deputy city manager happy in new role
    Highland Park has turned to Rudy Espiritu, a former DeKalb administrator with a love of the stage, to fill the role of deputy city manager. As assistant city manager in DeKalb, Espiritu oversaw budget development, human resources and economic...
  • Ebola is 'not a death sentence,' U.S. cases prove

    Ebola is 'not a death sentence,' U.S. cases prove
    When Amber Vinson walked out of Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Tuesday, she became the sixth person in the country to be successfully treated for a disease that kills 70% of its victims in Africa, but has so far killed only one in the United...