WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the government announced Wednesday.
Hockey is a booming business right now. After an attention-grabbing Olympic trip and an exciting postseason for the scandal-free NHL, revenue and television ratings have risen to record levels across a largely healthy, happy league.
SCHERERVILLE | Some World Series-qualifying youth baseball teams come home to parades and mass adulation.
WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control.
CHAMPAIGN | Illinois safety Taylor Barton says he's worked on the moment in practice. His receiver leaves him in the middle of the field and Barton lets him go, standing alone and trying to read the eyes of the quarterback, looking for a chance to make a play.
The Schererville Shock needed to win its final pool-play game Sunday night at the Babe Ruth 15-year-old World Series in Longview, Wash.
The Schererville Shock rallied for three runs in the top of the seventh inning, and had the tying run at third base, but Torrance, Calif. was able to hold on and win, 6-5, in the second round of pool-play action Friday at the Babe Ruth 15-year-old World Series in Longview, Wash.
Schererville Shock manager Dan Bosold was worried that his team would be rusty when it finally played its first Babe Ruth 15-year-old World Series game nearly four weeks after earning the berth.
SCHERERVILLE | Schererville Shock manager Dan Bosold likens his Babe Ruth 15-year-old World Series qualifier to a bowl-bound college football team after the end of the regular season.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. | We live in an era of eroding faith in government while we face an array of intractable problems.
HAMMOND | Need volunteers for a makeshift grounds crew?
INDIANAPOLIS | Wabash College is launching a varsity lacrosse program next year and already has players from Chicago, California and Washington. Not bad for a school that doesn't offer athletic scholarships.
GARY | A decision on whether to shut down five schools is expected to be made Tuesday -- with the current recommendation containing some changes from one made earlier this week.
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DEERFIELD, Ill. | Drew Gooden knows what it's like to play for a team that blew a 3-1 lead, so he won't breathe easy until the Washington Wizards finish off the Chicago Bulls.
A Chicago Blackhawks Road Watch Party will be held March 27 at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino, 777 Casino Center Drive, Hammond. Horseshoe Casino is an official Blackhawks Road Watch Party location.
Lester ended up majoring in theology at Andrews University and began his career in winemaking as a hobby.
MESA, Ariz. | Edwin Jackson's first year with the Chicago Cubs was a dud.
WASHINGTON | Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress "whenever and wherever" necessary to narrow economic disparities between rich and poor. He unveiled an array of modest executive action…
MUNSTER | Creating jobs, reducing the deficit and bringing troops home from Afghanistan rank among U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly's top goals for the year.
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