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Rafer Johnson, Olympic champ who helped subdue RFK’s assassin, dies at 86
The Central Valley native founded the California Special Olympics and did some acting after his athletic career was over. He also helped subdue Sirhan Sirhan, the man who assassinated Robert F.
Long Beach businessmen to organize march to “save small businesses”
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In Illinois, bigger employers grabbed most of the PPP COVID-19 Paycheck Protection Program loans
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Nobody is going to conventions, but convention centers are growing anyway
In Seattle, the loss of hotel tax revenue has caused “a crisis” in Seattle, said Matt Griffin, a principal of the Pine Street Group, which is the developer of a $1.8 billion expansion underway at the ...
Potempa: Giovanni’s sold, Brumm’s closing and Munchkin wife passing
Giovanni's restaurant in Munster is under new ownership, Brumm's Bloomin' Barn in Highland is winding down operations, and wife of "Oz" Munchkin died Nov. 23.
Rafer Johnson, 1960 Olympic decathlon champion, dies at 86
Rafer Johnson, who won the decathlon at the 1960 Rome Olympics and helped subdue Robert F. Kennedy’s assassin in 1968, died Wednesday. He was 86.
PREPA Networks changes name to HUB Advanced Networks
PREPA Networks LLC recently announced its new name, HUB Advanced Networks LLC. The rebrand aims to highlight the company’s new strategy and focus on advanced wholesale telecommunications ...
Waiting for passengers, American puts Boeing Max in the air
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Amazon Continues Investment in Nevada with Eight New Buildings and Thousands of Jobs to Support Operations
Nevada with eight new buildings across the state to support customer fulfillment and delivery operations. The sites are expected to create more than 2,000 permanent full- and part-time jobs with a ...
Highland Around Town — Dec. 9 edition
Dec. 9, is the deadline to appear in next week’s “Around Town” listing. We must receive your event in writing with a contact phone number for questions. Due to the number of submissions, events may ...
What's new at Milton Recreation: Celebrate the holidays and Human Rights Day
What's new at Milton Recreation is a weekly column written by Milton Recreation staff and published on Wednesdays — sharing events, activities, news and more.
Wintrust Selects NCR Digital First Banking Platform
As part of its digital transformation strategy, Wintrust will leverage NCR to deliver a unique branded experience to its consumer and small business customers across its footprint of over 180 banking ...