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Farmer Shares $12,000 Pumpkin Contest Winnings With Daughter

Associated Press | Cameron Keady | Posted 10.06.2015 | Good News

ELK GROVE, Calif. (AP) — A Napa farmer won a Northern California contest with a record-setting 1,806-pound pumpkin that judges nicknamed "The Flying...

The Agency Vince Built: Chicago Entrepeneur and Family's Five Decades in Travel Industry

Steve Karras | Posted 04.23.2015 | Chicago
Steve Karras

Conenna's son John, now the President of Venus Travel recalls the hardworking father who tirelessly kept long hours.

Joe Walsh Charges Democratic Challenger, Double-Amputee Veteran, With Not Being 'True Hero'

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) on Sunday accused his Democratic opponent Tammy Duckworth -- a double-amputee veteran of the Iraq War -- of not being a "true ...

WATCH: How Postage Stamps Can Help You Get A Cheaper Gown

Posted 04.17.2012 | Weddings

Most brides pay for their wedding gowns using cash or a credit card. But at the "Bridal Affair" event in Elk Grove, Calif. on Saturday, brides paid...

Chinese Restaurant Cook Stabs Co-Workers With A Kitchen Knife

Posted 10.16.2011 | Chicago

A cook at a Chinese restaurant in Elk Grove is in custody after allegedly stabbing two coworkers with a kitchen knife during an altercation Monday aft...

Starchitect Criticized Over 'Alien'-Like Design

nytimes.com | ROB TURNER | Posted 06.01.2011 | Arts

ELK GROVE, Calif. -- The firm owned by the internationally renowned architect Zaha Hadid is in high demand these days, designing projects in Hong Kong...

Make A Hands-On Difference for Haiti: Student Update

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

Middle school students across the country provide "hands-on" support for Haitian earthquake victims by assembling hundreds of health kits for an international aid organization.