As the research vessel Knorr approached the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution dock Wednesday morning, it spun to flip its orientation and back into port.
The move wasn’t strictly necessary, Capt. Kent Sheasley later admitted. But amid the welcoming sounds of fireworks and the boom of blank cannon shells, the twirl wasn’t entirely out of place as the ship came home officially for the last time. Read more.
More than 400 horses that once belonged to former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell will be on the auction block next month, as the federal government tries to recoup the more than $53 million she allegedly stole from the city over a 20-year period. Read more.
SPRINGFIELD — On the day the Illinois Legislature reconvened for the remainder of its spring session, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker used the state’s deepening financial quagmire as proof positive that his controversial actions in the last year have benefited the Badger State. Read more.
After six hours behind a table at a recent job fair, Michael King and Katy Chadwick started sifting through the piles of resumes they’d collected.
It had been a long day, and one of mixed productivity. Although traffic had been fairly brisk at Workplace Staffing’s table, quality applicants were far outweighed by people without the right kind of experience, people who’d dropped a resume on the table with barely a word to spare, people who’d shown up in sweatpants.Read more.
Under a crisp blue sky reminiscent of the one over the Pentagon on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, nearly 1,000 people gathered Sunday morning to remember the deadly events that took the lives of 184 people a decade earlier. Read more.