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  • Places to go sledding in Chicago

    Places to go sledding in Chicago
    If you want to go sledding today, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County has five hills with lighting open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. The spots within the city limits are the Dan Ryan Woods near Western Avenue and 87th Street in Beverly and Caldwell...
  • Disgraced collector pleads guilty to stealing historical documents

    Disgraced collector pleads guilty to stealing historical documents
    Barry H. Landau, the once-esteemed collector of presidential memorabilia, admitted in federal court Tuesday that he stole thousands of documents regarded as cultural treasures from historical societies and libraries in Baltimore and up the East Coast....
  • Long-term care insurance: The long and short of it

    According to AARP, being incapacitated can get very expensive. The Washington, DC-based organization reports a private room in a nursing home costs about $74,000 a year, and a home health aide an average of $18 an hour. You say you could not begin to...
  • Food Day event to emphasize food safety

    Food Day event to emphasize food safety
    October 24 is Food Day, a national effort created by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, the consumer watchdog group, to change the way Americans eat and think about food. Here in Chicago, the emphasis will be on food safety at an event...
  • Colonial connection serves Players well in lively '1776'

    Colonial connection serves Players well in lively '1776'
    Congress' inability to agree on matters of import isn't exactly a new phenomenon, but the Colonial Players' current production of the musical "1776" reminds us that fiery debate has been a part of our nation from the outset. Sherman Edwards' 1969 Tony...
  • Thief may have sold more historic documents

    Thief may have sold more historic documents
    Document thief Barry Landau may have sold more of the national treasures he stole from museums — including the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore, where his scheme unraveled — than previously thought, according to the National Archives...
  • 10 things you might not know about signatures

    10 things you might not know about signatures
    Jack Lew, nominated for treasury secretary, uses a series of loops as his signature. Which is fine for him personally, but may appear odd on U.S. currency. President Barack Obama said Lew "assures me that he is going to work to make at least one letter...
  • Good clues to bogus checks

     
    From the May issue of the AARP Bulletin, these very useful tips on spotting phony checks designed to snare YOUR money: 1. Edges: Most legit checks have at least one perforated or rough edge. If all edges are smooth, the check may have been printed from...
  • Deadline is shot, but deployed military urged to file prop. tax break

     
    Even though the deadline is in the rear view mirror to apply for it, Orange County Property Appraiser Bill Donegan wants to get the word out to deployed military members that they can file for a newly-enacted property tax break. Service members deployed...
  • A citizen's required reading for July 4: The Declaration of Independence

     
    After all these years, do you really know what it says?...
  • Bachmann, Santorum only GOP hopefuls to sign controversial 'marriage vow'

     
    Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum quickly signed pledge that other GOP presidential hopefulls have refused to endorse...