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  • Don't let Solyndra overshadow solar industry's success

    Don't let Solyndra overshadow solar industry's success
    We have all been reading a lot about the Solyndra story of late, with numerous articles in the national news detailing the U.S. Department of Energy's support for this now-defunct solar energy manufacturer. The situation deserves the proper scrutiny of...
  • EPA targets chemical often dumped in Chicago sewers

    Alarmed by research linking chemicals used to make Scotchgard and Teflon to cancer, liver disease and other health problems, the federal government spent the last decade pressuring manufacturers to phase out the stain-resistant compounds. But...
  • Braces go three-dimensional

    Braces go three-dimensional
    Looking at a 3-D model of her teeth, Sara McClure didn't recognize her smile. The image her orthodontist had pulled up on a laptop didn't show her upper-row gaps—rather, it showed the perfect alignment that would be hers in 13 months. "I saw my...
  • Saving energy (and money) with pools

    For Southern Californians trying to save water and reduce their use of energy, a pool may seem like the biggest unnecessary luxury around. But with about 500,000 pools in Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura counties combined -- the largest concentration of...
  • John Barry dies at 84; former executive made WD-40 a household name

    John Barry, the unpretentious Midwesterner who made a San Diego product called WD-40 into a national sensation by "breaking all the Harvard Business School rules," died July 3 at a skilled nursing facility in La Jolla of pulmonary fibrosis. He was 84....
  • Police: Bartlett man had 90,000 bootleg DVDs

    Police: Bartlett man had 90,000 bootleg DVDs
  • Suburbs host farmers markets

    Suburbs host farmers markets
  • Cuts in paid sick days leave unhealthy employees stuck in the workplace

    Cuts in paid sick days leave unhealthy employees stuck in the workplace
    STAY home if you're sick. That's the best way to stop the spread of contagious diseases, such as influenza, tuberculosis and gastrointestinal viruses. Besides, you can't do your job capably or safely if you don't feel well. But many Americans simply tough...
  • Darn Those Tiny Screens!

    Darn Those Tiny Screens!
    If you regularly use a Blackberry or other small electronic gadget, you may suffer from "computer vision syndrome," a cluster of symptoms including headaches or neck aches, dry, irritated eyes, sensitivity to light, and blurred or double vision. The...
  • $3M upgrade planned for Indianapolis MLK memorial

    INDIANAPOLIS, (AP) - Indianapolis community leaders plan to mark the 41st anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination by starting a $3 million fundraising drive to expand the city's memorial to the civil rights leader. - More:...
  • New jobless claims jump unexpectedly to 669K

    WASHINGTON - The number of people filing new jobless claims jumped unexpectedly last week, while those continuing to receive benefits hit a 10th straight record-high. Both figures show the labor market remains weak and is unlikely to recover anytime soon....