| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:38 PM
A Downers Grove quilting and sewing shop has shut its doors, becoming at least the third store in the downtown area to close in the past year.
The Quilt Basket at 1012 Curtiss Street closed in late May after a going-out-of-business sale.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:19 AM
A Plan Commission vote on whether to recommend that "feather banners" be made legal for businesses in Homer Glen resulted in a tie vote.
"I think it's distracting (to drivers)," said Plan Commission member Joseph Maska at the panel's April 7 meeting....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Voters living south of Cermak Road in Berwyn will decide March 18 whether to increase their taxes to renovate and expand District 100 schools.
Two questions are asking for a $1.40 tax rate increase, up to $4.30 from $2.90, which would raise almost $6....
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:45 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Today, Gov. Rick Scott signed a $395 million tax cut package for motorists, and lit into Democratic opponent Charlie Crist for signing the fee increase when he was governor.
But House Democrats have also bee trying to score political...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:32 AM
New cars are expensive these days, there's just no getting around it. If you have a family to feed and a budget to keep, affording a new people mover to cart around your brood can be increasingly difficult. Ford thinks......
| May 21, 2014
| 11:31 AM
Re: "How can a new senior center be justified," (May 15):
The justification is that the people voted in favor of the new senior center and its location in Huntington Beach Central Park.
Eight years ago, the Huntington Beach City Council voted to put...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:43 PM
Running true to form, BP announced today that it will continue its effort to undermine a legal settlement the company itself helped craft by taking its campaign to the Supreme Court.
To be precise, BP will appeal rulings from the Fifth Circuit Court...
| May 27, 2014
| 3:39 PM
A bill that would require condoms to be used in all adult films produced in California narrowly cleared the Assembly on Tuesday.
Assemblyman Isadore Hall III (D-Compton), the measure's author, said he sought to bring workplace safety standards,...
| May 22, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Only in Texas could the neo-noir of "Cold in July" be so believable.
I say that as a fan of both the state and the style. This striking new entry in pulp fiction stars Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard and Don Johnson in a tangled tale of crime and...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:32 AM
The average American would have to fork over an extra $1,259 in state and federal income taxes this year to make up for the revenue lost because of offshore tax havens used by corporations and wealthy individuals, according to a new report.