| Jan 3, 2010
Like many athletes, Jim Bennitt was looking for a vigorous style of yoga. He didn't want to stretch. He didn't want to relax. He wanted a workout.
For three years the Frankfort native jumped around from one studio to the next. Nothing inspired him. But...
| May 7, 2010
Did you know that a cockroach can live for a week without its head? That an ant can lift 20 times its weight? That the termite queen can rule her colony for 15 to 20 years?
Sally Quick knows this stuff and more. As an Orkin Pest Control (orkin.com) route...
| Dec 17, 2010
| 1:19 PM
To purchase a copy of the book:
Zero-Sum Game: The Rise of the World's Largest Derivatives Exchange
In 2007, a stranger-than-fiction multibillion-dollar bidding war for the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) erupted between the Chicago...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 1:31 AM
CHICAGO - The smallest corn inventories in 37 years are a sign farmers around the globe are failing to produce enough grain to meet rising consumption, even as planting expands and food prices surge.
Growers from Canada to Russia boosted annual output...
| Feb 13, 2011
| 7:44 PM
5-6 a.m. The Morning Show with Orion and Max
5:05 a.m. Orion visits with soybean trader Lee Stern about his new book "A Kid from the Windy City", the story of his 60 years in the trading pits at the Chicago Board of Trade.
5:35 a.m. How high will it go?...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 9:16 AM
Pat Powers, 55, who lives in Wicker Park, walked south down Ashland Avenue this morning. He had a three-mile walk ahead of him to the Marriot at Medical District/UIC, 625 S. Ashland Ave., where he was meeting his boss.
He called the dire warnings...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 1:31 AM
For most of us of a certain age, the experience of the agricultural sector in the 1980s is seared into our minds. The average value of all US farmland had relentlessly increased from $82 an acre in 1954 to $823 per acre in 1982-the best land was selling...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 1:30 AM
MITCHELL - As many farmers prepare to plant corn this month, prices at elevators in Mitchell are around $7 per bushel, which is about $4 higher than they were at this time last year.
South Dakota Corn Growers Executive Director Lisa Richardson...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 9:20 PM
The chants of protesters echoed through downtown Chicago this afternoon as marchers descended on theLoop to give voice to a wide cross-section of activist issues.
A crowd of about 700 gathered at noon at Congress Parkway andMichigan Avenue to hear...
| Oct 12, 2011
There are many different versions of yoga, an ancient physical and philosophical discipline that started in India.
But to Bob Whittinghill and a number of others in the Chicago area, there is only one kind of yoga that works on all levels: Iyengar yoga,...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 7:25 PM
A day after about 175 of them were arrested for staying past Grant Park's closing time, a few hundred Occupy Chicago protesters were marching again.
Just after 7 p.m., protesters who had gathered at LaSalle Street and Jackson Boulevard began marching...