| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:00 AM
When New Jersey officials were ready to start rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy roared up the Atlantic Coast in October 2012, they were determined not to repeat the mistakes of disasters past.
So Richard Constable III, head of the state Department of...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Programming execs at HGTV and DIY Network have given the green light to 10 new series.
HGTV will continue to highlight family-focused home renovation as well as its dream destination programming and has ordered "My Flipping Family" (working title),...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:17 PM
OREGON, Ill. – The iconic Eternal Indian statue on the bluffs along the Rock River has deteriorated more than originally thought, delaying its restoration and upping the cost, the group in charge of the project said Tuesday.
But the couple...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The Orlando Magic could have as much as $22.7 million in available salary cap space to use this summer in free agency.
But you shouldn’t expect the Magic to make a major free-agent splash.
After wading into the “kiddie pool” last...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:30 PM
30 Rock is getting a bit of a face-lift.
NBCUniversal unveiled Wednesday its plans to upgrade and enhance operations at its iconic 30 Rockefeller Plaza broadcasting headquarters in New York City.
The multi-year renovation and restoration includes the...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:50 PM
With the Cubs hoping to win city approval of the latest revisions to their Wrigley Field renovation plan, business operations President Crane Kenney revealed he has signed a five-year extension through 2019.
Kenney's announcement Saturday during an...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts said Wednesday that he remains confident the team’s $575 million plan to renovate Wrigley Field and develop the surrounding area will receive the necessary approval from the city.
“Yeah, I think we’...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Given the sacrosanct aura that's developed around pretty much everything to do with the Beatles over the past half-century, it seems unbelievable that anything related to the Fab Four might have ever gone missing through the decades.
But in coming up...
| Jun 1, 2014
If the real estate industry already is wringing its hands about a dearth of houses on the market, this isn't going to help the situation much: Homeowners who recently remodeled or are planning a renovation say they did it for themselves, not with an eye...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:32 PM
How soon people forget: One spring day just three years ago so much water was rampaging down the Sacramento River nobody knew where to put it.
All reservoirs up and down the Central Valley were full.
Oh, if only there was more storage space,...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Police Maj. Gary Gardner is scheduled to formally take the reins of the Howard County Police Department as its new chief after William McMahon retires June 30.
McMahon, 51, has served as chief since being named by County Executive Ken Ulman in 2006....