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  • Microsoft to buy power from a new Illinois wind farm

    Microsoft to buy power from a new Illinois wind farm
    Microsoft Corp. will buy wind power from a new Illinois wind farm for the next 20 years to offset its power needs, part of a plan by the technology company to become offset its carbon output. The 175-megawatt wind farm is under construction 60 miles...
  • Walk while you work: Add some action to your daily grind with a treadmill or standing desk

    We need to deliver some bad news. Are you sitting down? Actually, that's the problem. Studies link sitting all day on your posterior--the way you likely work every day--to numerous ailments, including cardiovascular disease, deep-vein thrombosis,...
  • Sunrise man wanted to be a Syrian freedom fighter, illegally sold guns, feds say

    Sunrise man wanted to be a Syrian freedom fighter, illegally sold guns, feds say
    A Sunrise man accused of carrying out illegal gun sales in South Florida parking lots and traveling to the Middle East with desires to fight in the Syrian conflict, will remain in jail for now, a federal judge ruled Friday. Fernando Diego Rabanal, 26,...
  • This Trader Joe's list will blow your mind

    This Trader Joe's list will blow your mind
    I don't get the Trader Joe's phenomenon. I like a lot of TJ's products. And the prices are great. But I don't get it. Waiting in line before dawn on opening day. Driving from Davenport or Mount Dora to Winter Park. Circling the parking lot for 15...
  • How a SCI-Arc design spoof predicted New York's 'poor doors'

    My mom likes to say that she left South America for the Land of Opportunity, only to have South America follow her here. It's our bit of gallows humor for talking about rising economic inequity here in the United States — an inequity that appears to...
  • Marketing shelter dogs in IKEA stores in Singapore -- genius

    Marketing shelter dogs in IKEA stores in Singapore -- genius
    Here’s an ingenious idea for getting shelter dogs up for adoption out into the public eye: put their pictures in a furnishings store. In Singapore, two shelter agencies — Save Our Street Dogs and Animal Lovers League — collaborated...
  • Raising Chicago's minimum wage: Issue divides workers, businesses

    Raising Chicago's minimum wage: Issue divides workers, businesses
    A task force created by Mayor Rahm Emanuel recommended Monday that the city increase its minimum wage to $13 per hour from the current $8.25 by 2018. In the wake of the Minimum Wage Working Group's report, the only agreement among workers and store...
  • In Alpine, Calif., visit wild animals during day, poker table at night

    The hilly scrublands of the Cleveland National Forest, just east of San Diego, are home to the Lions, Tigers & Bears rescue sanctuary. Its 1 1/2-hour tour, by appointment only, is a well-spent $32 for adults and $17 for kids 12 and younger ([800] 979-...
  • California minimum wage up; policymakers push for further increases

     California minimum wage up; policymakers push for further increases
    California's low-wage workers now have a little more money to pay their rent, see a doctor or hold an occasional backyard barbecue, now that the Fourth of July has come and gone. The state's minimum wage rose one dollar Tuesday to $9 an hour. The...
  • Woman leads Sunrise A/C business on a global stage

    Woman leads Sunrise A/C business on a global stage
    Hannah Choi Granade doesn't have the typical pedigree of someone running a global air-conditioning company. After all, she's young, Asian-American and a Harvard graduate to boot. The successful 35-year-old CEO turns heads at trade shows or even client...
  • 10 ways to organize and save money

    10 ways to organize and save money
    One step at a time.      That handy cliche has become the mantra of the Paitsel household, as my husband and I put in extra hours at nights and on weekends to build a playroom and, in general, improve the flow of our home.      From selling furniture to...