| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"THERE IS no remedy for love but to love more." -- Henry David Thoreau
IT'S NEVER too soon to link matinee idol and Oscar-winning actor George Clooney with a new lady. (His romance with Stacey Keibler has bitten the dust.)
Out in L.A. sources insist the...
| Sep 29, 2013
Yes, Gov. Pat Quinn lost in court Thursday when Cook County Judge Neil Cohen ruled that he could no longer withhold paychecks from members of the General Assembly as a way to pressure them to pass pension-reform legislation.
But he should play it as a...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:59 PM
The Orchard Supply Hardware store in Burbank is clearing things out before closing down, with the hardware store slashing prices in a final clearance sale.
The OSH, located on Victory Boulevard, is one of 17 in the state being closed in the wake of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
They were homes once, but they are homes no longer. They are hollow dangers. Hiding places. Drug houses.
They are lurching shadows that stare down our city's children as they walk to school. There's a real home; there's a shell of a house. There's a...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Even though employers won't be required to offer health insurance under Obamacare for more than a year, many already are fretting about the uncertainties raised by the law.
Confusion over how the law will work and an evolving set of rules make it...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 2:23 AM
Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores. Plus, I have loads of savings on fun things to do as well as dining deals.
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| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:49 PM
When Amazon.com opens a huge distribution center next year in Southeast Baltimore, consumers across the state who buy books, electronics, toys or anything else from the online seller will no longer be able to avoid the state's 6 percent sales tax....
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Menards may be coming to Vernon Hills and already has some residents worried about how the store will adversely affect traffic, noise and the quality of the area.
Representatives from Menards and Bradford Real Estate presented a concept plan for the...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 3:53 AM
Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores. Save $10 at Macy's until 1 p.m. and Plus, I have loads of savings on fun things to do, and dining deals, too, so...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Despite the hostile reception from village residents to a proposed $50 million Wal-Mart development in Tinley Park and a "no" vote from a local school district, Mayor Ed Zabrocki intends to press forward with plans to bring in the superstore.
| Oct 15, 2013
| 12:00 PM
"I ate cat vomit," declared weatherman Scot Haney on WFSB's morning newscast, adding, "right here on television!" Minutes earlier, the Hartford station's on-air banter had gotten a little weird when Haney spotted what he thought was Grape-Nuts cereal left...