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  • A Sleek And Airy Modernist Landmark

    A Sleek And Airy Modernist Landmark
    It's known, locally and in numerous architectural archives, as the "Castle House," but you'd never find it if you went in search of a castle-like structure along New London's waterfront Pequot Avenue. Instead of an ornate and massive bastion of...
  • Quitting Is Easy

    Quitting Is Easy
    We've all been told smoking is bad for your health and can possibly kill you. And... once you light up you won't be able to stop. But according to, Louis Camilleri, the CEO of Philip Morris international says "While it is addictive, it is not hard to...
  • Blagojevich insiders traded on access, now testify for prosecution

    Blagojevich insiders traded on access, now testify for prosecution
    They helped Rod Blagojevich ascend to the top of state government, and they cooperated with federal agents in bringing him down. In between, the three former confidants made lucrative careers for themselves by trading on their access to the Democratic...
  • What's in a Cigarette?

    What's in a Cigarette?
    The Food and Drug Administration is working to lift the smokescreen clouding the ingredients used in cigarettes and other tobacco products. In June, tobacco companies must tell the FDA their formulas for the first time, just as drugmakers have for...
  • Bears’ Idonije gets tackled on sale of Vernon Hills house

    Bears’ Idonije gets tackled on sale of Vernon Hills house
    Chicago Bears defensive tackle Israel Idonije has taken a significant loss on his three-bedroom house in Vernon Hills, selling it for $480,000. A Manitoba, Canada, native who has played for the Bears since 2004, Idonije, 29, sold the 3,081-square-foot...
  • 'Tommy Bahama State Beach' might be the only way to go

    'Tommy Bahama State Beach' might be the only way to go
    Maybe it's the summer heat. Or maybe, like a lot of people, I've given up all hope of any bold leadership in California when it comes to the budget. Whatever the reason, I'm getting more comfortable with the idea of a beer company sponsoring a state...
  • One lung away from the presidency

    Every four years, the question arises: Is America ready for a [insert reductive noun here] in the White House? 2008 promises to be an especially rich year for such speculation, with candidates that include a woman, a Mormon, a Latino, a plagiarist, a...
  • The Supreme Court and law left hanging

    The Supreme Court and law left hanging
    After hearing arguments in a long-running Oregon case involving the death of a cigarette smoker, the U.S. Supreme Court has essentially said "never mind,” dismissing the case and leaving unresolved an important question: When can state courts ignore...
  • Florida Gov. Charlie Crist signs $1-per-pack cigarette tax hike into law

    Gov. Charlie Crist signed into law a $1-per-pack cigarette tax hike Wednesday – the biggest of its kind in Florida history -- saying he hopes to kill the habit that results in thousands of deaths every year. "I view it more as a health issue than a tax...
  • Movies with Jim Carrey, Richard Gere, Uma Thurman to screen at Sundance Film Festival

    Movies with Jim Carrey, Richard Gere, Uma Thurman to screen at Sundance Film Festival
    For years the Sundance Film Festival has featured a smattering of big-time stars in its smaller movies. But January's gathering might have more recognizable faces than most Sundance red carpets in recent memory -- Jim Carrey, Richard Gere, William Hurt,...
  • Letters to the editor

    Insurance profits versus patients Re "Doctors balk at request for data," Feb. 12 The attempt by Blue Cross to enlist doctors as informants was an effort to prevent those sick enough to require coverage from getting it. This letter to doctors was only...