| Aug 16, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Spanx has expanded from sleek, slimming underwear into the field of everyone's favorite outerwear: jeans. The company, whose foundation garments have been helping women fit smoothly into work and special occasion clothes since the year 2000, introduced...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:13 PM
The Dillard's department store at Orlando Fashion Square mall is becoming a clearance center.
Signs at the store announce the upcoming change as well as the closing of the store's second floor.
The Orlando Dillard's Clearance Center will join 18 other...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 5:11 PM
Danny Dillard Jr., has been a Miami Hurricanes fan since he can remember.
So when the Venice running back was offered a scholarship by head coach Al Golden and the Miami coaching staff on Sunday, one would think he'd accept it on the spot.
| Aug 4, 2009
| 12:44 PM
Dillard linebacker Desmond Bozeman has not committed to the University of Connecticut, despite published reports saying otherwise.
Bozeman said Monday the school told him he couldn't make the commitment because the linebacker position had been filled....
| Nov 1, 2011
| 3:23 PM
Dillard basketball coach Darryl Burrows confirmed Tuesday that power forward/center Stephon Blair has verbally committed to UCF.
Blair, a South Florida Sun Sentinel All-county honorable mention selection from a year ago, averaged nine points, 10...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:26 PM
DuPage County Republican officials appointed Chris Nybo of Elmhurst to assume Kirk Dillard's Senate seat.
Nybo, 37 and a former state representative, was named Dillard's replacement late Monday afternoon and will be sworn into office Wednesday,...
| Aug 3, 2014
Terez Baskin used to bypass Fashion Fair Cosmetics when she shopped for makeup.
So did Courtney Waldon.
But on a recent visit to the company's downtown Chicago headquarters, they and a handful of other fashionable young women were oohing and aahing...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Unable to raise the kind of campaign money Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner has collected, state Sen. Kirk Dillard has turned to the checkbook of his running mate.
Since October, state Rep. Jil Tracy and members of her family have provided...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Ask any of the four Republican governor candidates why they're running, and they'll quickly tick off a list of Illinois' perceived ills under Gov. Pat Quinn and the state's Democratic legislative leadership.
Dig a bit deeper and they'll each cite the...
| Feb 21, 2014
As Kirk Dillard travels the state campaigning for the Republican governor nomination, he laments the razor-thin defeat in his last primary election fight, offering audiences the message of a politician who could have been a contender if only he'd...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The word is "wodge" — and it explains everything.
Wodge is a wonderful word. A playful word. Fun to say, fun to write, fun to see on the page. Had it not already existed, Dr. Seuss surely would have invented it. I first heard it a few years ago,...