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  • Few can reconcile Leland Yee with the charges against him

    Few can reconcile Leland Yee with the charges against him
    SAN FRANCISCO — For more than two decades, Leland Yee climbed the political ladder in San Francisco. A child psychologist turned politician, Yee straddled opposing camps in the city's bare-knuckled political fights, appealing to both right and...
  • Making potholes into art

    Making potholes into art
    It's officially spring. We're deep into pothole season, which, like other holiday seasons, seems to grow longer every year. This pothole season could be the longest yet. Potholes are out of control. The Chicago Department of Transportation said last month...
  • Exploring therapeutic effects of MDMA on post-traumatic stress

    Exploring therapeutic effects of MDMA on post-traumatic stress
    It costs about $2,000 to buy an ounce of the illegal drug, the therapist said — enough for roughly 150 doses. She pays her longtime dealer in cash; he gives her a Ziploc bag of white powder. Back home, she scoops the contents into clear capsules....
  • Chicago picked as site for Obama's manufacturing initiative

    Chicago picked as site for Obama's manufacturing initiative
    Chicago will be the site of a digital manufacturing institute backed by $70 million in federal money and another $250 million in private and other government funding, giving the city, once a factory town, a better chance to re-establish its credentials as...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: MBA mortgage applications, Federal Funds target rate Local earnings: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Boeing Co., IDEX Corp., John B. Sanfilippo & Sons Other earnings: Chrysler Group, Dow Chemical, Facebook Inc., Marathon Petroleum and others Of...
  • For Grace, a long road out of bankruptcy court

    For Grace, a long road out of bankruptcy court
    Chemical maker W.R. Grace & Co. is about to go where it hasn't been for nearly 13 years: out of bankruptcy. The Chapter 11 case, one of the longest on record, got underway as the Columbia-based company faced more than 100,000 asbestos-related claims....
  • Rubbermaid, Sharpie maker to cut 2,000 jobs, restructure

    Rubbermaid, Sharpie maker to cut 2,000 jobs, restructure
    Newell Rubbermaid Inc., which makes its eponymous containers and Sharpie markers, said it will trim its workforce by more than 10%, shake up its executive leadership and rework its organizational structure to help streamline the company. The cuts...
  • Caltech student wins $25K grant for 'green' refrigerator

    Caltech student wins $25K grant for 'green' refrigerator
    The prototype for a solar-powered refrigerator that could ease the burdens of farmers from Pasadena to Punjab has earned a $25,000 grant for a Caltech aeronautics student and his colleagues. Three years ago, Prakhar Mehrotra was on a foreign exchange...
  • A Visit To Ledyard's Land Of Boulders And An Ancient Pine Swamp

    A Visit To Ledyard's Land Of Boulders And An Ancient Pine Swamp
    Maybe it was the type of day – a sultry summer afternoon with the sun peeking around thunderclouds. Or maybe it was because I knew the area's back story – a place that hasn't changed much since colonial times, when the forboding swamp served...
  • California to review toxic substances in consumer products

    California to review toxic substances in consumer products
    SACRAMENTO — Hundreds of items found on supermarket shelves, such as shampoos, cleaning supplies, cosmetics and food packaging, could get chemical makeovers under new rules being put in force by California. On Thursday, state toxic chemical...
  • 'Mad Men', 'Breaking Bad,' and the Race for the Best Show of Its Era

    'Mad Men', 'Breaking Bad,' and the Race for the Best Show of Its Era
    It seems to me that we should stop defining eras by presidents and begin defining them by the best and/or (possibly) most influential television show. This is tricky territory because clearly we’re not about to use the most popular show of the...