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  • Think twice before setting asking price

    Think twice before setting asking price
    If you want to get the best price for your home, should you: A. Ask for more than you think it's worth? B. Ask for exactly what you think it's worth? C. Ask for less and count on a bidding war to push you over the top? A study in the Journal of...
  • Gas station clerk held up at gunpoint in Arlington Heights

    Gas station clerk held up at gunpoint in Arlington Heights
    A clerk at an Arlington Heights gas station was held up at gunpoint Halloween night but was uninjured, police said. According to Arlington Heights Police Commander Mike Hernandez, a man entered the Shell gas station at 3 W. Algonquin Road at 9:09 p.m.,...
  • Travel guidance via the Web app Road Ninja

    Here's an app that can help make your road trip more organized and less full of the kinds of surprises that leave you shaking your head. Name: Road Ninja Available for: iOS and Android devices What it does: Identifies your location and points you,...
  • Firms investing to fuel demand for natural gas vehicles

    Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens thinks his long bet on natural gas is finally paying off. The legendary oilman has long declared it his mission to wean America off its addiction to foreign oil. He co-founded an Orange County company that builds...
  • 'No shooshing' at Let's Play Books!

    In a world where many independently owned and operated bookstores are closing their doors, Let's Play Books! in Emmaus aims to buck the trend. The shop, which sells approximately 1,000 youth-oriented books (about 850 separate titles), opened Dec. 5 at...
  • From network to network, it's Chicago all over

    With the new TV season upon us, let's step back and look at the new shows based out of Chicago (an unprecedented six TV series are here this fall), plus shows filming elsewhere that feature Chicago actors. First, what's shooting in town: NBC The...
  • Burrito Box: A hot and melty burrito from a gas station vending machine

    Burrito Box: A hot and melty burrito from a gas station vending machine
    There is a vending machine at a Mobil gas station in West Hollywood that sells sustainable burritos. Next to the racks of shiny bags of chips and candy, just inside the sliding door, there's a large orange Burrito Box with a touch screen.  It's like a...
  • Park Ridge considers exemption to electronic signs ban

    Less than a month after pulling the plug on electronic message signs in Park Ridge, aldermen seem ready to consider one exception – for gas stations. They recently agreed informally to allow stations to light the numbers in their gas price signs...
  • Cops: 3 north suburban men arrested in Wisconsin after stealing car, fleeing police

    Cops: 3 north suburban men arrested in Wisconsin after stealing car, fleeing police
    Three men from the north suburbs were charged with felonies after they allegedly stole a running car from a gas station in Wisconsin and led a trooper on a chase early Sunday morning, officials said. The three men were drunk and were attempting to...
  • Phillipsburg area hotel settles price gouging case

    Phillipsburg area hotel settles price gouging case
    This time a year ago, thousands of Pennsylvania and New Jersey residents were dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Some had hunkered down in hotel rooms immediately after the storm because their homes were damaged or dark. Some people who...
  • The Walking Dead recap Season 4 episode 4: ‘Indifference’

     
    How you feel about “Indifference,” the latest episode of The Walking Dead, likely depends on what you believe makes a good leader, coupled with your idea of what drives the prison crew to solider on: the hope of a return to some sort of...