| Feb 22, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Dan Reynolds’ day job is a profession that most people don’t even know exists: crime scene cleanup.
Even fewer people know that it is not the police department’s responsibility to clean up after homicides, suicides and trauma on private...
| Sep 8, 2013
Two growing Hampton Roads business owners believe health-care reform may give them more work if companies decide to cut employees and hire outside contractors for janitorial services.
And they worry that those same Affordable Care Act requirements could...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:50 PM
Two years ago, Kiah and Marcus Boss were at their wits' end.
Their marriage was shambling along. A mountain of bills towered over their molehill of cash. And for the umpteenth time, eviction stalked them.
Then, God sent up a flare. A church friend...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 6:09 AM
My husband needs a haircut, and if I don't intervene he will just cut it himself. So I just might buy today's Groupon for Swagger, a Men's Salon. $19 gets you a haircut, normally twice the price, at 1711 W. Division Street.
If you have any baby...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 3:17 PM
Nancy H. Suerth, former owner of a commercial cleaning and janitorial services company who later established a casting and talent agency, died Dec. 8 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The longtime Edgewood...
| Dec 16, 2011
Few rituals are more awkward than end-of-year tipping. How much do you give your trainer at the gym? What about your postal worker or newspaper delivery service? Or parking lot attendants?
The list of potential recipients likely is longer than your...
| Feb 3, 2012
Sue and Ben Erickson thought they were prepared after learning that their baby could be born with physical or mental disabilities. An ultrasound during the 36th week of pregnancy revealed an excess of cerebral fluid on the unborn infant's brain, but the...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 9:50 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — At its Tuesday meeting, the City Council considered banning smoking in public parks.
Smoking is already prohibited on beaches, piers and the boardwalk. In April, the council voted 4-3 in a nonbinding straw poll to approve a smoking...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Chicago police pulled the body of a man from Lake Michigan near Navy Pier this morning after it was spotted by a worker for a boat cleaning service, authorities say.
The body was found just north of Navy Pier about 8:15 a.m., said Chicago Police News...
| Feb 8, 2011
Should we broaden the number and kind of transactions that are subjected to the sales tax? Here's your backgrounder: Rahm Emanuel's "Tax Reform Agenda" -- Rahmâs plan would cut Chicagoâs portion of the sales tax by 20 percent â from......
| Feb 17, 2011
From Bob Secter's story Emanuel and Chico gloss over fine print on taxes today: Analysis from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, a nonpartisan research group in Washington, shows Illinois families with a $47,000 annual income would likely...