| Jul 24, 2014
Filmmaker Kyle Roberts is coming to Comic-Con International for the first time, and he's bringing his passion project, “The Posthuman […]...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Allentown officials responded Wednesday to accusations leveled against them by a councilwoman that money was misappropriated from the city's fire and police department budgets.
Councilwoman Jeanette Eichenwald last month raised questions at a council...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:48 AM
The Mariners’ Museum reopened its giant USS Monitor conservation lab this week after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — which administers the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary — agreed to provide a one-year funding...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Despite a board member downplaying the benefits, Arlington Heights is expected to take on two budgeting periods next year as it transitions its fiscal cycle.
The switch from a May-April fiscal year to a January-December one, officials said, will mean...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Residents in Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 will have a month to view the district's tentative budget before a public hearing is held next month.
Board of Education members voted to post the preliminary 2014-2015 budget at the...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 6:30 PM
NBC Universal has signed Jason Blum's Blumhouse Productions to an unprecedented new 10-year first-look producing deal, extending its current movie deal.
Blumhouse is also forming new partnerships that span across NBC Universal's business including its...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:46 PM
A preliminary budget for Downers Grove's public elementary schools shows expenses outpacing revenue, as it has in recent years.
The Downers Grove District 58 school board unanimously approved a $64.1 million tentative budget for the 2014-2015 school...
| Jul 24, 2014
With property values in the city increasing by more than 8 percent, North Lauderdale is lowering its millage rate. That, however, does not mean everyone will be paying less in taxes.
The city's proposed millage rate of 7.5000 is 0.1078 mills less than...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:10 AM
I'm sure you're familiar with the expression "Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater."
A popular forwarded email that began circulating in the late '90s purported to explain the origins of that and other familiar expressions, all dating back to...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:24 PM
A friend sent me the following joke last week. It's mildly risque, so stop reading if you think you'll be offended.
(I added that to ensure everyone will keep reading)
A circus owner runs an ad for a lion tamer and two people show up. One is a retired...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 10:45 AM
There are some questions that mankind has puzzled over since the beginning of time: Why are we here? What happens after we die? Why do men have nipples? Is a hybrid car worth it?
That last question isn’t as old as the rest. Since Honda...