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  • Modifications in maintenance practices helping drivers get more from their vehicle

    We’re only one full decade into the 21st century but there have already been plenty of changes in the way we treat our vehicles. Much of the conventional wisdom from years past in respect to vehicle maintenance has fallen by the wayside, as...
  • Religious ad, hate and medicaid: Letters

    Religious ad, hate and medicaid: Letters
    Religious ad inappropriate I had long ago decided not to patronize any Hobby Lobby stores, ever again. Now I can also write off Hemispheres and Mardel Stores (whoever they are). Their obviously evangelical, overblown, full-page ad for their brand of...
  • Ambulance referendum leads in Antioch, too close to call in township

    Ambulance referendum leads in Antioch, too close to call in township
    Reversing course from November's failed referendum for a new property tax to fund ambulances services, 57 percent of voters in the village of Antioch responded Tuesday with votes in favor, according to unofficial results from the Lake County Clerk's...
  • Lake County voters to weigh in on referendums Tuesday

    When voters throughout Lake County head to the polls Tuesday, they'll be asked to weigh in on a number of local referendums seeking approval to bring in new money for government expenses ranging from ambulance service in Antioch to replacing outdated fire...
  • District 203 assessing rising costs

    Naperville School District 203 school officials say they are in a good position to make hard budgetary decisions without compromising the quality of education in the district if outside funding levels drop. The School Board on Monday night got a glimpse...
  • Drivers hanging onto cash saved at gas pumps

    Drivers hanging onto cash saved at gas pumps
    In recent months, the stage seemed set for American consumers to do what they've traditionally done best: Spend money — and drive the economy. The lowest gas prices in five years had given people more spending money. Employers added over 1...
  • Is this bull market getting long in the tooth?

    "Bull markets don't die of old age," warns Jim Stack, market historian and president of InvesTech Research, one of the most successful investment newsletters over the long run. But Stack quickly points out that if the current bull market continues into...
  • Tesla Model S P85D: The D is like nothing else on the road

    Tesla Model S P85D: The D is like nothing else on the road
    Certain experiences promise a thrill: roller coasters, free fall, love. Add The D to the list. Tesla's Model S P85D, the all-wheel-drive variant of the all-electric Model S, is like no other car on the road. I say this without hyperbole or...
  • New on the menu at McDonald's: Higher wages

    New on the menu at McDonald's: Higher wages
    Generally speaking, thinking about a burger and fries is fun, while thinking about the Federal Reserve is kinda dull. Here's a chance to combine topics into a happy meal of sorts: McDonald's plan to raise the minimum wage for certain workers is smart...
  • 5 Savage truths about inflation

    5 Savage truths about inflation
    No one seems worried about inflation today. The symptom of inflation is rising prices, which doesn't seem to be happening -- except perhaps for medical services and college expenses. But inflation is specifically a money issue: more money pushing prices...
  • Investors rage as interest rates rise

    As we close out the first quarter of the year, it appears that some have entered the third stage of the psychological condition known as "investor angst" (IA). This malady's primary symptom causes overarching worry about how every holding in an investment...