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  • Winnetka considers ban on coal tar driveway sealants

    Winnetka considers ban on coal tar driveway sealants
    Determined to reduce pollutants found in stormwater and elsewhere in the local environment, officials in Winnetka this week moved one step closer to banning the use of coal tar-based driveway and parking lot sealants in the village. If the proposed coal...
  • Huntington Ingalls to launch employee health care center

    Huntington Ingalls to launch employee health care center
    Huntington Ingalls Industries will offer on-site family health centers at its shipyards in Newport News and Mississippi that are scheduled to open in 2015, the company said Wednesday. The centers, open to workers and their families, will offer primary...
  • British rocket scientist says he's designed a better saucepan

    British rocket scientist says he's designed a better saucepan
    Cooking isn’t rocket science, but maybe designing cookware is. A professor of engineering at Oxford University has designed a new saucepan that he says heats up faster and uses 40% less energy than conventional saucepans. The “Flare Pan&...
  • Gas prices ease ahead of holiday weekend

    Gas prices ease ahead of holiday weekend
    A week before the July 4 holiday, a gallon of regular gasoline in the Chicago area costs an average of $4.02, according to AAA Chicago -- about a nickel less than a week ago. In the past two weeks, gasoline prices have declined, said Patrick DeHaan, a...
  • Gov. Brown approves Lockheed-Boeing tax-credit offer

    Gov. Brown approves Lockheed-Boeing tax-credit offer
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday put the finishing touch on a deal crafted with lawmakers to give aerospace giant Lockheed Martin Corp. a $420-million tax break if it helps build new stealth bombers in California. Brown signed into law a bill by two...
  • Wiring problem spurs Chrysler recall of 895,000 Jeep and Dodge SUVs

    Wiring problem spurs Chrysler recall of 895,000 Jeep and Dodge SUVs
    Chrysler Group is recalling about 895,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango sport-utility vehicles because of a wiring problem that could start a fire. The automaker said if one of these vehicles needs a repair that includes servicing the vanity...
  • Cadillac taps Infiniti chief Johan de Nysschen as new global president

    Cadillac employees woke up Friday morning with a new boss. GM’s luxury division announced that Johan de Nysschen would take over as president on Aug. 1. The 54-year-old South African will leave his post at Nissan, where he served as head of its...
  • O'Malley's fiscal legacy [Editorial]

    O'Malley's fiscal legacy  [Editorial]
    When the three major Wall Street bond rating agencies reaffirmed Maryland's AAA rating last week, Gov. Martin O'Malley issued a news release crediting his administration's "fiscally responsible approach" to budgeting. Given the extent to which Mr. O'...
  • A temporary patch [Editorial]

    A temporary patch  [Editorial]
    In the world of highway repairs, the term "cold patch" refers to an asphalt mix that's used to temporarily fill potholes. Congress appears to be inching slowly toward its own version of a cold patch that would maintain funding for highway and transit...
  • SpaceX gets Air Force certification toward launching military satellites

    Hawthorne rocket company SpaceX has reached a major milestone toward its goal to launch the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites. The upstart firm announced Friday that the Air Force certified its Falcon 9 rocket after...
  • Tesla tax break for building battery factory buried in aerospace bill

    Tesla tax break for building battery factory buried in aerospace bill
    Gov. Jerry Brown has quietly approved a potential property tax break for electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. in hopes of enticing the high-tech, Palo Alto company to build a giant battery factory in California. The potential savings is buried in...