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  • Air Force certifies SpaceX Falcon 9 flights

    Air Force certifies SpaceX Falcon 9 flights
    In a move that could shake up the spaceflight business, Hawthorne rocket company SpaceX has passed a key milestone toward its goal to launch the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites. The upstart firm said Friday that the Air...
  • Defending champion Froome abandons Tour after crash

    ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT France (Reuters) - Chris Froome's attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race on Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five. On a miserable, rain-sodden...
  • 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...
  • Flash flood prompts evacuation of scout camp in Colorado

    DENVER (Reuters) - Nearly 100 Boy Scouts were evacuated from a mountain camp in southern Colorado on Tuesday after heavy rains caused flash flooding in an area that was stripped of vegetation by a 2013 wildfire, authorities said. The evacuees from the...
  • TV Review: 'Extant'

    "Extant" feels a bit like a Steven Spielberg greatest (and not-so-greatest) hits album, from "A.I." to, in this case, a close encounter of the reproductive kind. That's not an indictment so much as a road map to this CBS summer drama, which brings the...
  • Renovated Forest Park to open soon

    Renovated Forest Park to open soon
    Lake Forest's $4 million Forest Park makeover remains in construction mode as a Memorial Day deadline passed without much park for the public to view or visit. The historic park, just east of Lake and Deerpath roads at the lakefront, has been closed...
  • Rain delays Naperville construction projects

    Rain delays Naperville construction projects
    Several major construction projects in Naperville are facing delays due to the rainy weather this month. Work at Naper Settlement, Sportsman's Park and the new Knoch Knolls Nature Center has been affected, according to officials. The delays come as...
  • Man rescued from roof of burning Aurora building

    Man rescued from roof of burning Aurora building
    Firefighters rescued a man from the roof of a burning building in Aurora this evening, officials said. The fire erupted at a building in the 600 block of High Street, said city spokesman Dan Ferrelli. When fire crews got there they found a man on...
  • First Nations being courted to back tar sands refinery projects on their land

    Despite last week's approval from the Canadian government, uncertainty still dogs Enbridge Inc.'s Northern Gateway oil sands pipeline largely because of a vow from key aboriginal communities to block it. Others in the oil industry are trying hard to...
  • Heavy fighting reported as Iraq army pushes back against insurgents

    Iraqi troops and Shiite Muslim militias, backed by army attack helicopters, mounted a major push Saturday to retake the strategic city of Tikrit in a sign that the beleaguered army was fighting back after ceding much of the country to Sunni Muslim...
  • Major new pipeline proposed next to Enbridge line that ruptured in 2010

    The wild grass is only now beginning to hide the scar left by the giant ditch digger that gouged a trench though Ron Kardos' Oceola Township, Mich., pasture last year for an oil pipeline but already Kardos is preparing for another onslaught of...