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  • Residents call flooding situation 'unacceptable'

    Residents call flooding situation 'unacceptable'
    About 20 Elmhurst residents squeezed into a small conference room Monday to complain to members of the Public Works Committee that chronic stormwater flooding problems appear to be worsening over years of what they see as a lack of effective action by...
  • Ukraine-EU deal alters little, except Vladimir Putin's blood pressure

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is entering into a trade agreement with the European Union on Friday that has already sparked a rebellion, toppled a president and ignited an armed conflict with pro-Russia separatists. Kiev's alignment with the 28-...
  • As vinyl returns, they've got it covered

    As vinyl returns, they've got it covered
    Thousands of old-style cardboard sleeves for Jack White's album "Lazaretto" sit in tightly packed checkerboard rows at Stoughton Printing plant in the City of Industry, 12.3-inch squares waiting to be stuffed with 12-inch circles. Jack Stoughton Jr.,...
  • U.S. through to Round of 16 despite 1-0 loss to Germany

    U.S. through to Round of 16 despite 1-0 loss to Germany
    The U.S. survived the Group of Death and is through to the Round of 16 in the World Cup. American fans were forced to sit on the edge of their seats for nearly a half hour  on Thursday, using two-screen viewing as the U.S. trailed Germany and Ghana...
  • Intersections: Reflections on a return to the homeland

    Intersections: Reflections on a return to the homeland
    After three years away, I am back in Armenia, writing to you from a fourth-floor balcony overlooking a city perpetually caught between East and West. Warm winds have overtaken the capital, Yerevan, in the last few days, but they are stirring up more than...
  • Diggerland amusement park lets kids operate construction equipment

    Diggerland amusement park lets kids operate construction equipment
    A hands-on amusement park where kids are allowed to operate heavy machinery and ride on the business ends of construction equipment sounds wildly inventive, thrilling, dangerous, litigious and profitable. Set to open June 14, the construction-themed...
  • Ford Concept Makes Fusion As Light As a Fiesta

     
    Starting earlier this year with the 2015 F-150 and continuing this week with the announcement of a new concept car, Ford is working to be a heavyweight in the realm of "light-weighting." The Ford Lightweight Concept follows in the footsteps......
  • Tollway poised to award contract to firm accused of hiring fraud

    Tollway poised to award contract to firm accused of hiring fraud
    The Illinois Tollway is poised to award a hefty construction contract to a New York-based firm that was accused of fraud in connection with minority hiring for a tunnel project in that city, the Tribune has learned. Judlau Contracting Inc.'s $64 million...
  • Hartford PD Bomb Squad Removes Mortar In Farmington

    Hartford PD Bomb Squad Removes Mortar In Farmington
    FARMINGTON — Tree service workers discovered an old mortar in the yard of a Fairview Drive home, causing police to call in Hartford's bomb squad and evacuate two neighboring homes, police said. The bomb squad was unable to determine the "lethality"...
  • As summer starts, officials say drought ensures another big wildfire

    As summer starts, officials say drought ensures another big wildfire
    Local and state officials Friday painted a dire portrait of what's to come as the state moves into what they say will be one of the worst fire seasons ever.  With California in the grip of a prolonged drought that has only worsened in recent months, the...
  • Iraq turmoil affects oil industry; higher gas prices could result

    WASHINGTON Oil markets are watching in alarm as Sunni militants sweep through northern Iraq, creating havoc and endangering the country's revival into a leading oil producer and major contributor to the stability of global energy prices. The chaos...