| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
As new mayor of one of the nation's fastest-growing small cities, Howard Klug must steer Williston, N.D., through traffic woes, high rents and an increase in crime. The oil boom in the Williston Basin has brought with it thousands of people from out of...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Charlie Macon sat outside the Central Farmer's Market in downtown Los Angeles when he heard the proposal: Split California into six states?
"Why would anyone want to do that?" the 82-year-old Torrance resident said. "And would I like it? I don't know .....
| Jul 24, 2014
| 2:47 PM
We are programmed to believe "the more things we have, the better," said Louis Manza, psychology professor at Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pa.
You can break the cycle, though, by outsmarting yourself.
Separate your wants from needs. Resist...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Yvette Dobbie was on her way to pick up her dog at the vet's when she turned onto Newport Boulevard from 17th Street and noticed a man in a wheelchair sitting in the sun and holding a sign that read, "Pay It Forward — God Bless."
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:03 AM
Downers Grove officials approved a proposal Tuesday night to give public money to a developer who plans to overhaul the property of a closed gas station.
The village council voted unanimously to greenlight the project at the former Marathon station at...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 10:59 PM
Every morning Melissa Richardson Banks walks the Arts District hunting for new scenes. One Saturday it's the word "Life" stenciled on a sidewalk in black spray paint. A few weeks later it's a yellow construction crane blocking the skyline.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:09 AM
With back to school just around the corner, youth football teams from across Palm Beach County came together to benefit a worthy cause.
On July 19 the Rising Stars Malcolm's Mountaineers First Annual 7 on 7 Youth Football Tournament took place at...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:07 PM
When it comes to campus dining, the language of food can change as fast as students' majors. A few years ago, few students were familiar with Celiac Disease or gluten-free diets. Those terms, as well as flexitarian, pescetarian, and old standbys vegan and...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has taken plenty of heat for her comments about the trials of being a famous mommy and how awful it is to be criticized on social media. Many people have read her the riot act, but a Green Beret has an especially personal reaction....
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Starbucks Corp. wants to get in with the lunch crowd. The coffee giant announced Monday a new line of handcrafted sodas.
The company said that Fizzio sodas will hit about 3,500 Starbucks stores in the southern U.S. and Hawaii starting Tuesday. The...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:21 AM
Starbucks Corp is raising prices on some drinks in its U.S. stores starting Tuesday. The increases, announced Friday, come just weeks after J.M. Smucker Co raised list prices of its well-known Folgers and Dunkin' Donuts brands, for the first time since...