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  • Hotel rates reach new record; more guest fees to come

    Hotel rates reach new record; more guest fees to come
    If hotel rates seemed a bit more expensive last year, it wasn’t your imagination. The average U.S. hotel rate in 2014 was the highest ever — up 4.6% to $115 per night — and industry experts are predicting a 5.2% increase by the end...
  • Measles outbreak shows flaws in California's vaccine law

    California's permissive vaccine law is under fire as the state struggles to contain an expanding outbreak of measles, a once-controlled infectious disease that has sickened more than 90 people across the state and threatens many more. While state law...
  • Study blames Craigslist for rise in HIV infections

    MINNEAPOLIS Cruising for sex on Craigslist personal ads resulted in a 15.9 percent increase in HIV infections after the website entered various U.S. markets, according to a study by the University of Minnesota published in MIS Quarterly. The study...
  • New York crackdown on hookah bars generates some blowback

    New York crackdown on hookah bars generates some blowback
    Finding refuge from the bitter cold that settled over New York City one recent evening, Uriel Israelov, 21, enjoyed a smoke with friends in a cozy corner of Sahara East in the East Village, which he made sound like the homey bar featured on the long-...
  • Can evil automated switchboards really be improved?

     Can evil automated switchboards really be improved?
    The automated switchboard, that most satanic of corporate innovations, isn't going away even though the vast majority of consumers despise it. In fact, the technology may play an even greater role in your life by migrating to your cellphone. First,...
  • Victor Zelman: In a tie or on a tractor, he worked hard

     Victor Zelman: In a tie or on a tractor, he worked hard
    Victor Zelman's retirement was prefaced with these words: "I don't want to be a rich widow in New York; you have to stop working 26 hours a day." So, at 52 years old, Victor Zelman swapped the Manhattan city skyline in favor of a rural countryside...
  • Stan Irwin, celebrity manager and Las Vegas talent booker, dies at 94

    Stan Irwin, celebrity manager and Las Vegas talent booker, dies at 94
    When Stan Irwin was a struggling young comedian in New York, someone told him he should try out his act in Las Vegas. "Where's that?" Irwin replied. No matter: He signed on for an 11-day gig at a place called Club Bingo and stayed in town for...
  • Stage set for Oak Forest grad in 'West Side Story'

    Stage set for Oak Forest grad in 'West Side Story'
    Rachel Marie LaPorte is performing in what she calls “a perfect piece of musical theatre.” And she’s doing so in a place she wants to be. For the next several weeks, the Oak Forest native is set to play the role of Consuela in...
  • Three-Part Coney Island 'Skeeball' Exhibit At Real Art Ways

    Three-Part Coney Island  'Skeeball' Exhibit At Real Art Ways
    The Coney Island satellite exhibit at Real Art Ways in Hartford, a three-part presentation — "Skeeball" — has a poignant feel, lamenting the passage of time at and chronicling the deterioration of the legendary New York playland. Fred Kahl's...
  • Finding The Spirit Of A Place Is The Focus Of Photography Exhibit In Canton

    Finding The Spirit Of A Place Is The Focus Of Photography Exhibit In Canton
    The photography exhibit on the top floor of the Gallery on the Green in Canton is called "Genius Loci: The Spirit of a Place," named after an ancient Roman belief that places are inhabited by a spirit, a minor deity. Nathan Sayers, the Collinsville...
  • With State of the Union, Obama sets agenda ... for 2016 election

     With State of the Union, Obama sets agenda ... for 2016 election
    Few if any of the domestic policy proposals President Obama talked about in his sixth State of the Union speech stand much chance of landing on his desk to be signed into law, but they've already begun to have an impact in another arena: shaping the...