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  • Toyota Camry

    By Paula MacPherson With the exception of the radio, which tends to be fussy, this 2012 Toyota Camry is amazingly simple and pleasant to use. There’s little to distract the driver. The controls are just where you’d expect them to be, the...
  • Hyundai Accent

    Hyundai Accent
    By Jim MacPherson For decades most low-budget models never let you forget that you scrimped big time on car shopping. Even now, not everyone has adjusted to the idea that inexpensive small cars don’t need to feel cheap. Fortunately, there's...
  • 'On The Road' from the rearview mirror

    By Nate Owen With the 2011 calendar year drawing to a close, let's take a look back at some highlights of On The Road. There certainly were plenty of noteworthy stories this year.  And to think, we're not even a full year old yet. That will come in...
  • Volkswagen Beetle

    By Paula MacPherson When thinking about the 2012 Volkswagen Beetle, I couldn't help but remember the original yellow New Beetle we had for review. It stayed with us for a week, just before the car arrived at area dealers, and the response from...
  • $10 off gas cards at Publix through Sunday

    $10 off gas cards at Publix through Sunday
    Get free gas once again at Publix through Sunday! Save $10 on the purchase of a $50 gas card with a $50 grocery purchase.  The coupon for the popular offer is on the cover of this week's circular. Grab one as you enter the store or print one from the...
  • Shopping and Style: Uniqlo opens pop-up at South Coast Plaza

    Shopping and Style: Uniqlo opens pop-up at South Coast Plaza
    Japanese clothing store Uniqlo has opened a pop-up shop at South Coast Plaza, a precursor to its new store that is scheduled to open in the mall in September. The pop-up carries an abbreviated selection of Uniqlo's casual designs for men, women and...
  • Hail storm brings deluge of roof repairers

     Hail storm brings deluge of roof repairers
    Roofing contractors have descended on Lake Zurich in what officials are warning is a "feeding frenzy" about possible damage from last month's hail storm. Rob Pollack estimates about 50 contractors have knocked on his door. "It is disgusting," said...
  • IronPigs, their fans, lose battle with April weather

    Joanne and Walter Bortree settled into their seats behind the visiting dugout on the first-base side of Coca-Cola Park about 30 minutes before first pitch last Tuesday. The retired couple from Allentown was bundled up in several layers. Joanne's...
  • Fiat Chrysler to expand Jeep, Alfa Romeo in company overhaul

    Fiat Chrysler to expand Jeep, Alfa Romeo in company overhaul
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles wants to turn Jeep into a global brand and bring Alfa Romeo back to the U.S. as part of an aggressive five-year plan unveiled Tuesday. The company is working to meld its Michigan-based Chrysler Group with Turin, Italy-...
  • Knight Arts Challenge: 75 grant finalists named

    Knight Arts Challenge: 75 grant finalists named
    Fort Lauderdale’s FAT Village, the Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency and a Broward County poetry “Super Bowl” by the Jason Taylor Foundation are among the finalists announced Tuesday morning for a Knight Arts Challenge grant in...
  • Taking the Kids -- Mother's Day doesn't have to be just once a year

    Taking the Kids -- Mother's Day doesn't have to be just once a year
    For once, I got something I really wanted for Mother's Day -- and it didn't involve anyone shopping for a gift I could do without. I'm spending a May weekend with two of my three kids. Maybe that doesn't sound like much but when your kids live far from...