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  • Wal-Mart to boost organic food lineup

    Wal-Mart to boost organic food lineup
    CHICAGO — Wal-Mart is trying to make organic food more accessible to its budget-conscious shoppers. The retailer is making a bigger bet on the fast-growing category, teaming with Wild Oats to sell organic packaged food priced in line with...
  • Tinley Park considering medical marijuana options

    Tinley Park considering medical marijuana options
    Tinley Park officials are drafting local regulations for the cultivation and distribution of medical marijuana in the south suburb. Although the village has not adopted a medical marijuana ordinance yet, Tinley Park officials are considering making...
  • If you want to buy World Cup 2014 tickets, get on the ball now

    If you want to buy World Cup 2014 tickets, get on the ball now
    If you're chasing tickets for the World Cup competition beginning June 12 in Brazil, your time is running short. FIFA, the World Cup's organizing body, started with about 3 million tickets to sell for 64 matches in 12 cities. But most of those seats are...
  • SunRail commuter train practicing now, starts for real May 1

    SunRail commuter train practicing now, starts for real May 1
    By now, it would seem that just about anyone living or working in downtown Orlando or any town north to DeBary in Volusia County has seen the brightly colored SunRail commuter train rolling along the tracks. Back and forth the locomotive and two...
  • L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. used spy plane to watch Compton

    L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. used spy plane to watch Compton
    To the 96,000 residents of Compton, the little Cessna would have looked like scores of other small planes that flew over the city each day. But anyone paying close attention might have noticed the single-engine craft kept circling the city in a...
  • Exclusive: OutKast to headline 2014 BET Experience

    OutKast will headline the 2014 BET Experience, the three-day music festival scheduled for June in downtown Los Angeles. Black Entertainment Television is expected to make an official announcement Monday that the Atlanta duo will topline the festival&...
  • Geneva's Patten House becoming a restaurant

    Geneva's Patten House becoming a restaurant
    A house built in 1857 for a Geneva lumber man has been given new life as a restaurant and lounge set to open in coming months. The Patten House, named for George Patten, has been transformed from a historical home in need of a major overhaul to a multi-...
  • How to avoid getting scammed on playoff tickets

    How to avoid getting scammed on playoff tickets
    Now that many in Chicago have caught the red fever, tickets to Hawks and Bulls home playoff games are in high demand. Secondary markets such as StubHub, eBay, Craigslist and other ticket brokers will be trying to unload their tickets, and it's likely...
  • Walter A. Bohan, leader in meteorology, 1922-2014

     Walter A. Bohan, leader in meteorology, 1922-2014
    After a mistaken diagnosis of an eye problem grounded his plans to be a military pilot in World War II, meteorologist Walter A. Bohan found another way to immerse himself in Earth's atmosphere. "He chose meteorology to stay involved in the sky," said...
  • Reforming university athletics [Commentary]

    Reforming university athletics [Commentary]
    The advent of cable television gave universities vast opportunities to profit from football and basketball, and the large and most lucrative programs dominate the national championship tournaments and earn huge sums. Northwestern's football program...
  • Options Away, Level Skies let travelers lock in airfares before buying

    Options Away, Level Skies let travelers lock in airfares before buying
    One of the most tired cliches is that so-and-so doesn't actually sell such-and-such; they sell peace of mind. Well, in this case, it's true. The question is whether there is a market for that peace of mind among airline customers. In recent months,...