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  • Kabelin Ace Hardware hits century mark

    If he were still alive, Edward Kabelin would be surprised how that seed he tossed in the ground 100 years ago has taken root and grown. That's how long it's been since Kabelin purchased an interest in Webber Hardware on Lincolnway in LaPorte. Two...
  • Picking the lock: Hotel-room hacks

    Picking the lock: Hotel-room hacks
    LAST MONTH Cody Brocious, a software developer for Mozilla, the company that makes the Firefox web browser, appeared at a hacking conference in Las Vegas to demonstrate a security flaw in hotel-room locks manufactured by a company called Onity. Mr...
  • Game console price war ahead, analyst predicts

    Gamers could become winners in a price war this holiday as console manufacturers slug it out for scarce consumer dollars, according to a report released this week.  With Nintendo due to release its next-generation Wii U game console on Nov. 18 at...
  • Black Friday hours and ads

    Black Friday hours and ads
    Get ready for the biggest shopping events of the year: Black Friday 2012. Chicago Shopping found the best Black Friday deals and the most up-to-date information on where to shop for those important holiday gifts. Read on for a list of major retailers'...
  • Staff picks for Chicago's best nail salons

    Staff picks for Chicago's best nail salons
    One of the worst beauty blunders that can happen? Getting a bad manicure or pedicure. Do you ever wonder why it can bother you so much? Here's one reason: We go into a nail salon with the intentions of indulging in a little rest and relaxation, even if it...
  • Retailers will kick off Black Friday on Thursday

    Retailers will kick off Black Friday on Thursday
    As retailers prepare for the traditional start of the holiday season this coming week, some of the nation's biggest chains plan to pre-empt Black Friday with shopping hours and special events on Thanksgiving Day — a move that has triggered a spate...
  • Oprah VW Beetle Giveaway Finally Delivers

     
    What's the nicest gift you've given your mother? Jewelry on her birthday? Flowers on Mother's Day? Seventy year-old Jewel Baker just got the keys to a 2012 Volkswagen Beetle. Baker, of Olympia Fields, Ill., won one of 271 redesigned Volkswagen......
  • 48 Hours in a 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

     
    It's rare that I get handed the keys to a $200,000 supercar, let alone one with gull-wing doors. So when a 2012 LeMans Red Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG arrived on a Wednesday afternoon, I knew I had to make the most......
  • UCF coach George O’Leary talks about defensive errors, backup quarterback Blake Bortles and more

     
    UCF coach George O'Leary talks about defensive mistakes, backup quarterback Blake Bortles and more...
  • October retail sales up 3.4% at major chains, less than expected

     
    The nation's retailers recorded a moderate increase in sales last month as consumers reined in their spending after splurging on back-to-school shopping and cautiously sized up the coming holiday season. On Thursday, major chain stores reported a 3.4%...
  • Amazon Kindle Fire review [Video]

     
    Amazon Kindle Fire review: The Kindle Fire combines lackluster hardware with top-notch content and cloud services, which at $199 raises the bar on what a low-price tablet should be....