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  • High prices are driving more motorists to rent tires

    High prices are driving more motorists to rent tires
    When the tires on their Dodge Caravan had worn so thin that the steel belts were showing through, Don and Florence Cherry couldn't afford to buy a new set. So they decided to rent instead. The Rich Square, N.C., couple last September agreed to pay...
  • At this end of the Earth, there's still beer!

    At this end of the Earth, there's still beer!
    KODIAK, Alaska — On a cool evening before the onset of winter, beer drinkers met to toast to the latest installation of the Kodiak Island Brewing Co. With Xtratuf boots and windbreakers still on, these craft-brew lovers sampled the likes of Liquid...
  • Geography is covering new ground for travelers

    Geography is covering new ground for travelers
    Forget about learning the state capitals, at least, as the sum total of your knowledge of geography. "Geography is about meaning, not knowing place names and memorizing lists — that was school geography," said Daniel Edelson, vice president for...
  • Iowa's Amish

    Iowa's Amish
    KALONA, Iowa — A white van, its sides covered with the words Kalona By-Ways Tours, sits parked in front of an Amish country store, a steady stream of plainly dressed men and women coming and going. "I call this the Amish Wal-Mart," tour guide...
  • The Book Stall is ready to turn the page

    The Book Stall is ready to turn the page
    As the nation's independent bookstores fight for their lives in the bare-knuckle scrum that is modern publishing commerce, all eyes are on Winnetka. "Oh yes," said Oren Teicher, CEO of the American Bookseller's Association. "I am very, very aware of the...
  • $770: The cost of your Christmas shopping, Gallup poll says

    $770: The cost of your Christmas shopping, Gallup poll says
    For the average American, $770 is no small sum. But that’s how much they’ll each shell out on average for Christmas gifts this year. That’s roughly the equivalent of three iPhone 5 smartphones, with tax. Consumers have boosted...
  • North Dakota's oil rush lures Chicago-area residents

    North Dakota's oil rush lures Chicago-area residents
    — He dropped out of north suburban Richmond-Burton Community High School, and a few years later Andy Turco found himself staining decks in the summer, plowing snow in the winter and going without work for a month or two in between. Nearly...
  • $23 million for paid leave

    $23 million for paid leave
    As state investigators began looking into serious allegations of misconduct involving Renee Thornton in 2007, the human services employee was told to turn in her ID badge, return her office keys and stay home. She didn't go back to work for more than...
  • Contracts, packages and fees — what to consider when choosing a cell phone and plan

    Contracts, packages and fees — what to consider when choosing a cell phone and plan
    More people are ditching their home phones and relying on their cell phones only. So, how do you know what kind of phone and plan you need? One of the best ways to get acquainted with the wide variety of phones is to go to the websites of phone plan...
  • Whole truth about which whole-grain foods are best

    Whole truth about which whole-grain foods are best
    "Whole grain" has become a healthy eating buzz phrase, and food companies aren't shy about using it to entice us to buy products. Browse the bread, cereal or chip aisles of your favorite grocery store, and you'll see the upsell. Last year, nearly 3,...
  • Think that's snapper? Rampant seafood mislabeling in U.S., study says

    Think that's snapper? Rampant seafood mislabeling in U.S., study says
    A two-year study of more than 1,200 seafood samples by Oceana, an environmental advocacy group, found that a third of seafood sold in grocery stores and restaurants is mislabeled, the group announced Thursday. DNA testing of seafood samples between 2010...