| Nov 14, 2012
UPDATED BELOW WITH A RESPONSE FROM THE ILLINOIS RETAIL MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION Thursday at noon, low-wage food and retail workers will rally with supporters at St. James Cathedral in Chicago (map) to kick off a union organizing campaign and to demand......
| Oct 21, 2012
When Henry Ford arrived by train in Chicago's Central Station in 1905, he was just steps from the South Michigan Avenue site that would be his first store outside Detroit. His new plan to sell automobiles from bright showrooms would change Chicago and...
| Oct 16, 2012
The second presidential debate is the night's most anticipated program. President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney meet in the town hall format. CNN's Candy Crowley moderates at 9 across cable news channels and major broadcast networks. The post-debate...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 10:55 AM
The cable network History has partnered with Morton’s The Steakhouse (Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, North Miami Beach, Miami, Coral Gables; Mortons.com) to offer a Morton’s The Men Who Built America menu.
It coincides with the...
| Oct 6, 2012
If you're interested in seeing whether eating probiotic-infused foods might improve your digestive health, look for foods (or supplements) with one of many species of lactobacillus or bifidobacterium.
"There are something like 400 different probiotics,...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 11:05 AM
About 185 classic cars will line the Festival of Arts grounds and adjacent property for the ninth annual Laguna Beach Classic Car Show this weekend.
There will be 28 different classes of vehicles from different time periods or manufacturers at Sunday's...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Hindsight being 20-20, we can look back on history and see the turning points, which are invisible to us as we're living through them. Automobiles have an approximately 120-year history (discounting some 18th century anomalies), and the milestones are now...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 11:55 AM
What does President Barack Obama ask when he meets another native of Hawaii? About their birth certificate.
While campaigning in Florida on Saturday, the president stopped in at Gator Dockside, a Florida sports bar that boasts 19 big-screen televisions...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Metal detectors belonging to the Secret Service that were on a stolen rental truck have been recovered, a law enforcement source said Monday.
The metal detectors, which were to have been used at a campaign event for Vice President Joe Biden, were found...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 5:55 PM
DETROIT -- Metal detectors belonging to the Secret Service that were on a stolen rental truck have been recovered, a law enforcement source said Monday.
The metal detectors, which were to have been used at a campaign event for Vice President Joe Biden,...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Fourteen-year-old Sharrell Bailey wouldn't be starting ninth grade at Oak Ridge High School on Monday if it weren't for the new Junior Achievement Academy opening there.
The magnet program, which will focus on leadership and entrepreneurship, is Junior...