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  • A weeklong happy hour? Get ready for L.A.'s first ever Happy Hour Week

    A weeklong happy hour? Get ready for L.A.'s first ever Happy Hour Week
    The Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board is in full support of you cutting out early, and heading to happy hour. The same group that organizes the biannual dineL.A. Restaurant Week, when restaurants around the city present diners with special set ...
  • Virginia Knuepfer, volunteer who sat on multiple boards, dies at 95

     Virginia Knuepfer, volunteer who sat on multiple boards, dies at 95
    Virginia "Dinny" Maurer Knuepfer was a longtime volunteer from Elmhurst whose husband, Jack, was DuPage County Board chairman from 1978 until 1990. Mrs. Knuepfer, 95, died Monday, Feb. 9, at her home while in hospice care, said her son, Mark. She had...
  • Batavia aldermen hold off on asking Aurora to open closed-off road

    Batavia aldermen hold off on asking Aurora to open closed-off road
    Batavia aldermen are split on whether to pressure Aurora into removing a gate on Wagner Road off Mesa Lane to unclog heavy traffic on Batavia streets. The discussion was tabled Tuesday night after the council disagreed about whether or not the gate...
  • Smart strategies for finding a vacation sitter

    Smart strategies for finding a vacation sitter
    A vacation doesn't feel like much of a getaway if your kids are still whining, crying and clinging to you 24/7. Thankfully, it's possible to get a babysitter when you're on vacation. It just takes a little extra planning, experts say. Here's how to make...
  • The milder side of Vikings, now at Field Museum

    The milder side of Vikings, now at Field Museum
    Before Ikea, before Volvo, even before ABBA, a different entity spread worldwide the message of Scandinavian craftsmanship and aspirations toward industry domination. The Vikings, as they are known, made their bid for massive global clout not with...
  • UConn vs. East Carolina: Setting The Scene at Williams Arena

    GREENVILLE, N.C – Welcome to Greenville, where getting here was half the fun. With more fun on tap for tomorrow – another snow storm, cancelled flights, etc. ... I'm taking the Amtrak home. The Huskies had travel issues, too. With the...
  • Watchdog files complaint over lawmaker's travel spending

    A government watchdog group on Wednesday asked congressional investigators to examine whether Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock violated House ethics rules by using taxpayer and campaign funds for private air travel. The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics...
  • Cruise ship returns to Tampa Bay after day-long fog delay

    Heavy fog delayed a cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico from returning to the Port of Tampa for more than a day. Port spokesman Andy Fobes says a "freak weather event" kept Royal Caribbean's Brilliance of the Seas and several cargo ships offshore. The...
  • Weekend watch: Heart at Mardi Gras, sword swallowing, science center on the cheap

    Weekend watch: Heart at Mardi Gras, sword swallowing, science center on the cheap
    Start daydreaming about the weekend and make plans at Orlando's theme parks and attractions. Among the highlights: + Heart is the musical guest at Universal's Mardi Gras celebration on Saturday. The concert is at 8 p.m., preceded by the New Orleans-...
  • The best and worst of Metra's on-time performance

    The best and worst of Metra's on-time performance
    Commuters who took Metra's Electric District Line trains to and from the south suburbs averaged only about one late train a month in 2014, while BNSF Line riders in the west suburbs experienced more than one late train a week. The lines were Metra's...
  • Walker announces April trade mission to Europe

    Likely 2016 presidential candidate Gov. Scott Walker is planning a trade mission to Europe in April. Walker announced during a speech Thursday to manufacturers in Milwaukee that he plans to travel to Germany, France and Spain. The trip comes on the heels...