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  • Hyundai pays $17 million fine for delaying Genesis brake recall

    Hyundai pays $17 million fine for delaying Genesis brake recall
    Hyundai will pay a $17-million federal fine for failing to promptly report a brake problem in Hyundai Genesis cars, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Thursday. The action by the auto safety agency marks a step up in enforcement....
  • Whitehall to upgrade a MacArthur Road detour route

    Whitehall is likely to move forward soon on a large-scale resurfacing project on Columbia Street, a MacArthur Road detour route. The township's Board of Commissioners is expected to vote Monday to spend an estimated $365,000 largely to resurface a 1-mile...
  • Road work gets underway on Lenox Road

    Road work gets underway on Lenox Road
    A number of changes are in store for Lake Ellyn Park and the surrounding area as Glen Ellyn officials begin work on Lenox Road, and park officials continue restoration efforts at the park. Crews are going to be working on the reconstruction and widening...
  • Breaking down Chicago's bike lanes

    Breaking down Chicago's bike lanes
    Chicago has more than 200 miles of bike lanes, and along with Mayor Emanuel's goal of making Chicago the most "bike-friendly" city are plans to construct or convert 100 miles of special bike lanes so they will be protected by barriers or buffers. The...
  • It's been 5 years since Cash For Clunkers, was it a success? [w/poll]

     
    Filed under: Car Buying, Government/Legal, Earnings/Financials CARS set out to kill two birds with one stone: jumpstart slow automobile sales and get a large number of older cars off the road. A lot has happened since 2009. President Obama was re-elected....
  • Council backs Diamond Crestview parking restrictions to aid firefighting

    Council backs Diamond Crestview parking restrictions to aid firefighting
    Certain streets in Laguna Beach's Diamond Crestview neighborhood are likely to lose some parking spaces during high fire-danger days to allow fire equipment maneuvering room. The City Council voted 4 to 0 on Tuesday to allow fire authorities to close 35...
  • There's an app for that, but Turnpike retains radio alerts, call boxes

    Q: Why doesn't the Turnpike broadcast traffic reports on their radio frequency? On July 7, southbound traffic was backed up from the Lehigh Tunnel to beyond the Mahoning Valley exit. Luckily, I was traveling north. Wondering whether the situation had...
  • Jeff Gordon: Kyle Larson is NASCAR's Rookie of the Year

    Jeff Gordon: Kyle Larson is NASCAR's Rookie of the Year
    Jeff Gordon should know a little bit about going fast. On Friday, Gordon, who is winding up "an amazing week" that began with a win in the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis, threw his support for 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year behind 22-...
  • Jeff Gordon again leading the NASCAR pack

    Jeff Gordon again leading the NASCAR pack
    Jeff Gordon has a birthday coming up Monday. He will be 43 years old, but some of his peers in the NASCAR garage area talk about him with a respect that is generally reserved for someone of a different generation. The platitudes some of them tossed...
  • Steep drop-off looms at crumbling wall off Ruchsville Road

    Q: On southbound Ruchsville Road south of Church Street in Whitehall, we pass a large quarry on the right-hand side of the road. The quarry comes right up to the very edge of the road, which is deteriorating to the point where the supports for two...
  • Central Florida is so good at bad parking lots

    Central Florida is so good at bad parking lots
    If you've spent time hating on the parking lot at Trader Joe's in Winter Park this summer, I have one question for you: Have you ever driven anywhere else in Central Florida? This region is blanketed with horrible parking lots. I'd go as far as to say...