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  • Lobbyists hit the campaign trail

    With the midterm elections one week away, K Street lobbyists are taking their powers of persuasion to the campaign trail. Their target audience: voters. Though they may be more accustomed to trolling the halls of the Capitol or getting stuck on client...
  • Halloween fun for all ages in Lake County

    Halloween fun for all ages in Lake County
    Area park districts and other groups are offering a variety of Halloween activities for all ages. Events for tots to adults include a Boo Bash and Zombie Apocalypse in Mundelein, Main Street trick-or-treating in Libertyville, and a candy buy-back to...
  • Ebola politics and health practices

    Ebola politics and health practices
    Ebola has spread ... to the campaign for Illinois governor. Late last week, Gov. Pat Quinn ordered a 21-day home quarantine for "high-risk" individuals, including medical personnel who have been directly exposed to Ebola. Republican challenger Bruce...
  • For workers who drive, no more excuses for shoddy mileage logs

    (Reuters) - More than 40 million Americans earn money while driving around in their cars, making them eligible for a valuable business mileage deduction from the Internal Revenue Service. At 56 cents a mile, less than two business miles equals a dollar....
  • Kass: Democratic candidates have an Ebola problem

     Kass: Democratic candidates have an Ebola problem
    The Sexy Ebola Nurse costume with thigh-high stockings revealing ample flesh above the knee — yellow boots optional — is here just in time for the November midterm elections, and for just $60. And it may be worn as a Halloween costume too....
  • A pair of six-packs to quench the Heat's thirst

    A pair of six-packs to quench the Heat's thirst
    The beauty of what's next for the Miami Heat is there will be no meaningless games. There can't be. Starting Wednesday against the visiting Washington Wizards and running through April 15 and what will be left of the visiting Philadelphia 76ers, just...
  • As economy improves, L.A. and O.C. rise in traffic congestion rankings

    Several years ago, it looked as if the Los Angeles-Orange county area had finally shaken its reputation as the king of congestion. Studies showed that Chicago and Washington, D.C., had eclipsed this region as the nation's leader in sluggish commutes....
  • Low-fare airlines to Europe next Summer: Early look

    Low-fare airlines to Europe next Summer: Early look
    "Fly to London for $99!" You probably saw those excited press reports about spectacularly low fares WOW Air hyped for its new flights starting next March. By now, those ultra-low fare seats have probably sold out, but the line will still have some...
  • Disney Cruise Line to return to Puerto Rico, adds new destinations

    Disney Cruise Line to return to Puerto Rico, adds new destinations
    Disney Cruise Line today announced new destinations on its Caribbean itineraries for 2016. Sailing out of Port Canaveral, the line has added Tortola, British Virgin Islands to its list of destinations for certain 7-night eastern Caribbean sailings...
  • Seniors on the Go: High-end vacation rental -- sometimes a good value

    Seniors on the Go: High-end vacation rental -- sometimes a good value
    Cheapest isn't always the best choice: Look at the lousy product you get on a cheap airline ticket. That's why I never talk about "saving" money: After all, the best way to save money on travel is to stay home. What I really focus on is good value, not...
  • The Dingle Peninsula: Pure Ireland

    The Dingle Peninsula: Pure Ireland
    In Ireland, you drive on the left. For that reason, I take my time in a car there, especially when doing a do-si-do up and over scenic mountain roads. I slowly weave down the dramatic Conor Pass, spilling out into the rugged Dingle Peninsula. My Irish...