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  • Drink events

    Drink events
    Wine dinner: Winemaker Sean Minor pairs his wines, including the popular Four Bears Cabernet, with a six-course menu. $100; 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Lemon Tree Grocer, 5101 Michel Drive, Downers Grove; tickets, 630-969-9869 Pairing tips: Jessica Bell of the...
  • What else are you going to do with all that corn?

    What else are you going to do with all that corn?
    Because Iowa is the nation's top corn-producing state it should, in turn, produce bourbon, thought Jeff Quint, founder of Cedar Ridge Distillery, when he first began distilling vodka in 2004. That's because bourbon, by definition, is a whiskey made of a...
  • "Generation A" by Douglas Coupland

    "Generation A" by Douglas Coupland
    "Generation A" By Douglas Coupland Scribner, $24 Early in Douglas Coupland's new novel "Generation A," a young Frenchman named Julien rants that he is "angry at the fabric of time, at whatever it is that makes time seem to drag on forever, that makes...
  • Marco Andretti has enjoyed the opportunity — and expectations — that come with his famous family

    Marco Andretti has enjoyed the opportunity — and expectations — that come with his famous family
    You have to give Marco Andretti credit. He's an Indy Car driver, which would be something for any 24-year-old to be proud of. But for Andretti, having the guts to choose that profession is something many twenty-somethings wouldn't want to take on. His...
  • Gayle admits having sex with suspect night before murder

    Gayle admits having sex with suspect night before murder
    Shaun Gayle acknowledged from the witness stand this morning that he had sex with Marni Yang the night before she allegedly killed another woman who was carrying his baby. The former Chicago Bears player, who so far has been questioned only by...
  • Thursday, Dec. 30, 7:06 p.m.: What!?! Snow, Ice In Arizona?!?

    Our planned day trip to picturesque Sedona was called off due to closed roads caused by snow and ice. According to a Scottsdale shop owner formerly from Iowa, the locals don't know how to deal with snow or ice. He said the locals freak out when it rains...
  • Federal ATF chief said to resist pressure to step down

    Federal ATF chief said to resist pressure to step down
    The acting director of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is strongly resisting pressure to step down because of growing controversy over the agency's surveillance program that allowed U.S. guns to flow unchecked into Mexico,...
  • ATF director to resign, agency sources say

    The acting director of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is expected to step down because of a controversial gun-running investigation that allowed weapons to be sold to suspected agents of Mexican drug cartels, according...
  • ATF promotes supervisors in controversial gun operation

    ATF promotes supervisors in controversial gun operation
    The ATF has promoted three key supervisors of a controversial sting operation that allowed firearms to be illegally trafficked across the U.S. border into Mexico. All three have been heavily criticized for pushing the program forward even as it became...
  • More U.S. agencies implicated in Mexico gun-trafficking probe

    The embattled head of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has told congressional investigators that some Mexican drug cartel figures targeted by his agency in a gun-trafficking investigation were paid informants for the FBI and...
  • ATF sought to downplay guns scandal, emails show

    ATF sought to downplay guns scandal, emails show
    Two days after U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry was killed in December, the top ATF supervisors in Phoenix said in internal emails that weapons found at the scene in Arizona came from a failed agency sting operation. But nearly two months later,...