| Jan 8, 2014
After a contest on par with one of those old radio "What Would You Do for Tickets" stunts in which the "winner" also emerges with a shaved head, kidney failure or some other amusing souvenir with the coveted prize, Chicago-based Boeing has announced it...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:11 AM
A frigid weather system called the polar vortex gripped much of the Midwest on Monday as temperatures dropped to near-record, subzero lows, canceling school classes, grounding thousands of airline flights and prompting authorities to urge residents to...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:11 PM
It is, theoretically, a really cool gimmick. If you were in the Midwest when temperatures plunged to about 30 degrees below zero this week, it was probably cold enough to throw boiling water into the air and watch it freeze in midair.
An ABC News...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:06 PM
A big, summertime rock show at Farm Bureau Live was announced this week. Fall Out Boy and Paramore will visit the region's biggest concert venue July 22. Tickets go on sale starting Wednesday, Jan. 15, with an early bird lawn price of $10 plus fees...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 2:30 AM
The following reader questions about dog behavior were answered by veterinary behaviorist Dr. Debra Horwitz, of St. Louis, MO, an editor (with Dr. John Ciribassi and myself) of "Decoding Your Dog" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014, $27) written by...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Tribune Co.’s $2.73 billion acquisition of Cincinnati-based Local TV LLC was approved by the Federal Communications Commission Friday.
The deal makes Tribune Co. the largest combined independent television station owner and content creator in...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:56 PM
The Federal Communications Commission on Friday approved Tribune Co.'s purchase of 16 television stations owned by Local TV Holdings.
Tribune's collection of TV stations will nearly double in size with the $2.7-billion acquisition of the new stations,...
| Dec 23, 2013
Florida Prospects Christmas Holiday Tournament – Platinum Division at Dr. Phillips (December 26-28)
Admission: $8 per game; $12 per day
Thursday – Gm 1) Lake Worth vs. Boca Raton Grandview Prep, 3 p.m.; Gm 2) St. Augustine vs. Coral Springs...
| Dec 15, 2013
When it comes to corporate incentives, leave it to an aerospace company to test the limits of what will fly.
For those hoping to host production of its newest big jet, Chicago-based Boeing has a wish list that even Santa, his reindeer and all his little...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The U.S. Postal Service has released dog attack rankings for 2012 by city. Last year, nearly 5,900 letter carriers were attacked by dogs. Overall, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were thought to be about 4.7 million...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:21 PM
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Americans move a lot: About 45 million did in 2010. That's as if nearly everyone in Spain moved in one year.
Of the people who moved, 6.7 million had lived in a different state the year before, the Census Bureau...