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  • Coping with bedbug infestations

    Coping with bedbug infestations
    There's just no denying it any more. Itchy, gross bedbugs are back in the United States, and their rapid spread has many thinking an epidemic is well underway. Residents of New York, Chicago, the Midwest, Alaska and elsewhere are currently coping with...
  • Food safety campaign rolls out nationwide this week

    Food safety campaign rolls out nationwide this week
    One ad shows a pig in a sauna. Another reads: “Fresh Bacteria Casserole. MMMM.” While still another reads: “Now Serving Salmonella, With a Side of E. Coli.” The ads may seem odd and offbeat, maybe even funny. But their messages...
  • Chicago Diner finalist in PETA contest

    The folks at PETA are now baring their sweet tooths by sponsoring a contest to find the best vegan frozen dessert in the country. The Chicago Diner is among the six contest finalists, according to a  press release from PETA (People for the Ethical...
  • Brady Bunch mom got crabs in affair with NY mayor

    Brady Bunch mom got crabs in affair with NY mayor
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - This would have made an interesting episode of "The Brady Bunch." Florence Henderson, the actress who played perky mom Carol Brady in the beloved family sitcom, says she once got crabs after a one-night-stand with career...
  • Baltimore scientists search for cause, treatment for hoarding

    Baltimore scientists search for cause, treatment for hoarding
    The table in Jack Samuels' Fells Point office is piled two feet high with books, papers, scientific journals and grant applications. Samuels' wife likes to tease him that he has a hoarding problem, just like the people he studies. In reality, those...
  • Click it, even if it doesn't warrant a ticket

    Click it, even if it doesn't warrant a ticket
    You use seat belts, right? Most people do. The undeniable safety advantages, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's ubiquitous "Click It or Ticket" campaign, the fear of seeing those flashing lights in your rearview mirror all help...
  • As unemployment grows, job search sites thrive

    As unemployment grows, job search sites thrive
    Brian Norgard left his job in April, but this isn't another unemployment story. Historically, times of recession have proved opportune for starting new businesses. By the same token, we've seen start-ups flourish in the last few years, but Norgard has...
  • Welcome to Camp Tur-Ni-Toff

    Welcome to Camp Tur-Ni-Toff
    In the era of iPods, cellphones and BlackBerrys, overnight summer camps are tussling with how much technology should intrude upon their bucolic bubbles. Most camps are trying to hold the line against the onslaught, implementing a flurry of rules —...
  • Honest Tea company tests Chicagoans' honesty

    Honest Tea company tests Chicagoans' honesty
     The hidden cameras were perched in Grant Park near Buckingham Fountain. What they captured, at least from what we could tell during a few minutes of watching, were tentative creatures circling an odd structure constructed for a few hours. It was not as ...
  • Dining ugly: Squatters, lingerers, line hogs

    Dining ugly: Squatters, lingerers, line hogs
    Not long after birth, especially if you have siblings, you realize you are not the only person on the planet. Apparently that fact has not sunk in with patrons of Starbucks, barbecue joints or breakfast cafes judging by the grumbling and gnashing of...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast August 31, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Jonathon LaPaglia was born in Adelaide, Australia, on this date in 1969. This birthday guy has starred on TV series such as "The District," "Seven Days" and "New York Undercover." He played a recurring role on "Cold Case" and has...