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  • New ISAT lets kids pass with more wrong answers

    New ISAT lets kids pass with more wrong answers
    Illinois has been cutting the number of points required to pass annual achievement exams, allowing children to flub more questions but still be deemed "proficient." Back in 2006, it took 36 of 56 points — about 64 percent — to pass the fifth-...
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain aims to reclaim coaster crown with Green Lantern in 2011

    Six Flags Magic Mountain aims to reclaim coaster crown with Green Lantern in 2011
    Six Flags Magic Mountain will reclaim the Roller Coaster Capital of the World title with the addition of two coasters in spring 2011, including a first-of-its-kind ride in the U.S., amusement park officials said. The Green Lantern will bring Magic...
  • Cargill Expands Ground Turkey Recall, No Illnesses Linked

    Cargill Expands Ground Turkey Recall, No Illnesses Linked
    LOS ANGELES ( KTLA ) -- Minnesota-based Cargill Inc. has expanded a recall of ground turkey after more batches tested positive for Salmonella. Cargill issued a voluntary recall of over 185,000 pounds of ground turkey Sunday after a test sample at an...
  • Illinois lawmakers target bath salts used as a drug

    Illinois lawmakers target bath salts used as a drug
    Following bans on salvia and synthetic marijuana, Illinois lawmakers are now trying to curb the latest store-bought choice of people looking to get high: bath salts. These are not the Epsom salts that Aunt Ethel used to sprinkle in a warm tub, nor are...
  • Reform lets young adults stay on parents' policies

    Reform lets young adults stay on parents' policies
    The case for health care reform became personal for Mandy Reynolds this summer, when she was dropped from her family's policy due to a pre-existing medical condition. "When I had to pick up coverage of my own, it was way more expensive and not very...
  • Some states have options to help consumers find health coverage

    Some states have options to help consumers find health coverage
    A reader asks: Are there other health insurance options besides high-risk pools for people who can't get coverage in the individual market because of a preexisting condition? The answer: It depends on where you live. Under the current health insurance...
  • Trampoline parks launch debate over safety

    Trampoline parks launch debate over safety
    When Jennifer Quinn springs into the air at Xtreme Trampolines, the 35-year-old feels like a kid again. "It's a really fun place," she said of the Carol Stream warehouse, where the public can jump around on trampolines stitched together like a giant...
  • Host a summer screening

    Host a summer screening
    The next summer blockbuster can be in your backyard. With a projector, a makeshift screen and proper planning, you can host your neighbors for al fresco DVDs and a side of Wii Sports Bowling. To pull it off on the cheap, you need your own projector, or...
  • Winter gardening

    Winter gardening
    Winter brings a long layoff for gardeners -- too long for some. There are only so many gardening catalogs to page through, only so many planting schemes to dream up. After a while, you just want to get your hands dirty. We have some suggestions....
  • The 800-pound grammar gorilla

    We have a soft spot for idiom blends. It might date back to the time a friend warned us not to put the barn door before the horse, which, if memory serves, was her way of saying to take things one step a time. Sure, "Don't put the cart before the horse"...
  • How to convert 8mm to digital

    How to convert 8mm to digital
    Is there any reliable do-it-yourself equipment to convert 8mm film? I have thousands of feet, both mine and stuff my father-in-law took as far back as the mid-1940s. A lot is junk, but I don't know how I could edit it before it's copied given the age...