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  • Chicago-area writers among the Society of Midland Authors' award winners

    Chicago-area writers among the Society of Midland Authors' award winners
    Former longtime Chicago Tribune reporter Bill Barnhart and his writing partner, Gene Schlickman, were among five Chicago-area writers winning recognition from the Society of Midland Authors, which announced winners of its annual Author Awards Wednesday...
  • Columbus shows Ohio's adventurous side

    Columbus shows Ohio's adventurous side
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Bartender Cris Dehlavi is making a mint julep at Mouton, a Short North arts district hot spot that specializes in Prohibition-era cocktails. Across the street, people are milling around a White Castle, one of the fast-food dives...
  • Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene

    Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene
    As Hurricane Irene moves closer to Maryland, Annapolis MayorJoshua J. Cohen declared a State of Emergency within the city limits, effective 10 a.m. Friday, urging residents in low-lying areas to evacuate by Saturday afternoon. Worcester County also...
  • Speaker Boehner headlines Hinsdale fundraiser for remap challenge

    Speaker Boehner headlines Hinsdale fundraiser for remap challenge
    U.S. House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio headlined a suburban fundraiser on Friday, helping raise money for a Republican legal challenge to the state's new Democratic-drawn congressional map that could reverse the GOP’s gains in last year’s...
  • This winter keep energy costs in check

    This winter keep energy costs in check
    Warm air can leak out of a home from places small (electrical outlets) and large (picture windows). But there are steps you can take to close those gaps, beyond taping plastic to the windows -- although that old standby certainly helps. Here are 10...
  • Report: Dollar bills, receipts tainted with BPA

    Report: Dollar bills, receipts tainted with BPA
    Fifty percent of thermal paper receipts and most dollar bills tested in a new study are tainted with Bisphenol A, according to a report released on March 30, by the Washington Toxics Coalition. BPA, a chemical that disrupts hormones and has been linked...
  • The Readers Drink and Digest Book Club

    The Readers Drink and Digest Book Club
    Founded in 2001, our club meets monthly. We pick titles by theme and try to bring food and drink to match the book's content. Some of our favorite combinations were graveyard cake and blood punch for Ray Bradbury's "Something Wicked This Way Comes" and...
  • Feed a cold — and maybe a fever too

    Feed a cold — and maybe a fever too
    Is it feed a cold, starve a fever? Or the other way around? With cold season upon us, parents are reviewing their folk wisdom and trading elaborate — if unscientific — protocols for reintroducing solid foods to tender tummies. Have you...
  • Mugs pay tribute to grandparents

    Mugs pay tribute to grandparents
    It is a grandparent's prerogative to spoil their grandchildren, right? Well, not always, experts say. It's true that grandparents have some leeway when it comes to making the little ones mind, in taking them on special outings and providing them with...
  • Last-minute deal averts government shutdown

    Last-minute deal averts government shutdown
    Congressional negotiators struck a last-minute deal to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year, congressional leaders and the White House said late Friday, averting a threatened shutdown. The House and Senate are expected to approve a seven-...
  • Ohio Gov. Kasich to back Barbour for president

    Ohio Gov. Kasich to back Barbour for president
    Haley Barbour can count on backing from fellow Republican governor John Kasich of Ohio in his 2012 presidential campaign. Kasich’s support is a tangible benefit of the Mississippi governor’s leadership of the Republican Governors Assn....