Shadowy companies, big bucks: Election mystery money returns

Plainfield News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:34
WASHINGTON – Campaign money from shadowy sources is back this election. More than $4 million of it channeled to outside groups helping presidential candidates has come from unknown or masked donors.

Iowa shows polling is slippery business, getting more so

Plainfield News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:33
WASHINGTON – Iowa's snow-covered fields and friendly villages were fraught with danger for pollsters, who had a tough time pinning down the state's fickle electorate.

International Real Estate: House Hunting in ... Barbados

Housing prices in Barbados are slowly returning to 2008 levels, brokers say, and new luxury properties are coming to market.

Climate change and pets: More fleas, more heartworm

Plainfield News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:31
LOS ANGELES – Climate change doesn't just affect habitats for wildlife. It's also affecting cats and dogs.

Survey: U.S. employers added a solid 205K jobs in January

Plainfield News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:29
WASHINGTON – U.S. businesses added a solid 205,000 jobs last month, lifted by robust gains in services and construction and extending a streak of steady hiring, according to a private survey.

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul quits 2016 GOP presidential race

Plainfield News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:15
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Republican Sen. Rand Paul is dropping his 2016 campaign for president, eclipsed by other candidates who kept his base of support from growing into a viable force in the crowded 2016 field.

Arkansas to increase some football ticket prices this fall

Daily Herald - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:08
Arkansas has announced plans to raise football season ticket prices for many sections of Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville this fall

Mondelez reports 4Q loss

Daily Herald - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:05
Deerfield-based Mondelez International Inc. on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $729 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

Bayern signing Serdar Tasci injured in 1st training session

Daily Herald - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:05
Bayern Munich loan signing Serdar Tasci was being examined for suspected concussion after suffering a head injury in his first training session on Wednesday

Former NFL quarterback Ken Stabler had brain disease CTE

Daily Herald - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:02
Boston researchers say former Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler had the brain disease CTE

What You Get: $1,100,000 Homes in Seattle, Massachusetts, and Texas

A view of mountains in Hanckock, Mass., a midcentury modern in Seattle, Wash., and and a ranch house in Fort Worth, Tex.

Sports Illustrated turning its swimsuit edition into TV show

Daily Herald - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:01
The TNT network will air a special in 2 weeks that reveals the identity of Sports Illustrated's cover model for its swimsuit edition

Alvarez details actions on McDonald shooting, outlines changes

Daily Herald - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 08:57
In a sit-down interview with the Daily Herald, Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez talks about the delay in filing charges in the Laquan McDonald shooting, the difficulty of getting convictions in police shooting cases, and her rocky relationship with Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle.

Island Lake man accused of drug-induced homicide

Daily Herald - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 08:42
An Island Lake man has been charged in the overdose death of a Mundelein man in December, authorities announced Tuesday.

AmeriSpec of Canada: Don't Skimp on the Home Inspection - Digital Journal

Home Inspection News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 06:24

AmeriSpec of Canada: Don't Skimp on the Home Inspection
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It can be tempting to try and save a few dollars and cut out the home inspection step. Maybe you're considering having a family member take a quick look instead. But buying a home is the single biggest investment most of us will ever make. Isn't it ...

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Dawn Patrol: Is Woodstock Willie ever right?

Daily Herald - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 06:20
Is Woodstock Willie right with his predictions? Four suburban restaurants affected by credit card breach. Driver flees after hitting Fox Lake house. Federal lawsuit alleges jailers ignored man's fatal heroin withdrawal. Geneva woman accused of killing husband with sleeping pills. Island Lake man accused of drug-induced homicide. Wheeling OKs early Town Center plans. Two COD meetings scheduled on same night again. Changes don't derail Blackhawks.

Living In: Hamilton Heights: Harlem Enclave With River Views

From river vistas to the neo-Gothic splendor of City College of New York, the West Harlem neighborhood provides compelling sights around nearly every corner.

Sexually-transmitted Zika case confirmed in Texas

Plainfield News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 00:30
DALLAS – Health officials on Tuesday reported that a person in Texas has become infected with the Zika virus through sex in the first case of the illness being transmitted within the United States amid the current outbreak in Latin America.

Chicago schools announce cuts after union rejects offer

Plainfield News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 00:29
CHICAGO – Officials with Chicago Public Schools said Tuesday they're ready to cut $100 million from school budgets and force teachers to pay more pension costs after their union rejected the latest contract offer, ratcheting up the tone of contentious negotiations that have lasted over a year.

Prosecutor smells crime, charges utility for huge gas leak

Plainfield News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 00:28
LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles prosecutors filed misdemeanor criminal charges Tuesday against a utility for failing to immediately report a natural gas leak that has been gushing nonstop nearly 15 weeks.


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