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Minnesota families take action against radon gas in homes - Southernminn.com

Radon Testing News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 09:55

Minnesota families take action against radon gas in homes
Southernminn.com
The number of Minnesota families taking action to reduce levels of cancer-causing radon gas in their homes has more than doubled in the two years since a new state law took effect in 2014. Health officials say the increase means fewer families will ...

Former U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert downsizes in Hinsdale

Chicago Tribune Homes - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 08:20

Former U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert and her husband, Rody, on Jan. 8 paid $625,000 for a three-bedroom, 3,007-square-foot attached town home in Hinsdale.

A Republican, Biggert, 78, served in the U.S. House for seven terms before losing re-election in 2013.

Now, as part of an effort to downsize, Biggert...










State's attorney candidates argue over Calusinski case

Daily Herald - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 21:19
Democrats running for Lake County state's attorney spar over comments made about one of the most high-profile cases in county history.

The Appraisal: Barclays Center in Brooklyn Becomes a Classroom

Whether it is Barclays or the old Ebbets Field, a stadium can bring tremendous changes to its neighborhood, as one class at Packer Collegiate Institute is learning.









Charlestown council approves home inspection program - Evening News and Tribune

Home Inspection News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 21:06

Evening News and Tribune

Charlestown council approves home inspection program
Evening News and Tribune
Tom Cartwright and fellow residents of the Pleasant Ridge protest along Market Street near the town square of Charlestown as they march their way through downtown toward the Arts and Enrichment Center on Water Street in this December 2014 file photo.

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Richest and 'poorest' 2016 presidential candidates

BankRate - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 19:00
Only rich people run for president, right? Wrong. Find out who has money and who doesn't.

6 to-do's before listing your house for sale

BankRate - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 19:00
You'll clean your home before listing it, right? But what about these other must-do's?

What to do if you don't get your W-2

BankRate - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 19:00
If your wage statement gets waylaid, here's a substitute the IRS will accept.

You, too, can save like a Brazilian billionaire

BankRate - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 19:00
Learn how Carlos Wizard Martins made his fortune -- and how he got that middle name.

8 classic home features that are popular again

BankRate - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 19:00
Kinda like in the movie "Groundhog Day," some home amenities keep coming back in style.

9 ways to avoid falling into debt again after bankruptcy

BankRate - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 19:00
You didn't go bankrupt on purpose. These tips can help you prevent it from happening again.

9 money skills you need if you want to get rich

BankRate - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 19:00
Take your financial destiny into your own hands: Master these money moves.

11 celebrities who lost millions to Bernie Madoff

BankRate - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 19:00
A new miniseries shows how Madoff conned thousands of victims, including these big names.

MillerCoors CEO spends $3.8 million for Lakeshore East town home

Chicago Tribune Homes - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:26

Gavin Hattersley, the CEO of Chicago-based MillerCoors, and his wife, Terry, in December paid $3.8 million for a four-story town home in the Lakeshore East neighborhood.

Hattersley was named MillerCoors' CEO in September after serving as the chief financial officer for Molson Coors, which teamed...










Free radon test kits available - The Macomb Daily

Radon Testing News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 17:18

Free radon test kits available
The Macomb Daily
Radon is second only to cigarette smoking as the leading cause of lung cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control. It is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas that occurs naturally in soil and rock, and can move upward and enter buildings ...

Blackhawks' Brent Seabrook buys Lakeview mansion for $2.9 million

Chicago Tribune Homes - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 11:08

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook and his wife, Dayna, paid $2.9 million in mid-December for a newly built, six-bedroom mansion of more than 6,300 square feet on an extra-wide lot in Lakeview's Southport Corridor area.

The Canadian-born Seabrook, 30, has spent his entire 11-year career...










Historic Oak Park mansion sells for $1.98 million

Chicago Tribune Homes - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 11:05

In Oak Park's highest recorded home sale since 2008, a historic, five-bedroom, 4,835-square-foot mansion in that village sold in early January for $1.98 million.

Designed by Prairie-style architect E.E. Roberts and known as the Benjamin Porter Horton residence, the three-story house was built in...










Brent Seabrook buys Lakeview mansion for $2.9 million

Chicago Tribune Homes - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 10:12

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook and his wife, Dayna, paid $2.9 million in mid-December for a newly built, six-bedroom mansion of more than 6,300 square feet on an extra-wide lot in Lakeview's Southport Corridor area.

The Canadian-born Seabrook, 30, has spent his entire, 11-year career...










Free radon kits offered in Greene County - WNCT

Radon Testing News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 07:41

WNCT

Free radon kits offered in Greene County
WNCT
Residents in can pick up the kits at the Greene County Health Department in Snow Hill. The kits will be given out Monday – Friday from 8a.m. – 5p.m. Residents are limited to one kit per household. The radon kits will be distributed on first come first ...

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How To Request Free Radon Test Kit - My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22

Radon Testing News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 20:30

My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22

How To Request Free Radon Test Kit
My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22
The radioactive gas has no color, odor or taste, but too much exposure can lead to lung cancer. According to the Vermont Department of Health, soil is the main contributor of radon in homes. The department's Environmental Health Surveillance Chief ...
Free Radon Test Kits offered for Las Vegas residentsKTNV Las Vegas

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