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  Google Inc. said last week that it will sell its own tablet computer, the Nexus 7, based on its Android operating system. Google is the latest challenger to Apple, maker of the popular iPad. The new tablet will also compete with Amazon.com Inc.'s...

How Google's new tablet computer compares to others

Updated: 7/5/2012 07:34 PM

  It seems like a dream as flighty as Tinkerbell and as quirky as Mr. Toad's Wild Ride. Yet a Southern California couple have passed the halfway mark in their quest to visit Disneyland every day this year.

Couple halfway through Disneyland adventure

Updated: 7/8/2012 03:49 PM

  On the fifth day of the fifth month of 1921, Coco Chanel changed the scent of the world with Chanel No. 5, using scrapings of sexual pheromones from the perianal gland of the Abyssinian civet cat. A mind-control parasite called Toxoplasma gondii may...

Is the secret to Chanel No. 5's success a parasite?

Updated: 7/6/2012 11:35 AM

  Beige needn't be bland. Create neutral interiors that are relaxing, subtle and sophisticated.

Even neutral colors can have visual pop

Updated: 7/6/2012 09:55 AM

  It often seems that tongue-in-groove drawer and cabinet construction seems to have gone the way of the dinosaurs. But Mike Wilson, owner of Hummingbird Ventures in Glen Ellyn, has brought it back and even improved on it.

Hummingbird Ventures' cabinets improve on time-tested methods

Updated: 7/5/2012 04:07 PM

  Please help me identify this object. It is gold-plated and about 6 inches long. I purchased it at a garage sale.

Can you help me identify this object I bought at a garage sale?

Updated: 7/3/2012 08:10 PM

  An Aurora man apparently drowned after jumping into the Fox River to cool off during the heat wave, police said Saturday. Gene Autry Pryor, 52, died Friday night, Aurora police said. The Kane County coroner's office has scheduled an autopsy for...

Aurora man drowns in Fox River, police say

Updated: 7/7/2012 02:30 PM

  Szechwan Restaurant in St. Charles had a rough year: It was closed, due to the near-collapse of the building. But it is just about ready to reopen, in an improved space, after 11 months.

Szechwan Restaurant rising from building near-collapse

Updated: 7/6/2012 07:56 PM

  The Lake County regional planning commission will make its recommendation on a controversial plan for a shopping center on unincorporated land near Hawthorn Woods at a rescheduled meeting July 11. The meeting regarding the Dimucci family's property...

Rescheduled meeting on Dimucci property set for July 11

Updated: 7/7/2012 09:33 AM

  Stuck in thick mud with her health failing, a dog found almost two weeks ago in Busse Woods by an Elk Grove Village man didn't have much hope. Today, she's on the road to recovery thanks to the work of veterinarians at Arlington Heights Animal...

Elk Grove Village man rescues dog in Busse Woods

Updated: 7/6/2012 04:13 PM

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