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  A new exhibition in New York is hailing the fashion sense of Katharine Hepburn, whose trademark khakis and open-collar shirts were decidedly unconventional in the 1930s and 40s, when girdles and stockings were the order of the day.

New exhibition celebrates Katharine Hepburn as a fashion icon

Updated: 10/19/2012 10:10 AM

  Q. I am very interested in some satin-glass articles I acquired around 1954 in an antiques store in Kansas. I have been told the glass is in the "Cabbage Leaf" pattern. The items are 6 inches tall and are unmarked. I understand that glass of this...

Glass items in antiques store were actually new

Updated: 10/19/2012 10:21 AM

  Driving southwest from Portland an hour or so through the suburbs, you hit the heart of Oregon's wine country rather suddenly. Here the mountainous Coast Range slopes to the Willamette Valley floor, which is smothered with vineyards that produce...

Pinot noir reigns in Oregon's wine country

Updated: 10/20/2012 05:40 PM

  Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has spoken out publicly for the first time about his treatment for bipolar disorder and other health issues. The Illinois Democrat released a robocall Saturday to his Chicago-area constituents in which he seeks to...

Congressman Jackson says he's 'starting to heal'

Updated: 10/20/2012 05:39 PM

  Several clues were mistakenly omitted from Saturday's crossword puzzle. The clues from 50 to 55 down are as follows:50 Filly's football (4 letters); 51 Movie (4 letters); 52 Basilica area (4 letters); 54 TV science guy (3 letters); 55 Color (3...

Here are the missing clues in Saturday’s crossword puzzle

Updated: 10/20/2012 03:10 PM

  Des Plaines city officials began reviewing the 2013 budget expenditures this week including money for remodeling City Hall, removing ash trees due to the emerald ash borer infestation, and the annual allocation for the History Center.

Des Plaines aldermen begin 2013 budget review

Updated: 10/19/2012 09:27 PM

  Good-natured ribbing and a spicy sibling rivalry were part of the annual chili cooking contest Saturday at Kuipers Family Farm in Maple Park. Besides bestowing bragging rights, the contest raised money for Conley Outreach Community Services.

Chili cookoff supports work of Conley Outreach

Updated: 10/20/2012 08:54 PM

  It's not everyday that parents allow their children to accept candy from strangers, much less strangers dressed as clowns, ice cream cones, jailbirds and even Angry Birds. But several exceptions were made Saturday in Naperville as more than 1,300...

Naperville’s Safety Town passes out treats and tips

Updated: 10/20/2012 08:57 PM

  However else Campaign 2012 is chronicled, there is little doubt it will be remembered as the Year of Debates. Never have candidate debates played as important a role, from the start of the Republican primaries through the general election, as they...

Final debate could have major impact

Updated: 10/20/2012 08:51 PM

  An outbound Metra Union Pacific Northwest Line train headed for Crystal Lake was stopped Saturday afternoon after it struck and killed a pedestrian near the station.

Northwest Line train strikes pedestrian, causes delays

Updated: 10/20/2012 07:01 PM

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