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  The Kane County Master Gardeners’ Idea Garden in St. Charles opened to the public Tuesday, and the gardeners spent time with visitors, offering tips on improving home gardens.

Kane County Master Gardeners share their ideas

Updated: 7/8/2014 05:36 PM

  The Lake County board has agreed to see what the market has to offer by seeking proposals to replace the Winchester House nursing home, which opened as a poor farm in 1847. "I don't know what the outcome will be -- I don't think any of us do," said...

Lake County will seek proposals to replace Winchester House nursing home

Updated: 7/8/2014 04:54 PM

  An Antioch man pleaded guilty to his 4th DUI Tuesday in Rolling Meadows. In exchange for Ruben Juarez's guilty plea, a Cook County judge sentenced him to 18 months in prison with credit for 221 days in custody.

Prison for Antioch man convicted of 4th DUI

Updated: 7/8/2014 04:42 PM

  Buffalo Grove village trustees voted Monday to ease some of those measures taken in recent years to prevent drivers from cutting through smaller streets to avoid congestion on Lake-Cook Road. The vote lifts restrictions that previously prevented...

Buffalo Grove eases traffic restrictions near Lake-Cook Road

Updated: 7/9/2014 05:05 AM

  A task force formed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel has recommended Chicago raise its minimum wage to $13 an hour. The panel says higher rates should be phased in over four years and will increase earnings for about 410,000 people.

Panel says Chicago minimum wage should be $13

Updated: 7/8/2014 04:03 PM

  A government scientist cleaning out an old storage room at a research center near Washington made a startling discovery last week — decades-old vials of smallpox packed away and forgotten in a cardboard box. The six glass vials were intact...

Forgotten vials of smallpox found in storage room

Updated: 7/8/2014 02:28 PM

  Cleveland won the unanimous backing of a Republican National Committee panel on Tuesday, all but guaranteeing the GOP’s 2016 presidential pick will accept the party’s nomination in perennially hard-fought Ohio. The Republicans’...

Cleveland tops Dallas in bid to host RNC in 2016

Updated: 7/8/2014 06:11 PM

  Moretti’s and Whiskey River restaurants are on track to open in Hoffman Estates this November, bringing the number of eateries at the southeast corner of Higgins and Barrington roads back to five. Village trustees Monday approved site plans...

Hoffman Estates approves Moretti’s, Whiskey River

Updated: 7/8/2014 10:38 AM

  Residents near the Black Ram restaurant in Des Plaines are upset with noise coming from the business late at night, and say the business’ plans for an outdoor patio would make matters worse. But the restaurant’s attorney says his...

Des Plaines residents oppose Black Ram restaurant patio request

Updated: 7/8/2014 01:59 PM

  In the mid-1950s, air travel was a shadow of the highly advanced operation of checks and rules seen today. The skies were largely uncontrolled, and pilots outside major U.S. cities relied on sight to avoid catastrophes. Then, two commercial...

1956 Grand Canyon crash a game-changer in air travel

Updated: 7/8/2014 05:53 PM

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