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  Coming up with characters and narratives around popular brands that intrinsically have neither one has become business as usual in Hollywood. Just look at "Battleship" and "What to Expect When You're Expecting," which premiered this week. "With...

Got story? Hollywood builds tales on famous brands

Updated: 5/20/2012 07:40 AM

  Gardeners don't have to feel they are chained to their plots, ever watchful for that errant weed, or the dry spell. They can hire garden sitters. Just don't ask them to do windows.

Going on vacation? Hire a sitter for your garden

Updated: 5/21/2012 01:07 AM

  Gap years are all the rage, and the rationales are many: Take a year off between high school and college to work, travel, learn a language or skill, or volunteer.

More students taking gap year before college

Updated: 5/20/2012 07:49 AM

  Christopher Gattelli is a busy man these days — in addition to "Newsies," he's choreographed "Godspell" on Broadway, directed and choreographed the goofy parody "Silence! The Musical" off-Broadway, and is preparing to choreograph "Dogfight" at...

'Newsies' choreographer draws on his background

Updated: 5/17/2012 07:25 PM

  A Bolingbrook woman who was a passenger on a motorcycle died after a crash involving the motorcycle and a pickup truck Sunday night in Geneva, according to police.

Motorcycle passenger dies after Geneva crash

Updated: 5/20/2012 10:45 PM

  The term "rare chicken" might sound like an oxymoron or perhaps an invite for salmonella poisoning, but it's serious business to the staff and volunteers of Garfield Farm and Inn Museum in Campton Hills. The museum, located on about 375 verdant...

Rare farm animals showcased in Campton Hills

Updated: 5/20/2012 08:31 PM

  Teaching tennis to little kids is all about patience ... and entertainment. That's the philosophy that recent Jacobs High School graduate Anna Taylor has abided by for the past two years while teaching tennis at clinics and summer camps for little...

A taste of tennis for a good cause at Jacobs H.S.

Updated: 5/20/2012 08:28 PM

  With his carefully tended hair, tight trousers and perfect harmonies, Robin Gibb, along with his brothers Maurice and Barry, defined the disco era. As part of the Bee Gees — short for the Brothers Gibb — they created dance floor classics...

Bee Gees' Robin Gibb dies after long cancer battle

Updated: 5/21/2012 12:51 AM

  On a day when the Cubs clashed with the White Sox and protesters clashed with police in Chicago, all was peaceful and harmonious in Lombard during Sunday's annual Lilac Parade. The theme of this year's parade was "American Milestones," and floats...

American milestones celebrated at Lombard’s annual Lilac Parade

Updated: 5/21/2012 05:22 PM

  While resource sharing is becoming more popular among public agencies as a way to save money, Vernon Hills has taken the idea in a somewhat different direction. Instead of trucks or employees, the village will be sharing data access with Lake Bluff...

Vernon Hills takes resource sharing to another level

Updated: 5/20/2012 04:08 PM

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