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  Mortgage rates have fallen to their lowest levels ever, making this a golden opportunity to refinance. But many people can't. The biggest obstacle? A lack of home equity. Some people owe more on their mortgages than their homes are worth.

Ready to refinance? Here's how, if you qualify

Updated: 10/6/2011 11:53 PM

  A Wisconsin artist says he has to pinch himself after being commissioned to paint a portrait of actor George Clooney. Some scenes from Clooney's new movie "The Ides of March" were filmed at the University of Michigan, where paintings by Ben McCready...

Wisconsin artist paints George Clooney

Updated: 10/9/2011 09:59 AM

  Q. I have a vacation home on Cape Cod, where I spend my summers. Last year, I had a problem with pipes freezing while I was away, and the home was damaged. It's all fixed now, but this year I'm thinking about having all my water pipes completely...

Ask the plumber: Vacation-home worries can be a full-time job

Updated: 10/7/2011 04:34 PM

  Q. My husband and I were divorced in 2004. I was able to stay in the house with our children. I have made all the mortgage and tax payments. Our divorce decree says that I must sell when our youngest child graduates high school, which is a few years...

Law talk: Ex-husband tries to block sale of house

Updated: 10/7/2011 04:34 PM

  Consider hitting the road for upcoming events like the ever-popular Covered Bridge Festival in Rockville, Ind., the Open House Chicago 2011 tour, the Annual Autumn Drive through McHenry County or the "Form in Floral II" sculpture display at the...

On the road: Have car, will travel this fall

Updated: 10/10/2011 09:28 AM

  Q.These vases were passed down to me from my grandmother. I would like to know a little history about them so I can pass them on to my son.

Treasures in your attic: Jack-in-the-pulpit vases make nice statement

Updated: 10/7/2011 12:51 AM

  Q. For months my wife has said she wants to get separated, both for "space" to help with reconciliation and as a possible prelude to no-fault divorce. I see two extremes for my behavior during this time: (1) going out of my way to help with her...

Be supportive of wife moving out, and maybe she won't want to

Updated: 10/7/2011 12:50 AM

  The Rev. William Norvel was considering retirement after nearly 50 years of ministering to and advocating for African-American inclusion in the Catholic Church. But his fellow priests had a different idea. Several of them sat him down and made him...

First African-American tapped to lead Josephite Order

Updated: 10/6/2011 11:52 PM

  You never thought you could love someone so much The second your child was put in your arms, hearing the first note of a squall that sounded better than a symphony, the moment you saw this brand-new life, you were head-over-heels in love so hard you...

Tale of a mother's love filled with joy and sorrow

Updated: 10/4/2011 09:27 PM

  Elgin Police say they are following up on multiple solid leads, but no one has been charged with the shooting of a 5-year-old boy Friday night, which is believed to be gang-related.

Elgin Police following "good leads" in murder of 5-year-old

Updated: 10/9/2011 09:15 PM

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