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  The Lake County Haven has been in operation for more than 20 years and has in that time, assisted more than 800 women and families in their quest for independence. It has weathered the financial downturn but sources of income have decreased...

Libertyville shelter launches 'Adopt-A-Night'

Updated: 12/31/2012 02:12 PM

  More than 800 acres of open space were permanently protected in Lake County in 2012, bringing the total of preserved open space to 51,788 acres or 86 percent of the 60,000-acre goal set by an alliance of conservation organizations in 2009. "This...

Strong year for open space preservation in Lake County

Updated: 12/31/2012 02:06 PM

  The fall semester is ending with the retirement of Darl Drummond, the College of Lake County's first African American vice president. Drummond served as vice president for student development since 1999. She originally came to the college as dean of...

CLC vice president Drummond retires

Updated: 12/31/2012 01:39 PM

  The stock market shot higher on Monday even as the "fiscal cliff" neared. By the time trading ended, Republicans and Democrats still hadn't reached a budget compromise — but investors were betting that they would.

Stocks shoot up as investors bet on 'cliff' deal

Updated: 12/31/2012 03:27 PM

  A father and his three sons open Max Muscle Sports Nutrition in Arlington Heights. The store, the first in the Midwest, offers an array of nutrition supplements for weight loss, muscle gain and healthy lifestyle.

Arlington Heights home to first Max Muscle Sports Nutrition

Updated: 12/31/2012 11:07 AM

  If you've been hoping banks will loosen their loan purse strings Small Business Columnist Jim Kendall says 2013 may be your year. But he finds bankers will make up for continuing low loan rates with higher fees and compensating balances, and risk...

Small business borrowing outlook brightens for 2013

Updated: 12/31/2012 11:03 AM Inc. apologized for a disruption that affected customers of its cloud-computing services starting on Dec. 24, saying that it's taking steps to prevent a recurrence. Netflix Inc. said last week that many customers in the Americas were...

Amazon apologizes for Christmas Eve disruption affecting Netflix

Updated: 12/31/2012 01:49 PM

  Motorists in the U.S. paid record high prices for gasoline in 2012, as severe weather and political tensions drove up the cost of fuel. The national average price of gasoline in 2012 was $3.60 a gallon, nine cents more than the previous annual...

U.S. gasoline at pump averaged record high in 2012, AAA says

Updated: 12/31/2012 10:54 AM

  The U.S. population is on track for its slowest decade of growth since the Great Depression.The Census Bureau estimates there will be 315.1 million people living in the country on New Year's Day, a 0.73 percent rise from last year's estimate and...

U.S. on pace for slowest decade of population growth since 1930s

Updated: 12/31/2012 10:03 AM

  Kukec's People features a look back at the people who inspired us in some way, including local and national heroes.

A look back at inspiring people in the suburbs

Updated: 12/31/2012 09:37 AM

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