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  An Elgin letter to the editor: A couple of months ago I became yet another casualty of this year’s winter weather. A slip on the ice left me with a shattered left ankle and a shoulder broken in three places.

Elgin FD a bright spot in tough times

Updated: 4/10/2014 06:17 PM

  Legislators agree on the need for a plan to pahase out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, once the twin kingpins of the home loan market. There now is at least a preliminary game plan, which is contained in the draft on housing finance reform recently...

Senate committee’s proposal for replacing Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Updated: 4/10/2014 04:58 PM

  Q. I am one of five siblings, and we are all over 50. Four of us are married and have families, while one brother who is single lives with Mom. My mom is a widow, 82 years old, and she owns her home, but over the years it has come into disrepair. It...

Don’t gang up on mother demanding home renovations

Updated: 4/10/2014 04:26 PM

  Now that the economy is back on the right track, more young people are daring to invest in a home, according to local builders. So, homebuilders are making sure they know exactly what this latest generation of homebuyers wants and then are serving...

First-time buyers explore all their options

Updated: 4/8/2014 02:45 PM

  Q. The members of the board of our condominium are not paid. However, the board members receive a discount on their assessments. Is this permitted?

Discount on assessment for board members needs owner approval

Updated: 4/8/2014 12:00 PM

  Customers shopping for carpeting are more often selecting "cut and loop" textured wall-to-wall carpets, which have a slight pattern, said Michael Kautz Sr., owner of Michael Kautz Carpets and Designs of Mount Prospect.

Carpeting advances with textures, patterns

Updated: 4/11/2014 11:25 AM

  The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center on Sunday canceled a tsunami warning after earlier issuing an alert for some Pacific islands. The center reported that sea level readings indicate a small tsunami was generated that may have caused some destruction...

Mag-7.6 quake, waves strike Solomon Islands

Updated: 4/12/2014 07:59 PM

  It's been a rough winter in many ways, and that's true for the Outpost General Store in Wayne, columnist Dave Heun says after talking with the owner.

Cold weather tough on Wayne’s Outpost General Store

Updated: 4/12/2014 07:26 PM

  The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued Lohrasbi a “right to sue” letter in January 2013, and the lawsuit was filed last year. A May trial is scheduled in U.S. District Court in Springfield.

Professor says Univeristy of Illinois banned him because he’s Iranian

Updated: 4/12/2014 01:42 PM

  The judge also ordered the man to serve 15 days in jail and undergo anger management classes and counseling. He also had to submit a court-ordered apology letter to his victim.

Ohio judge orders man to hold ‘I AM A BULLY!’ sign

Updated: 4/12/2014 01:37 PM

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