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  The Northwest Cultural Council will hold its Second Saturday Poetry Workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Palatine Public Library, 700 N. North Court, Palatine.

Northwest Cultural Council to hold workshop in Palatine

Updated: 12/25/2012 01:01 PM

  After all the gift-opening and party-hosting that take place during the holidays, many people's homes tend to look cluttered and messy. If the mess seems a bit overwhelming, consider attending an upcoming program at the Mount Prospect Public...

Mt. Prospect library helps residents declutter their homes

Updated: 12/25/2012 01:00 PM

  The Des Plaines Elementary School District 62 school board last week adopted a 2012 levy request of approximately $64.4 million, an increase of $4.1 million or 6.6 percent from the 2011 levy. About $2.3 million of the projected increase comes from...

D62 OKs 6.6 percent increase in tax levy

Updated: 12/25/2012 12:59 PM

  New taxes are coming Jan. 1 to help finance President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Most people may not notice. But they will pay attention if Congress decides to start taxing employer-sponsored health insurance, one option in play if...

Health care tax hikes for 2013 may be just a start

Updated: 12/25/2012 12:34 PM

  Three Atlanta-area counties have filed a lawsuit claiming that British bank HSBC cost them hundreds of millions of dollars in extra expenses and damage to their tax bases by aggressively signing minorities to housing loans that were likely to fail.

Ga. counties sue HSBC claiming loss of tax base

Updated: 12/25/2012 07:28 AM

  Those hoping to spend the holiday watching streaming video from Netflix can now get back in front of their TVs, tablets and PCs after a Christmas Eve outage. A Netflix Inc. spokesman said by email Tuesday morning that the service has been fully...

Netflix streaming service back online after outage

Updated: 12/25/2012 12:39 PM

  They may not agree on much else, but there's a change to Medicare that President Barack Obama and Republicans both support: Expand a little-known law so more retirees that the government considers well-off are required to pay higher monthly...

Medicare premiums could rise for many retirees

Updated: 12/20/2012 09:17 PM

  The last of the state's great mines closed because mining gold proved unprofitable after World War II. But with the price of the metal near historic highs, hovering around $1,700 an ounce, the California Mother Lode's first large-scale hard rock...

Molten gold signals revival in Calif. Mother Lode

Updated: 12/20/2012 08:10 PM

  Wine sales by the biggest auction houses plunged 19 percent in 2012 as economic and political uncertainty in China cooled demand for trophy-name Bordeaux. Sales by Acker Merrall & Condit, Christie's International, Sotheby's, Zachys and Hart Davis...

Wine auctions plunge as Chinese Bordeauz demand cools

Updated: 12/20/2012 07:38 PM

  Ford Motor Co. is talking to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency about how it tests fuel economy performance on new vehicles following reports that the automaker's hybrids are falling short of mileage promises. "We will continue to talk on...

Ford talking to EPA about hybrid mileage testing

Updated: 12/20/2012 07:32 PM

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