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  What are Sheepnose, American Mother, Lady Sweet and Nickajack? They're antique or heirloom apple varieties growing at an orchard near you. After nearly disappearing from the marketplace, apple varieties that were popular decades or even centuries...

Old-style apples back in fashion

Updated: 9/15/2011 09:11 AM

  Esai Morales stars in a cautionary tale about the dangers of being closeminded when it comes to family in "Gun Hill Road," while "Bellflower" presents an unhinged, scary and unpredictable coming-of-age story. Film critic Dann Gire also finishes up...

Family has to come first in 'Gun Hill Road'

Updated: 9/15/2011 08:18 AM

  "I Don't Know How She Does It" casts Sarah Jessica Parker in a domestic comedy so lame and lazy that you can practically close your eyes, listen to the overwritten dialogue and know exactly what's going on without ever watching the screen, Daily...

Working-mom comedy compromised by lame dialogue

Updated: 9/15/2011 04:11 PM

  Boy gets girl. Boy loses girl. Boy wins girl. While musicals have long embraced that formula, few do so with as much candor as “The Fantasticks.” The latest revival comes courtesy of St. Charles' Steel Beam Theatre whose intimate setting...

Steel Beam's ‘Fantasticks' hits the right notes

Updated: 9/15/2011 10:57 AM

  The "Big Brother" results aren't giving Rachel Reilly reason to pout. After being locked away from the outside world for 75 days, the weepy "Big Brother" veteran emerged Wednesday as the winner of CBS' voyeuristic reality TV competition. The show's...

'Big Brother' jury chooses new champ

Updated: 9/15/2011 08:31 AM

  "Flood Streets" explores life in New Orleans a year after Hurricane Katrina wiped out most of the city, interweaving characters as diverse and eccentric as the city itself.

‘Flood Streets' pours into Naperville film festival

Updated: 9/15/2011 11:58 AM

  It usually takes most people some liquid courage, minimal lighting, supportive friends and a great '80s ballad to sing karaoke in front of a group of people. But Lake in the Hills native Josh Scholl's loves performing. Scholl's is one of four...

Lake in the Hills singer seeks international karaoke fame

Updated: 9/15/2011 02:17 PM

  The customer backlash against higher rates, kicking in this month, has been much harsher than Netflix Inc. anticipated. That prompted management to predict Thursday that the company will end September with 600,000 fewer U.S. customers than it had in...

Netflix fallout: 600,000 fewer customers

Updated: 9/15/2011 04:26 PM

  A vacant Long Grove home, which firefighters had been using to simulate fires, unexpectedly went up in flames late Thursday morning, just days before the building was scheduled to be burned to the ground.

Vacant Long Grove home ignites days before scheduled burn

Updated: 9/16/2011 10:49 AM

  Metra trains on the Union Pacific West Line will not be traveling any farther than the LaFox station for most of the night due to a derailment that occurred near the Elburn station tonight.

No injuries when Metra locomotive derails near Elburn

Updated: 9/15/2011 07:36 PM

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