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  California's largest greenhouse gas emitters will begin buying permits in a landmark "cap-and-trade" system designed to control emissions of heat-trapping gases and to spur investment in clean technologies.

California to officially launch greenhouse gas system

Updated: 11/12/2012 03:08 PM

  When patients demand antibiotics for a cold, the flu or any other viral infections, physicians sometimes appease them with a prescription. On other occasions, doctors prescribe antibiotics for infections most commonly caused by viruses but sometimes...

Antibiotics overuse poses major public health threat

Updated: 11/9/2012 10:58 AM

  Congress returns Tuesday to a crowded agenda of unfinished business overshadowed by the urgent need for President Barack Obama and lawmakers to avert the economic double hit of tax increases and automatic spending cuts.

Congress faces agenda of unfinished business

Updated: 11/12/2012 07:57 PM

  Republican leaders say the government can raise tax "revenues" without raising tax "rates." This politically tricky trade-off is about to take center stage with the "fiscal cliff" just seven weeks away.

Deficit talks will test the GOP focus on tax rates

Updated: 11/12/2012 06:26 PM

  Two weeks after Superstorm Sandy, while most utilities have restored electricity to nearly all their customers, there was one glaring exception Monday: a Long Island power company with more outages — almost 60,000 Monday — than all the...

Many on NY's Long Island still dark after Sandy

Updated: 11/12/2012 04:37 PM

  The rank-and-file members of the Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Company have selected two veteran firefighters to fill the top two leadership positions in the company. Jeff Buccola was elected chief by the 65-member fire company in a special election...

Volunteer fire company elects new Glen Ellyn chief

Updated: 11/12/2012 04:20 PM

  The Lake County Astronomical Society will host a star party at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Aspen Drive Library in Vernon Hills.

See stars at Aspen Drive Library

Updated: 11/12/2012 04:13 PM

  Members of the community are invited to attend St. Matthew Lutheran Church's 6th Annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 22. The church is located at 24500 N. Old McHenry Road, Hawthorn Woods.

Thanksgiving Day dinner at St. Matthew

Updated: 11/12/2012 04:12 PM

  State Rep. Ed Sullivan, of Mundelein, has teamed up with Century 21 to volunteer their offices as a Toys for Tots drop-off site for this holiday season. The offices are at 700 North Lake St., Suite 101, Mundelein.

Toys for Tots in Mundelein

Updated: 11/12/2012 04:12 PM

  A community recycling event will be held at Belvidere Park in Waukegan on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Recycling event in Waukegan

Updated: 11/12/2012 04:10 PM

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