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  Q. Last week I viewed a home. I liked it and wanted to make an offer on this home. I did not know this home was a short sale, was not informed of this and would I have known of this, I would have run away from even thinking of making an offer.

Law talk: Discovering offer was for short sale stops buyer in his tracks

Updated: 6/4/2011 07:45 PM

  Q. I promised my wife I would remove our old beat-up vanity, sink and faucet. She wants a very nice vanity-and-sink combo, with a wall-hung faucet. Where do I start?

Ask the plumber: Faucet installation has homeowner up against the wall

Updated: 6/4/2011 07:45 PM

  The government is predicting that it won't be as hot this summer as it was last year. But you'll probably still have the air conditioner going full blast at your small business. And you could probably shave some money off your electric bill without...

How to lower your company's air conditioning bill

Updated: 6/2/2011 02:31 PM

  Eating healthy food isn't always cheap, and some conservatives in Congress are concerned that the Obama administration's effort to make school lunches more nutritious is a luxury the nation can't afford.

Lawmakers, schools worry about school meal costs

Updated: 6/2/2011 02:31 PM

  Many people see spring and summer as a time to de-clutter and clean house, and they're glad to make a few bucks selling the extras. But there are more and less effective ways to sell castoffs. Here are five tips for profiting from your treasures.

Ads, planning crucial to successful yard sale

Updated: 6/2/2011 02:31 PM

  You may believe a perfectly decorated home exists after you see the one where Diane and Ron Nobles live. And it could cross your mind that Tricia and John Geary's expanded farmhouse is the perfect place to raise a family.These are two of the seven...

Home tour to highlight additions, custom designs

Updated: 6/6/2011 06:27 AM

  Experience a typical 19th-century traveling medicine show, see demonstrations of trick riding, sharp shooting and other western acts, learn the art of self-defense and listen to ragtime music at the 1900 America Chautauqua in Rockford. The event...

On the road: American idols circa 1900

Updated: 6/3/2011 04:15 PM

  Of the 85 tours the Chicago Architecture Foundation leads on foot, by boat and by Segway, the tour by elevated train is one of the newest. It's a great way to get a unique perspective on the city's boisterous architecture.

Tours build interest in Chicago's architecture

Updated: 6/3/2011 10:14 AM

  Choice Taylor, the 17-year-old Maine West High School senior who was killed by a hit-and-run driver in November, was awarded his diploma Sunday. His mother accepted the diploma on his behalf. "How I wish they were honoring him in other ways for...

Mother of Maine West student killed in crash accepts diploma

Updated: 6/6/2011 06:07 AM

  Roselle's 52nd annual Rose Parade marched under sunny skies Sunday, one of the highlights of the last day of the village's annual Rose Fest.

Rose Parade blossoms in the sun

Updated: 6/5/2011 07:35 PM

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