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  So look, here's the thing: This. Is. Not. A. Children's. Book. If you're looking for what made Harry Potter magical, you're not going to find it. If you're looking for what makes J.K. Rowling magical — emotion, heart — you will. "The...

J.K. Rowling's debut novel for adults worth a read

Updated: 9/26/2012 08:57 AM

  J.K. Rowling says she plans to return to writing for young people — and doesn't rule out another book set in Harry Potter's magical world. Rowling became the world's most successful living author with her seven novels about a boy who discovers...

J.K. Rowling not ruling out another Potter book

Updated: 9/26/2012 08:13 AM

  The owner of a beef stand created a tofu taco that won the vegetarian recipe matchup in the Cook of the Challenge and will be moving into Round 2 along side a high school maintenance worker who wowed the judges with his ways with spaghetti squash.

Cooks impress with takes on tofu, spaghetti squash

Updated: 9/26/2012 06:07 AM

  When the members of No Doubt got together again to make new music, something unexpected came with them: a bit of doubt. It had been 11 years since they'd put out "Rock Steady" and their priorities had changed. Each of the four had gotten married and...

No Doubt ready to rock again after making babies

Updated: 9/25/2012 11:35 AM

  The basics of a culinary education are getting a little less basic at the Culinary Institute of America. Recognizing that for the chefs of tomorrow well-honed knife skills and a mastery of the mother sauces won't be enough, the culinary school in...

Famous culinary school stresses science in kitchen

Updated: 9/26/2012 11:40 AM

  Starting as a dream of two wine-loving friends, WineSplash in Long Grove has become a hub for drinkers looking to expand their palate or just chill out. The regularly changing selection of wine means there's always something new to try.

Long Grove's WineSplash caters to wine lovers

Updated: 9/26/2012 02:51 PM

  Hoffman Estates Mayor Bill McLeod paused at the village board meeting to remember the contributions of Sharon Kimble, a more than 50-year resident and tireless volunteer. "Sharon Kimble was active in virtually every good cause in our community,"...

Hoffman Estates woman lauded as ‘tireless volunteer’

Updated: 9/27/2012 05:26 PM

  A DuPage County judge will allow testimony that a Wheaton man has post-traumatic stress disorder stemming from a 1980s military accident when he stands trial on first-degree murder charges. Defense attorneys say the condition may have caused Michael...

Judge to allow stress disorder testimony at Wheaton murder trial

Updated: 9/26/2012 10:08 PM

  Two armed men tied up a Palatine woman inside her home Wednesday morning before stealing her purse and SUV, according to police.

Palatine woman tied up by armed burglars, robbed

Updated: 9/26/2012 09:04 PM

  An Elgin man who killed his roomate's Chihuahua by throwing it against a wall was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday.

Elgin man sentenced to two years for killing dog

Updated: 9/26/2012 08:33 PM

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