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  • EPA administrator at Vatican ahead of encyclical. Jan 30, 2015 7:06 AM
    EPA administrator talks climate change with Vatican officials ahead of environment encyclical

     
  • Mall of America to hold flute marathon concert Jan 30, 2015 4:05 AM
    Hundreds of flutists expected to visit Mall of America for flute marathon concert

     
  • Editorial: Let’s keep contracts out in the open Jan 30, 2015 5:01 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial says while Rosemont has gotten the bulk of the publicity, it isn’t the only town that incorrectly prefers not to disclose financial information regarding its entertainment and convention businesses.

     
  • Believe Project: $100 for nun who works to promote Mideast peace Jan 30, 2015 5:31 AM
    The daily winner of $100 through the Believe Project is Evelyn Milano of Arlington Heights, who wants to help a nun who works to promote peace in the Middle East.

     
  • Theater events: 'Frindle' returns to the Metropolis Jan 30, 2015 7:00 AM
    "Frindle" returns to the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre; The Music Theatre Company showcases the rare Rodgers and Hammerstein show, "Allegro"; and Tim Harrison headlines Zanies in St. Charles these week in suburban theater.

     
  • Millennials jump into the mortgage market Jan 30, 2015 12:01 AM
    Call them the prodigal millennials: Statistical measures and anecdotal reports suggest that young couples and singles in their late 20s and early 30s have begun making a belated entry into the home buying market, pushed by mortgage rates in the mid-3 percent range, government efforts to ease credit requirements and deep frustrations at having to pay rising rents without creating equity.

     
  • Whirlpool tub isn’t meant to be shower Jan 30, 2015 12:01 AM
    Q. We just bought a remodeled older home. Our home inspector found no problems with the whirlpool tub and shower setup, but since moving in we are having problems with drainage around the tub rim.

     
  • Theater prize inspired by Philip Seymour Hoffman gears up Jan 30, 2015 11:06 AM
    Theater prize inspired by Philip Seymour Hoffman seeks submissions that 'exhibit fearlessness'

     
  • SC allows Uber ride-sharing service to continue through June Jan 30, 2015 11:06 AM
    South Carolina allows Uber ride-sharing to continue, at least until the summer

     
  • Author Stephen King visits Florida to support libraries Jan 30, 2015 11:33 AM
    Bestselling horror writer Stephen King visits southwest Florida to support local libraries

     
  • Ron Onesti: I know the Partridge Family, but who are The Cowsills? Jan 30, 2015 11:14 AM
    Being a teenager in the Seventies allowed me to be a part of one of the most exciting times in pop culture.

     
  • St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese files list of assets, debts Jan 30, 2015 10:20 PM
    St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese lists $45M assets, $15.9M liabilities in bankruptcy case

     
  • Carmel Catholic High School in Mundelein lands new president Jan 30, 2015 5:38 PM
    Bradley Bonham will take over as Carmel Catholic High School’s president for the 2015-16 academic year. Officials at the Mundelein Catholic school announced Bonham’s hiring Friday. He’ll come to Carmel from St. John’s Jesuit High School and Academy in Toledo, Ohio.

     
  • Dog that went from New York to Grayslake-area animal shelter still awaits adoption Jan 30, 2015 10:18 AM
    A dog’s travels from New York to a no-kill shelter near Grayslake attracted widespread local news coverage last month, but the animal still awaits adoption. Moonbeam, an 11-year-old American Staffordshire terrier, has been at Save-A-Pet since Dec. 7. “He’s just a great dog. I don’t know why he’s still here," said Bridget Lavelle, intake and foster coordinator for Save-A-Pet.

     
  • ‘Biggest Loser’ resolves to keep the weight off Jan 30, 2015 5:30 PM
    Toma Dobrosavljevic knows how tough it was to lose 171 pounds during the 16th season of NBC-TV’s “The Biggest Loser.” And the Bloomingdale man is not afraid to admit he has some concerns about keeping all that weight off now that he has won the show's $250,000 prize. “(Before) I felt like I needed a nap all the time,” he said. “(Now) I feel amazing. I feel there’s nothing I can’t do.”

     
  • Dance teams compete in state championship preliminaries Jan 30, 2015 9:19 PM
    Ninety dance squads entered the Illinois High School Association state meet on Friday, and 30 remain. The finals will be held today at U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington. Seventeen schools in the Daily Herald coverage area are in the mix for a state title.

     
  • Crosstown Pub opens in Batavia, highlights rivalry Jan 30, 2015 5:08 PM
    The sports rivalry between Batavia and Geneva is highlighted at the new Crosstown Pub that opened Friday in Batavia. But even if you aren't into sports, there some 40 fresh-made dry rubs for the chicken wings, and dozens of craft beers on tap.

     
  • Milk industry has a cow, takes on bad publicity Jan 30, 2015 2:51 PM
    Some scientists have begun to question previous statements about milk’s benefits. For example, some researchers have noted low fracture rates in Asian countries where little milk is consumed, and questioned whether there is enough evidence to support the federal milk consumption recommendations.

     
  • Kohl exhibit keeps kids engaged and learning Jan 30, 2015 6:00 AM
    If cabin fever in your house has hit its limit, don’t despair. “Build It!” -- a new exhibit celebrating the simple joys of classic building blocks at Kohl Children’s Museum in Glenview -- is stacked with fun and is a great way for kids to get creative.

     
  • 5 things to do this weekend in the suburbs Jan 30, 2015 2:40 PM
    Super Bowl parties don’t have to be the only activity you pencil in this weekend. There are a number of options for suburban fun — from a comedy on stage in Oak Brook to a weekend of Groundhog Day fun in Woodstock.

     
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