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  • Mortgage complaint line brings attention to detail Mar 27, 2015 12:00 AM
    Move over, Yelp. The federal government’s top consumer agency has just begun allowing mortgage borrowers to vent publicly — in full narrative detail — about the bad experiences they’ve had with financial institutions.

     
  • Union Cases were designed for daguerreotypes Mar 27, 2015 1:01 AM
    Q. This is a photo of a picture case that I have. It measures 3 3/4 inches by 3 3/4 inches and is decorated with an intricate design on the top and around the edge. I think the case is plastic and have been told there were products years ago that were plastic.

     
  • You can tell a lot about someone by how they weed Mar 27, 2015 6:36 AM
    The football fans in my family recently put me on to a series of TV commercials for a dating site called FarmersOnly.com. “Where have you been, Mom?” one of them asked. “Those have been around for a long time.” Apparently they’re the real deal and a big deal — the site has more than 2 million members, drawn in by hilariously hokey ads complete with talking cows. The theme song trills: “You don’t have to be lonely at FarmersOnly.com.”

     
  • Home-maintenance duties rise as spring arrives Mar 27, 2015 12:00 AM
    Now’s the time to get caught up on some important maintenance chores that you might not have been able to do over the winter.

     
  • Choosing the best plants to make your garden a success Mar 27, 2015 6:00 AM
    It won’t be long before you find yourself at your favorite garden center to purchase the first plants of the season. Whether you know exactly what you are looking for or you are a carefree spirit who enjoys browsing the benches, there are some general tips to ensure you take home the best plants for your landscape.

     
  • Ken Burns unravels the mysteries of cancer in PBS film Mar 27, 2015 7:00 AM
    Ken Burns unravels the mysteries of cancer in six-hour PBS film

     
  • Billie Joe Armstrong musical comes to Atlantic Theater Co. Mar 27, 2015 10:11 AM
    Billie Joe Armstrong's new musical and Dominique Morisseau coming to Atlantic Theater Company

     
  • Bill Clinton's 'flaws' the subject of off-Broadway musical Mar 27, 2015 10:18 AM
    Bill Clinton's 'flaws' the subject of off-Broadway musical just as his wife contemplates a run

     
  • 5 things to do in the suburbs this weekend Mar 27, 2015 3:12 PM
    Whether you’re looking for grownup laughs or a way to entertain the kids on spring break, there are a number of things to do in the suburbs this weekend.

     
  • Mundelein/Vernon Hills Rotary Club offers scholarships Mar 27, 2015 12:35 PM
    The Mundelein/Vernon Hills Rotary Club is accepting applications from high school seniors at Mundelein High School and Vernon Hills High School for its 2015 academic scholarships.

     
  • Believe Project: $100 for a friend who lost husband, daughter to cancer Mar 27, 2015 5:31 AM
    The daily winner of $100 through the Believe Project is Sue Johnson of Hoffman Estates, who wants to do something to brighten the day of a friend who lost her husband and daughter to cancer.

     
  • Home selection can also be lifestyle choice Mar 27, 2015 12:00 AM
    Do you want to change your lifestyle from “ho hum” to “wow?” Several new home communities in the suburbs offer more than a house. If you want to live among nature, if you’d like to live in a waterfront home, or if you’re into sustainable living, it’s time to live your dream.

     
  • Students at Libertyville school treated to classical Indian dance during lunch break Mar 27, 2015 3:57 PM
    Students at Butterfield Elementary School were treated to a classical Indian dance performance during their lunch break Friday in Libertyville as part of the school’s Arts As We Lunch. The children are treated to an artist performance every day during the week before spring break.

     
  • Civil War re-enactors make early visit to Lombard Mar 27, 2015 5:52 PM
    Step into the backyard of the Victorian Cottage in downtown Lombard next Wednesday and you’ll feel like you’re stepping back in time. Members of Stanford's Battery, a local Civil War re-enactor group, will be camped out from 2 to 6:30 p.m. at the house, located at 23 W. Maple St. Their visit is part of a new sneak preview for the Lombard Historical Society’s annual Civil War Re-enactment, which is scheduled from July 24-26 in Four Seasons Park.

     
  • PM&L Theatre looks to expand its space and offerings in downtown Antioch Mar 27, 2015 6:33 PM
    The not-for-profit PM&L Theatre in downtown Antioch is in the midst of a campaign to expand its space and offerings. shows. "It's going to put more life on Main Street," said Lorrie Ferguson, vice president of marketing.

     
  • ‘Restaurant: Impossible’ chef Robert Irvine brings stage show to Naperville Mar 27, 2015 1:00 AM
    “Robert Irvine Live,” a stage show featuring the Food Network celebrity chef, is anything but predictable. The show is coming Friday, March 27, to North Central College in Naperville, and Irvine says fans looking for a traditional cooking show should just stay home. So what is the show, exactly? The Daily Herald spoke with Irvine to get a taste of what the 49-year-old has cooking.

     
  • Believe Project: $100 toward medical bills of friend who suffered aneurysms Mar 26, 2015 5:31 AM
    The daily winner of $100 through the Believe Project is Joanne Neumaier of Palatine, who wants to help a friend -- a father of two who suffered three brain aneurysms -- deal with his medical bills.

     
  • Obamas to host Pope Francis at White House Sept. 23 Mar 26, 2015 8:13 AM
    Obamas to host Pope Francis at White House Sept. 23 during pontiff's US visit

     
  • With your felines, find ways to keep allergens at bay Mar 26, 2015 12:26 PM
    Springtime is the beginning of seasonal allergies for many of us. As the snow melts and the flowers, grass and trees sprout, so too does the sneezing.

     
  • Swedish American Children’s Choir seeks singers Mar 26, 2015 4:11 PM
    The Swedish American Children’s Choir is seeking new singers for the spring/summer season. Children, age 4 to 17, are welcome to join the Midwest’s largest choir of its kind for children.

     
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