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  • Facing Foreclosure - What you need to know

    Layoffs. Illness. There are a number of reasons a person may be facing foreclosure. It’s daunting, unsettling and downright scary.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Crystal Lake emergency, specialty animal hospital expanding

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Companion Animal Specialty & Emergency Hospital, a 24-hour emergency and specialty animal hospital in Crystal Lake, is expanding to mee ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Hoverboards turning into reality decades after 'Back to the Future' thanks to startup

    LOS GATOS, Calif. — The more your knees quiver, the more the 90 pound board you're perched on, floating above a pillow of air, seems about to shoot ou ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • “How would another drop in the market affect your retirement?”

    Enjoy amusement parks? How about the Roller-Coaster ride? Does riding one sometimes make you feel a bit sick in the stomach? Why do we do ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 9:59 am
  • Ford's aluminum F-150 pickup truck with better gas mileage almost ready for prime time

    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — It's Ford Motor Co.'s biggest bet in decades: an aluminum-sided F-150 that could set a new industry standard — or cost the comp ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • Obama inflames divisive debate on net neutrality, Internet regulation

    SAN FRANCISCO — Let's say President Barack Obama gets his way and high-speed Internet service providers are governed by the same U.S. regulations impo ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Maule: Make a difference in fight against hunger

    That full-on race known as the holidays is upon us – that whirlwind of time when we reflect on the joy around us, the bounty we are blessed with and t ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Obama calls for tougher Internet regulation, broadband as utility

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Monday embraced a radical change in how the government treats Internet service, coming down on the side of cons ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Pizza Hut's revamp: Curry crusts, balsamic drizzle part of menu revamp

    NEW YORK — Pizza Hut is letting customers play mad scientist, giving them the freedom to make pies with honey Sriracha sauce or add curry flavor to th ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 9:45 am
  • McDonald's key sales figure declines in October

    OAK BROOK — McDonald's Corp. says that a key global sales figure slipped 0.5 percent in October, with weakness in the U.S. and ongoing difficulties fr ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Guidry: How to make your old computer last longer

    Most of us have an older computer that we can’t afford to replace.You can keep yours going a little ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Attorney named hearing officer

    Attorney John H. Boyd of Prime Law Group LLC was appointed last month to the position of McHenry County Hearing Officer.
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • New vet joins Woodstock clinic

    WOODSTOCK – Veterinarian Brian Stewart recently joined the Woodstock Veterinary Clinic, 691 Lake Ave., Woodstock.
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kuyper: Long days contribute to business success

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After rising early each morning, Charlie Murphy prepares for another 12-hour day. He could stay busy by driving to multiple constructio ...
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Law firm cuts ribbon at new Huntley location

    Huntley Area Chamber of Commerce members and guests recently gathered at Ariano, Hardy, Ritt, Nyuli, Richmond, Lytle & Goettel P.C. for a ribbon-cutti ...
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
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