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  • 17 tips to prepare for the 2017 storm season

    In conjunction with our 2017 Storm Preparedness Guide, here are 17 tips to help you and your family get prepared for when bad weather strikes.
    March 25, 2017 - 7:58 am
  • Misty Copeland's next leap: Giving us all better bodies

    NEW YORK – If you've ever binged on a box of doughnuts – yep, the whole thing – ballerina Misty Copeland can relate. She's done it too, lots.
    March 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • TCM Classic Film Fest dedicated to late host Robert Osborne

    LOS ANGELES – Turner Classic Movies will continue memorializing Robert Osborne at the TCM Classic Film Festival in Los Angeles next month.
    March 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Netflix and Adam Sandler plan 4 more films together

    NEW YORK – Netflix is doubling down on Adam Sandler. The streaming giant has extended its deal with the comedian for four more feature films.
    March 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Disney CEO: 'Last Jedi' not changed due to Carrie Fisher's death

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Disney CEO Bob Iger says the upcoming "Star Wars" sequel has not been changed due to the death of Carrie Fisher.
    March 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • House GOP abruptly pulls troubled health care bill

    WASHINGTON – Republican leaders have abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a ...
    March 24, 2017 - 2:45 pm
  • GOP health bill short of support ahead of do-or-die vote

    WASHINGTON – Republicans' long-promised effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare" was in serious trouble Friday ahead of a do-or-die vote demanded by P ...
    March 24, 2017 - 2:46 pm
  • Wake up! 10 best spots for breakfast in McHenry County

    Here are the 10 best local places to get breakfast in McHenry County, as voted on by readers in our 2016 Best of the Fox competition.
    March 24, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • McHenry County Meet the Masters: Esther Kaplan

    Hometown: WoodstockYear you became a Master Gardener: 2014What is your background, and how did you g ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:41 am
  • Embraced by Baby Boomers, recliners get a makeover

    Including recliners in home decorating projects used to be an interior designer’s nightmare, said Bonnie Lewis, founder of 55+ TLC Interior Design in ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:40 am
  • Crystal Lake Raue show 'Any Other Name' will not transfer to Chicago

    “Any Other Name,” which runs through April 2 at the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake, will not transfer to a Chicago theater as originally pla ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • Road icon: The Alfa Romeo 4C

    You’ve probably caught a glimpse from inside an Indy race car showing the driver’s view of the track.
    March 23, 2017 - 5:01 pm
  • ‘Pet parents’ find healing

    NEW YORK – It’s easy to jump directly to “crazy cat lady” or poke fun at “stay-at-home dog moms” when describing intense relationships between humans ...
    March 23, 2017 - 4:26 pm
  • Discover screen-free alternatives for sick days

    There is nothing wrong with a movie marathon on a sick day. But what if that sick day is going on two, or three, or four? Kids do get sick of screen t ...
    March 23, 2017 - 4:26 pm
  • Review: 'Life' is a mediocre science-fiction thriller

    Life is a box of chocolates, a highway and, alas, a mediocre science-fiction thriller.In Daniel Espi ...
    March 23, 2017 - 4:11 pm
  • Reader Poll

    When do you think this Congress will be ready to take a vote on health care?
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