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  • The AP’s top 10 movies of 2014

    The top 10 films of 2014, according to AP Film Writer Jake Coyle:1. “Ida” – Where did this perfect l ...
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Day Trip: From fish to bubbles, exhibits open ocean life to visitors

    Just a walk through the lobby at Shedd Aquarium is the start of a journey into the marvels of life in and around the water.
    Dec. 25, 2014 - 8:54 pm
  • Tiny chorizo meatballs add kick to simple soup

    After a recent holiday party, I was left with a lot of extra Mexican chorizo, the fresh, spicy pork ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 10:14 pm
  • Figs and dates sweeten winter treats

    When I was growing up in the 1950s, we would celebrate every holiday with my grandparents at their h ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Do heart patients fare better when doctors away?

    CHICAGO (AP) – Doctors joke that if you’re going to have a heart attack, the safest place would be a ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 9:30 pm
  • Home Care Service Offered at KSB Hospital

    Have you been released from the hospital but still need medical assistance? KSB Hospital offers a home health care service that might fit your need. K ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Flex your shopping muscle: Give the gift of fitness this year

    If you’re buying for someone who’d rather spend an afternoon working circuits at the gym than working the remote through a “House of Cards” marathon, ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 7:52 pm
  • Internet kills the TV star

    One thing I hate about television is all the advertisements. I go out of my way to avoid them. The funny thing is, now that I’m in college, that’s wha ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:13 pm
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend, Dec. 19-21, 2014

    A Canterbury Christmas in Dixon DIXON – Canterbury Singers & Gaudete Brass Quintet will perform A Fe ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:45 pm
  • Day Trip: Zoo attractions gear up with holiday finery

    Brookfield Zoo's annual Holiday Magic celebration features zoo chats, a cottage for Santa Claus, and welcoming the new year.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Sony cancels 'The Interview' Dec. 25 release

    NEW YORK (AP) – Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the nation’s largest mul ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • ‘Theory of Everything’ star Eddie Redmayne weds

    LOS ANGELES – Eddie Redmayne is celebrating more than his best-actor nominations this week. “The The ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 9:58 pm
  • Christian traveling family band to play at Fulton church

    FULTON – The Garms Family will perform at 7 p.m. Friday at Spring Valley Reformed Church, 10960 Spring Valley Road.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:48 pm
  • ‘Sons of Anarchy’ bikes, clothes, gear up for auction

    The popular TV series “Sons of Anarchy” is now history.But fans can keep the show alive and own a pi ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 9:58 pm
  • Brisket, latkes and tzimmes: Hanukkah is here again

    It’s all a matter of cause and effect.The cause is that in 164 BC, a group of Jews led by Judah Macc ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:13 pm

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