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REGION LIFE: Vegas brings high-flying vacation fun

REGION LIFE: Vegas brings high-flying vacation fun

When you're rocketing through the sky face-down along a zip line 114 feet in the air at speeds that would get you ticketed in a school zone, there are two things going through your mind.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Teen ridding herself of junk food habit

Teen ridding herself of junk food habit

Kaytlyn Harsha, 16, with the temptations of a full buffet around her, chooses to fill her plate at the salad bar at Coyote Canyon in Bourbonnais, Ill. Harsha has been on a nutritional program to help her lose weight with the help of her mother. And for the last four years, her mother, Kelli …

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

George Lucas fills in details on Chicago museum

CHICAGO | George Lucas is filling in some details on his planned art and movie memorabilia museum, including how the California native settled on Chicago as a location over San Francisco.

October 18, 2014 5:15 pm
Jogging = Longer Life?

Jogging = Longer Life?

Regular jogging increases the life expectancy of men by 6.2 years and women by 5.6 years, according to a long-running study from the Copenhagen City Heart study.

October 17, 2014 10:33 am
Coffee’s Jolt to Your Health

Coffee’s Jolt to Your Health

Many health professionals say coffee may have many health advantages.

October 17, 2014 10:27 am

Existing protocols might not be enough for Ebola

DALLAS | As Thomas Eric Duncan's health deteriorated, nurses Amber Joy Vinson and Nina Pham were at the Ebola patient's side.

October 16, 2014 11:35 am

Macy's to open even earlier on Thanksgiving

NEW YORK | Macy's Inc. is opening its stores at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, two hours earlier than last year, to lure holiday shoppers.

October 14, 2014 5:20 pm
REGION LIFE: When duty calls

REGION LIFE: When duty calls

I plopped my overstuffed polka dot purse on the counter and walked through the metal detector.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am
Blood donation, Ferris wheel rides help combat certain fears

Blood donation, Ferris wheel rides help combat certain fears

Editor's note: This is the second in a four-part series about fear.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am
No small loss: Ceremony for miscarried, stillborn babies helps grieving parents cope

No small loss: Ceremony for miscarried, stillborn babies helps grieving parents cope

Editor's note: This story is part of an occasional series about loss.

October 11, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

Public protections

October 11, 2014 12:00 am
Mirage Grill is Mediterranean oasis

Mirage Grill is Mediterranean oasis

It's no mirage. Region folks who crave authentic Mediterranean food can get their fill of falafel and freekeh at The Mirage Grill.

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Disclosing a disability during a job search and interview

Disclosing a disability during a job search and interview

Businessman in a Wheelchair.

October 06, 2014 12:00 am
Disclosing a disability during a job search and interview

Disclosing a disability during a job search and interview

Businesswoman Sitting in a Wheelchair Working on Her Laptop

October 06, 2014 12:00 am
REGION LIFE: 8-legged creatures from hell

REGION LIFE: 8-legged creatures from hell

Long ago, I relinquished the basement bathroom to the spiders.

October 05, 2014 12:00 am

Going coco-nuts: Coconut oil back in the spotlight for health, beauty benefits

To fans of coconut oil, the jar holds more than white, buttery goodness.

October 05, 2014 12:00 am
Science of fear: Clowns, dead things can terrorize, traumatize

Science of fear: Clowns, dead things can terrorize, traumatize

A rainbow-headed clown in floppy red shoes twisting a balloon into the shape of a dog is amusing to some people. But others see that red nose, and their hearts pound, they feel faint or dizzy and their instinct tells them to run.

October 04, 2014 11:15 pm Photos

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U.S. jobless rate falls to 6-year low of 5.9 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs in September, a burst of hiring that helped drive down the unemployment rate to 5.9 percent, the lowest since July 2008.

October 03, 2014 10:19 am
New tours, pub crawls to showcase spooky side of CP

New tours, pub crawls to showcase spooky side of CP

A new walking tour of the Crown Point Square may have people seeing spirits as they drink spirits.

October 01, 2014 12:00 am

Another card system hack hits Jewel-Osco stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday.

September 30, 2014 7:30 am
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