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  • Funny Money: That giant sucking sound is stocks - or your radio

    Welcome to the second week of STOCK-tober, Funny Money fans, our month-long look at the wonderful world of equities. This week we discuss diversity, which is extremely important. If you doubt that, let me ask: Did you watch Wednesday's presidential...
  • Ron Paul's popularity in Iowa a sign of a war-weary America

    PARIS -- The opinion polls' forecast that Rep. Ron Paul would do well in the Iowa Republican caucus has surely not been evidence of a surge in Iowa of hostility to the Federal Reserve and to free trade. If Paul comes out at or close to the top in the...
  • Senate rejected Toomey-backed sugar amendment to farm bill

    Senate rejected Toomey-backed sugar amendment to farm bill
    Disputes over the government's sugar program break down regionally rather than politically. It pits lawmakers from states like Pennsylvania where candy making is big business against those from states where sugar is grown. Helping to lead the candy...
  • A floor of decency

    "Everywhere near the building, the stench of death was overpowering. Men in surgical masks sprayed disinfectant in the air." We move from tragedy to tragedy with hellish regularity. "The scope of injuries," Jim Yardley writes in the New York Times, "was...
  • Memo to Emery: Draft starters. Plural.

    Memo to Emery: Draft starters. Plural.
    My issue isn’t that Bears General Manager Phil Emery has fewer draft picks than he has positional needs. Every GM has fewer picks than he has needs. Just ask them. But for those of you keeping score at home, Tribune football guru Dan Pompei did...
  • Tara Kolla, L.A's down-to-earth urban farmer

    Tara Kolla, L.A's down-to-earth urban farmer
    Tara Kolla was born in Inglewood but grew up in Europe. She came back to Los Angeles, to a half-acre Silver Lake plot, where she decided to try her hand at "urban farming." Her neighbors objected, so now she mostly works other people's land, and works...
  • American-Made Index: Odds and Ends

     
    Compiling the American-Made Index always brings its share of interesting tidbits, and this year had no shortage. Here are a few: For 2012, the highest domestic parts content for a single vehicle comes in the Toyota Matrix hatchback. According to......
  • Tour bus crash: Residents smelled burning brakes, heard horn

     
    Residents of the San Bernardino Mountain community of Mountain Home Village heard a bus roar by Sunday night, its horn honking, and smelled burning brakes in its wake. Moments later, it would hit a car, fall on its side and......
  • Tour bus crash: Federal investigators looking at maintenance records

     
    Federal officials spent Tuesday scouring a San Diego-area bus company's office, interviewing the owner and taking maintenance records as part of their investigation into the tour bus crash on California 38 that killed seven and injured dozens more....
  • Casey airs second ad, takes aim at Smith and free trade

    Casey airs second ad, takes aim at Smith and free trade
    Ask U.S. Sen. Bob Casey where he veers from President Barack Obama and he'll tell you it's on the issue of free trade. When Obama pressed Congress to pass three free trade agreements last year, Casey was among a small group of Democrats to refuse,...
  • At last Notre Dame back where it should be

    At last Notre Dame back where it should be
    When Notre Dame last won a football game that made the Irish the No. 1 team in the country, 19 long years ago, then-coach Lou Holtz received a congratulatory phone call from President Bill Clinton. "We talked a little about NAFTA," Holtz cracked then....
  • Miguel de la Madrid dies at 77; former president of Mexico

    Miguel de la Madrid dies at 77; former president of Mexico
    MEXICO CITY —Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid, who led the country amid economic meltdown and natural disaster in the 1980s but laid the groundwork for freer markets and political opening, has died. He was 77. De la Madrid died Sunday...