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  • Tribune sets buyback

    Tribune Co., in a move that aims to boost its stock price but saddle the company with a punishing debt load, on Tuesday disclosed a plan to buy back a quarter of its outstanding shares at a cost of more than $2 billion. The Chicago media concern, which...
  • Bold strategy to shape Tribune chief's legacy

    With his silver-flecked hair and neatly trimmed mustache, Tribune Co. Chairman, President and CEO Dennis FitzSimons has the look of media maverick Ted Turner. We're about to find out if he has Turner's vision. These are tough times for all traditional...
  • Florida home security: Safety tips for apartment dwellers

    Florida home security: Safety tips for apartment dwellers
    Home security is just as important for apartment dwellers as homeowners. Here are some apartment-safety tips from Intermatic, which makes security devices: Don't depend on a chain lock to secure your door. Install a good-quality dead bolt lock with at...
  • Testdrive: Winzip 8.0

    $30, by WinZip Computing Inc 877-724-4600 www.winzip.com Rank AOL amateurs and hard-core propeller heads both are prime customers for this latest iteration of the WinZip file-archiving software, still probably the most popular stand-alone utility in...
  • The river ramble

    Jonathan Carver called it "the most beautiful prospect that imagination can form." Stephen Long said, "The sublime and beautiful [are] here blended in the most enchanting manner." It's hard to outdo the flowery speech of early explorers, who wanted to...
  • Chilling out

    During a Grand Marais winter, it doesn't hurt to have the grit of a hivernant, as well as a good set of polypropylene underwear. On a sunny day outside the North House Folk School, two modern-day hivernants, voyageurs who wintered over, were encamped,...
  • Dialing in a dialect

    Forget the melting pot. South Florida's proliferation of foreign language media means immigrants can stay informed without learning English. Just turn the dial on your radio. On one station, the commentary is in Creole; on another it's Polish. On...
  • Getting away from the wilds of Branson

    Back on Missouri Highway 76, the guitar players are tuning up. The cash registers are ringing. The smell of barbecue is floating through restaurant parking lots. So what am I doing out in the woods? Riding a bike. Enjoying the silence. Think of...