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  • New Chicago voice

    New Chicago voice
    If you're like many newspaper readers, the first thing you scan on the Tribune's Editorial page is the cartoon. We wouldn't have it any other way. The Tribune has been home to some of the best political cartoonists in the business. They've entertained,...
  • Bill Fitzgerald

    Bill Fitzgerald
    Bill Fitzgerald anchors CBS 6 News at 6 & 11 p.m. Bill comes to WTVR from Raleigh, N.C. where he was the evening anchor for two years. While there, he reported on green issues including: green homebuilding, composting including vermiculture (that's...
  • Rare snow blankets South as East braces for storm

    A potent March snowstorm blanketed much of Alabama with up to 4 inches of snow today, covering Civil War statues and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of church services. The storm headed toward the Northeast and threatened to drop up to a foot of...
  • A wine for all seasons

    A wine for all seasons
    Good rose has a crisp kick and a fresh berry essence that can revive flagged spirits. As you would expect, rose works with those foods and fruits of summer but the wine also is compatible with fall and its classic flavors. Shadows are growing longer...
  • Car review: 2011 Porsche Cayenne

    Car review:  2011 Porsche Cayenne
    In its first full redesign since the model's 2003 debut, the 2011 Porsche Cayenne is quicker, larger, roomier, more efficient and richer than the previous version -- and it is still very much a Porsche, on both road and track. Along with new exterior...
  • Belly weight-loss wraps

    Belly weight-loss wraps
    Searching for a shortcut to weight loss? If so, you're part of a long tradition. For at least 100 years, people have been wearing full-body rubber suits in hopes of melting away pounds. The idea is simple: Heat up your body, and you'll supposedly burn...
  • Yemeni men arrested in Amsterdam on terror charges after flight from U.S.

    Yemeni men arrested in Amsterdam on terror charges after flight from U.S.
    Two Yemeni men arriving in Amsterdam on a flight from Chicago were arrested Monday on suspicion of preparing a terrorist attack after peculiar items turned up in their luggage, Dutch officials said. U.S. authorities asked the Dutch to make the arrests...
  • Paint shop: Color me choosy

    Paint shop: Color me choosy
    Don Levy, of Birmingham, Ala., had one rule when he car shopped this year. Like the game-day shirts at his beloved University of Alabama, the car had to be crimson, white or gray. "I'm an avid fan," said Levy. "So every car I've had and every car I...
  • Services closed after hurricane

    Airlines As of Tuesday, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International and the Gulfport-Biloxi International airports remained closed to all traffic, except relief and rescue flights. No reopening dates were announced. Airlines continued to divert hundreds...
  • Fate put him in pulpit, Joel Osteen does the rest with an upbeat message and media savvy, the Texan rises to stardom

    Few would have predicted Osteen's impact that Sunday morning in 1999. After less than a year at Oral Roberts University, Osteen had returned home to work at Lakewood's television ministry, where he spent the next 17 years behind the scenes. Joel Osteen,...
  • Statue of Liberty Q&A

    Q. Was it always called the "Statue of Liberty"? A. Pretty much, though originally that was just the beginning of the name. "It was called the statue of `Liberty, Enlightening the World,' " according to National Park Service historian and author Barry...
  • Zoo chief defended by Daley

    Mayor Richard Daley defended the leader of the Lincoln Park Zoo Tuesday and openly questioned prosecutors' decision to examine the string of recent deaths there. Daley's comments came one day after officials at the Cook County state's attorney's office...