| Jun 26, 2009
Verona and Burt are having a baby. But where? Where is a support system? Where would the lifestyle be right for raising a child?
"I want her childhood to be Huck Finn-y," Burt offers. Verona is equally idealistic. But being the mom-to-be, she's also...
| Jun 23, 2009
Students with the University of Wisconsin in Madison and a maker of buoyant marsh mats are teaming up to launch two "floating islands" in an experiment to help restore the badly eroded Bayou Bienvenue near New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward.
| Sep 29, 2008
If you're a fall season traveler and heading out in October, you may want to drop in on one of these festivals in the West and beyond.
Minot, North Dakota
September 30-October 4
North America's biggest Scandinavian festival, in its 30th...
| Feb 8, 2009
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-...
| Jul 7, 2009
A woman along the lakeshore is trying to get the Village of Spring Lake to join a growing trend in urban communities across the Mid-West. The option to allow chickens to roam in the backyard.
Former village councilwoman Linda Albonico's known by her...
| Jul 27, 2009
The nation's top party schools, according to Princeton Review's
2009 survey of 122,000 students.
1. Penn State University, State College, Pa.
2. University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.
3. University of Mississippi, Oxford, Miss.
4. University of...
| Jul 28, 2009
| 3:12 AM
Penn State University tops the charts this year when it comes to the country's top party schools.
The school known in part for its football tailgate weekends and fraternity and sorority scene snatched the title away from last year's winner, the...
| Jul 31, 2009
Hamilton Telephone Company, d/b/a Hamilton Telecommunications, today announced an agreement with The Louisiana Relay Administration Board to provide Captioned Telephone service in Louisiana beginning August 1, 2009. Similar to closed captioning provided...
| Aug 3, 2009
| 7:34 AM
(WGN-AM)- The first same-sex couple in Madison has signed up for the state's new domestic partnership registry.
Fifty-six-year-old Janice Czyscon and her partner, 57-year-old Crystal Hyslop, arrived at the Dane County offices at 5:12 a.m. and waited in...
| Mar 1, 2009
If you'd like to get away for spring break and haven't yet booked your trip, don't panic. Thanks to the travel downturn, you may pay no more than students who booked months ago. You may even pay less.
Unlike past years, when three- or four-night packages...
| Dec 18, 2007
| 9:19 AM
His employer had just given him a five-year contract, and yet, already supremely self-confident at the age of 22, Frank Lloyd Wright wanted more. "Mr. Sullivan," he said, "if you want me to work for you as long as five years, couldn't you lend me enough...
| Jan 22, 2008
Comic Ray Hanania nervously paced backstage at the Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies and occasionally peeked around the velvet curtains to gauge the mood of the school's packed theater.
The downtown audience -- Arab businessmen, a Palestinian...