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Five York students draw a crowd in Elmhurst to support their climate strike
Daily Herald report
Sep 19, 2019 9:19 PM
Five York High School students drew a little crowd to support their climate strike Thursday at Elmhurst Presbyterian Church.
Resident crew gets the job done at Vernon Hills senior community
Daily Herald report
Sep 17, 2019 6:08 PM
The members of the demolition crew who went to work Tuesday morning at theBrookdale Senior Living Solutions community in Vernon Hills were a little older than what one might expect, but they brought plenty of enthusiasm for their task to get the job done.
Constable: 'Miracle baby' now working on cystic fibrosis cure
By Burt Constable
Sep 15, 2019 8:24 AM
Born two months early on the bathroom floor of their Itasca home, Will and Alexis Belmonte were hailed as "miracle" babies. Twenty years later, Will is working on finding a cure for himself and everyone with cycstic fibrosis.
How suburban state rep got hotels joining the fight against human trafficking
Sep 13, 2019 5:22 AM
Hotel and motel employees are being enlisted in the fight against human trafficking in Illinois under a new state law authored by a suburban legislator.
First look at iPhone 11: That's an awful lot of cash for a camera
Geoffrey A. Fowler
Sep 13, 2019 12:50 PM
Apple just added a third camera to the back of the fanciest iPhones to encourage you to upgrade. Three lenses are better than one. But this "triPhone" will cost you $1,000 -- or more.
Google is always listening. Now it's watching, too, with the Nest Hub Max.
By Geoffrey A. Fowler
Sep 9, 2019 9:29 AM
The new Nest Hub Max, a smart speaker with a camera, lets Google's Assistant AI use facial recognition on your family. Should you welcome it home?
Constable: Cafe to serve up joy through staff with 'exceptionality'
By Burt Constable
Sep 8, 2019 9:52 AM
Recognizing a need to provide paying jobs for adults with developmental disabilities, two suburban women are raising funds to open Gerry's Café in Arlington Heights.
Viral Chinese app replaces your face with Leonardo DiCaprio's in 'deepfake' videos
Marie C. Baca
Sep 7, 2019 6:00 AM
While photoshopping has long made images susceptible to realistic-looking changes, deepfake videos are the latest frontier for manipulation as technology advances.
Tests show contaminant found in vaping products linked to deadly lung illnesses
By Lena H. Sun
Sep 5, 2019 2:02 PM
State and federal health officials investigating mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping have found the same chemical in samples of marijuana products used by people sickened in different parts of the country and who used different brands of products in recent weeks.
Why so many of your favorite YouTube videos are secretly infomercials
Aug 31, 2019 6:00 AM
If you don't watch any YouTube videos, all this might seem like a bait and switch. But the lines between ad and content have blurred so much in places like YouTube that the distinction effectively no longer exists.
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Co-working space or office lease? The bottom line isn't just money
The popularity of co-working arrangements over traditional office leases continues to grow, and it's easy to see why. They're more flexible, require much less planning, and offer substantial cost savings on both space and services. No wonder today's millennial workforce loves them. What's not to like? Plenty, argue attorneys Scott Hargadon and Holly Eubanks, specialists in leasing law at Meltzer, Purtill & Stelle, a leading Chicago area commercial real estate law firm. Beneath the seemingly obvious benefits, the two point out, lurks a quagmire of potentially costly risks, due largely to a lack of well-defined rights and regulations.
Business laws up-to-date
This summer saw some business-critical legislation become laws. Updates are provided here on two new laws,
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