Hog farmers fight epidemic killing piglets
The virus first hit Indiana, Ohio and Iowa in late April or early May 2013, striking in all three states almost simultaneously, said veterinarian Tom Gillespie, whose Rensselaer practice has clients in Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Missouri and Iowa.
Chicago-to-Indy drive takes detour, 24 hours
If we leave now, how long will it take? Can we do it? What’s the best route? I was at a wake for my wife’s uncle, Jake Thelen, a retired Chicago police officer who died of leukemia. Robin and I left Saturday night. Now it was getting close to 6 p.m ...
Where the Chicago Accent Comes From and How Politics is Changing It
But, broadly speaking, it does seem to be real ... Someone from Chicago is more likely to sound like a Buffalo or Rochester native than someone from central Illinois; if you don’t believe me, take it from a Chicagoan married to a Syracuse native.
How to take FIVE YEARS off your face, just by changing your parting
HOW TO DO IT: It's easiest to get a clean parting on damp hair. Take the sharp end of a tail comb and, starting at your hairline, guide the point of the comb straight through the centre of your head, using the teeth to smooth down the sides as you go.
How To Fix the El
Assuming we do get the money, how should we spend it? Here's where things get knotty. Let's consider the situation of four riders, based on an analysis I originally did with my boss, Cecil Adams, for a Straight Dope Chicago ... how long the trip takes ...