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Aurora arts district takes another crack at state designation

AURORA | North Aurora's artistic corridor is once again seeking to solidify its status as a formal creative district.  The Aurora Cultural Arts District is again...


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Clive Cussler, million-selling adventure writer, dies at 88

NEW YORK  |  Clive Cussler, the million-selling adventure writer and real-life thrill-seeker who wove personal details and spectacular fantasies into his page-turning novels about...

PASTA TENSE: Aurora’s Bent Noodle closes suddenly after nearly 25 years

AURORA | Patrons of Aurora’s Bent Noodle restaurant were greeted on Monday with an unexpected message scrawled on yellow legal pad paper and posted on...

No checkout needed: Amazon opens cashier-less grocery store

The online retailing giant is opening its first cashier-less supermarket, the latest sign that Amazon is serious about shaking up the $800 billion grocery industry.

That orange seed you just spit out? Grow a tree

Growing an orange tree — or any citrus tree — from a seed is no more difficult than growing a bean plant from seed. In fact, tangerine seedlings have shared a pot with a houseplant near my rocking chair, evidently "planted" casually as someone ate the fruit while sitting in the chair. And it's not unusual to find an overenthusiastic grapefruit seed sprouting while still inside the fruit.

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Global tourism takes major hit as virus halts Chinese travel

"We are thankful for our health and that we are together here," Autry said. She doesn't know when they will be able to reschedule their trip.

‘A floating prison’: Cruise of Asia ends in virus quarantine

YOKOHAMA, Japan  |  David Abel's 50th wedding anniversary luxury cruise began with him eating his...

SAFETY IN NUMBERS: GeoSure travel app offers insights around the block and the world

GeoSure app offers insight into safety around the block or around the world

‘Looks like a movie!’ Traveling back in time to Tombstone

"That was it," said the actor playing lawman Doc Holliday at the OK Corral's several-times-a-day show about what may be the most famous gun battle in the Old West. "Over before it even started."

Long awaited indoor ski slope debuts at New Jersey megamall

Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn took the first official run down the 1,000-foot slope Thursday. Mall owner Triple Five says it's the only indoor slope in North America.