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TribLocal - Northbrook » NewsUL (Underwriters Laboratories) signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Quality Assurance business of Enfield, Conn.-based STR Holdings Inc. for about $275 million in cash. …...
A Mom and The Mouse - Orlando SentinelBill Nye The Science Guy will headline this week's celebration of National Engineers Week at Walt Disney World. Nye, the mechanical engineer with a passion for science who is known for his television series and children's books, will have presentations at...
TribLocal - Barrington Area » NewsItâs that time of year again when evergreen wreaths popping with bright red bulbs hang from the exteriors of the Barrington Fire Departmentâs three fire …...
Ministry of GossipBold-face names across the country are getting into the Christmas spirit, and the Ministry is here to ladle up seasonal activities like a piping-hot mug of spiked nog. For starters, the first family hit the button on the National Christmas......
L.A. at HomeIkea is generating considerable attention at the start of 2011 for halting the sale of incandescent bulbs and instead selling more energy-efficient halogen, fluorescent and LED lighting. It's old news, however: We actually reported on the pending change...
OutpostsThink you can build a better life jacket? If so, break out your inner Sheldon Cooper and get imaginative -- you could be in the running for a $5,000 award being given to the winning designer in the "Innovations in......
In a move that could affect consumers nationwide, California officials Friday unveiled plans to scrap an obscure 1975 rule that led to the widespread use of toxic flame retardants in upholstered furniture and baby products in American homes. The proposed...
Special to the TribuneOn a clear day, you can see the skyline of Chicago -- all the way from Northbrook, 25 miles away. That's because this northern suburb has a lofty hill with panoramic views in all directions. The peak is covered with the metro area's top golf course -- in...
Living SpaceAs consumers, we've become accustomed to looking for labels that certify a product as organic, environmentally sound, or grown without pesticides or hormones. Yet rarely do we think about the safety of a product labeled "green" or "environmentally...
More than three decades after manufacturers stopped making children's pajamas with a flame retardant suspected of causing cancer, new research suggests the same chemical has become the most widely used fire-resistant compound in upholstered furniture sold...
firstname.lastname@example.orgTwo Maryland state agencies are joining forces to make Halloween safe this year for little ghosts and goblins. For the 18th year, the Maryland State Highway Administration is offering its Vests for Visibility Program, which lends reflective vests to...
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The chemical industry's leading trade group says adding fire-snuffing chemicals to furniture foam "can be the difference between life and death." But when scientists in a government lab touched a small flame to a pair of upholstered chairs — one...
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