Archive for December, 2010

Ford’s 10 New Year’s Resolutions to Help You Drive Smarter, Safer in 2011

DEARBORN, Mich. /PRNewswire/ — Ford is offering a list of 10 New Year’s safety resolutions and tips so you are ready to start 2011 right where you want to be – safe and in control in the driver’s seat.

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Ice Skating Reaches New Heights

Ice Skating Reaches New Heights

Imagine ice-skating in mid-air, how about 1,000 feet off of the ground? If you have ever dreamed it or even if you haven’t, it is now a reality.

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Top Movies of 2010: Redbox Counts Down the Year’s Top Rentals

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. /PRNewswire/ — Redbox, America’s movie rental destination, had a record-breaking 2 million rentals last New Year’s Eve and according to a national survey, 47 percent of American movie-watchers will celebrate New Year’s Eve this year by watching a movie at home.  Redbox makes it easy with $1 a night DVD rentals and $1.50 a night Blu-ray Disc® rentals at its approximately 24,900 locations nationwide.

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Holiday Surprise: Hero’s Welcome Awaits Chilean Miners, Rescuers and Their Families at Walt Disney World Resort

BURBANK, Calif. /PRNewswire/ — A New Year will mean new memories for the Chilean miners whose saga transfixed the world, as they are treated to a hero’s welcome and family vacations of a lifetime at Walt Disney World Resort next month.

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Track Santa’s progess around the world

For more than 50 years, NORAD and its predecessor, the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) have tracked Santa’s flight.

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More Than 16,000 Toys Donated Through Robert Half Toy Drive

MENLO PARK, Calif. /PRNewswire/ — Robert Half International recently completed its annual toy drive benefitting local Boys & Girls Clubs and other youth-serving agencies. Local businesses and Robert Half employees donated more than 16,000 toys and games, many of which were presented to children at special holiday parties held in cities across the United States. More than 38,000 toys have been distributed through […]

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Lauryn Hill Tour Set to Kick Off

Lauryn Hill is ready to hit the stage and rock audiences once again.

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John Garrido: Trading the streets for office

A Chicago police lieutenant, a lawyer, an alderman candidate and a husband, John Garrido has no plans to slow down.

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SWAT response on North Side

The Chicago Police SWAT team responded to the 7700 block of North Sheridan early Thursday morning.

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