china

Who Wouldn’t Want a Screaming Cake?
Make no mistake, I'm a cake lover. Cake or pie? I'll always go with the cake. Unless, of course, it's a cake that screams when I cut it. Even then, if it were my daughter Molly's German chocolate cake, I'd still put up with the screaming. So, what's the deal with this o…
Morning Headlines: Thursday, October 22
Budget Impasse Backlogging State Crime Labs
Roscoe man arrested for underage drinking, breaking into vehicles in Loves Park
Beloit Police asking for public's help locating convicted child sex offender who removed monitoring device
BBB Warns of Halloween Scams
Gorman, Mayor Morrissey returning to Chi…
China Has the Worst Traffic Jams on Earth
I sometimes laugh a bit when someone complains about being caught in Rockford's rush hour. Not that it can't be a pain, but c'mon...you know that there are places so much worse, like Chicago and Milwaukee, both close enough that you could go see for yourself without having to go to Ne…
Bee Swarm Has Arizona Neighborhood on Edge
Tuesday night was not a good night to be outside for a stroll (or any other reason) in Gilbert Arizona. Thousands of bees swarmed a neighborhood there, stinging anyone and anything that they encountered, including a firefighter who took 40-50 stings after the bees got inside his protective clothing …
Is This Guy China’s Worst Driver?
Off the top of your head, can you tell me, roughly, how many people there are in China? If you said "1.357 billion!!", congratulations. You've shown that you can Google and read something else at the same time.
But seriously (said the guy who had to Google to get that number, too), with a b…
Chinese Amusement Park-No Seatbelts, No Problem
Looking over the various postings on our website this week, I've concluded there are some bizarre things taking place on our planet that you might never have heard about had you not stopped off here for a bit.
I mean, street-fighting kangaroos? Blo...
Is Manufacturing On The Comeback Trail?
The manufacturing sector of the U.S. economy took a big hit during the recession, but it appears to be making a comeback.
A recent story in Roll Call points out that the Commerce Department reports that the sector had recovered all the value lost in the recession...