I was hired last week to shoot public relations photos for The PGA of America at the Boys and Girls Club in Bellwood, Illinois, just west of Chicago. It was a lot of fun seeing these kids react to winning a golf skills competition.
Google Inc. said planned job cuts at its Motorola Mobility mobile phone unit will cost about $340 million (around Rs.1,770 crore today) in severance and other costs in the third quarter and it warned of further restructuring that may result in ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œsignificantÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â charges.
Nasdaq suffered its second high-profile embarrassment in six months when it was forced to cancel trades in Kraft Foods Inc. after a trading glitch caused the companyÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s shares to soar nearly 30 per cent.
Public school teachers in Chicago voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new three-year contract, ending a bitter dispute with Mayor Rahm Emanuel over school reforms that prompted the first strike of city teachers in 25 years.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œMost people think peanut butter, they think jelly,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â Brian Huston, chef de cuisine at ChicagoÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s The Publican, told The Daily. And why not? According to the National Peanut Board, the average child scarfs down 1,500 PB&Js before he or she graduates high school. But should the gooey goodness ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Â consumed by 90 percent of American households ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Â be exiled solely to the land of brown-bag cafeteria lunch swaps? Huston doesnÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢t think so; he likes to add it as a thickener to his salad dressings. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œItÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s like using buttermilk,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â he explained, ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œbut with that salty, peanut buttery taste.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â As for the age-old crunchy vs. creamy debate, Huston still wrestles with his inner-child: ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œFor the dressing… creamy. But if I were still in school and someone made me a sandwich, IÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢d go crunchy.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â