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  • Small town lit up by explosive early morning train derailment

    Small town lit up by explosive early morning train derailment
    One moment Joe Passi was asleep in his bed. The next, he was fully awake, rocked into consciousness by an explosion the likes of which he had never heard before. Looking out the front window of his home on the eastern edge of the town of Tiskilwa,...
  • Quinn's tone-deaf inaugural party plans

     
    Gov. Pat Quinn, who is usually pretty good with political symbolism, is poised to embarrass himself and enrage the populace with the upcoming inauguration festivities. Rich Miller has a roundup of the growing obejctions to our self-congratulatory pols...
  • The Obama-Hu state dinner: Who made the guest list cut? No Salahis but a few Republicans sneaked in

     
    Famous names, many of them Asian, show up for the third state dinner hosted at the White House by the Obamas....
  • Illinois sequestration project is first in U.S. for man-made CO2

     
    A demonstration project in Illinois is the first in the U.S. to begin pumping over a million metric tons of man-made liquid CO2 into permanent underground storage. The Midwest Geological Sequestration Consortium announced this week that its project in...
  • Crews start moving derailed train cars as inspectors investigate Tiskilwa accident site

    Crews start moving derailed train cars as inspectors investigate Tiskilwa accident site
    Crews today began slowly clearing railroad cars involved in a fiery derailment more than 100 miles west of Chicago Friday, as some of the 26 cars continued to smolder, the chief federal investigator in the accident said today. Investigators arrived on-...
  • Crist like Casper? How spooky is that?

    Radio host Jim Philips and I were talking this week about all the serious issues facing Florida — and how Gov. Charlie Crist seems to be MIA for many of them. That's when Jim said our governor reminded him of Casper the Friendly Ghost. And the...
  • Goyer happy to bring horror to Chicago

    Writer/director David S. Goyer liked Chicago so much while on set for "Batman Begins" and "The Dark Knight" he returned to direct his horror movie "The Unborn." He got more than he bargained for."We had an earthquake while we were filming an exorcism...
  • Ethanol's power stalls in new environment

    Biofuel companies have enjoyed a boost from federal energy legislation and the push to reduce foreign oil dependency. But the road ahead for corn-based ethanol, a wildly booming market just a year ago, now faces many obstacles. Some environmentalists,...
  • The top 10 local stories

    The top 10 local stories
    1 In what he described at its completion as "the transaction from hell," Chicago billionaire and motorcycle fan Sam Zell (pictured right) spearheaded the $8.2 billion deal to take media giant Tribune Co. private. Skeptics questioned whether banks would...
  • Money clashes with mission

    When the cold call came from Ameriquest Mortgage Co., a top lender, Jeff and Cheryl Busby were intrigued. They had been wanting to renovate the garage of their small bungalow, a stone's throw from picturesque Green Lake. The agent, they said, promised...
  • Bill Clinton: Payback time for banks

     
    by Mark Silva Perhaps it's all the advice that Dick Cheney is giving the Obama administration lately. Perhaps it's the fact that Bill Clinton's Clinton Global Initiative was talking today, with the CEOs of Coca Cola and Archer Daniels Midland......
  • Clinton: 'Doing well by doing good'

     
    by Mark Silva In some ways, this could serve as the title of Bill Clinton's next book, the one about his globe-trotting pursuits for the Clinton Foundation and Clinton Global Initiative. "Doing well by doing good.'' But for now it......