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  • 20 years later, Perryville explosion remembered

    The morning of July 6, 1991, started like any other summer Saturday in Perryville. Within hours, however, the downtown of the small waterfront community would resemble a scene which many would later describe as right out of the burning oil fields and the...
  • CTA labor deal may avert fare hikes

    CTA labor deal may avert fare hikes
    The CTA signed a tentative labor contract Monday with its largest union, producing millions in savings that the agency's financial experts were analyzing into the night before a decision is made to table possible fare hikes next year, officials said. CTA...
  • Loyola University senior dies after falling on 'L' third rail

    Loyola University senior dies after falling on 'L' third rail
    A 21-year-old man Loyola University Chicago senior died after touching the electrified third rail at a Rogers Park CTA Red Line station, according to authorities.  The man, John Versnel, of the 6500 block of North Lakewood Avenue, was pronounced dead...
  • Absent CTA workers force riders to wait

    Absent CTA workers force riders to wait
    The odds of experiencing a bad commute on the CTA are greater on Mondays and Fridays and during the run-up to rush periods, all because of canceled buses and trains, a Tribune examination of performance data has found. The worst month for canceled runs...
  • Marine general's son killed in Afghanistan while serving with battalion from Camp Pendleton

     
    The son of a Marine general has been killed in combat in Afghanistan while serving with a battalion from Camp Pendleton, the Marine Corps confirmed Wednesday. Second Lt. Robert M. Kelly, killed Tuesday by a roadside bomb during a foot......
  • Emmaus library gets unexpected $10,000 donation

     
    The Emmaus Public Library, which has dealt with its share of funding cuts, got a much-needed boost recently when a local car dealership donated $10,000 to the nonprofit. Robert Kelly, the chairman of Kelly Auto Group, found out about Upper Milford...
  • General who led Camp Pendleton Marines into combat named top assistant to secretary of defense

     
    Lt. Gen. John F. Kelly, who led Camp Pendleton Marines into combat in Baghdad and Tikrit in 2003 and Fallouja in 2004 and later served a year as the top Marine in Iraq, has been named the senior military assistant......
  • Birthday bonus -- A CTA contract gift that keeps on giving

     
    Wednesday's print column expands on an earlier post here Robert Kelly was indignant: “Mr. Claypool says when we work our birthday, we get 21/2 times rate,” he said. “We don’t!” Kelly is president of Amalgamated Transit...
  • Friday Forecaster: Comedian Robert Kelly

    Friday Forecaster: Comedian Robert Kelly
    This week's Friday Forecaster is comedian Robert Kelly, who will be performing at The Wellmont in Montclair, New Jersey on Friday night with Dennis Leary and Lenny Clarke. He also has a movie called 'Cheat' that debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival....
  • Unearthed Tucker

    The Tucker story has always had its share of drama, and whenever some new chapter unfolds — like Francis Ford Coppola's 1988 movie, or the discovery of a mysterious convertible in 2009 — a new generation of motorheads is enchanted. The latest...
  • MHSAA State Track Meet Results

    MHSAA State Track Meet Results
    The MHSAA State Track and Field meets for all four divisions were held today at various facilities throughtout West Michigan. Below are the results for each event: Here are results from the Michigan High School Athletic Association Lower Peninsula...
  • CTA board approves $1.24B budget for 2012

    CTA board approves $1.24B budget for 2012
    With scarcely any discussion, the CTA board on Tuesday approved a $1.24 billion budget for 2012 that presumes no fare hikes, service cuts or employee layoffs based on management achieving unprecedented work-rule concessions from labor unions. CTA...