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  • Group helps families out of debt

     
    For families struggling with financial burdens, finding light at the end of the tunnel can be elusive, something Sister Carrie Morris, program manager of Faith …...
  • Embattled Kirk runs from reporters after forum

     
    Posted by John Chase at 3:38 p.m. With Democratic U.S. Senate opponent Alexi Giannoulias basking in the relative glow of today's fundraising visit by Vice President Joe Biden, embattled Republican candidate Mark Kirk fled reporters following an appearance...
  • Chicago's transportation infrastructure weakening

    Chicago's transportation infrastructure weakening
    Wacker Drive near Lake Street in downtown Chicago offers a panorama of an incredible transportation metropolis that huge numbers of people rely upon every day, yet often take for granted. Cars, buses, trucks, taxis, bicyclists and pedestrians use both...
  • Community Conversation: Innovation

    Community Conversation: Innovation
    For some reason, the accelerating pace of innovation really felt real to me as intellectual property attorney Sharon Barner remarked to our table that the U.S. Patent Office was in dire need of innovation -- to keep up with the backlog of so much...
  • A Helping Hand To Homeownership

    A Helping Hand To Homeownership
    Tara Morin and Coleman Hillstrom are refinishing the woodwork after discarding the green shag carpeting and re-tiling the bathroom in their one-bedroom condo. Morin, like many first-time buyers, had cobbled together savings and gifts from parents last...