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  • Is there any Hollywood movie that isn't having an anniversary this month?

     
    As you may have noticed, posting on the Big Picture is light this week -- and it's going to be light until sometime in the middle of next week -- because I'm on a nice little stay-cation, which basically means......
  • Roger Badesch

    Roger Badesch
    Roger Badesch has spent more than 30 years in the broadcasting industry. At WKQX-FM, Badesch was general assignment reporter and co-host of a weekly public affairs program. Badesch was also a correspondent for Associated Press Radio, United Press...
  • Don't ask mayor to discuss 'Secrets'

    As Outfit killer Nick Calabrese was testifying Wednesday about murders, about the killings of gangsters Tony and Michael Spilotro, about Tony asking to say a prayer before dying and about holy pictures burning in Nick's cupped hands during an Outfit...
  • 10 things you might not know about April Fools' Day

    10 things you might not know about April Fools' Day
    We're just a few days from April 1, a notorious time for hoaxes. We could have waited, but we figured you might not trust these 10 facts if they were printed on April Fools' Day. All indeed are true. Really. No kidding. We promise. 1. The origin of April...
  • 10 things you might not know about snow

    Chicago's snowiest winter in about three decades is laying siege -- and slush. On the other side of the world, China suffered its worst winter weather in half a century, stranding hundreds of thousands just before their New Year holiday. Here are a few...
  • Key figure pleads guilty to Hired Truck charges

    A former high-level city official admitted Friday he participated in a widespread fraud scheme that awarded jobs, promotions and overtime to city workers who campaigned for Mayor Richard Daley and the mayor's favored candidates. Donald Tomczak, who was...
  • Daley's lips sealed on truck scandal

    Though 15 months have passed since the first arrests in City Hall's Hired Truck scandal, Mayor Richard Daley said Wednesday he still doesn't know who in his administration installed the corrupt Angelo Torres as head of the trucking program. Describing...
  • The sound of news is fading out on many FM stations

    Charlie Meyerson sits at home in Oak Park these days, learning more about the Internet and waiting for the phone to ring. Officially, the 43-year-old Meyerson is in-between jobs.Realistically, though, he's not sure whether his next job will be in radio....
  • Richard M. Daley elected mayor of Chicago

    Richard M. Daley elected mayor of Chicago
    As Richard M. Daley claimed victory on this date in a special mayoral election that put him on a path to follow his famous father, he declared an end to a tumultuous decade in Chicago political history. "We ran a campaign that will be remembered not for...
  • WHO WILL WEAR THE MANTLE?

    When Mayor Harold Washington collapsed at his desk and died last November, he left a political and spiritual vacuum in Chicago`s black community that has created the current, informal and furious power struggle among those who would succeed him. This...