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  • Local Voices West: Feb. 27 edition

    Local Voices West: Feb. 27 edition
    Letters to the editor from Wheaton, Naperville, Geneva, Western Springs, Glen Ellyn, Elmhurst and St. Charles. Distracted driving "Drop it and drive." Chances are, at some point, you've uttered a phrase like that after witnessing someone on the road...
  • Prosecutors: Pregnant woman had gun at O'Hare

    Prosecutors: Pregnant woman had gun at O'Hare
    A pregnant Milwaukee woman who has served time for bank robbery in Wisconsin faces a felony charge after O'Hare airport security found a loaded gun in her carry-on backpack. Angelique M. Kittell, 26, is charged with attempting to board an aircraft...
  • Emirates adding non-stop daily flights from O'Hare

    Emirates adding non-stop daily flights from O'Hare
    Emirates airline will launch its first passenger service from Chicago this summer, according to the airline and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office.   The non-stop, daily service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Dubai will begin...
  • Mayor lambastes state legislators over pensions, taxes

    Mayor lambastes state legislators over pensions, taxes
    Park Ridge is in good fiscal shape, but a new tax threat from Springfield looms, Mayor David Schmidt said recently in his annual "State of the City" speech. In his Feb. 17 speech, Schmidt lambasted state lawmakers for rising police and fire pension...
  • This winter has its sunny side

    This winter has its sunny side
    Here's a bright spot on the weather: Nearly 60 percent of the days this month were sunny, way above normal. February has so far seen 59 percent of the possible sunshine, 13 percent more than normal and 24 percent more than a year ago. But that was...
  • Local Voices West: March 6 edition

    Local Voices West: March 6 edition
    Letters to the editor from Glendale Heights, Lombard, Downers Grove and Naperville. High-quality guns I have a reaction to "'We need the iPhone of guns'; Availability of smart weapon no silver bullet for the issue of safety vs. rights" (News, Feb. 26)...
  • Costly switch? Farm bill moves catfish inspections from FDA to USDA

    Costly switch? Farm bill moves catfish inspections from FDA to USDA
    Everyone knows the story of the fish that got away. Sean O'Scannlain is hoping to avoid such a fate for his pangasius, also known as swai, tra, basa or, erroneously, imported catfish. It might be in your fish and chips or fish tacos. His opponent isn't...
  • This winter ends up third in cold, snowfall

    This winter ends up third in cold, snowfall
    Complaints from winter-worn Chicagoans are warranted. The weather for the past three months has broken into the top three snowiest and coldest winters on record. Between the months of December and February, known as the meteorological winter, 67.4...
  • Snow to taper off, leave 2 to 5 inches

    Snow to taper off, leave 2 to 5 inches
    March may mark the beginning of meteorological spring, but with close to half a foot of snow expected in some places this weekend, winter is beginning to resemble a guest that doesn't know when to leave. Today's snow storm, which prompted a winter...
  • Believe it or not: Below zero for 1st time in weeks

    Believe it or not: Below zero for 1st time in weeks
    An arctic blast that followed the weekend's snowstorm drove temperatures below zero throughout the Chicago area for the first time in nearly three weeks. But have some patience – we'll see a warm-up to the 30s on Thursday. Or maybe Friday. The...
  • Anatomy of a canceled flight

    Anatomy of a canceled flight
    My phone buzzed in the darkness of my Los Angeles hotel room a few weeks ago. It was American Airlines announcing that my flight due to take off in five hours was canceled due to bad weather. It seemed reasonable. High winds and heavy snow were...
  • Des Plaines Oasis to close March 16

    Des Plaines Oasis to close March 16
    Less than two weeks remain for motorists to grab a nap or a bite to eat at the Des Plaines Oasis overlooking the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway. Illinois Tollway officials announced this week that the oasis will close for good at 8 p.m. March 16 in...