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  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • Snow at O'Hare sets record--but it's still just a trace

    Snow at O'Hare sets record--but it's still just a trace
    The first snow of the season hit the Chicago area midday, the leading edge of a fast-moving storm that left a dusting or more of snow on the ground in some places and tied a record for snowfall at Chicago's official weather station for Oct. 22. Around...
  • Man dead in Rosemont crash

    Man dead in Rosemont crash
    One man died in a four-car crash in Rosemont near O'Hare International Airport Thursday night, according to authorities.  Thirty-seven-year-old Rusty Carpenter, of East Dundee, was pronounced dead about 8:15 p.m. at the scene of the accident, on Higgins...
  • Kass: Oh Lisa, save us!

    Kass: Oh Lisa, save us!
      If only we lived in a comic book, instead of the corrupt, windswept political wasteland now known to taxpayers as Madiganistan, we'd know just what to do: We'd go up on top of the Tribune Tower, flick on a switch, activate a giant spotlight and...
  • Travelers, workers find heavenly haven in Chicago airport chapels

    Travelers, workers find heavenly haven in Chicago airport chapels
    Lost luggage, flight delays and turbulence. There's nothing quite like air travel to remind people that much of what happens in life is beyond their control. But for the Rev. Michael Zaniolo, a Roman Catholic priest who oversees the airport ministries...
  • Getting Around: Storms sock on-time numbers at O'Hare

    Getting Around: Storms sock on-time numbers at O'Hare
    This year's weather has been among the worst in a decade for air travel in the United States, aviation authorities say, with the most volatile period possibly still ahead as the summer thunderstorm season is underway. In June, 15 percent of flights by...
  • O'Hare gains on Atlanta airport in 'world's busiest' race

    O'Hare gains on Atlanta airport in 'world's busiest' race
    An increase in flights this year has helped O'Hare International Airport narrow the gap with archrival Atlanta for the title "world's busiest airport,'' and air traffic controllers in Chicago predict O'Hare will soon retake the top spot with help from a...
  • Joan Allen is back at Steppenwolf for 'The Wheel'

     Joan Allen is back at Steppenwolf for 'The Wheel'
    A Steppenwolf Theatre Company ensemble member returning to Chicago to appear in a show at Steppenwolf is not typically big news. Why else have an ensemble? But the case of Joan Allen is different. Previews began Thursday for "The Wheel," a play by the...
  • Skilling: Dangerous levels of heat this week

    Skilling: Dangerous levels of heat this week
    The heat and humidity gripping the Chicago area could reach dangerous levels the next few days. The heat index -- what it feels like -- is expected to reach 100 or higher Wednesday, Thursday and maybe Friday as we see the longest string of 90-degree days...
  • Don't cry for Princess Lisa. She'll be OK.

     Don't cry for Princess Lisa. She'll be OK.
    Poor Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan. She's apparently suffering from Logic Deficit Disorder, even as her father, Boss Madigan, is mired in the $700,000 Metra hush-money scandal that has been taken apart in the past few weeks by the Tribune. Lisa...
  • Letters: Story on high-priced pet-friendly hotels is called 'disgusting and narcissistic'

    Regarding "Bow & Wow!" by Rosemary McClure, July 7: I don't think people who have enough money for $500-a-night pet-friendly hotel rooms need to read your Travel section for tips. But silly me, a high school teacher on a budget, I thought I did. I'm...
  • 40 Americans

    It was one of those morning flights. Routine. The ETD went up on the computer screens along with all the others. . . . The airport didn't have a familiar name like LaGuardia or Kennedy, Logan or O'Hare, but was lesser-known Newark. Just a footnote to...