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  • David Nitkin on state politics issues

    BGE rates Paul, Baltimore: Do you think the increase in fuel cost has anything to do with the requested rate hike? The cost of gasoline went from a national average of $0.94 [a gallon] in 1999 to $2.55 currently. Could that be the reason for the rate...
  • GOP sweeps back into power in Congress

    Republicans regained control of Congress in yesterday's election, preserving their majority in the House of Representatives and sweeping back to power in the Senate. It was a strong showing for President Bush and the Republicans, though they did not gain...
  • Sears taking hip-hop to Main Street

    In its continuing effort to move to the forefront of fashion, Sears, Roebuck and Co. is putting a spotlight on its urban clothing labels. Sears, based in Hoffman Estates, Ill., is testing a new urban fashion format in major cities across the country,...
  • Game 15: Bears feed on Ravens' '98 scraps

    A lot of the Ravens tap-danced around the issue because it's the ultimate insult to a professional athlete, but the Q-word was close to leaking out of a lot of players' mouths.The Chicago Bears (4-11) routed the Ravens, 24-3, yesterday before 40,853 at...
  • Documentary in works on Chicago's 'bucket boys'

     Documentary in works on Chicago's 'bucket boys'
    One of Chicago's signature sounds is that of the "bucket boys," street performers who make a staccato racket beating on buckets with drumsticks, with musical quality varying radically by player. But identical twin brothers from the South Side hope to...
  • Adrian Peterson should be banned from his family

    Adrian Peterson should be banned from his family
  • 'Tell Chicago I'll pull through'

    'Tell Chicago I'll pull through'
    Eighty years ago this week in Miami, a "maniac" tried to kill President-elect Franklin Roosevelt. The assassin's bullets missed their intended target but hit Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak and four other bystanders. Cermak was rushed to the hospital in...
  • Aldermen want hearings on Chicago school closings

    Aldermen want hearings on Chicago school closings
    Although Chicago teachers have signed off on their new contract, the lingering anxiety about the future of the city's public education system surfaced Thursday as aldermen stepped up a call for hearings on potential school closings. Chicago Public...
  • Chicago ophthalmologist indicted, allegedly stole from employee pension plan

    Chicago ophthalmologist indicted, allegedly stole from employee pension plan
    A Chicago ophthalmologist who was the focus of a 2009 Tribune watchdog story was indicted by a federal grand jury this month on charges he defrauded his employees' pension benefit plan of more than $180,000. In a five-count indictment, Dr. Nicholas...
  • Open houses this weekend

    Open houses this weekend
  • Chicago Police Officer Indicted for Deadly Dan Ryan Crash

    (WGN-AM) - A Chicago police detective accused of driving drunk in a crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway last month that killed two people was indicted on several felony charges. Joseph Frugoli, who has been free after posting $50,000 bail, appeared in the...
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