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Clout StreetSPRINGFIELD--Gov. Pat Quinn opened a day of Democratic politicking at the Illinois State Fair today by criticizing legislation that allows slot machines at the fairground racetrack. Quinn also expressed deep reservationsá about putting slot machines at...
Staff reporterPumpkins For A Cure (PFAC), a non-profit organization, will host their seventh annual pumpkin drive to benefit The Zellmer Childhood Disease Foundation (ZCDF). Now in its seventh year, this public event will take place Saturday & Saturday, October 1st and...
Tags: Pumpkin, Arts, Human Interest, Kane County, Diabetes
I think all of us who were around in 2006, when the Tribune embarked on the Teens at the Wheel project, appreciate how important the issue of teen driving is. And, I like to think that our year-long emphasis on the topic and all the related issues gave...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Mass Media, Facebook
Olivia Clemens, Mark Twain's wife, once tried to shock her husband out of his habit of profane tirades by repeating one to him verbatim. Bemused, he replied that he hoped he didn't sound like that because, "You got the words right, Livy, but you don't...
Chicago Tribune reporterFormer Chicago first lady Maggie Daley, who died Thursday after a long fight with cancer, will be remembered during a public ceremony at the Chicago Cultural Center on Sunday, a family spokeswoman said today. The public wake will begin at noon and end at...
As a candidate and as governor, Rod Blagojevich loved to toss around the word "corrupt" as he heaped scorn on the business-as-usual nature of Illinois politics. So his reaction to the 2006 conviction of his predecessor, George Ryan, was totally in...
Tags: Laws, U.S. Senate, Politics, Executive Branch, Chicago Elections
TribLocal - Deerfield ╗ NewsMothers Against Drunk Driving has given Illinois its highest rating for the state's efforts to combat impaired driving. Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White says …...
Capitol Ideas with John L. MicekGov. Tom Corbett says his long-awaited school reform package, which includes vouchers, charter school improvements and economic furloughs for teachers will be released soon. Some are expecting the Republican, who revved his legislative engines with a...
TribLocal - EvanstonChicago Based Share Your Soles Expanding to Become Global Shoe Donation LeaderOver 1.2 million shoes donated globally in just over a decade Chicago, IL 6/13/2011 …...
Lincoln ParkBulls fan Derrick Smith represents the 10th District of Illinois, which encompasses part of Lincoln Park on its eastern border....
Capitol Ideas with John L. MicekGood Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. With the Senate and the Corbett administration having secured a tentative budget agreement yesterday, it looks like we're going to be in for a long weekend. Details were scarce Thursday night, with both sides staying.....
TribLocal - Elgin ╗ NewsElgin and the Downtown Neighborhood Association are toying around with a new theme for this year’s Fourth of July parade. The event, presented by Sherman …...
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