CHICAGO, IL- MAY 19: Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets (L) rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run as relief pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa #11 of the Chicago Cubs stands on the mound during the eighth inning on May 19, 2013 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.
There was higher demand to purchase farmland in the three- to six-month period ending with March 2013 compared with the same period a year ago ... The supply of farmland was higher too.
The sheriff’s department deemed this important enough to dispatch the alert to 132 Cook County municipalities — as well as the Chicago Police Department and the FBI
I think the bill passed by the House is a good solid bill, well-thought out, it has a broad base of support and it ought to be passed by the Senate ... And I think they will pass it.More quotes »
Mayor, Ill. lawmakers make case for Chicago casino
sign the bill if House lawmakers approve it. He's also reticent on specifics, like what he thinks of the Chicago board.Meanwhile, urban planners and tourism officials hope a Chicago casino boosts business. No specifics on a location have been publicly discussed, Read more »
Winter snowstorm pummels Midwest, heads toward D.C.
airports in the Washington area, according to FlightAware.com.While there were no initial reports of major accidents in the Chicago area, a semi-trailer slid off a snow-covered interstate in western Wisconsin, killing one person. The search for a second person, Read more »
Nearly 1,000 flights canceled at Chicago airports
1,000 flights at Chicago airports because a winter storm is forecast to bring up to 10 inches of snow to northern Illinois .The Chicago Department of Aviation said Tuesday that more than 770 flights were canceled at O'Hare International Airport . Airlines Read more »
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Klonsky Chicago, IL, United States Educator, writer, school/community activist. All opinions expressed on this blog, unless otherwise specified, are mine and don't necessarily represent those of any other individual or organization. Contact: email@example.com 9:24 AM from SmallTalk Read more »
Desiree Rogers named chair of Choose Chicago
your friends and colleagues. Nominate a young leader for Crain's annual 40 Under 40 honor. The deadline is Monday. Details at ChicagoBusiness.com/40noms The geographic disparity in Chicago's wealth can be seen by tracking household income in the ZIP codes 5/19/13 from ChicagoBusiness.com Read more »
NHL Playoffs 2013, Blackhawks vs. Red Wings Game 3: Start Time, Live Stream, TV Schedule and More
18, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks left wing Bryan Bickell (29) crashes into the boards while chasing the puck with Detroit Red Wings defenseman Kyle Quincey (27) in the first period of game two of the second round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs 7:34 AM from Fansided Read more »
Chicago Sees Steady, Significant Jobs Growth Month On Month
in March 2013. The metro area also saw an increase of 8.2 percent from jobs posted online in April 2012. According to IDES, the Chicago region comprises Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will counties. Statewide, 197,578 4:27 AM from CBS2 Chicago Read more »
For the elderly in US, poetry blunts the pain of isolation
a large number of conservatively dressed Muslim women. About a hundred senior citizens had gathered at the Indo American Center, a Chicago immigrant service organization, for an afternoon of poetry, songs and food. The center is open to all immigrants, but 4:02 AM from IndiaVision Read more »