| Aug 6, 2012
| 2:22 PM
More than a month after the Obama campaign said the president could not lead the Bud Billiken parade and picnic, event organizers and the White House said that Obama deputy assistant Michael Strautmanis would instead serve as grand marshal of Saturday's...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 11:49 AM
The Bud Billiken Parade & Picnic
Saturday, August 1
From 39th Street along Martin Luther King Drive to 51st Street and into Washington Park
| Aug 11, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Thousands of people turned out today for the Bud Billiken Parade and Picnic, an annual celebration of youth and education to mark the upcoming school year.
On a beautiful summer day, the parade stepped off about 10 a.m. near Oakwood Boulevard and King...
| Nov 13, 2012
FedEx Corp. is the total package as far as employers go, Regina Jamison says.
Many workers, like Jamison, come to the publicly traded shipping company for its reputation on pay and benefits — FedEx is known for offering full benefits to part-time...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 3:50 PM
Despite initial reports indicating President Barack Obama would serve as the grand marshal of the Bud Billiken Parade, campaign officials said Wednesday he would not be able to make the event because of scheduling conflicts.
"... but the President will...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 11:23 PM
Despite initial reports indicating President Barack Obama would serve as the grand marshal of the Bud Billiken Parade, campaign officials said Wednesday he'll be a no-show because of scheduling conflicts.
However, "the president will continue to be a...
| Aug 29, 2009
Scotch-taped to the door of a South Side nursing home's third-floor bathroom is a sign -- written in purple marker -- that reads: "Reserved for Michael Jackson."
This would be an unlikely place for the King of Pop to surface, even if he weren't dead. But...