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  • South Shore Drill Team chosen for inaugural parade

    South Shore Drill Team chosen for inaugural parade
    WASHINGTON — The South Shore Drill Team from Chicago will march in the inaugural parade for┬áPresident Barack Obama, inauguration officials said today. The team was among the first 24 groups whose participation in the Jan. 21 parade was announced....
  • Obama assistant to step in as Bud Billiken grand marshal

    Obama assistant to step in as Bud Billiken grand marshal
    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...
  • Billiken Parade celebrates youth, education

    Billiken Parade celebrates youth, education
    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...
  • FedEx is the total package

    FedEx is the total package
    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...
  • Impersonator busier than ever

    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...