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  • State's locks, dams in urgent need of repair, report says

    State's locks, dams in urgent need of repair, report says
    Illinois needs more federal money to make urgent repairs to the state’s aging dams and locks, according to an Illinois Chamber of Commerce report being released Monday.
  • Chicago Riverwalk extension no cakewalk

    Chicago Riverwalk extension no cakewalk
    Building land on water isn't an everyday job, and the $100 million project to extend the Chicago Riverwalk requires more than getting toes wet. Just ask Randy Howland, who heads a team of divers in the welding and carpentry trades. The divers are in the...

    Public hearings set on proposed city budget

    The public is invited to comment on the tentative city budget for 2014-2015 at two public hearings at 6 p.m. Sept. 11 and 18, both Thursday nights in City Council chambers in Boca Raton City Hall. A copy of the proposed budget and Capital Improvements...

    Emergency personnel to stage mock Inner Harbor water taxi rescue

    Emergency personnel to stage mock Inner Harbor water taxi rescue
    Emergency personnel will converge on Inner Harbor waters near Canton on Wednesday as part of a staged water taxi disaster, an event geared toward assessing rescue capabilities and practicing response techniques. Between 8 a.m. and noon, first responders...

    Mock Inner Harbor water taxi rescue puts response capabilities to the test

    Mock Inner Harbor water taxi rescue puts response capabilities to the test
    The voice of the water taxi operator off Canton came over the radio Wednesday morning. "We're taking on water," he said. "I think sinking or capsizing is imminent." Emergency responders listening to their radios at a nearby pier immediately shifted into...