| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Regarding the recent article, "Phosphorus reduction in bay losing steam in places" (June 15), it is important to note that legislation addressing the issues exposed has already been drafted.
Farmers are often attacked for problems that stem beyond their...
| May 29, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Only in Texas could the neo-noir of "Cold in July" be so believable.
I say that as a fan of both the state and the style. This striking new entry in pulp fiction stars Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard and Don Johnson in a tangled tale of crime and...
| May 8, 2014
| 7:52 AM
When Cinema Paradiso Hollywood on Saturday unveils a new monthly gathering aimed at the nexus of local music and film called CineMusique, it will shine the spotlight on a performer who has always had a cinematic bearing.
A showcase of local musicians,...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The Sun makes endorsements for state legislature and County Council in the following races:
The 9th District senate seat is being vacated by Republican Allan Kittleman who is running to be Howard County executive. Current Republican...
| Apr 24, 2014
As the once-touted savings of municipal electric aggregation programs start to recede across some Illinois communities, Des Plaines officials want to wait until June before deciding whether to place an aggregation referendum question on the November...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:38 PM
A Downers Grove quilting and sewing shop has shut its doors, becoming at least the third store in the downtown area to close in the past year.
The Quilt Basket at 1012 Curtiss Street closed in late May after a going-out-of-business sale.
| May 27, 2014
| 3:39 PM
A bill that would require condoms to be used in all adult films produced in California narrowly cleared the Assembly on Tuesday.
Assemblyman Isadore Hall III (D-Compton), the measure's author, said he sought to bring workplace safety standards,...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Occupation: Stay-at-home mom and small business owner
Education: BA in Communication, currently enrolled in a masters in business administration and technology program
Previous elected office/community involvement: 12 years of...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Colorado this week became the first state to regulate smartphone rides-on-demand businesses such as Uber.
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law Thursday measures that mandate drivers pass background checks, vehicles be inspected by mechanics and ride...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 8:53 PM
Akroma Kourouma Sahan can peer through the windows of her spa at East 53rd Street and South Harper Avenue and see the changing face of Hyde Park.
The Harper Court complex, a gleaming retail and office project that includes the University of Chicago as a...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:19 AM
A Plan Commission vote on whether to recommend that "feather banners" be made legal for businesses in Homer Glen resulted in a tie vote.
"I think it's distracting (to drivers)," said Plan Commission member Joseph Maska at the panel's April 7 meeting....