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  • Wrigley Field plans come under fire at neighborhood meeting

    Wrigley Field plans come under fire at neighborhood meeting
    More than 100 people who live near Wrigley Field packed a meeting hall at a nearby police station Monday night to ask Cubs representatives about a controversial renovation proposal that faces city review later this week. Many aired concerns about...
  • Towson U. announces lights off table for field renovation plan

    A week after a contentious meeting with next-door Rodgers Forge residents, Towson University officials have canceled plans for an electric conduit as part of planned renovations to the university's softball field. The conduit would have allowed lighting...
  • Short supply of beef and pork sends prices soaring

    WASHINGTON Smokeys BBQ in Fort Worth, Texas, needed to do something. The price it paid for brisket jumped a net 54 percent in just six months. It had cut its staff from 13 to seven. The only thing left was to raise prices for its customers, the first...
  • Spruced up animal shelter reopens in Naperville

    Spruced up animal shelter reopens in Naperville
    More than a dozen people attended a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the reopening of the Naperville Area Humane Society on Diehl Road, which recently was renovated. Boyd, a two-year-old Bluetick Coonhound dog, is now kept in a new kennel, one that...
  • HGTV builds into a top cable network on foundation of no-frills shows

    HGTV builds into a top cable network on foundation of no-frills shows
    As hard as it may be to imagine, there was a time not so long ago when few Americans had ever heard the expression "man cave." In 1994, PBS' trusty "This Old House" was the best known of a handful of home-improvement programs on the airwaves. The idea...
  • Repairs of Iconic Native American statue on the Rock River delays restoration

    Repairs of Iconic Native American statue on the Rock River delays restoration
    OREGON, Ill. – The iconic Eternal Indian statue on the bluffs along the Rock River has deteriorated more than originally thought, delaying its restoration and upping the cost, the group in charge of the project said Tuesday. But the couple...
  • Quinn signs budget he, opponent dislike

    Quinn signs budget he, opponent dislike
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday signed into law a new state budget disliked by the governor, his running mate and even Republican challenger Bruce Rauner — a $35.7 billion spending plan that bows to election-year political realities....
  • Emanuel urges Cubs, rooftop owners to avoid court

    Emanuel urges Cubs, rooftop owners to avoid court
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today offered the latest tea leaves to read in the ongoing saga over possible renovations to Wrigley Field, saying he encouraged the Chicago Cubs and owners of rooftop buildings to continue to negotiate on a deal that would avoid a...
  • NBCUniversal Reveals Plans for 30 Rock Restoration and Renovation

    30 Rock is getting a bit of a face-lift. NBCUniversal unveiled Wednesday its plans to upgrade and enhance operations at its iconic 30 Rockefeller Plaza broadcasting headquarters in New York City. The multi-year renovation and restoration includes the...
  • Ricketts on Wrigley renovation: 'looking forward to moving forward'

    Ricketts on Wrigley renovation: 'looking forward to moving forward'
    Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts said Wednesday that he remains confident the team’s $575 million plan to renovate Wrigley Field and develop the surrounding area will receive the necessary approval from the city.  “Yeah, I think we’...
  • Tollway moves ahead on Orland Grassland South restoration

    Tollway moves ahead on Orland Grassland South restoration
    Illinois tollway officials gave early approval to plans to spend $7.1 million restoring wetlands in Orland Grassland South, one of the Forest Preserves of Cook County's newest sites. Last summer, the tollway announced it would partner with the Cook...