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  • Hancock's new 'Tilt!' puts you over the edge

    Hancock's new 'Tilt!' puts you over the edge
    Step into the new Tilt! attraction on the 94th floor of the John Hancock Center and at first nothing happens. You are holding big metal bars. You are peering through a full-length window. But you know what is about to occur, and your insides, you are...
  • Orland Park looking for consultant to update its image

    Orland Park looking for consultant to update its image
    Orland Park is looking for a company to refresh its image with new signs and branding. The village set aside $100,000 in the 2014 budget for the project and is seeking proposals from consultants interested in designing an updated, cohesive Orland Park...
  • Glenview to sell North Maine Water Utility

    Glenview to sell North Maine Water Utility
    Glenview trustees have recently approved the village's intention to let a national investor-owned company take over its North Maine Water Utility. Village officials hope to sell the water system for about $22 million to Aqua Illinois, which was the...
  • Foothill residents asked to reduce water by 20%

    Foothill residents asked to reduce water by 20%
    Foothill Municipal Water District is asking local residents to practice “extraordinary” water conservation, in the wake of an executive order from Gov. Jerry Brown to intensify statewide drought response efforts. Increasing its water...
  • State Must Ban Fracking Waste

    State Must Ban Fracking Waste
    There are few governmental responsibilities as profound as protecting the air and water that sustain life. When there is a question about air or water quality, government ought to err on the side of caution. That is why, until the system is safe...
  • Wheaton to replace all water meters

     Wheaton to replace all water meters
    The city of Wheaton will be spending about $2.63 million to replace all water meters over the next four years. City Council members unanimously approved the measure Monday, awarding the bid to Midwest Meter Inc. Water meters have a life expectancy...
  • Nonprofit group files petition against Burbank IKEA expansion

    Nonprofit group files petition against Burbank IKEA expansion
    A social advocacy nonprofit organization is asking a judge to void the city’s approval of the IKEA expansion project, arguing that the city failed to prepare an adequate environmental impact report, records show. Citizens Advocating Rational...
  • In Syria, residents of Aleppo struggle with a water shortage

    In Syria, residents of Aleppo struggle with a water shortage
    The Syrian city of Aleppo is suffering an extreme water shortage days after an antigovernment Islamist faction shut down two pumping stations, government officials and a pro-opposition monitoring group said. The shutdown has left more than 2 million...
  • Problem Solver: Water bills continue after couple move out of city

    Problem Solver: Water bills continue after couple move out of city
    Before selling their Little Italy condominium in September, John Sherman and Mary Slater obtained a certified document from the city of Chicago saying the couple owed nothing for their water bill. The document, dated Aug. 29, showed that Sherman and...
  • California to set chromium limit for drinking water supplies

    California to set chromium limit for drinking water supplies
    The state Department of Public Health is adopting the nation's first-ever drinking water standard for hexavalent chromium, a carcinogen found in water supplies across the state. The department announced Tuesday that it has submitted a final regulation...
  • Letter: Rebates can help with turf removal

    The city of La CaƱada Flintridge’s deeply rooted lush lawn traditions are tied to a romance with the English or cottage garden. Today, there is essentially one way most residents envision landscapes for their homes: a green lawn accompanied by...