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  • Low interest rates not helping Europe's economy

     Low interest rates not helping Europe's economy
    Europe is hurting. But the continent's debt and stagnation problems aren't going to end soon. Analysts don't think the salve that's being applied by the European Central Bank's interest rate cuts and bond buying is strong enough medicine to heal long-...
  • Thousands turn out for Little Leaguers: 'They are America's team'

    Thousands turn out for Little Leaguers: 'They are America's team'
    Chicago crowned its newest kings Wednesday, as thousands turned out to celebrate Jackie Robinson West's improbable run in the Little League World Series.  The players — most of whom had just started preschool the last time the city hoisted a...
  • Last delivery of new rail cars enhances safety of Metrolink fleet

    Last delivery of new rail cars enhances safety of Metrolink fleet
    Spurred by two deadly crashes since 2005, Metrolink has now replaced almost all its fleet of aging rail cars with a state-of-the-art model designed to better protect passengers and crews during crashes. Officials for the commuter railroad announced...
  • REVIEW: "Hedda Gabler" at Writers Theatre

     REVIEW: "Hedda Gabler" at Writers Theatre
    From the first moment she opens up the case of General Gabler's famous pistols, Kate Fry's Hedda seems well aware of her name and how her story ends. Director Kimberly Senior's slyly self-aware, shrewdly revisionist and thrillingly intimate new...
  • Perfect weather to open new runway at O'Hare

    Perfect weather to open new runway at O'Hare
    The new $1.3 billion runway that opened at O’Hare International Airport on Thursday immediately began to provide a payoff on the long-term investment, with airlines running mostly on-time operations despite overcast skies that normally would cause...
  • Signal problems delay Metra Union Pacific lines

    Signal problems delay Metra Union Pacific lines
    Trains on Metra's Union Pacific lines ware being delayed by as much as an hour late this afternoon because of computer signal problems. Commuters on all three Union Pacific lines--West, North and Northwest--should expect delays of at least a half-hour...
  • Freight train hits pedestrian near Geneva

    Freight train hits pedestrian near Geneva
    A man died this morning after being hit by a freight train in Geneva, police said. At 8:45 a.m., Geneva police responded to the area near Randall and Keslinger roads to reports of a pedestrian struck by a train. The victim was found on the tracks in the...
  • Union Pacific West trains delayed by freight traffic

    Union Pacific West trains delayed by freight traffic
    A mechanical problem in a train yard blocked traffic on Metra's Union Pacific West line near Elmhurst this morning, according to the agency. Three lines were blocked by a train or trains, stopping service. It's the second mechanical delay in three...
  • A moment to talk arts parking

    A moment to talk arts parking
    There are many reasons to complain about the notorious parking deal made between the City of Chicago and Chicago Parking Meters LLC, some four years ago under Mayor Richard M. Daley. The rates are outrageously high; the profits for the private-sector...
  • 'Big Brother' airs racist, anti-gay comments by contestants

    'Big Brother' airs racist, anti-gay comments by contestants
    "Big Brother" tackled the controversy surrounding some of its contestants head-on on Sunday's episode, airing the controversial racist comments that had previously aired only on the show's online live stream.  A segment of the episode focused on...
  • L.A. River advocates wait for watershed Army Corps study

    L.A. River advocates wait for watershed Army Corps study
    This summer marks a moment of truth for the Los Angeles River. On Tuesday, the leaders of the nonprofit L.A. River Revitalization Corp. used a riverside press conference at North Atwater Park to trumpet its plan to complete a continuous bike path and...