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  • Reporter Bill Plante reflects on a changing White House

    Reporter Bill Plante reflects on a changing White House
    Bill Plante's journey from his Rogers Park upbringing to his current and longstanding post as CBS News White House correspondent has been, in many senses, a conventional one for reporters of a certain age. Plante, now 76, got into radio young — at...
  • Letters: Sweet or sour ending for Bruins?

    Letters: Sweet or sour ending for Bruins?
    Not sure which game Bill Plaschke was watching when he wrote such glowing compliments of UCLA's Sweet 16 performance against Florida. Defense wins games in the tournament, and the Bruins' defense, absent for much of the season, was AWOL as Florida...
  • Apps making car connectivity like smartphones

    Apps making car connectivity like smartphones
    TORONTO (Reuters) - Searching for that elusive parking spot or a nearby attraction? Forget about consulting your smartphone, just look at the car dashboard. Whether it is streaming music and listening to audio books, or even ordering a pizza, apps are...
  • Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija lists Lakeview condo

    Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija has listed a three-bedroom, 2,500-square-foot condominium in the Southport corridor of Lakeview for nearly $700,000. Samardzija, one of the only current Cubs to own property in the Chicago area, now lives...
  • Disease that helped cause lime shortage in Mexico could come to California

    Disease that helped cause lime shortage in Mexico could come to California
    Today it’s the limes, tomorrow what else? A variety of factors have contributed to a shortage of limes in the United States that has more than doubled prices over this time last year. And one of the most important is an outbreak of a citrus...
  • WBBM-AM tops revenue list for Chicago radio

    WBBM-AM tops revenue list for Chicago radio
    WBBM-AM 780 saw revenue fall last year, but held its position as the top-billing Chicago radio station, and the only local outlet among the top 10 stations nationwide. The CBS-owned news radio station took in $42 million in over-the-air revenue last...
  • Sound Advice: A terrific deal on a premium table radio

    Q. I am looking for a speaker dock sound system for my iPhone that will charge it and play music too. I would prefer something that can fill a 15 ft x 20 ft space with sound, but does not cost too much, perhaps around $100. A remote control would be handy...
  • Elite Street: Radio's "JoBo" sells condo for $700k

    Elite Street: Radio's "JoBo" sells condo for $700k
      Longtime Chicago radio personality Joseph “JoBo” Colborn, known on the air as the latter half of the high-decibel “Eddie and JoBo” duo, on March 4 sold his two-bedroom, 23rd-floor condo unit on the Gold Coast for $700,000.  ...
  • 'This American Life' parting ways with distributor PRI

    'This American Life' parting ways with distributor PRI
    Chicago Public Media’s signature program, “This American Life,” is parting ways with its national distributor after 17 years, but the show will go on, according to its producers. The weekly show has been marketed since 1997 by Public...
  • Obama enlists help to push Affordable Care Act

    Obama enlists help to push Affordable Care Act
    WASHINGTON — President Obama teased Ellen DeGeneres about the selfie she took at the Oscars and confessed to leaving his socks and shoes lying around while the first lady is out of town, but before the end of his Thursday appearance on her talk...
  • 'This American Life' Loses Public Radio Distributor

    After 17 years, Public Radio International announced today that it will end distribution of one of its most popular shows, "This American Life." The Ira Glass-hosted program, which has been distributed by PRI since 1997, has a weekly audience of 2.2...