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  • Covering the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Europe

    Covering the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Europe
    This assignment has been a blast if also a tricky one. I've been shadowing the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for the past two weeks like some sort of classical music Deadhead. I've been traveling separately (all via train within Europe -- from Salzburg,...
  • Boeing and buyer blame contract snag for 747 delay

    Boeing and buyer blame contract snag for 747 delay
    Boeing Co (BA.N) scrambled on Monday to iron out contract problems that forced it to postpone the first delivery of a stretched model of its iconic 747 jumbo jet, driving down its shares. The U.S. planemaker was due to deliver the first freighter version...
  • Tea party nirvana: Living la vida little

    I keep hearing Tea Party people and other Republicans talking about the need to return to small government. How can such an idea work in such a large and diverse nation? I understand that Republicans are aware of the first couple of chapters of U.S....
  • Global engineering company opens facility in Porter County, creates 40 new jobs

    Global engineering company opens facility in Porter County, creates 40 new jobs
    Lt. Governor Becky Skillman joined executives from Paul Wurth, Inc., an international steel and iron engineering manufacturer, Tuesday to announce the company's plans to expand its operations here, creating up to 40 new jobs by 2018. A subsidiary of...
  • 10 things you might not know about the Afghan war

    10 things you might not know about the Afghan war
    Will the final chapters of the Afghan war be written in Chicago? It's possible. At next month's NATO summit here, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and global leaders will discuss an exit strategy for foreign troops fighting the Taliban, a task no doubt...
  • Camping across Europe in a van

    Camping across Europe in a van
    We're packing the mobi for a madcap trip across Europe to see as much as we can in 18 days. If this trip goes badly, it's our daughter's fault. This is her idea, pitched from her apartment in downtown Antwerp during a call months earlier. "Come visit us,...
  • World watch

    Belgium Authorities warned of thieves posing as police officers on the E411 highway linking Luxembourg and Brussels. Three elderly couples who withdrew money from banks in Luxembourg recently were robbed of about $141,000 in euros. The bandits pulled over...
  • Part 1: 'We could see the Germans and their tanks'

    Part 1: 'We could see the Germans and their tanks'
    First of two parts Donald W. Burdick was a pre-med student at the University of Scranton when the Army drafted him during World War II. In July 1944, he landed in northern France with a field artillery observation battalion. Five months later, Pfc....
  • Go native in Europe and Japan -- take the train

    Who rides trains these days? Europeans, for starters. And the Japanese, of course. And maybe you, if you're looking to discover new places and save some money while you're in Britain or Ireland, on the Continent or in Japan. Rail passes, savvy travelers...
  • Foreign tourist boards

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • American military cemeteries in Europe honor fallen heroes in both world wars

    On Veterans Day, Americans are asked to do something for the country besides voting and paying taxes: We are enjoined to think of those who fought in faraway places -- the Philippines, North Africa, Europe, Vietnam and Iraq. Most of them came home,...