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  • 'Take away' from O'Malley trade mission: U.S. and China are sooo alike!

    'Take away' from O'Malley trade mission: U.S. and China are sooo alike!
    This is what happens when you reduce your big international trade mission to a tweet, as Maryland Economic Development Secretary Christian S. Johansson did: "Key take away from Governor and Madame Liu mtg at Chinese 'White House': 'There is more that...
  • Millions of Great Lakes fish killed in power plant intakes

    Millions of Great Lakes fish killed in power plant intakes
    Despite decades of efforts to restore and protect the Great Lakes, dozens of old power plants still are allowed to kill hundreds of millions of fish each year by sucking in massive amounts of water to cool their equipment. Records obtained by the Tribune...
  • Colbert takes on Rand Paul over profiling comments

    Colbert takes on Rand Paul over profiling comments
    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) earned a lot of respect from civil libertarians several weeks ago when he emerged as this country's foremost Fourth Amendment advocate. Rand tried single-handedly to stop some of the more authoritarian aspects of the Patriot...
  • Union: CPS chief should release contract details

    The Chicago Teachers Union today called on new schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard to release the full terms of his contract. On Tuesday, Brizard told reporters that his salary was set at $250,000 in the final contract. The school board had agreed to pay...
  • Tracy Morgan's Anti-gay Rant Cannot Be Written Off as Comedy

    Tracy Morgan's Anti-gay Rant Cannot Be Written Off as Comedy
    Oh, how I wish Tracy Morgan's recent actions were merely an homage to his "30 Rock" character, Tracy Jordan. Jordan, as last season's "30 Rock" story arc revealed, desperately wanted to dash the high expectations of critics and fans after starring in a...
  • Newport News federal courthouse rental: Add half a million bucks more per year

    Newport News federal courthouse rental: Add half a million bucks more per year
    NEWPORT NEWS -- Taxpayers are paying $1.98 million annually to lease a little-used federal courthouse in downtown Newport News -- $568,625 more per year than reflected in previously released government documents. The latest figure is 40 percent higher...
  • Lots of smoke, noise — but not much action on diesel engine idling

    Lots of smoke, noise — but not much action on diesel engine idling
    As fans left Wrigley Field after a late-season Cubs loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, they were greeted by clouds of noxious diesel exhaust from charter buses idling outside the ballpark, some for nearly an hour. On another fall afternoon, three tour...
  • Meriden Police Receive More Complaints Than Similar Departments

    Meriden Police Receive More Complaints Than Similar Departments
    The city's embattled police department receives a much higher number of complaints than similarly sized departments, a Courant review of police records reveals. Yet, Meriden rarely sustained a complaint made by a citizen while often finding cause for...
  • 'Will Eisner' by Michael Schumacher

    'Will Eisner' by Michael Schumacher
    Although he neither coined the term "graphic novel" nor invented the form, Will Eisner ranks among America's most celebrated and influential sequential artists. The creator of "The Spirit" (a comic book hero who solved crimes without recourse to...
  • Arrow Lumber owner still doing business with city

    Arrow Lumber owner still doing business with city
    Mayor Richard Daley's administration has known since 2007 that the owner of a South Side lumber company participated in a scheme to defraud the city, yet it has allowed him to continue to reap millions of dollars in city business, a Tribune review has...
  • Is civility in politics an oxymoron?

    Is civility in politics an oxymoron?
    Part One: I was visiting a friend recently. The conversation at dinner turned to my expressing an opinion about concern over the involvement of the government and the direction our country was heading. She stood up and showed an anger that I had never...