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  • London's dual role as commissioner, lobbyist has mayor demanding client list

    London's dual role as commissioner, lobbyist has mayor demanding client list
    Keith London wears two hats: City commissioner and lobbyist. Mayor Joy Cooper, his longtime nemesis, wants to know who London counts as clients. So far, he's not saying. Cooper posed the question twice during two commission meetings in December....
  • Dear GOP: Show, don't tell

    Hey, Jeb, Ted, Rand, Marco, Bobby, Chris and the dozen or more others I'm forgetting, here's something to write on your bathroom mirror in 2015 and beyond: The "P" in POTUS stands for "President," not "Pundit." I understand that the Seinfeldian faux-...
  • Does NATO want Ukraine?

     Does NATO want Ukraine?
    Talk about poking the bear with a sharp stick. Ukraine's parliament overwhelmingly voted Tuesday to rile Russian President Vladimir Putin by moving to join NATO. If that happens, another of Russia's neighbors would come under the protective umbrella of...
  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti's earthquake safety campaign faces obstacles

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti's earthquake safety campaign faces obstacles
    When Eric Garcetti took office as Los Angeles mayor 18 months ago, skeptics questioned whether he was setting civic ambitions too low by promising to improve street paving, tree trimming, sidewalk repairs and trash pickup. But with his recent rollout of...
  • 2015 preview: Oak Park and La Grange

    2015 preview: Oak Park and La Grange
    The coming year could produce a sales tax increase in La Grange, a decision on a new pool for Oak Park and River Forest High School and permission for bars to open in Oak Park. Also ahead in 2015, ground is expected to be broken for a new development on...
  • 2014 in review: Naperville

    2014 in review: Naperville
    Throughout the year, Naperville-area residents saw new leaders take the helm of major organizations and new commercial developments take shape. They also debated puppy mills, bar rules and school support programs. Here's a look at those stories and others...
  • Harvey residents detail life in 'lawless' suburb

     Harvey residents detail life in 'lawless' suburb
    On Sangamon Street near the northern border of Harvey sit two, crisp 1½-story houses. In the gray one, Ruth Cameron raised two daughters who went off to college. One came back and bought the blue one next door. Together, the women describe a growing...
  • The future of Israel

    For more than a half-century, since the United Nations partitioned the British Mandated state of Palestine so as to create a National Home for the Jewish People, in part of what had until the First World War been a part of the Ottoman Empire, the land...
  • Internet, religion and 'The Interview': Letters

    Internet, religion and 'The Interview': Letters
    Internet users, abusers We are "hoist by our own petard." We have created the Internet, which most of us believe is the greatest way to spread information. It educates millions who never had access to schooling. For the older generation, like me,...
  • A one-man revolution

    Until now there were two types of peaceful American change. One was a president, like Franklin D. Roosevelt or Ronald Reagan, working with Congress to alter American life from the top down by passing a new agenda. The other was popular reform pressure, as...
  • What to expect in 2015: Obamacare and the Republican Congress

    What to expect in 2015: Obamacare and the Republican Congress
    If you're looking for what to expect next year, look no further than the seeds planted in 2014. It was a year when the country talked more about race and power than it did the year it elected its first black president; when police became a bigger...