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  • Where's $8M in taxpayer dollars in Country Club Hills?

    Where's $8M in taxpayer dollars in Country Club Hills?
    A financial battle over millions of taxpayer dollars is brewing in south suburban Country Club Hills between Mayor Dwight Welch and Treasurer Rhonda Williams.   She claims on average more than 8 million dollars is unaccounted for in the town’s...
  • Ethical conduct of head of the Cook County Ethics Board questioned

    Ethical conduct of head of the Cook County Ethics Board questioned
    A joint investigation by WGN-TV, Chicago Magazine and the Better Government Association raises ethical questions about the head of the Cook County Ethics Board. Once a month, tucked away on the 30th floor of the County building, a group of men and...
  • TV stars, the next generation

     
    Congrats to Chris Hayes, a former Chicago journalist whose work appeared in the Reader and In These Times, for being the substitute host last night on MSNBC's "Rachel Maddow Show." Hayes, now the Washington editor of The Nation, is married......
  • Video of Chicago City Council meetings now archived online

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 12:35 p.m. City residents who want to see for themselves what happened at a City Council meeting now can find video archives of the meetings on the Web, city Clerk Miguel del Valle announced today.......
  • Milt Program Guide Jan 09

    THURSDAY, JANUARY 1ST OPEN-LINE We’ll continue our discussion tonight of the Blagojevich scandal and take your phone calls.  Now that the dust has begun to settle, are you still certain Blagojevich should be impeached and convicted of a crime?...
  • Elevator inspections on slow track in Chicago

    Elevator inspections on slow track in Chicago
    May 7, 2009 There's a common saying around the downtown offices of Aileron Communications: Don't get on an elevator unless you've used the bathroom and have a cell phone. "All of my employees have been stuck in the elevator before in this building, once...
  • Impeachment talk turns to policy

    SPRINGFIELD — Lawmakers turned away from the federal corruption charges against Gov. Rod Blagojevich and focused Thursday on other reasons to impeach him, highlighting a string of controversial policy moves as evidence of an autocratic and...
  • Camera firm's links questioned

    A red-light camera company seeking business from Berwyn has had links to a politically connected lawyer who does legal work for the city and has contributed to the mayor's political campaign. A document provided by the Illinois secretary of state's...
  • Sunday Papers - 12/13/09 - Edition 541

    It's a Houli Dooley Christmas at the Irish American Heritage Center. Village Tavern in Long Grove Go to Lake Geneva for the Dancing Horses Christmas Show. Rick Talks with Andy Shaw about the The Better Government Association .
  • Whose relatives got clouted into U. of I.?

    Whose relatives got clouted into U. of I.?
    A relative of Chicago Ald. Frank Olivo's didn't have the required grades for a specialized accounting program at the University of Illinois but got accepted anyway after Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's office intervened. Another applicant -- the...