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  • George Lucas chooses Chicago for his planned museum

    George Lucas chooses Chicago for his planned museum
    The Force is officially with the city of Chicago. After months of deliberation, George Lucas has chosen the Windy City for his planned museum that will feature his personal art collection as well as exhibitions devoted to the digital arts and the...
  • City's cable-access relaunches with HGTV-style fare, increased budget

    City's cable-access relaunches with HGTV-style fare, increased budget
    On Wednesday, Baltimore will relaunch its publicly owned TV station, shifting its focus from broadcasts of government meetings to CharmTV, a showcase for city restaurants, businesses and neighborhoods. City leaders see an opportunity to counteract...
  • Public unions at risk [Editorial]

    Public unions at risk  [Editorial]
    The Supreme Court didn't kill a key underpinning of public sector unionism Monday, but it surely put it on life support. The court's ruling in the Illinois case Harris v. Quinn, which related to the mandatory collection of so-called "fair share" fees from...
  • Alderman pitches renaming Buckingham Fountain, Navy Pier ballroom after Jane Byrne

    Alderman pitches renaming Buckingham Fountain, Navy Pier ballroom after Jane Byrne
    A series of possible tributes to former Mayor Jane Byrne were introduced at the City Council Wednesday. Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, proposed naming the international terminal at O'Hare International Airport, the grand ballroom at Navy Pier or the plaza...
  • Legislature must end red-light camera scam

           Like the U.S. Supreme Court, the Florida Supreme Court often breaks along political lines on big rulings. With red-light cameras, however, conservative, moderate and liberal justices found legal harmony.        Last week, the court ruled 5-2...
  • Former Springs Mayor Roy Gold's withdrawal leads to conspiracy theories

    Former Springs Mayor Roy Gold's withdrawal leads to conspiracy theories
    The city's former mayor dropped out of the Nov. 4 mayoral race, which has forced a new qualifying period scheduled for July. And that has led to whispers at City Hall and brought out conspiracy theorists who say the move was a way for activists to...
  • New Palm Beach County Inspector General starts work

    New Palm Beach County Inspector General starts work
    The changing of the guard has begun for Palm Beach County’s local government watchdog. New county Inspector General John Carey started work this week and out-going Inspector General Sheryl Steckler’s last day at work is scheduled to be...
  • Lady Liberty, gay marriage, and Dyer: Letters

    Salute to Lady Liberty I was one of 25 World War II veterans on the Space Coast Honor Flight this past Saturday. What a wonderful surprise to arrive at Orlando International Airport about 4:30 a.m. and be greeted by hundreds of cheering local Orlando...
  • Hebrew Academy goes completely solar

    The Hebrew Academy in Huntington Beach looked to the sun to find the inspiration for melding technology, environmental interests and education. It is going all solar. "As far as I know, we have just become the only school in the state of California...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown's prison reforms haven't lived up to his billing

    Gov. Jerry Brown's prison reforms haven't lived up to his billing
    Nearly 15 months after launching what he called the "boldest move in criminal justice in decades," Gov. Jerry Brown declared victory over a prison crisis that had appalled federal judges and stumped governors for two decades. Diverting thousands of...
  • Tinley Park drops local ambulance company

    Tinley Park drops local ambulance company
    Tinley Park trustees voted Tuesday night to drop the village's longtime ambulance services provider in favor of a new company, a move village officials said would save the village about $800,000 over the life of the contract. A new agreement, between...