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  • Lawmakers nearing end of spring session and still no budget

    Lawmakers nearing end of spring session and still no budget
    The General Assembly will be back in session today on one of the last days of the spring session, with lawmakers still trying to agree on a state budget. The Senate is set to reconvene at 10 a.m. and the House at 11:30 a.m. House Speaker Michael...
  • Drivin' in The Rain

    Sixty-two years ago, actor Gene Kelly seemed to thoroughly enjoy the musical “Singin’ in the Rain.” Drivers, on the other hand, don’t embrace rain with anything approaching Kelly’s level of enthusiasm and glee. Driving in...
  • House committee OKs $100 million for Obama library

    House committee OKs $100 million for Obama library
    An Illinois House committee endorsed a plan today to contribute $100 million in state funds toward construction of a Barack Obama presidential library in Chicago. The proposal, pushed by House Speaker Michael Madigan, goes to the full House next....
  • Window on the Civil War

     Window on the Civil War
    The American Civil War was not the first armed conflict to become the subject of the camera. But it was the first to generate large numbers of pictures, then shape both history and the public's awareness of what happened on the battlefield through the...
  • Everyone should owe the same [Letter]

    Everyone should owe the same [Letter]
    Dan Rodricks has done it again ("With Democrats like these, who needs GOP?" March 27). He just hates the people who have done the most for the country and have been paid properly for doing so. Now, he can't stand the thought of those people being able...
  • Profile: FCC chief Tom Wheeler

    Tom Wheeler Age: 68 Born: Redlands, Calif. Education: Graduated from Ohio State University Career: President, National Cable Television Assn., 1979-84; chief executive, Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Assn., 1992-2004; chairman,...
  • A cheap shot at Republicans

    Re "Hate without end," Opinion, April 17 The groups named by Peter Gottschalk as being responsible for widespread hate in this century are "right-wing politicians, conservative donors and professional Islamophobes." He does not have to come right out...
  • 'Baroque to Beatles,' 'Summon the Heroes' next CFCArts orchestra concerts

     'Baroque to Beatles,' 'Summon the Heroes' next CFCArts orchestra concerts
    Central Florida Community Arts will present two distinct concerts this weekend, focusing on the strings and woodwind sections of the CFCArts orchestra. The CFCArts String Orchestra's program is titled "Baroque to Beatles" This classical-style concert,...
  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler pushing a packed agenda

    WASHINGTON — After nearly four decades as a Washington lawyer and lobbyist for the cable and cellphone industries, Tom Wheeler was eager to revive long-stalled initiatives as the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. But within...
  • Spielberg draws throngs to Lincoln ceremony

    Spielberg draws throngs to Lincoln ceremony
    Before a record-breaking crowd of more than 700, filmmaker Steven Spielberg was honored with the Lincoln Leadership Prize by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation on March 19 at the Hilton Chicago. This annual award honors individuals...
  • Don't blame voters for low turnout

    Suppose nobody votes this year. On Nov. 4 the doors to the polling places are thrown open, and there isn't anyone in line. No absentee ballots are filed. No one litigates, charging either fraud or discrimination, because there weren't any voters. It won'...