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  • Winnetka family wants to live in house slated for demolition

    Winnetka family wants to live in house slated for demolition
    Officials in Winnetka supported a homeowner's request Monday night to live in a rental home he owns, but is eventually slated for demolition as part of plan to subdivide three lots into two. Resident Dave Bartels, who owns two homes in the 200 block...
  • What if Hillary Clinton had won in 2008?

    What if Hillary Clinton had won in 2008?
    For journalists, the dog days of August are the worst. Nothing happens because Congress and the rest of you are all on vacation. So now is the time for whatever quirky column has been niggling at the back of one’s mind, waiting for a break in the...
  • King Court Tenants, Goodwin College To Discuss Redevelopment

    EAST HARTFORD — Members of the King Court Resident Association and representatives from Goodwin College are scheduled to meet next week after the recent sale of the 80-unit moderate-income housing complex to the college. Goodwin College purchased...
  • Take the pension buyout, or wait for a better deal down the road?

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) If you work for a company with a pension plan, don't be surprised if you get an offer soon for a lump sum buyout - a deal where you accept a pile of cash...
  • Residents organize to fight proposed shooting range near Hinsdale

     Residents organize to fight proposed shooting range near Hinsdale
    Concerns about safety, noise, pollution and disruption to wildlife are some of the reasons cited in a petition drawn up by residents who oppose plans to build a gun club at a private country club near Hinsdale's south side. The residents are asking that...
  • Union tried to negotiate pension dispute but the mayor wasn't interested [Letter]

    Union tried to negotiate pension dispute but the mayor wasn't interested [Letter]
    Regarding your recent editorial on Baltimore City pensions, contrary to wanting to battle instead of negotiate the issue of COLAs, the unions have been trying to negotiate from day one and even came up with comparable plans. It was the mayor who...
  • What Baltimore did to police and fire pensions is a crime [Letter]

    What Baltimore did to police and fire pensions is a crime [Letter]
    Baltimore's Police and Fire unions pay more into their pension fund than any other city unions. When the city enacted legislation to basically freeze cost of living raises for fire and police until the age of 55 with a paltry 1 percent raise, then 2...
  • Chicago Park District day camp numbers up

    Chicago Park District day camp numbers up
    More kids attended Chicago Park District day camp this summer than in years past, the city reported today. There were 41,468 children ages six to 12 enrolled in the day camps in more than 230 parks across the city this summer, according to Mayor Rahm...
  • Pension pandering [Editorial]

    Pension pandering  [Editorial]
    In a particularly naked bit of pandering, Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan appeared before the state Fraternal Order of Police this week as part of its process of determining its endorsement in the fall election and promised to exempt law...
  • Funding OK'd for railroad 'quiet zones' in All Aboard project

    Funding OK'd for railroad 'quiet zones' in All Aboard project
    Blaring train horns may become a thing of the past on the tracks that pass through coastal downtowns from Miami to West Palm Beach. Officials announced Tuesday they have secured funding for crossing improvements necessary to establish a continuous...
  • The 'terrorist screening database': Are they all terrorists?

    This page has criticized the government's infamous "no-fly list" because it is so manifestly susceptible to error. Now comes new information about how the federal government compiles the bigger, broader "terrorist screening database" from which the no-fly...