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  • House opens hearings into Chicago lawmaker's bribery charge

    House opens hearings into Chicago lawmaker's bribery charge
    SPRINGFIELD--The Illinois House opened a special investigation today into a Chicago Democrat charged in federal court with taking a cash bribe.   But Rep. Derrick Smith, a West Side Democrat, didn't show up.   Smith faces the first House probe since then-...
  • Simeon All Access | Dean of the Wolverines

    Simeon All Access | Dean of the Wolverines
    If Robert Smith has his way, he one day soon will leave Simeon and the program that changed his life and the Chicago basketball scene. For what he hopes is seven more games, the program is still his. The 41-year-old coach of five state championship...
  • House passes statewide ban on cell use while driving

    House passes statewide ban on cell use while driving
    SPRINGFIELD — A new proposal to ban the use of cell phones while driving throughout Illinois passed the House on Friday along with two other traffic safety measures. The proposed ban, sponsored by Rep. John D’Amico, D-Chicago, would...
  • 'Compelling story' of late organ donor featured in ad

    'Compelling story' of late organ donor featured in ad
    A new advertising campaign launched today for National Donate Life Month features a longtime organ donation advocate who died this year waiting for a kidney. Vikki Tulcus, a coordinator for the state's organ and tissue donor registry, appeared in last...
  • WOOGMS Labor Day Parade

     
    The WOOGMS parade might be Lakeview’s strangest tradition.  Each Memorial Day and Labor Day, hundreds of local Lakeviewers come out to partake in the event in which “everyone marches, nobody watches.” The parade is made up of pretty much...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Corbett Says Vouchers Proposal Is Coming Soon.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett says his long-awaited school reform package, which includes vouchers, charter school improvements and economic furloughs for teachers will be released soon. Some are expecting the Republican, who revved his legislative engines with a...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: DeWeese Corruption Trial Begins.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Rep. Bill DeWeese's public corruption trial in Dauphin County Court yesterday, where prosecutors from the state Attorney General's Office engaged in the time-honored opening argument rite of stripping a defendant's...
  • Chi Mag snubs Quinn and Cullerton! For real?

     
    I fear that I’m falling into a publicity trap set by my devious Tribune Company colleagues upstairs at Chicago Magazine. They just released the ranking of the 100 most powerful Chicagoans, published online and in the March issue. Lists of......
  • It'll Be A Lonely Primary For A Lot Of Lawmakers This Year.

     
    Good Afternoon, All. If there was any doubt, it looks like the vogue for reform has passed and the wave of anger from the 2006 cycle has officially subsided. We've just gone and checked the list of candidates from the......
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review (WTTW-Ch.11) Guest host Eddie Arruza with Bruce Dold, Chicago Tribune; Mary Ann...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Lawmakers return for busy fall session (or not).

     
    Good Monday Morning Fellow Seekers. Pennsylvania’s public school students have been in class for weeks, but state lawmakers will finally return to work today for an abbreviated fall voting session that could end up being as notable for what doesn&#...