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  • 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...
  • At Niles' heart, a strong sense of pride

    At Niles' heart, a strong sense of pride
    April Maher pushes a shopping cart through the crowded aisles at Jerry's Fruit and Garden Center on Milwaukee Avenue. Maher, who lives in neighboring Park Ridge, places two cartons of strawberries in her cart and says she likes to shop in Niles. "Even...
  • Bill pursues extreme speeders

    A proposal to toughen punishment for extreme speeders passed a key legislative hurdle Monday, while also reopening the debate about how much leeway judges should have when sentencing defendants. A Tribune investigation, published Sunday, found that since...
  • Judges regularly break sentencing law on speeding tickets

    Dee Brant's anger wasn't directed at the chronic speeder who killed her son. She was angry at a system that let the speeder stay on the roads despite him bragging about having "the worst driving record" of anyone he knew. She was angry at how the...
  • IMPEACHED

    In a historic display of anger and frustration, the Illinois House voted Friday to impeach disgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich and send him to trial in the Senate with the aim of removing the state's 40th chief executive from public office forever. The...
  • Trial overshadows swearing-in

    SPRINGFIELD -- Gov. Rod Blagojevich invoked Abraham Lincoln's wartime plea of "malice toward none" Wednesday as he opened a new session of the Illinois Senate, which immediately began preparations for an impeachment trial that could remove him from...
  • Going Green On a Budget

    Home energy use accounts for almost one-fifth of the nation's greenhouse-gas emissions and one-fifth of its energy consumption, according to national research. The average home spends about $1,900 annually on energy bills, according to Environmental...
  • Dems scramble for tax deal amid Quinn's inauguration

    Dems scramble for tax deal amid Quinn's inauguration
    SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois Democrats are scaling back a major income tax increase as they search for votes in a frantic, last-ditch effort to deal with the state's crippling budget crisis. After rank-and-file lawmakers balked at a 75 percent hike in the...
  • Blago's man: Sealed, delivered, unsigned

     
    by Mark Silva There may be more than a few complications with Gov. Rod Blagojevich's appointment of Roland Burris to the open Senate seat of President-elect Barack Obama: 1) The Senate's Democrats say they will refuse to seat Burris --......