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  • New York Times wrong to lobby for lifting Cuba embargo

    New York Times wrong to lobby for lifting Cuba embargo
    Ernesto Londoño is the newest member of The New York Times editorial board. He was hired in September and since then he has written six editorials and two blogs on why the United States should re-establish relations with Cuba and lift the embargo. In...
  • After public uproar, owner postpones EastWood Golf Club project

    After public uproar, owner postpones EastWood Golf Club project
    Faced with a fierce resident backlash, the owners of EastWood Golf Club have put a bid to redevelop the course into a mixed-use complex on hold. An attorney representing the owners wrote the county on Monday asking that a rezoning request needed for the...
  • Masked men set off clashes with police in Hong Kong

    Masked men set off clashes with police in Hong Kong
    Using a metal barricade as a battering ram, masked men smashed through a window at Hong Kong’s Legislative Council headquarters early Wednesday, setting off clashes with police and raising fears that the government would step in with decisive action...
  • Italian marketplace coming to Harris Theater

    Italian marketplace coming to Harris Theater
    Harris Theater (205 E. Randolph, 312-334-7777) will transform its lobbies into an Italian marketplace at 6 p.m. Dec. 3 during its Chicago debut of “Guillaume Tell” (William Tell). Italy’s Teatro Regio Torino is performing the final opera...
  • Mexican man admits guilt in teen-girl sex case in N. Florida

    Mexican man admits guilt in teen-girl sex case in N. Florida
    A Mexican citizen faces as much as life in prison after admitting he flew a 14-year-old girl from Las Vegas to North Florida for sex in May, federal officials say. Officers intercepted the teen in Charlotte, N.C. and placed her into protective custody...
  • Legislators and lobbyists bond over mai tais on Maui

    Legislators and lobbyists bond over mai tais on Maui
    I got into the news business covering the Washington State Legislature as a student intern for the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin. In those days, lobbyists would host frequent fundraising events for key lawmakers during the legislative session and there was...
  • Blotter: Two reports of young girls being followed by a man in La Grange

    Blotter: Two reports of young girls being followed by a man in La Grange
    The following items were collected from reports released by the La Grange Police Department. Two unrelated incidents of a suspicious man following girls were reported. On Nov. 9, several girls were walking near the intersection of Ashland and Harris...
  • WGN radio knocked off air when pipes burst at Tribune Tower

    WGN radio knocked off air when pipes burst at Tribune Tower
    Burst pipes at Tribune Tower knocked WGN-AM 720 off the air for 20 minutes during the 6 a.m. hour of the Steve Cochran show. The water streamed down from the ninth floor, where the pipes burst, and reached the radio studios on the seventh floor,...
  • No reason to lift ban on silencers

    No reason to lift ban on silencers
    The National Rifle Association wants it. Silencer manufacturers want it. So if the NRA and money interests want it, you can expect that the state of Florida will very soon lift its 57-year-old ban on silencers for hunters. Even though it's bad...
  • Why Putin's anti-NATO behavior makes sense to him, and many in Russia

    Why Putin's anti-NATO behavior makes sense to him, and many in Russia
    Russian President Vladimir Putin had an opportunity to lobby for easing international sanctions against his country last month when European and Asian leaders gathered for a summit in Milan, but for his most crucial meeting — a sit-down with...
  • Problems arise with Willowbrook village hall renovations

     Problems arise with Willowbrook village hall renovations
    Construction problems will delay until early next year a move into a renovated Village Hall, Willowbrook officials said. "It's often typical for this to happen when you're renovating an existing building," Village Administrator Tim Halik said. "It was...