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  • Glenview starting work on new village hall

    Glenview starting work on new village hall
    Glenview village officials are starting work on the long-awaited, new village hall, introducing what they say will be a new era of customer service to village residents. With a price tag of $9 million, the village municipal center will be a two-story,...
  • A silver lining from the Isla Vista tragedy: New power to take guns from the unstable

    A silver lining from the Isla Vista tragedy: New power to take guns from the unstable
    The pro-gun crowd will be foaming, but Gov. Jerry Brown today signed into law AB 1014, by Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), that will let family members or police seek a court order to temporarily remove lawfully owned weapons from the home of...
  • Legislators call for crack down on utilities

    Legislators call for crack down on utilities
    In today's column I mentioned that Sen. Jack Latvala was expected to announce some proposed changes to the way Florida's electric utilities are regulated.  The Republican from Clearwater wants to bring more transparency to the way the state decides...
  • Health Inspectors Find Infection-Control Gaps At Busy Hartford Clinic

    Health Inspectors Find Infection-Control Gaps At Busy Hartford Clinic
    State health inspectors have found a string of infection-control problems at Community Health Services in north Hartford, including inadequate handling of patients who arrive with a cough, fever or rash; unsanitary conditions; and poor sterilization...
  • State begins notifying medical marijuana applicants

    State begins notifying medical marijuana applicants
    The first patients have been approved to receive medical marijuana in Illinois, officials said Tuesday, though the legal product won’t be available until spring at the earliest. The Illinois Department of Public Health started issuing letters last...
  • Search Broward lobbying database, if you find it

    Search Broward lobbying database, if you find it
    Like many governments, Broward County has a searchable database where you can find out which companies have hired lobbyists, and which lobbyists are working for them. But Broward's lobbyist list seemingly vanished recently. Columnist Michael Mayo and...
  • Lawyer says suspect in Aurora radar center fire a danger to himself

    Lawyer says suspect in Aurora radar center fire a danger to himself
    The man charged with setting a fire at the Aurora radar facility, wreaking havoc on the nation's air traffic system, was ordered detained today after his lawyer declined to fight for his release. Federal prosecutors argued that Brian Howard was a danger...
  • Metropolis on brink of 'financial collapse'

    Metropolis on brink of 'financial collapse'
    The Metropolis theater in Arlington Heights said it may close next month without more taxpayer money and is now requesting $450,000 from the village. Long financially troubled, the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre at 111 W. Campbell St. filed a request...
  • Look to Floor 102 for wow views when NYC's One World Trade Center opens

    Look to Floor 102 for wow views when NYC's One World Trade Center opens
    When the observatory atop New York City's One World Trade Center opens in the spring, visitors can tour three floors and take in panoramic views. Three restaurants, a bar and a virtual concierge to greet you also are planned at what is being touted as the...
  • Architectural photography at One World Trade Center

    Architectural photography at One World Trade Center
    Last week, I traveled to New York with Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin to photograph his review of the new One World Trade Center building in Lower Manhattan. The trip took me around the building from near and far and all the way to the top...
  • Radiation therapists: Bonding with patients helps make treatment less stressful

    By Erinn Hutkin Kyle Garafolo, a radiation therapist at the CDH Proton Center in west suburban Warrenville, decided to enter the profession after a family member was diagnosed with cancer and underwent a long, rigorous course of treatment. "I knew I...