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  • No Tax Hike, But Spending Bill Laden With Pork

    (WGN-AM)- Gov. Pat Quinn may not have passed an income tax to plug a massive hole in the state budget, but the rookie governor joined Democratic and Republican lawmakers in putting together a heaping platter of pork-barrel projects. Quinn can stake a...
  • Actor loves 'starchfest'

    Actor loves 'starchfest'
    Larenz Tate has been in Oscar-winning films and critically acclaimed TV shows ("Ray," "Crash," "Rescue Me"), but to his young children, he's just the "blueberry pancake guy." "They have no idea what I do for a living," said the 34-year-old actor, who...
  • Milt Program Guide Jan 09

    THURSDAY, JANUARY 1ST OPEN-LINE We’ll continue our discussion tonight of the Blagojevich scandal and take your phone calls.  Now that the dust has begun to settle, are you still certain Blagojevich should be impeached and convicted of a crime?...
  • December 11 - Jan Kostner

    December 11 - Jan Kostner
    Holiday Festivities in Illinois Christkindlmarket at Daley Plaza Wonderland Express Returns to the Garden - Botanic Gardens Brookfield Zoo's 28th Annual Holiday Magic Ski Snowstar Winter Sports Park in Andalusia East Peoria Festival of Lights Rock...
  • Brookfield Zoo Welcomes A New Addition

    (WGN-AM)- Brookfield Zoo welcomed Joyce, a 26-year-old African elephant, who spent her first day in the newly renovated outdoor elephant yard Monday morning. Standing about 8 feet tall, weighing in at 6,800 pounds, Joyce is a little bit taller than...
  • Ride the rails to suburban fun

    Ride the rails to suburban fun
    The suburbs of Chicago are like people: Each one has a unique personality with its own appeal and claim to fame. The problem is that (many) city-dwellers balk at the idea of going to the suburbs, and (lots of) suburbanites think first of Chicago —...
  • October 25 - 29

    Donnell Rawlings - Nick Vujicic - Pyrotechniq - John Pinette - Creatures of the Night - Hillel Levin - Ron Fitzgerald - Halloween Soul Train - David "Rock" Nelson Monday, October 25 Donnell Rawlings Through Wednesday Zanies 1548 N. Wells Chicago www....
  • October 2010: Jason Crean

    October 2010: Jason Crean
    It's a wild kingdom inside his classroom, but that's why this month's honoree is top dog at Lyons Township High School. The curriculum? Creatures of all kinds. It's biology with a beastly bent. It's exactly the environment biology teacher Jason Crean set...
  • Tribute gifts

    Tribute gifts
    We all have people in our lives who are tough to buy for. You know, the ones who have everything they need and buy everything they want. It sure would be nice to come up with an unexpected gift that shows some thought and a lot of love. Consider a...
  • May 31 - June 4

    Monica Pedersen - Blackhawks Rally - Botanic Backyard - Alex McCord & Simon van Kempen Monday, May 31 Monica Pedersen Backyard Tips: Buy mature landscaping. In a climate like Chicago, waiting to watch a tree grow can be a little disappointing. Spend...
  • Suburbs host farmers markets

    Suburbs host farmers markets