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  • Bushman comes to Chicago

    In 1930, most African animals were still exotic creatures from a little-known land. When an orphaned infant gorilla named Bushman arrived at Lincoln Park Zoo on this date, he quickly became an international attraction. He appeared in newsreels. The...
  • 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...
  • A father's staggering loss

    A father's staggering loss
    For Anand Tiwari, time stopped on Aug. 11. That Saturday afternoon, police would later tell him, his wife murdered their two young children and killed herself by igniting a fire that engulfed the three in flames inside the family's Naperville home. At...
  • Injured tiger cub dies at Brookfield Zoo

    Injured tiger cub dies at Brookfield Zoo
    Although Brookfield Zoo officials said the injuries of a 4-month-old tiger cub that lost its right foreleg and part of its tail were not life-threatening, the male Amur tiger died Sunday. The cub died while coming out of anesthesia for ongoing...
  • Suburbs host farmers markets

    Suburbs host farmers markets
  • 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?...
  • Elephant Dies at Brookfield

    Elephant Dies at Brookfield
    (WGN-AM) - Affie, a female African elephant about to turn 40 years old and to be feted at her annual birthday party on June 13, died Friday afternoon after Brookfield Zoo keepers arriving in the morning found her lying on her side, unable to stand....
  • Stocks' big turnaround may leave bears wary

     
    Wall Street’s stunning reversal Tuesday ought to leave stock market bears with serious doubts about how much lower they can push share prices in the short term. That’s the view of veteran trader Jon Najarian at optionmonster.com in Chicago. He......
  • What a little bird told us

    Once upon a time, there were parrots living in America. Not the escaped kind we know today that steal away from airports and apartments to find improbable refuge in Brooklyn or Chicago, but wild parrots that evolved here in their own slow, mysterious way....
  • 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...
  • 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...