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  • 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......
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • February 24 - Brookfield Zoo

    February 24 - Brookfield Zoo
    Four Galápagos tortoises--the world's largest living tortoise species--now call Brookfield Zoo home. But these four cute reptiles, currently known as Nos. 3269, 3270, 3271, and 3272 (and color coded orange, yellow, white, and pink respectively), are in...
  • February 26 - Adopt A Pet

    February 26 - Adopt A Pet
    May 1 A Golden Night at Brookfield Zoo www.asgoodasgold.org (630) 588-0115
  • Apr. 23: Adopt A Pet - The Anti-Cruelty Society

    Apr. 23: Adopt A Pet - The Anti-Cruelty Society
    Emily Ledergerber stops by to talk about the big event on May 1st! Event info below: The Anti-Cruelty Society's 16th Annual Bark in the Park 5K walk and morning of fun, with or without your dog Saturday, May 1 9 a.m. Montrose Harbor in Chicago www....
  • Apr. 30: Adopt A Pet - As Good as Gold

    Apr. 30: Adopt A Pet - As Good as Gold
    Event: May 1 A Golden Night at Brookfield Zoo www.asgoodasgold.org (630) 588-0115
  • This/close. Can you bear it?

    This/close. Can you bear it?
    It's impossible to go nose-to-nose with a 730-pound polar bear and not feel at least a hint of panic. Not for your safety, of course. Hudson, the polar in question, is sequestered behind shatterproof glass and, to be honest, doesn't seem interested in...
  • 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...
  • Keeper has bear scare at Brookfield Zoo

    In another close call at a local zoo, a polar bear wandered through an unlocked door and came within 10 feet of a Brookfield Zoo employee last month, officials said Thursday. The bear passed by without harming the zookeeper, who was cleaning up toys...