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  • Metra trains delayed on Union Pacific/North Line

    Metra trains delayed on Union Pacific/North Line
    Metra officials said this evening commuters on the Union Pacific/North Line may experience up to a 20 minute delay due to a track obstruction near Central Street in Evanston. According to the Metra website, all trains traveling to Chicago, Waukegan...
  • Homing in on how we misapply labels to parents

    Homing in on how we misapply labels to parents
    I took a day off work recently to knock off 20 or so items from my to-do list. I knocked off two. I abandoned the list early, when it became clear I'd be spending most of the day driving places I didn't know I needed to be, in traffic I didn't account...
  • Pine Island widening south of I-595 coming in 2015

    Q: Now that the Interstate 595 reconstruction is nearing completion, what about plans for the cross streets? Pine Island Road is jammed approaching the interstate from Nova Drive. Via Twitter @mikekraz A: Good news, but you'll have to wait until 2016...
  • Traffic tie-up: Will new technology unclog Boca in time?

    Traffic tie-up: Will new technology unclog Boca in time?
    Boca Raton is turning down $38.2 million from the state and $9.6 million from the state and county that would have widened two congested roads: the western portion of Palmetto Park Road, and Federal Highway around the five-way intersection of Fifth Avenue...
  • Traffic: Crash cleared on eastbound I-95, I-4 in Volusia

    Traffic: Crash cleared on eastbound I-95, I-4 in Volusia
    Troopers have cleared up a crash that created a major traffic jam on eastbound lanes of Interstate 95 and eastbound lanes of Interstate 4 in Daytona Beach. Drivers still are experiencing slow-moving traffic, however. Avoid the area if possible for now....
  • In Afghanistan, childhood is often a full-time job

    In Afghanistan, childhood is often a full-time job
    KABUL, Afghanistan — Sami Rahimi sleeps fitfully on a bread rack above the bakery's cold concrete floor. He rises at 5 a.m., sweeps up, washes in a pan of chilly water, then prays. Before the sun has risen, Sami is pushing a dented wheelbarrow...
  • From congestion to potholes, readers share traffic-inspired haiku

    Several Daily Press readers have shared traffic- and transportation-related haiku in honor of National Poetry Month. Many of the short poems speak to the issue of congestion, but some note the scenery one finds on local roads. More than a few chide fellow...
  • Chicago Tribune, WGN Radio marriage was novel

    Chicago Tribune, WGN Radio marriage was novel
    Just about two weeks ago, this newspaper and WGN Radio quietly celebrated 90 years together. But in a few months, they will be calling it quits. The Tribune Co.'s broadcast and publishing divisions are going their separate ways, ending a media...
  • Ex-Ravens WR Tandon Doss arrested for disorderly conduct, not charged

    Ex-Ravens WR Tandon Doss arrested for disorderly conduct, not charged
    Former Ravens wide receiver Tandon Doss was arrested Wednesday in his hometown of Indianapolis for alleged disorderly conduct, according to the Indianapolis police department. However, Doss -- who signed a two-year, $1.505 million contract with the...
  • Unlock a historic stay with C&O Canal Quarters program

    Unlock a historic stay with C&O Canal Quarters program
    For anyone who enjoys bike riding or hiking, the path along the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal is special. Riding there on a recent chilly spring morning, I see the Potomac River to my left, serene in some spots, roaring with foamy fury in others. To my right,...
  • Sawgrass Expressway stops accepting cash Saturday night

    Sawgrass Expressway stops accepting cash Saturday night
    Hold on to your quarters. The next wave in electronic tolling moves to Broward County with the closure of toll booths on the Sawgrass Expressway starting Saturday night. By 6 a.m. Sunday, all drivers will pay electronically — either with SunPass or...