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  • What I learned on my first day of traveling

     
    As usual, my trips never turn out -- or even start -- the way I imagine them beforehand. For instance, here I am armed with a Chicago Zagat courtesy of Baltimore editor Marty Katz. There are two restaurants, Alinea and...
  • Earmarks aren't 'wicked, evil, criminal, wrong'

     
    by Frank James The debate over earmarks will probably not end until the last day of the Republic, which we hope isn't anytime soon, despite what that Russian "expert" says. The debate sprang to life again because the $410 billion...

    Obama's millionaires: White House team

     
    by John McCormick When President Barack Obama moved into the White House earlier this year, he took several of his fellow Chicago millionaires with him. Newly released disclosure reports show virtually all of the top Chicagoans serving in the West...

    Riders call out CTA over train driver's grammar, glitch-induced free rides

     Riders call out CTA over train driver's grammar, glitch-induced free rides
    Riders offer their unique perspectives on what alarms them about the Chicago Transit Authority. Q: I have noticed an alarming trend aboard the CTA's Red Line of late. More and more train drivers give directions something like "Let the passengers...

    Ventra contract swells by about $65 million because of add-ons

    Ventra contract swells by about $65 million because of add-ons
    The cost of the Ventra transit fare-collection system has climbed to above $500 million, a 14 percent increase since the Chicago Transit Authority signed the original contract in late 2011, according to records obtained by the Tribune. A series of add-...