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Midway Airport

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  • Ask Tom: Can a day with clouds be 100% sunny?

    Dear Tom, Recent weather pages have referred to 100 percent sunny days. Does that mean there isn't a single cloud all day? — Greg Stricharchuk Dear Greg, Using the times of sunrise and sunset, the total number of minutes of possible sunshine can...
  • Prominent Chicago businesswoman Sue Gin dies

    Prominent Chicago businesswoman Sue Gin dies
    Sue Gin, founder and CEO of Flying Food Group, a Chicago-based airline catering company, died Friday morning at Rush University Medical Center. Gin, 73, had suffered a stroke on Tuesday at her Chicago office, a company spokeswoman said. Gin launched...
  • Sue Gin, 1941-2014: Entrepreneur launched airline catering business

    Sue Gin, 1941-2014: Entrepreneur launched airline catering business
    For Sue Gin, a pioneering Chicago entrepreneur, big ideas came from humble origins. After she was served a half-frozen sweet roll on a Midway Airlines flight, she decided she could do better than the typical airline fare foisted on passengers. And so...
  • Man Charged In Connection With Fire That Grounded Flights

    Man Charged In Connection With Fire That Grounded Flights
    A Naperville man has been charged in federal court in connection with an arson fire at an FAA radar center that grounded nearly 2,000 flights in Chicago today, authorities said. Brian Howard, 36, remains hospitalized following the incident, in which...
  • Ask Tom: Have temperatures risen in Chicago since 1900?

    Dear Tom, Earth's temperature has risen 1 degree or more since 1900. What about here in Chicago? Jason Metcalf, Chicago Dear Jason, Chicago's weather records indicate the city's temperature has risen, but risen irregularly, about 2 degrees since 1900....
  • O'Hare on pace to take back 'world's busiest airport' title

    O'Hare on pace to take back 'world's busiest airport' title
    O’Hare International Airport is on pace to again be the world’s busiest airport, a designation it lost a decade ago, Chicago city officials said Wednesday. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport wrestled the top honor away from O'...
  • Rain moves on, cold front rushes in

    Rain moves on, cold front rushes in
    Storms that slowed the morning rush hour have moved to the east and south of Chicago, but a cold front is rushing in that will drop temperatures in some parts to the 40s or 50s over the next few nights. The front will swing through the area during the...
  • TSA boss: Passenger pre-screening to be new standard

    TSA boss: Passenger pre-screening to be new standard
    Almost half of U.S. airline passengers this summer passed through expedited security, a sign that pre-screening is becoming the norm, the chief of the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday in Chicago. And the current 3-ounce limit on...
  • Record rainfall in Chicago puts damper on summer fun

    Record rainfall in Chicago puts damper on summer fun
    Chicago’s ninth wettest season on record has some Chicago businesses that rely on sunny skies and warm weather feeling like the summer’s been a bummer. From rec softball and volleyball leagues to lakefront Jet Ski rentals, businesses say the...
  • Go-Go White Sox of 1959 win pennant

     Go-Go White Sox of 1959 win pennant
    Chicago baseball has lain fallow for a number of years, and as another seemingly endless and certainly pointless September stretches out ahead of fans, Flashback thought it would be comforting to ponder past glories. Recalling the South Siders' great...
  • Midway Airport adds yoga room, facility for nursing mothers

    Midway Airport adds yoga room, facility for nursing mothers
    In an effort to heighten its appeal to travelers, Chicago's Midway Airport has added a yoga room and a room for nursing mothers. The rooms, which were unveiled Monday morning, are in the airport's C concourse, a short walk from the Midway Boulevard food...