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  • Red-light camera plan pits Cook County against suburbs

    Red-light camera plan pits Cook County against suburbs
    Arlington Heights Mayor Arlene Mulder paused for a long moment before finishing her suggestion about what Cook County can do with its recently announced plan to use red-light cameras to ticket suburban drivers. "Cook County can just take their cameras,"...
  • Chicago fireworks: Let the pros deal with them -- that's the law

    Chicago fireworks: Let the pros deal with them -- that's the law
    Every year on July 3 and 4, Illinois residents flock to massive fireworks displays to watch things blow up in celebration of America's independence. But many of them may find smaller-scale displays right on their block -- even though in Illinois, it's...
  • Screen the One You Love for Skin Cancer

    Screen the One You Love for Skin Cancer
    Treating moms and dads to brunch or backyard barbeques is a great way to honor them on Mother's Day and Father's Day, but the American Academy of Dermatology hopes more families will start another annual tradition - screening their loved ones for skin...
  • Red-light cameras in Schaumburg screech to a halt

    Red-light cameras in Schaumburg screech to a halt
    When Schaumburg and RedSpeed Illinois announced their intention to install red-light cameras in the village last September, both parties hoped it would be a long-term commitment -- producing safer intersections, with an added bonus of much-needed money....
  • Semi-frozen ponds, mallard ducks and snow: A winter hike through the River Trail Nature Center in Northbrook

    May I suggest the River Trail Nature Center? A helpful fellow suggested it to me at the recent Wild Things conference on the Chicago area's natural habitats and wildlife. He was one of a number of knowledgeable folks who offered to share their favorite...
  • 'No Child' testing fallout

    Passing rates plunged among Illinois' bilingual students this year after they were given the same exams as other students, and dozens of public schools have been deemed failing as a result. Schools across the state—including in suburbs from...
  • 'I Am Death' by Gary Amdahl

    'I Am Death' by Gary Amdahl
    I Am Death Two Novellas Gary Amdahl Milkweed Editions: 170 pp., $15 paper Gary Amdahl has observed office politics up close. He reads the Wall Street Journal and the Nation. He's a fan of C-SPAN. He's read Barthelme, Bulgakov, Melville and Swift --...
  • PASSINGS

    John F. Mitchell Motorola cellphone pioneer John F. Mitchell, 81, who helped engineer the technology that paved the way for the world's first cellular phone during a 45-year career at Motorola, where he was president from 1980 to 1995, died of cancer...
  • Cook County gives suburbs an out on red-light cameras

    Suburbs across Cook County won a reprieve Tuesday from having red-light cameras installed at their intersections without their approval. Cook County commissioners voted 9-4 to allow suburbs to opt out of a plan approved earlier this month to install red-...
  • Merlin names general manager for Legoland Florida

     
    Adrian Jones, a long-time veteran of Merlin Entertainments Group, has been named the new general manager for Legoland Florida. Jones starts the job immediately, and will work closely with John Ussher, general manager of development for Legoland, Merlin ....
  • Politics as usual, I guess

     
    The Daily Herald's Burt Constable has a tale to tell... All of that righteous "I didn't let you down," "working hard for the people of Illinois" and fighting "for the right to be able to do your job" bluster that......