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  • 19th-century cannon gets second life in Montgomery

    19th-century cannon gets second life in Montgomery
    In 1979, about a month before leaving his home in Chicago’s western suburbs to join the Army, Jon Meinholz led a group of volunteers in refurbishing a 19th-century cannon at Montgomery’s Riverside Cemetery. The 17-year-old touched up the old...
  • Illinois Senate passes pension bill, sets up showdown with House

    Illinois Senate passes pension bill, sets up showdown with House
    SPRINGFIELD — Senate President John Cullerton today sent his version of pension reform to the House, setting up a high-profile clash with the rival plan Speaker Michael Madigan already pushed through the House.   The showdown puts more than 700,...
  • Senate leader counters with union-backed pension plan

    Senate leader counters with union-backed pension plan
    SPRINGFIELD — Senate President John Cullerton on Monday rolled out his latest proposal aimed at fixing the state's heavily indebted pension system, striking a deal with unions just days after House Speaker Michael Madigan pushed through a plan that'...
  • Gart Westerhout, astronomer

    Gart Westerhout, astronomer
    Gart Westerhout, an internationally known radio astronomer who established the astronomy department at the University of Maryland, College Park and was scientific director at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, died Sunday of congestive heart...
  • Electronic music giants Pretty Lights and Bassnectar to play Hampton Coliseum Dec. 28-29 (UPDATE)

    Electronic music giants Pretty Lights and Bassnectar to play Hampton Coliseum Dec. 28-29 (UPDATE)
    The electronic dance music, or EDM, revolution has officially reached the Peninsula. Staff at Hampton Coliseum announced Wednesday that Pretty Lights and Bassnectar, two of the genre's big names, will perform there Dec. 28 & 29. Tickets go on sale 10 a....
  • ACME Design Inc.: Elgin company's amazing props and prototypes will bring out your inner geek

    ACME Design Inc.: Elgin company's amazing props and prototypes will bring out your inner geek
    If you're a regular viewer of the WGN News at Five, you know I have plenty of geek in me.  So imagine how I felt when I visited ACME Design, Inc. The Elgin company builds all kinds of props, protypes, and replicas of....well.....ANYTHING. You name it,...
  • Charles P. Ives III, history expert

    Charles P. Ives III, history expert
    Charles Pomeroy Ives III, a state of Maryland telecommunications worker who immersed himself in history causes from North Point to Carroll County, died in his sleep of a circulatory illness Oct. 20 at his Stoneleigh home. He was 63. Born in Elizabeth, N....
  • Roger Ebert, my mentor

    Roger Ebert, my mentor
    As I sit here at my computer tonight I realize I'm doing what I saw Roger Ebert do so many times before — stopping everything to crank out a deadline appreciation for an artist who has just passed on. Only this time the artist is Roger. And I...
  • Strike planned at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

    Strike planned at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    A union that represents 775 staff members at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign plans to start a three-day strike on Monday. Members of the Service Employees International Union Local 73, whose duties include food service and custodial work,...
  • Emanuel stands by rejected police sergeants contract

    Emanuel stands by rejected police sergeants contract
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel maintained Tuesday that a pension fix overwhelmingly rejected by Chicago police sergeants remains a road map to restoring financial soundness to the city's woefully underfunded pension system. “Every other aspect of this plan,...
  • Candid Candace: Civic leaders honored at Landmarks gala

    Candid Candace: Civic leaders honored at Landmarks gala
    Landmarks Illinois celebrated its seventh and largest fundraiser at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago on March 7, with more than 500 patrons in attendance. Leslie Hindman, John W. McCarter Jr. and Target Corp. were named "Legendary Landmarks." "We are...