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  • HoZac label celebrates by reviving Chicago Blackout Festival

     
    The sky-is-falling financial numbers from the music industry say it’s a lousy time to start a label specializing in actual records as opposed to no-fuss digital music with its convenience, considerably lower overhead and instant portability. But...
  • The legend of Punkin’ Donuts

     
    Does the Dunkin' Donuts at Clark and Belmont still attract a punk crowd? Is that corner even punk anymore?...
  • Illinois State Fair opens in Springfield

     
    Posted by Ray Long at 5:25 p.m. SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois State Fair is underway, with a weekend of entertainment on tap before the Democrats and Republicans invade next week for political gatherings. The fair runs through Aug. 22. Along......
  • Quinn, Brady clash on federal cash

     
    Posted by Ray Long at 9:35 p.m. SPRINGFIELD --- Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bill Brady are clashing sharply on whether Congress should have approved nearly $1 billion for Illinois to help avoid teacher layoffs and pay for......
  • Quinn on Blagojevich conviction: 'Sad day for our state'

     
    Posted by Ray Long at 5:10 p.m.; last updated at 7:48 p.m. SPRINGFIELD --- Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn this evening called his former running mate Rod Blagojevich's conviction of lying to the FBI another "sad day for our state." "Another......
  • Addams Junior High has new administrator

     
    Jane Addams Junior High School in Schaumburg has a new assistant principal. The District 54 School Board recently approved the hiring of David Szwed, who …...
  • 2 area postal centers on hit list

     
    The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service proposed more cuts today, including two area processing centers. Facing possible closure are the processsing and distribution center at O'Hare …...
  • Quinn says voters beware on Brady's anti-tax promises

     
    Posted by Monique Garcia at 5:23 p.m. Gov. Pat Quinn today suggested voters should be wary of promises not to raise taxes from opponent Bill Brady, saying Republican governors have a history of doing just that once they're safely elected.......
  • Psssssst! Possible sources of another Sneed scoop revealed

     
    Sneed has learned GOP gubernatorial contender "Diamond" Bill Brady used to play poker with President Obama when Obama was a state senator....from Michael Sneed's column in today's Sun-Times Where does Sneed "learn" these tidbits? Who knows? The rest of...
  • NRA backs Bill Brady in Illinois governor's race

     
    Posted by Ray Long at 3:40 p.m.Republican governor candidate Bill Brady today won the endorsement of the National Rifle Association's political arm. Word of the group's backing arrived as students at a forum in downtown Chicago got to compare Brady's........
  • Brady, Quinn lash out at each other at Chicago forum

     
    Posted by Ray Long at 11:45 a.m.; updated at 3:22 p.m. Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bill Brady today clashed over education, taxes, government corruption and their divergent ways to pull Illinois out of a financial hole in......