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  • First lady put her stamp on city

    First lady put her stamp on city
    There has never been and may never be a Chicago first lady of greater impact, influence and inspiration than Maggie Daley. Even though she is among the most private of public people, she has put her stamp on the city by creating after-school programs for...
  • Taking the stand was key in retrial

    Taking the stand was key in retrial
    It was a straightforward question from Rod Blagojevich's lawyer during the seven-week corruption retrial, and the former governor gave a direct answer. "Did you ever demand anything in exchange for the Senate seat?" attorney Aaron Goldstein asked about...
  • Motorists beware: Big concrete pour on Wacker Drive

    Motorists beware: Big concrete pour on Wacker Drive
    A caravan of about 125 concrete-mixing trucks this morning began--slightly ahead of schedule-- pouring the first of seven intersections being rebuilt in the Wacker Drive reconstruction project. The pour had been scheduled to start about 8 a.m. at...
  • In inauguration, Emanuel steers away from Daley and sets own course

    In inauguration, Emanuel steers away from Daley and sets own course
    Rahm Emanuel took control of City Hall on Monday, calling for change and challenging Chicagoans to share in the work — and the pain — that lies ahead. On a crisp morning in picturesque Millennium Park, a landmark achievement of Richard M....
  • Post-Daley circus gets started early

    Post-Daley circus gets started early
    The post-Daley era in Chicago politics began Wednesday with all of the promise of baseball's Opening Day — no winners, no losers and everyone proclaiming they have a shot at the crown. With Mayor Richard Daley saying he would not endorse a...
  • Emanuel camp plans bash with eye on budget

    Emanuel camp plans bash with eye on budget
    Rahm Emanuel's inaugural celebration will be as much about setting a tone for how he wants Chicagoans to perceive his administration as about commemorating his ascendancy to mayor. The planning team is going for festive, but not too festive. After all,...
  • Ask Tom why: Chicago has broken a 122-year-old July precipitation record; where was that record set?

    Dear Tom, Chicago has broken a 122-year-old July precipitation record; where was that record set? —Mary Canon, Schererville, Ind. Dear Mary, Buoyed by 6.86 inches of rain July 23, the wettest day in Chicago history, the city's July 2011 rainfall...
  • Tuesday, 4:11 p.m.: In Albuquerque ... We're Almost There

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- As you can tell by the dateline, things didn't necessarily go as planned Monday with regards to travel and itineraries. The Washington Post and The Baltimore Sun each ran the same photo on their front pages this morning - two...
  • See all Broward and Palm Beach red-light camera locations

    Drivers can get red light tickets from cameras at 54 intersections in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Blow through one of these locations and you'll get a $158 fine: Boynton Beach - South Federal Hwy and Southeast 23rd Ave (Northbound and southbound) -...
  • Casting call for HBO's 'Game Change' draws aspiring extras

    Casting call for HBO's 'Game Change' draws aspiring extras
    The last time Victoria Dinatale had an acting gig was in 1978, when she played a tree in a North Carroll High School production of a play whose name she can't even recall. But she still remembers the thrill of the spotlight, which is what drew her and...
  • Game change: For longtime journalist, a very different role

    Game change: For longtime journalist, a very different role
    After a long time wandering in the wilderness, with no movie or TV production under way in Maryland, local actors, technicians, caterers, drivers, set builders and hospitality professionals are back to work with the production in Baltimore of the HBO...