| Jun 21, 2010
| 10:13 AM
15-year-olds can now audition for American Idol, as locations for the 10th season were announced on Monday.
Auditions kick-off Saturday, July 17 in Nashville, TN and continue on to Milwaukee, WI, on Wednesday, July 21; New Orleans, LA, on Monday, July...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 1:00 PM
Houston was more redemptive this time around. The traffic was not nearly as bad and the humidity decided to take a break. We have a lot of good friends in Houston so we got to experience a bit more in the city than we normally do. We had a great radio...
| Jul 4, 2010
Jim Kopel has been a big fan of state fairs since he was 10, when he exhibited his Chester White pigs at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines. Since retiring from teaching a few years ago, Kopel has visited state fairs in all 50 states, turning his ardor...
| Dec 18, 2009
| 12:04 PM
Tom Skilling, WGN chief meteorologist, appears on WGN-TV weekdays on WGN Midday News, WGN Evening News and WGN News at Nine and on WGN Radio during afternoon drive and special coverage. He celebrated his 30th anniversary with WGN in August 2008.
| Jun 1, 2010
| 3:51 PM
I'll tell you what Salt Lake City doesn't need! Pepper! That place is full of spice!
I recently went there and had a blast.
The city is very beautiful, and unlike most, it is surrounded by beautiful mountains. I was so inspired walking around...
| Jun 2, 2010
| 8:41 AM
I am in love with the Windy City! I have been there a few times now and every time I fall more in love with it. My first experience of Chicago was a surprise to me, not in the sense of awesomeness but one of freezing cold! I think the temperature during...
| May 18, 2010
Officials at Louis Armstrong/New Orleans International Airport announced Tuesday that Frontier Airlines will begin daily nonstop service to Kansas City starting Thursday with an inaugural flight at 10:40 a.m.
Airport spokesman Michelle Wilcut said that...
| May 15, 2010
Chicago Firefighters will ride bicycles 950 miles, starting in Chicago and traveling around Lake Michigan to raise money for pediatric cancer research. The Bike to Fight pediatric cancer ride bike will take place on May 18 - May 29, 2010.
| Jun 6, 2010
Troubadours lure us to the open road, with "Route 66" or perhaps "Lake Shore Drive." But road trippers, especially those cruising car collectors, have an affinity all their own for the open road. Savor these excursions from a trio of serious car...
| May 7, 2010
You have until June 6 to see "Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible: Ancient Artifacts, Timeless Treasures" at the Milwaukee Public Museum.
It seems that some of these 2,000-year-old documents are always on tour somewhere in the world. But Milwaukee is your...
| May 4, 2010
Would you transfer your child to a private school if the state gave you a voucher to do so? Are some schools so bad that parents have to demand funds to enroll in the school of choice? Are private schools better? Should state funds be able to cross over...