Problems with term limits are with us now
In your March 8 issue was an article about term limits for our elected House and Senate members.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Chicagoan helping to empower college students
At this time of year most college students are trying to figure out how to get to a sunny destination, but there's a group of young men from the south who have chosen to come to Chicago, not in search of sun, but to empower and they held court Friday at Olive-Harvey College on the South Side.
With Ice Gone, River To Go Green As Planned For St. Patrick's Day Parade
A couple weeks ago, Chicagoans couldn't be blamed for worrying about whether the Chicago River could be dyed green for St. Patrick's Day, or if someone would have to paint ice floes to get the same effect.
Coming Attractions: Jerk. Modern Jamaican Grill Coming to River West
Jerk. Modern Jamaican Grill , the food truck you see at festivals and street fairs will be bringing their take on "pushcart" cuisine to River West this summer .
Chicago's Ukrainian Catholics
With the recent struggle between Russia and Ukraine in the headlines lately, sometimes we forget that there are many people affected by it in our own backyard.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
2 Investigators: Transition To Affordable Care Act Rough For Blue Cross Customers
He talked with a number of Chicagoans who are caught in insurance limbo - and to Illinois' biggest insurer, which says it is working hard to fix some problems.
Lake County News-Sun
Protestors make appearance at award ceremony for...
Shouting voices echoed up and down Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue on Wednesday, March 12, as critics of Michael Waller followed the former Lake County State's attorney after he left a Waukegan City Hall luncheon.
Vulcan creates artistic forms
On March 12, 2014, snowstorm Vulcan stormed Chicago. This snow created interesting, artistic forms as it adhered to tree branches and tree trunks.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Union president re-elected
A chronically-ornery rank-and file re-elected Tom Ryan to a third, three-year term as president of the Chicago Firefighters Union Local 2. The entire executive board was re-elected along with Ryan.
Hardest Working Cities: Report
A 140-page report was delivered Thursday by the 21st Century Commission on City Government.
After harsh winter, gardeners have reason to get down and dirty
During a winter where Chicagoans virtually forgot what the color green looks like, the Chicago Flower & Garden Show is the most gorgeous of spring sights.
Harvey Grills Fallon Over Plunge
Fallon traveled to the Windy City to join Mayor Rahm Emanuel and over 3,200 Chicagoans in taking a dip into icy Lake Michigan waters on March 2. "You didn't see any black people there," Harvey replied, causing the crowd to erupt in laughter.
Jamie Sotonoff and Dann Gire Gurnee native hits high note as opera star
Gurnee native Amanda Majeski plays a scheming would-be empress in Lyric Opera of Chicago's "La Clemenza di Tito."
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Lake Forest Bank & Trust's Lake Bluff Location Moves to New Facility
As of March 1, Lake Forest Bank & Trust relocated from 103 E. Scranton Avenue in Lake Bluff to their new, larger home conveniently located down the street at 4 E. Scranton Avenue.
Chicago Weather: Spring-like day followed by snow
Chicagoans shed their hats and gloves as they came outside to enjoy spring-like weather -- but it won't last long.
Chicago Before Pop Culture
The Midwest isn't just about commerce switching hands traveling to the Atlantic or Pacific Ocean.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Enjoy it while it lasts - snow on the way overnight
The warmer temperatures Friday morning have many Chicagoans jumping for joy, but don't call it spring just yet - up to an inch of snow is expected to cover the area overnight.
Report of Impaired Driver Leads to DUI Arrest
The following information is from the Lake Forest Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Ukraine, Seasonal Factors Driving Up Gasoline Prices
Whether you drive a cab or just cart around your kids, Chicagoans are noticing the pain from higher gas prices.