Thursday Apr 17
Cop on the Dick Tracy comic strip beat speaks on love of whodunits
Jim Doherty's has been stuck on good gumshoe stories since he was a kid growing up in San Francisco.
Code red: Illinois' unemployment rate worse than every state but one
I guess Illinois has Rhode Island to thank. If not for the smallest state in the Union, Illinois would have the distinction of having the lowest unemployment rate in the country.
History of traveling salesmen on display at McHenry museum
In 2002, Chicago's Newberry Library contacted Solberg to write lesson plans on a Chicago turn-of-the-century labor movement.
Reaction to Gov. Pat Quinn's Ill. budget address
"If action is not taken to stabilize our revenue code extreme and radical cuts will be imposed on education and critical public services."
Union official lashes out at Kirk for "corrupt" comment
A comment by Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., that the Service Employees International Union is "corrupt" sparked a strong response from an Illinois official for the union, which has more than 150,000 members in Illinois.