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2 hrs ago | A-Infos Radio Project
The largest refinery for tar sands in North America is just miles from down town Chicago on the shores of Lake Michigan.
Do You Know the Constitution Better Than Most Politicians?
Should the minimum wage be raised to $9 per hour?
6 hrs ago | Nigeriaworld
WHERE IS NELSON MANDELA NOW? WHO WILL MAKE IT TO PARADISE? CAN WE KNOW THOSE WHO WILL ENTER HEAVEN AND THOSE WHO WILL GO TO HELL? n 2010, my paternal grandmother-in-law here in Chicago clocked 100 years old.
10 hrs ago | CNN
I always wanted to ride AMTRAK's California Zephyr from Chicago, IL to Emeryville, CA and I was lucky enough to complete that journey just a couple of days ago.
14 hrs ago | Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space
The previous entry listed a bunch of previous blog entries on the topic. I mentioned in a blog entry on Helsinki about the municipal research unit of the City of Helsinki, Helsinki Urban Facts and a separate initiative, Forum Virium Helsinki , which does action research and implementation projects focused around digital technologies and civic ... (more)
The I-Team has found why a few of your favorite things won't be under the Christmas tree this year-- they were fakes and confiscated by federal agents in Chicago.
A two-mile-long freight train stalled in Elgin's downtown area for a time Monday evening, causing some bridges to be blocked.
Using the South Pole Telescope, scientists observed patterns known as "B-modes," which occur when a massive object bends a light source, like a lens.
Just because you're in a strange city doesn't mean you should be forced to wile away the evenings in your hotel bar.
Editor's Note: Whether you're a tourist or an office worker in downtown Chicago, you can get sick of eating at chain restaurants all day.
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The storm that came up the coast during the weekend included snow that changed to rain and freezing rain from parts of eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey to eastern Massachusetts.
More than 50 years after her death, Julia Morgan, FAIA, has become the first woman to receive the architecture profession's highest honor.
For more than two days, Chicago resident Ellya Wong, 36, has been trying to get to Hong Kong to see her family after mechanical difficulties grounded her plane and left her and hundreds of other passengers waiting to leave.
The next big challenge for the nation's health care law may be sticker shock, when consumers find they're still paying high medical bills after buying low-cost insurance for the first time.
There may be diverse opinions on which venue is the best -- Boston's Fenway Park has claimed for itself the distinction of most beloved.
Beyonce is wasting no time in incorporating her new album into her tour's setlist.
As winds are expected to travel about 25 mph across the Chicago area Sunday, wind chills could plummet to 15 degrees below zero throughout the day.