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24 min ago | National Review Online

Taxi Medallions and Takings

Late last month, Peter Van Doren of the Cato Institute considered the question of whether the owners of taxi medallions should be compensated when the value of their asset declines due to the advent of new competition: The medallions have value because the supply of rights to operate taxis, restricted by city regulation, is low relative to demand.

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4 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Your Turn: Fly St. Cloud for the perks, friendlinessYour Turn: Fly...

Your Turn: Fly St. Cloud for the perks, friendliness With ease of flights to Chicago, residents should take advantage Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/07/11/turn-fly-st-cloud-perks-friendliness/12553079/ I recently had the opportunity to again fly directly into St. Cloud.

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Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, St. Cloud State University, Opinion

8 hrs ago | Chicago Jewish Community

Family

We stood together in Independence Hall on the first day of our journey together, the space where Israel first became the Jewish state.

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18 hrs ago | Daily Herald

E. Allan Englehardt Stop costly, unnecessary runway ideas at private airport

While pilots would love to see a longer runway at Chicago Executive Airport for safety, in this case, economically, it just does not make sense.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Prospect Heights, IL, Wheeling, IL

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Washington Post

In Chicago, the Pilsen neighborhood reflects Mexican flavors

Outside Thalia Hall, the most happening new spot in Chicago's emerging Pilsen neighborhood, I do a double take.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Life, Food, Mexican Cuisine, Painting, Arts

Daily Herald

Coldwell Banker Naperville Office Announces Affiliation with Joshua Shepard

With an undergraduate degree from University of Illinois at Chicago and a graduate degree from Northwestern University, Shepard takes it upon himself to educate his clients to ensure that they are knowledgeable consumers.

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Related Topix: Naperville, IL, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Northwestern University

ABC News

Boeing Raises Forecast for New Airplane Demand

Boeing Co. raised its long-term forecast for new airplane demand by more than 4 percent, based on expected orders of smaller, more fuel-efficient planes and burgeoning travel in Asia.

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Related Topix: Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Airbus A380

The Phoenix

The food life

Was it because that specific day - Monday, July 7 - was the second in 2014 Providence Restaurant Weeks, when local chow spots, from Andino's to XO, lure in guests with prix fixe deals? Was it because one of the chefs we invited - Ben Sukle, of downtown's mind-shattering, birch - was recently named a 2014 James Beard Foundation Semifinalist in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York, Life, Food, Seafood

Bloomberg

Protected Bike Lanes Double in U.S. Cities' Bid for Youth

U.S. cities trying to attract young residents and the businesses that hire them are increasingly finding magic in the bike lane.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Free Times

Hunting a Jazz Scene

Five months ago, the streets of Columbia were slick with a rare coating of snow and ice.

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Metal Center News

2-2011 News: Evraz Relocates

Evraz Group will relocate its North American operations from Portland, Ore., to Chicago in June.

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BroadwayWorld.com

WAT-AAH! Taking Back the Streets Comes to Chicago

AAH!, one of the fastest-growing bottled water brands, announces the continuation of its groundbreaking art campaign, WAT-AAH! Taking Back the Streets.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, West Loop (Chicago, IL), Family, Kids

The Jewish Journal

Alon Nechushtan: Jazz music with Israeli roots

The history of jazz is rife with junctures where the music received an infusion of creative innovation from the far-flung provinces: Louis Armstrong turned Chicago on its ear in the 1920s; the Count Basie Orchestra and Charlie Parker hit New York in 1936 and 1941, respectively; and Ornette Coleman left Los Angeles to "change the century" at New ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, The Count Basie Orchestra, Charlie Parker, Los Angeles, CA

Naperville Sun

Grandparents, register for Bingo with grandchild

Today's grandparents are likely to be caring for their grandchildren during the work day, at least part time.

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Government Executive

How Big Cities Are Saving Big Bucks With Car Sharing

Government vehicle fleets often make headlines for all the wrong reasons. In 2012, a South Florida Spanish-language news outlet made an odd discovery in a parking garage : Nearly 300 barely-driven Toyota Prius hybrids that had been brought new by Miami-Dade County in 2006 and 2007 and were somehow forgotten.

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Daily Herald

Veterans, active duty service members invited to Valor Games Midwest Competition

CHICAGO – June 26, 2014 – Participants at this year's Valor Games Midwest, the fourth annual competition sponsored by World Sport Chicago, will span generations as JROTC students from Chicago Public Schools kick off the event with a flag ceremony at Soldier Field.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Reuters

Seven ways to keep kids hydrated

Don't wait for your kids to tell you they're thirsty before offering them water, experts say.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Pediatrics, Medicine, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, University of Chicago, Nutrition, Life, Food

Sys-Con Media

Al's Italian Beef Introduces Spicy Jumbo 'Ditka Dog' to Menu in...

The new char-grilled "Monster Sausage" packs a big flavor punch with 1/3 pound of ViennaA Beef on a poppy seed bun, almost three times the size of a traditional hot dog.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago, IL, Little Italy (Chicago, IL)

The Orlando Sentinel

Josh Noel: New generation of jets comes with ups, downs

One of American Airlines' new 737s. The cabin gives standard economy passengers less space but also an entertainment system to distract them.

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City of Chicago

As Taste Of chicago Begins, OEMC Advises Public To Be Aware Of Street ...

The Taste of Chicago, the popular annual food and music event held in downtown Chicago, begins Wednesday and will run through Sunday, July 13, 2014.

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