Fishermen all across the state are grabbing their tackle boxes and heading for open water. It’s the start of trout season for Illinois inland lakes. For many families, the first fishing trip is a rite of passage. For Steve Palmisano it’s a way of life.
Monday, college basketball will crown its champions—putting an end to all the madness. The Butler Bulldogs will take on the University of Connecticut Huskies in the NCAA Final. They’re not the only ones clearing space for potential new trophies. The Bulls are number one in the East.
Blogger Angie Jackson stirred up controversy in 2010 when she documented her abortion via Twitter. Jackson took the so-called abortion pill RU-486 and posted tweets throughout the process. She also uploaded a video about her decision.
Recently, the anti-abortion group Life Always launched a controversial Chicago ad campaign featuring an image of President Barack Obama’s face and the tag line "Every 21 minutes our next possible leader is aborted."
Who among us hasn’t gotten into some foolishness in our hometown? Maybe that’s why we leave them! Love it or hate it we can all be a bit of a fool about the place that shaped us. For Marah Eakin that place is Cleveland. Eaken’s Chicago City Editor for The A.V. Club.