Contemporary American history has now been defined as pre- and post-September 11th. Listen in to a special discussion on the 10th anniversary of the tragedy as we examine that day and its impact, lessons learned and lessons lost, and how we as individuals and Chicagoans have changed.
In the ongoing national conversation about the legacy and impact of 9/11, there are inevitably conversations about the two wars that have followed the shocking events of that day, and of the impact these wars have had on the lives of the men and women who continue to serve.
City Council members are coming out in support of a Chicago casino, but Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is questioning their position.Aldermen approved a resolution at the city council meeting Thursday that calls for revenue from the possible casino to fund infrastructure projects.
Since 9/11, the effort to increase collective security while preserving civil liberties proved to be controversial. The country increased airport security and the volume of surveillance cameras in public places.
Despite delays and debunked predictions—and a never-ending wait for Gov. Pat Quinn’s decision on a gambling expansion bill—supporters of expanded gambling in Illinois say they expect to find common ground by Oct.
Wars cost money--lots of it. During World War II, the U.S. government raised money by selling war bonds to the public.The third bond sale was launched here on September 9, 1943. The country had already been at war nearly two years.
Indiana’s schools Superintendent Tony Bennett has been getting a lot of heat for his state’s aggressive move to take over five poor-performing schools in recent weeks.Even as recently as Thursday afternoon, Bennett was in Gary to once again defend the state’s decision to replace management of Roosev