It took several years, but Wal-Mart won a PR battle against unions to build several stores in Chicago. One way it did that was to say Chicago had plenty of retail opportunities for everyone — for Wal-Mart’s big-box stores and for smaller shops to fill in the gap.
The Dupage County Board has approved a proposal to build a mosque in unincorporated Willowbrook.Backers of the mosque had been struggling to get their proposal through the Dupage County Board for several months.
When small protests began in Damascus, Syria in February, many observers believed Syria was unlikely to see the kind of revolutions that Egypt or Tunisia experienced. But now the movement appears to have picked up steam.
Shortly after Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933, laws were passed barring Jews from working in the public sector. That meant many of the most important minds were tossed out of their jobs at major universities.