Chicago-based Boeing announced new plans on Monday to build space shuttles for people and cargo. Boeing will build reusable capsules that can take up to seven people into space.Ever since NASA's space shuttle program ended, the U.S.
In Pakistan, shipping is big business. New paved highways offer a fast track to the north and Afghanistan. Goods arrive at the port of Karachi and travel as far as U.S. troops based in Afghanistan or newly rich Central-Asian republics farther north.
It was October 31, which meant that it was Halloween and time for Month in Review. October was a busy month in the world of news, so Eight Forty-Eight welcomed guest host Steve Edwards and three experts to help make sense of the headlines: Rick Pearson, political reporter at the
Road crews begin work Monday on Lake Shore Drive to make it easier for cars to avoid getting stuck during a blizzard. City workers will begin building two turnaround points after rush hour.Both escape routes are on the near North Side - one will be at Armitage; the other at Schiller.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday defended the Chicago Transit Authority's plan to close its budget deficit largely through union contract negotiations.The CTA is proposing changes to union work rules that it says would save the agency $160 million to avoid fare increases and service cuts.
The company behind one of Michigan’s biggest oil leaks is seeking to replace 75 miles worth of underground pipes. Enbridge Energy Partners is hoping to start next summer to replace the pipes.Of the 75 miles, 65 miles worth of pipe replacement is targeted for Southwest Michigan.