There won't be any ball drops on Saturday night, and thankfully, no one trying to decipher what Dick Clark is saying. Yet more than a billion people on the planet will be celebrating and partying as another year begins anew.
The Wall Street Journal posted a short video about Rockford's high unemployment rate and its hope for the future.‚ From the website --"Larry Morrisey, mayor of Rockford, Ill., says his city is dealing with one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation.
UAL--based here in Chicago--announced today it will cut 1000 jobs in 2009. That's on top of the 1500 cuts it announced in 2008. No word yet on if and how many of those cuts might be local.
Do you work for United? What's the mood there? Let us know.
Our friends and neighbors in NW Indiana made it a long night for news organizations across the country waiting to see if late votes from Lake County would put Obama over the top in yesterday's primary. In the end, Clinton held off Obama by a narrow margin.
Sound Opinions is back at it - mashing up the silver screen and the devil's music. On Friday night, they're presenting the cult classic, Rock 'n' Roll High School, a gonzo tale of youthful rebellion featuring punk legends, The Ramones.