WBEZ has been receiving calls this week from Bentonville, Arkansas. They started Monday, when we reported some comments by a Wal-Mart executive invited to speak about health-care reform at a Latino civil-rights convention in Chicago. That executive, Dr.
Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley this week announced an ordinance that will revise and extend Chicago's current Minority Business Enterprise/Women Business Enterprise requirements.‚ The current requirements are scheduled to expire late 2009. The ordinance extends the requirements to 2015.
I know I don't need to say this again, but the Hard Working Blog is churning out some great content, including the regular Downturn Dish feature. Here's a few great recipes that Sara Sargent recently posted. They come from Rebecca Commito- a student studying cooking in France.
For our Hard Working series Adriene Hill and Sara Sargent have been posting price conscious recipes on their blog. They call the feature The Downturn Dish. I call it delicious. They post new recipes every Monday and Wednesday.
There's nothing that raises the hackles of Chicagoans like changing the name of a landmark that gives us civic pride. In the wake of the latest victim of corporate naming schemes, we figured it's time to decide on the worst name change in Chicago's history.
As it turns out, Americans are trying to save money during the recession. And since people are unwilling to see fewer movies and sports franchises are unwilling to negotiate cheaper contracts, both the general populous and George Steinbrenner need a way to reduce living costs.