The U.S. Senate is expected to take a procedural vote today on a deal to extend Bush-era tax cuts. The procedural vote would pave the way for a final vote on the package, possibly this week.Illinois U.S.
February 's 2011 municipal election is just around the corner. So "Eight Forty-Eight" head out into the neighborhoods to get a jump start on the issues and on WBEZ’s municipal election coverage.Rogers Park is Tuesday's area of focus.
The Citizens Utility Board and the Illinois Attorney General are warning Nicor Gas customers about a service they call "overpriced and rarely used."Nicor offers the so-called Gas Line ComfortGuard for the inspection and repair of potential gas leaks inside homes.CUB Executive Director Davi
Federal dollars are on the way for the design of a new air traffic control tower at O'Hare International Airport. But nothing is in the pipeline for a third airport that's been long-proposed for the Chicago area.Illinois U.S. Senator Dick Durbin said the recession has slowed down that discussion.
Mathew Webb left a sales job in menswear for a sales job in pharmaceutical drugs 10 years ago and suddenly found himself surrounded by money.As a sales representative for a major drug company, he was expected to entertain doctors two or three nights a week.