We take a look at how weather-and the winter-are shaping up in Chicago. And, we remember the life of longtime alderman of Chicago’s 50th Ward, Bernard Stone. Also, we take a look at how non religious individuals handle the holiday season. Plus, we dig into our Morning Shift archives.
If you’ll be on the toll roads this holiday season, you can expect to share them with 15.4 million other drivers — a three percent increase over last year’s holiday season, according to a statement from the Illinois Tollway.An estimated 200,000 additional cars will use the Tollway on Friday, Decembe
It was almost Thanksgiving, so you know what that means: 'Tis the season for holiday travel.More than 42 million Americans were expected to hit the road this weekend - the most since the recession hit. Jetta Bates Vasilatos joined Eight Forty-Eight in studio to share some travel tips.
By the time this goes up on the site, I’ll be speeding from Iowa back to Chicago, where we’ll take the briefest breather and then fly south to Miami. It is what my wife is calling our new holiday arrangement: Christmas with her family, New Year’s with mine.
Loosely organized, internet boycotts of airport body scans could slow down travelers over the Thanksgiving holiday.The National Opt-Out Day protest is scheduled for Wednesday, which is traditionally the busiest travel day of the year.