Chicago has become the poster child for violence, but none more pervasive than black-on-black crime. With black youths facing so many obstacles, how do we ensure that their futures can be bright, or that they will have a future at all?
So far there is no high-volume fracking in Illinois, but the House Speaker’s proposal pre-empts the passage of a regulatory bill that would set up a permitting process and potentially permit drilling in a matter of months.
Missed anything this week in Chicago politics? We have you covered with our weekly digest of the best game in town.We’re in the final stretch to the municipal race of the century (thus far). So read up and get ready to vote on Tuesday, if you haven’t already.
Updated at 1:32 p.m. on 12/09/2010Census figures due at the end of the month could mean one less seat for the Land of Lincoln in the U.S. House of Representatives. State-by-state population figures compiled by the U.S.