Steve Job’s death last week has reminded everyone firsthand the notion that everyone has ideas, and very few become actual products. That’s because ideas need a push – and in some cases, a big one, from from science, to become reality.
Our Changing Gears team is on the road this week. The town of Norwalk, Ohio is a company town that almost lost its company, until the townspeople saved it.When a company bears the name of its hometown, it can be hard to separate the two.
As legislative fights over the rights and benefits of public sector employees continue in Wisconsin, Ohio and Indiana, some are calling this a watershed moment for Big Labor. Historically, the Great Lakes states have been a bedrock of the labor movement - going all the way back to the labor st
The loss of a Congressional seat for Illinois means the state could lose out on federal dollars. Data from the 2010 Census show that Illinois has been growing more slowly than states in the south and west.
Adapting a novel for the big screen allows for a fair amount of creative license. And director Dan Nearing definitely took his share when he adapted Sherwood Anderson’s book "Winesburg, Ohio."He moved the tale to south suburban Chicago and chose an all black cast.