The patriarch of the family that owns the Chicago Cubs is caught up in the middle of a political controversy over a proposed ad that links President Barack Obama to inflammatory remarks made by Rev. Jeremiah Wright.
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Small businesses in Chicago will need to obtain fewer licenses under a new ordinance passed by the City Council Wednesday.Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said small business owners have complained to him that the high number of licenses have affected their ability to operate their business."
Illinois house lawmakers are poised to take up a bill that would speed up construction of the Illiana expressway. But the method for getting the land to build that highway, known as quick-take, isn't sitting well with many residents in its path.
A Chicago area collector has donated a 4.6 billion-year-old meteorite to the Field Museum. The greyish, 10 gram rock may look like any other stone to the untrained eye, but to scientists at the museum, it's a rare find.Dr.
The abnormally warm March weather in the Chicago-region is still having an affect on local gardening businesses. Some stores that saw their profits double that month are now experiencing a bit of a slump.