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Saturday Nikki Giovanni will read her work as part of the Chicago Public Library's PoetryFest and the Poetry Foundation's Poetry Off the Shelf series at 2 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St.;...
Clout StPosted by John Byrne at 5:36 p.m. A key zoning vote on a controversial Far South Side Wal-Mart has been delayed again as labor unions continue to talk to the giant retailer. Ald. Daniel Solis, chairman of the City Council’s......
Clout StPosted by John Byrne at 1:20 p.m. Mayor Richard Daley today applauded Wal-Mart's offer to pay workers at Chicago stores at least $8.75 an hour, saying the retailer is showing it is willing to go beyond what it pays elsewhere......
Clout StPosted by Hal Dardick and John Byrne at 12:55 p.m.; last updated at 3:45 p.m. Mayor Richard Daley today continued to press for an agreement to allow a South Side Wal-Mart, saying workers at the Pullman neighborhood store could expect......
Clout StPosted by John Byrne and Hal Dardick at 10:50 a.m.; last updated at 6:12 p.m. In a move that could have nationwide implications for Wal-Mart’s expansion in major cities, the City Council Zoning Committee signed off today on a second......
Clout StPosted by John Byrne at 4:20 p.m. Wal-Mart cleared another hurdle Friday in its bid to open stores throughout Chicago, winning approval from the City Council Finance Committee to build a location in the South Side's Chatham neighborhood. If the......
Clout StPosted by John Byrne at 11:27 a.m. Another Wal-Mart is on its way to Chicago, with the City Council today approving a store for the South Side's Chatham neighborhood. Aldermen voted 45-4 without discussion to approve the store at 83rd......
(WGN-AM)- A 50-year-old Far South Side man was in custody this morning pending charges related to a domestic incident that left one boy stabbed and burned with a hot liquid and another boy and a 55-year-old man badly bruised from being beaten, police said...
Tags: Crimes, Roseland, WGN, Assault, Hospitals and Clinics
(WGN-AM)- Authorities plan to continue searching this morning for a second man feared dead in a boating accident that claimed the life of a Chicago man on the Little Calumet River on Sunday. Chicago police today identified the man found Sunday as...
Tags: WGN, Fishing, Disasters and Accidents, Death, Chicago Tribune
Chicago TribuneWorkers at the Pullman factory on what became the Far Southeast Side of Chicago walked off the job on this date, and, in the protracted strike that followed, one man's dream of a better tomorrow fell apart even as another's was born. George Pullman, in...
In "Mr. Gatling's Terrible Marvel," Julia Keller, the Tribune's cultural critic, provides a lively and well-informed biographical study of Richard Jordan Gatling (1818-1903), inventor of the prototypical machine gun that made his name far more familiar...
Hartford Courant staff writerFor armchair historians and students of Abraham Lincoln, clues to the life of the 16th president aren't found only in log cabins in Illinois, battlefields in southern Pennsylvania or restored theaters in Washington, D.C. One good collection of Lincoln...
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