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Editorial Roundup: Illinois

Oct. 12, 2021 07:12 AM EDT

Chicago Tribune. October 8, 2021. Editorial: Preckwinkle’s Cook County budget is balanced and smart. Other Illinois politicians should take notes. Illinois has a long history of leaders guilty of fiscal irresponsibility. Cook County Board President...

Editorial Roundup: Illinois

Oct. 05, 2021 15:32 PM EDT

Chicago Tribune. September 29, 2021. Editorial: Bears vs. Lightfoot. Mayor, it’s time for a goal-line stand for taxpayers. The NFL faithful know Don Wachter. He’s the Chicago Bears superfan who shows up at Soldier Field wearing a hat made from a...

Artist’s inspiration turns summer from gloomy to glorious

Oct. 02, 2021 01:09 AM EDT

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. (AP) — Facing what very well could have been a “Summer of COVID” with isolation, segregation and even some mutual antagonism, artist Carol Keene found a way to celebrate a “Summer of Love” in her Buffalo Grove backyard with a gaggle of neighborhood children...

City of Big Shoulders shrugs off Bears' threat to leave town

Sep. 30, 2021 04:23 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — This is a town that respects a good hustle. Extortion wasn’t invented here, but it was darn near perfected. Which explains why The City of the Big Shoulders simply shrugged off the latest reports the Chicago Bears might move off the lakefront and into a new stadium in the...

Bears move closer to leaving Soldier Field for the suburbs

Sep. 29, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears took a major step toward moving out of their longtime home at Soldier Field — one of the most recognizable stadiums in the United States — and into the suburbs by signing a purchase agreement for Arlington Park about 30 miles northwest of the city. ...

Chicago suburb to pay ex-cop $275K in discrimination suit

Sep. 25, 2021 09:13 AM EDT

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago suburb will pay $275,000 to a former police officer who says colleagues discriminated against him because of his Assyrian and Iraqi heritage. Anfiny J. Eshoo sued the village of Arlington Heights last year, saying he was...

Barring 'extreme long shot,' Arlington Park racing is ending

Sep. 24, 2021 09:16 AM EDT

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Unlike a lot of old racetracks past their primes, there are not crumped up tickets strewn all over the grounds of Arlington Park. And the mood around the track is festive. Guests — never called customers or patrons during its glory days...