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  • State police: Man shot while riding in van on Eisenhower

    State police: Man shot while riding in van on Eisenhower

    A man was shot multiple times while traveling in a minivan on the inbound Eisenhower Expressway on Friday morning, authorities said.

  • Chicago plans to cut O'Hare noise by rotating runways at night

    Chicago plans to cut O'Hare noise by rotating runways at night

    The Emanuel administration on Friday will propose an experiment at O'Hare International Airport to rotate the runways used late at night, possibly on a weekly basis, to spread out jet noise, the city's aviation chief told the Chicago Tribune.

  • Almost 6 acres of land added near Fullerton Avenue Beach

    Almost 6 acres of land added near Fullerton Avenue Beach

    Along Chicago's lakefront at Fullerton Avenue Beach, cranes rolled along a causeway that only a few months ago was part of the lake itself. Every day this summer, roughly 40 construction workers are filling in Lake Michigan with dredged material and gravel, which will eventually add up to 5.8 acres...

  • Plastic bags a headache for recyclers

    Plastic bags a headache for recyclers

    Waste Management's recycling center on Chicago's far South Side is meant to sort cans, bottles, paper and cardboard. It is not meant to sort plastic bags, but you wouldn't know it by the sheer quantity of them mingling with newspaper and aluminum on the receiving floor, wrapped around equipment...

  • Wireless companies say they made upgrades for better Lollapalooza service

    Wireless companies say they made upgrades for better Lollapalooza service

    Of all the items Shika Simpson packs for Lollapalooza, the one she probably uses the least is her cellphone.

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