Posts tagged "O'Hare Airport expansion"

The most screwed up state representative race in Illinois

A great analysis by DOUG IBENDAHL about how Democratic Czar and House Speaker Michael Madigan is giving the shive to his longtime Republican ally, Incumbent Angelo “Skip” Saviano from the Northwest suburbs. People have been wondering why Madigan is running someone against Saviano, who has been a loyal supporter of Madigan’s, even though Skip is a Republican (basically in... Read more »

Starz' 'Boss' accurately portrays the Chicago Way

Some of my colleagues have observed that the excellent new Starz series “Boss” about a fictional Chicago mayor isn’t really real. And former Mayor Richard M. Daley said the show is not about him. In a pig’s eye. This show accurately captures that essence of what makes Chicago run, as Daley ran it. Jobs, contracts,... Read more »

Park Ridge mulling what to do about louder O'Hare

O’Hare’s new runway is bugging Park Ridge, but did the suburb wait too long to do anything about it? Having withdrawn from the fight against O’Hare Airport expansion several years ago and getting rewarded with a new runway bringing screaming flights overhead, Park Ridge now is wondering what the hell to do about it. The... Read more »
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