Archive for September 2012

Fans Guide To Chicagoland Speedway

This week marks the tenth season that Nascar has been coming to Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet. Though this is the second year that the Sprint Cup race is in September (previously it was the weekend after July 4th), and is the start of the playoffs in Nascar, called the Chase for the Sprint Cup. The... Read more »

Memories of CPS Strikes Past

Memories of CPS Strikes Past
I remember in the 80’s there were strikes or threats of strikes every year or two. The only lengthy  strikes were in 1983 and 1987, but there were some one or two day strikes as well, I believe in maybe 1985. But we were strike weary by then. Dealing with the likes of CPS board... Read more »
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