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Weekend Roadwork in Chicago for March 6-8, 2015

89 WLS – Bridge work to close I-55 lanes in Summit Friday night.

(CHICAGO) A southbound lane of the Stevenson Expressway will close for emergency construction Friday night to repair a damaged bridge beam in southwest suburban Summit.

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Will Marty Walsh become another Michael Bilandic?

Will Marty Walsh become the next Michael Bilandic?  Bilandic was the first Chicago Mayor to try to fill the large shoes left when Mayor-for-life Richard Daley died in 1976. 453 more words


Fifth snowiest season in recorded history

The weather people started recording things back in the 1880’s.  Nice of them.  Now we can say for sure that there have been really snowy winters.   294 more words

Life In General

Backstage with Ron Onesti: Gene Cornish, Sandy Deanne, Jane Byrne

This week on Backstage with Ron Onesti, we talk with Gene Cornish about the Rascals reunion tour and his solo project music.  Sandy Deanne from Jay and the Americans then joins the show to talk about the importance of foundation and songs standing the test of time.  20 more words

Backstage With Ron Onesti

Missing History Makes Fiction Come Alive

One of the things that fascinates me is the little changes in our world that we don’t even really pay attention to, but which make a difference in setting historical context. 799 more words

Brandmeier Rewind - Monday 11.17.14

Entertaining memories of the late great former mayor of Chicago Jane Byrne, she starred in JB’s “We’re All Crazy” video; her singing, our singing, and more. 9 more words

Jonathon Brandmeier

Funeral Set For Late Mayor Jane Byrne

CHICAGO (CBS) – Trailblazing former Mayor Jane Byrne will be laid to rest Monday, after a funeral mass at a Lincoln Park church her grandparents attended. 205 more words