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Ravinia Festival Smashes First Day Sales Record

Ravinia Festival Smashes First Day Sales Record

Ravinia Festival Tickets are going quickly for the 2014 Ravinia Festival. Whether it was a long, hard winter that left people craving the idea of outdoor music, or a great 2014 Ravinia Festival summer lineup, the music festival experienced a record amount of people trying to buy tickets on the first day of sales Thursday.

Northwestern Football Players to Vote on Unionization Friday

Northwestern Football Players to Vote on Unionization Friday

AP Northwestern football players will vote Friday on whether to unionize. Football players at Northwestern University will vote “yes” or “no” for unionization on Friday.

Illinois EPA Cleaning-Up Open Dump Site in Clinton County

Illinois EPA Cleaning-Up Open Dump Site in Clinton County

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois EPA Director Lisa Bonnett today announced that the Agency has begun the cleanup of an open dump site at Woodlawn Mobile Home Park in Centralia. The cleanup began on Monday, April 21 and is expected to be completed next week, weather permitting.

Why Bill Daley’s New Hedge Fund Gig Surprises No One

Why Bill Daley’s New Hedge Fund Gig Surprises No One

After flirting with a run for Illinois governor, Bill Daley — brother of former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley — has announced a new gig at the new hedge fund Argentiere Capital.

Sentencing for NATO 3 Expected Friday

Sentencing for NATO 3 Expected Friday

NATO 3 Convicted of Mob Action Charges A jury found three men accused of plotting attacks during the 2012 Chicago NATO summit guilty of misdemeanor mob action and felony arson charges, but acquitted of more serious terrorism charges. Trial Begins For NATO 3 Suspects The trial begins for the three men accused of plotting terrorist attacks during the 2012 NATO Summit.

Woman Sexually Assaulted Near Matteson Metra Station

Woman Sexually Assaulted Near Matteson Metra Station

Matteson police are looking for a suspect after a woman was sexually assaulted near a Metra train station Thursday. It happened at about 5:30 a.m.

Chicago Pediatrician Killed in Afghanistan

Chicago Pediatrician Killed in Afghanistan

Mark Knecht, Chief Financial Officer of the Pennsylvania-based CURE International, spoke briefly with reporters on April 24, 2014 after an attack on the charity’s hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan. CURE International Statement on…

City to Host Small Business Week Workshops

City to Host Small Business Week Workshops

The SBC at the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection hosts free business workshops every Wednesday and Friday in Room 805 at City Hall. Small businesses will have a big opportunity in the coming weeks.

Jonathan Toews Named Selke Award Finalist

Jonathan Toews Named Selke Award Finalist

The Chicago Blackhawks have other hardware on their mind as they continue to tangle with the St. Louis Blues in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, but on Thursday, one of their players found out he is officially in the running for another trophy when the offseason begins.  Hawks captain Jonathan Toews was named as one of three finalists for the Frank J.

Kyle Long Makes Twitter Bet on Blackhawks Series

Kyle Long Makes Twitter Bet on Blackhawks Series

Getty Images CHICAGO, IL – SEPTEMBER 08: Kyle Long #75 of the Chicago Bears blocks Geno Atkins #97 of the Cincinnati Bengals at Soldier Field on September 8, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Bengals 24-21.

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