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NTSB: "The Train is Not Going to Go Anywhere"

NTSB: "The Train is Not Going to Go Anywhere"

CTA Spokesman Describes Blue Line Crash Chicago Transit Autority spokesman Brian Steele spoke with reporters about the crash at the O’Hare station at 5 a.m. More Photos and Videos Commuters won’t have access to the Chicago Transit Authority’s Blue Line station at O’Hare International Airport before Tuesday afternoon.

Midwest Economy Index Shows Midwest Economic Growth Increased in July

Midwest Economy Index Shows Midwest Economic Growth Increased in July

The Midwest Economy Index (MEI) increased to +0.25 in July from –0.11 in June, and the relative MEI rose to +0.45 in July from –0.16 in June. July’s value for the relative MEI indicates that Midwest economic growth was somewhat higher than would typically be suggested by the growth rate of the national economy.

Second Sinkhole Found at Indiana Dunes

Second Sinkhole Found at Indiana Dunes

Another sinkhole is discovered during testing one month after a boy was buried alive at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Anthony Ponce reports.

RAW: Giant Electromagnet On the Move in South Suburbs

RAW: Giant Electromagnet On the Move in South Suburbs

unable to retrieve full-text content A 50-foot-wide electromagnet being relocated from Lemont to Batavia by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory scientists is officially on the move. Here’s a look at how it’s being transported.

Midwest Economy Index Shows Midwest Economic Growth Decreased in May

Midwest Economy Index Shows Midwest Economic Growth Decreased in May

The Midwest Economy Index (MEI) decreased to –0.18 in May from +0.03 in April, and the relative MEI declined to –0.51 in May from –0.10 in April. May’s value for the relative MEI indicates that Midwest economic growth was moderately lower than would typically be suggested by the growth rate of the national economy.

Two mutations triggered an evolutionary leap 500 million years ago

Two mutations triggered an evolutionary leap 500 million years ago

June 24, 2013 Evolution, it seems, sometimes jumps instead of crawls. A research team led by a University of Chicago scientist has discovered two key mutations that sparked a hormonal revolution 500 million years ago.

Train Collides With Semi, Causes Major Backups

Train Collides With Semi, Causes Major Backups

advertisement U.S. Route 14 in Barrington was closed Thursday evening after a freight train collided with a tractor trailer.

Barrington 7th Grader Named a Google State Winner

Barrington 7th Grader Named a Google State Winner

advertisement An artfully-drawn skier flying down a slope over a rainbow and into an extra-large fudge sundae may make a seventh grader from South Barrington a top hit on Google this month. Meg Metha, a student at Station Middle School in Barrington, was selected from more than 130,000 students to represent Illinois in Google’s sixth annual Doodle 4 Google contest.

"Medium Cool" Director Makes Film on NATO Protests

"Medium Cool" Director Makes Film on NATO Protests

Getty Images Police arrest a protester, many affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement, during demonstration on the second day of the NATO summit. advertisement In 1968, filmmaker Haskell Wexler was in Chicago for the Democratic National Convention.

Hundreds of Ice Balls Form Along Lake Michigan

Hundreds of Ice Balls Form Along Lake Michigan

advertisement A natural winter phenomenon on the shores of Lake Michigan has been getting a bit of attention. Hundreds of ice balls, some weighing roughly 50 pounds, are piled along the Michigan shoreline.

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