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ConcernedElhmhurstTaxpayer March 5, 2014 at 12:45 pm
Armpits Rule!
Ercie Berwick March 6, 2014 at 04:55 pm
Bill Muirray was hysterically funny in the movie "What About Bob?" with Richard Dreyfuss.Read More I saw it twice and laughed myself sick through almost the whole movie both times! :)
Rescue dogs are being trained for shows at Shedd Aquarium. | WGN
Gina Christopher February 26, 2014 at 09:15 pm
Trying to distract from the fact that they have wild captured whales and dolphins in their poolsRead More that they kidnapped to exploit for money!
william savick February 26, 2014 at 10:24 pm
Learning how to take care of this whale species now will save it from extinction decades from nowRead More when their numbers are diminished through reckless hunting.
Grumpy Old Man February 27, 2014 at 08:02 am
There are good reasons for certain institutions to capture wild creatures. WS mentioned one. ThatRead More said, there is the problem with over stocking of captured animals and not understanding them. Orcas are the primary example. Most orcas are not being captured for study but for profit. And when you have an 8 - 10 ton animal in an enclosed space your may have trouble - two trainers killed by the same orca. There are no recorded instances of orcas attacking humans in the wild - get one in a tank and even if the death is accidental you are still playing with fire - orcas are not dogs. They are highly intelligent creatures - actually the largest member of the dolphin family although their size resulted in their being termed "whale" many years ago and it has stuck. So I agree with both Gina and William on that subject. I am a little surprised that the Shedd is now expanding into a dog show as well. if that helps encourage people to adopt rescued dogs, great.
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Jim Court February 18, 2014 at 07:48 am
Every park should have an ice skating feature and perhaps a created sled hill from plowed snow.Read More Every park should also.have a gazebo/ pavilion which can be used for so many things.
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Ty Conderoga February 18, 2014 at 12:03 pm
(20 ILCS 1605/2) (from Ch. 120, par. 1152) Sec. 2. This Act is enacted to implement andRead More establish within the State a lottery to be conducted by the State through the Department. The entire net proceeds of the Lottery are to be used for the support of the State's Common School Fund, except as provided in subsection (o) of Section 9.1 and Sections 21.2, 21.5, 21.6, 21.7, and 21.8. The annual salary of the Director is $142,000.
Ty Conderoga February 18, 2014 at 12:05 pm
notable words: net & except.
JR February 19, 2014 at 08:35 am
Ty, the even bigger political game was that the lottery was sold to ADD TO school funding. Instead,Read More what they did was to use the proceeds to REPLACE the existing funding. The net effect is the schools got about the same amount of money but the state got a huge windfall of new money (the old source of money that used to go to the schools) that they then used on port barrel spending to buy themselves more years at the public trough.
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Rick Heinz January 16, 2014 at 01:02 am
What was up with their refusal to play out the show? It sure led to one of Paul's best improvs.
F C January 16, 2014 at 06:44 am
Greg Allman needs to lay off the drugs.
Mark C January 16, 2014 at 01:35 pm
Rick, I guess their guitarist's strings broke. It's too bad, but like you said that was someRead More classic improv. Orwells: April 1 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
Joy November 15, 2013 at 05:31 pm
I love deep dish pizza but I am always surprised that is is THE pizza that is solely associated withRead More Chicago. I personally think that most Chicagoans eat the thin stuff more regularly and the deep dish is more of a tourist thing. The same thing with people calling Chicago Chi Town. No one who is from here ever calls it that. Comments ?
Timothy Manders November 16, 2013 at 09:05 am
I don't think John Stewart should comment about something he knows nothing about.
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Barbara Girard-Matuszewski June 16, 2013 at 10:53 pm
Geez, still no power on at the tanning salon?
wyatt earp June 20, 2013 at 01:04 am
Honey your family is at the door.
wyatt earp June 26, 2013 at 06:14 am
Wow who is the idiot picking the winner?
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