70th Anniversary Battle Of The Bulge,
87th Infantry Division,
Battle Of The Bulge,
Clara Ofenloch McCormack,
Gen. George Patton,
Jan Glenn Slaby,
Maj. Gen. Troy Middleton,
Mayor Ed Koch,
Midway Village Museum,
Scholars In Foxholes,
Sen. Frank Church,
As 70th anniversary remembrances wind down, the Battle of the Bulge, also known as the Ardennes Campaign, remains the U.S. Army's bloodiest, longest, largest land battle.
Illinois' 2014 governor's race was a big one for the state--record spending and the first Republican governor elected in 12 years. We've extracted some more fun facts about the race from a new study from the Paul Simon Institute of Public Policy at Southern Illinois University. ...
Dr. Robert L. Breuder,
Illinois Community College,
Illinois Educational Funding,
Illinois Higher Education Funding,
Robert L. Breuder,
College Of Dupage,
Free Community College,
Within 24 hours of Governor Bruce Rauner taking office, numerous media outlets reported on his immediate steps to rectify Illinois' dire financial situation.
Arizona leads the 2015 Best Ranked Cities list with cities in first and third place, but it's Florida that dominates with three cities in the Top 10 and a total of nine in the Top 50.
Illinoisans elected Gov. Bruce Rauner in large part because he offered new ideas for the state government. Voters chose an outsider who promised to fix insider culture.
We ate pie, drank milkshakes, and confusedly stared at birch beer for a while.
With Gov. Bruce Rauner in the Executive Mansion in Springfield, could this really be the beginning of a new, cooperative era in Illinois politics?
Best Hotels In The USA,
U.S. News Travel,
Best Hotels 2015,
Best Luxury Hotels,
Us News And World World Best Hotels,
Quite a few newcomers cracked the top 10 list this year, thanks in part to their improved ratings among travelers and additional industry accolades.
Enrolling your child in a charter is making a bet that the school will be in business as long as you want to send your child to it. If you lose the bet, you have to know that losing was always a possibility when you made the bet in the first place.
2. The Curmudgeons: originally hail from Canada, the Northeast, or the Midwest, and virtually roll their eyes at any precipitous snow-related hand-wringing.
SchoolDigger.com ranked 747 of Illinois' 863 public school districts based on schools' test scores.
One topic is the main ethical debate around professional football's "Deflategate" and whether quarterback Tom Brady and/or other New England Patriots are cheating and lying. The second topic is a constant: the morality of supporting football.
Rich Miller of Capitol Fax took a look at how exactly Rauner and his team plan to deal with the state's issues, including the possibility of higher taxes along with spending cuts.
Diet And Nutrition,
Readily available calorie information is crucial for consumers to be able to make informed food choices throughout the day as they get their food from a variety of venues. Our nation is facing rising rates of obesity and chronic disease that continue to push health care spending higher.
The region is flooded with deliciousness that much of the rest of the country hasn't even heard of.
Ernie Banks died tonight. And in the summer green fields of heaven, they are playing baseball. Later on, I'll go listen to Steve Goodman sing "A Dying Cub Fan's Last Request." But not right now.
Banks lived on Chicago's South Side. He often commuted to Cubs home games on the L train. He had no choice. Though he was the biggest name and biggest draw the Cubs had, he could not buy a home or rent an apartment in the neighborhood surrounding Wrigley Field.
Alibis: Sigmar Polke,
Michael Werner Gallery,
Park Hyatt Art Collection,
Tom Pritzker Private Collection,
Gerhard Richter Painting,
An arty crowd recently braved January's Siberia-like winter weather to assemble at the Park Hyatt Chicago in celebration of the installation of Sigmar Polke's 10-foot tall canvas entitled Siberian Meteorites. The 8-foot wide painting is a consummate example of a period in Polke's...
New information from the Fiscal Futures Project of the Institute for Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois shows that Illinois' finances are in worse shape than previously predicted. By Fiscal Year 2016, the state will owe $9 billion in unpaid bills.
Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn was not present at Gov. Bruce Rauner's inauguration ceremony on Jan. 12. To Scott Reeder of the Illinois News Network, this was the ultimate act of sour grapes.