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Legislation filed this week would give Illinois officials a deadline for deciding how the state will spend $108.7 million from a national settlement with Volkswagen... [Read More]
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Date or no date, single or taken, animals at Brookfield Zoo experienced Valentine's Day with the best kind of gift: food. [Read More]
Starting Friday, planetarium visitors will have another chance to explore the ever-evolving way humans view the universe.   ... [Read More]
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Ben, a 40-year-old orangutan at Brookfield Zoo, underwent an emergency appendectomy last month after veterinary staff discovered a ruptured appendix. ... [Read More]
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Two Chicago-area researchers have uncovered what they think is the first piece of physical evidence showing that forgotten memories could still live on inside our... [Read More]
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A new city report on energy use by buildings shows progress toward reducing carbon emissions that contribute to global warming. [Read More]
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We speak with the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists who broke the Watergate story for the Washington Post in the early 1970s. ... [Read More]
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The number of solar jobs in Illinois – and the U.S. as a whole – decreased last year, but experts are still optimistic about the... [Read More]
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Chicago's tallest building is being recognized for its standing atop another category: energy efficiency. [Read More]
A bill to be filed this month would ensure Illinois residents are able to challenge certain permits issued by state regulators, giving them legal standing... [Read More]
The award-winning journalists who broke the Watergate story for the Washington Post in the early 1970s will speak together for the first time since the... [Read More]
A coalition of environmental advocacy groups in Illinois hopes to put the brakes on a Rauner administration proposal that would relax pollution rules for eight downstate... [Read More]
Football players are often thought of as modern-day gladiators, but even the most hard-headed linebacker has nothing on the woodpecker, at least when it comes... [Read More]
Wednesday's "super blue blood moon" marks the convergence of three lunar events, but it will hardly be visible for viewers in Chicago. ... [Read More]
The new film "Mr. Canoe" chronicles the life of Ralph Frese, a world-famous canoe-builder and conservationist who ran Chicago's last working blacksmith shop. ... [Read More]
ComEd should be allowed to proceed with plans to build a first-of-its-kind microgrid in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood, a state legal authority said this week. But... [Read More]
The city's lawsuit comes a week after attorneys at the University of Chicago filed their own lawsuit against the steel corporation. "This Great Lake is our... [Read More]
The group Crate Free Illinois is calling on Trader Joe's to stop purchasing pork from suppliers that use gestation crates, tight metal stalls that keep... [Read More]
Ramar, one of the oldest gorillas in the country, celebrated a milestone birthday this month with a frozen "cake" filled with fruit and raisins. ... [Read More]
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt told representatives of a children's health group last week that he wants to eliminate lead from drinking water within 10 years,... [Read More]
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