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Illinois and Indiana sign Illiana Expressway pact

Indiana and Illinois have announced the signing of a binding agreement on the Illiana Expressway, covering everything from financing to maintenance of the 47-mile expressway.

May 07, 2014 8:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Advanced manufacturing training program expands

GUEST COMMENTARY: Advanced manufacturing training program expands

Recent Rich East High School graduate Raheem Johnson likes working with his hands. One day he wants to study architecture. Or construction. But he isn’t sure and wants to buy some time.

July 28, 2013 12:00 am
Kelly reaching out to promote third airport concept

Kelly reaching out to promote third airport concept

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A day after Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation establishing a Peotone airport, U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., said Friday she plans to use her post to promote the concept, saying she will have meetings in the near future with new U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx an…

July 26, 2013 12:08 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Sears' future could include consuming fiber

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Sears' future could include consuming fiber

"Shop at Sears and save" was Sears' slogan in its early days. Today, that includes Sears.com.

June 02, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Program preparing workers for advanced manufacturing

As part of the overall effort of the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association and the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corp. to grow the south suburban region’s economy, no aspect is more important than workforce development. Our employers consistently cite the need for high-qual…

May 27, 2012 12:00 am
2012 Illinois Editorial Advisory Board members

2012 Illinois Editorial Advisory Board members

Today, we introduce new members of The Times Editorial Advisory Board. They have agreed to share their opinions on issues of local and regional interest. Look for these familiar names and faces on columns in the Forum section over the next year.

January 01, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Light a candle for your own economic development

"It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness" is a Chinese proverb meaning better to do something about a problem than just complain about it. Further, a candle is a small answer to a large problem, but it is still a worthy step...

September 25, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Illinois needs to become more business-friendly

In case you just came out of a coma from a condition with which you were afflicted sometime before the first of the year, you need to be brought up to speed on a couple things your friends in Springfield and Indianapolis have been doing.

June 05, 2011 12:00 am

South suburbs powering forward with airport project

OLYMPIA FIELDS | The Federal Aviation Administration has affirmed the proposed South Suburban Airport will attract flights and the final environmental and engineering study for the airport will commence this year.

April 20, 2011 5:30 pm

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Another winter of discontent? Or a new start?

January and February are tough months in the Calumet Region. It's cold, it's one gray day after another, it's snow, followed by more snow, and then snow. When the sun does come out, it resembles a 40-watt bulb.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am
2011 Illinois Editorial Advisory Board members

2011 Illinois Editorial Advisory Board members

Today, we introduce new members of The Times Editorial Advisory Board. These individuals have agreed to share their opinions on issues of local and regional interest. Look for these familiar names and faces on columns in the Forum section over the next year.

January 02, 2011 12:00 am Related

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: We have many people to be thankful for

It's that time of year when we traditionally assess our individual situations, count our blessings and celebrate the human spirit. In 2010, for many of us, assessing is outdistancing the counting and celebrating by a mile.

November 28, 2010 12:00 am

D.205 to expand diesel mechanics training

Editor's note: This story has been corrected from an earlier version.

July 24, 2010 12:00 am
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