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Ralph Tarka, Aviation Mechanic: The U-505 was the best in its class of 1944

Ralph Tarka, Aviation Mechanic: The U-505 was the best in its class of 1944

The last time Ralph Tarka visited the U-505 at the MSI was about two years ago just before he retired from American Airlines. But he has been a geek about military history and it’s accessories for his entire life. From a military family from the south side, he comes by his enthusiasm for the…

May 29, 2014 3:30 am Photos

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Intro: An artist creator of gigantic mosaics brings Bead Town to NWI in winter

Intro: An artist creator of gigantic mosaics brings Bead Town to NWI in winter

Stephan Wanger was lately in Natchitoches, Louisiana discussing a Bead Town promotion in honor of the city’s status as the oldest city in the Louisiana Purchase. Natchitoches was established in 1714 by Louis Juchereau de St. Denis, who diplomatically named the town after a local Indian tribe…

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Daley gives Illiana Expressway green light

Daley gives Illiana Expressway green light

One south suburban transportation project received a green light from former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley on Wednesday, but he said another will never fly.

September 25, 2013 4:17 pm
CHICAGO SCENE: NBC making a play for 'Playboy' series

CHICAGO SCENE: NBC making a play for 'Playboy' series

Break out your bunny ears.

February 25, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Urban planners envision eco-friendly neighborhoods

Urban planners envision eco-friendly neighborhoods

In the 1950s, residential and business districts kept their distance in Greater Chicago. Zoning isolated aspects of life. You lived at Point A, shopped at B, and worked at C.

January 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Chicago theaters in the spotlight on walking tour

Chicago theaters in the spotlight on walking tour

Rex Harrison. "Les Miz." Shakespeare. "Miss Saigon." Lynn Redgrave. "Lion King." Van Morrison. "Wicked."

December 11, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Observers: Black candidates face uphill battle to fifth floor

Observers: Black candidates face uphill battle to fifth floor

In 1983 black voters ignited change with the landmark election of Harold Washington as mayor of Chicago.

November 29, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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GOP seeks Chicago toehold

Chicago hasn't had a Republican mayor since 1931. In the tumult of the post-Daley era, though, the GOP sees a chance to rebuild the party in the city, and make a down payment on future victories.

October 24, 2010 12:00 am

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley won't run for re-election

CHICAGO| Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, who has presided over the nation's third-largest city for 21 years, like his father did before him, announced Tuesday that he will not run for a seventh term, saying the time "just feels right."

September 07, 2010 3:45 pm
Daley revs up Lake County Dems

Daley revs up Lake County Dems

JUDY FIDKOWSKI

October 30, 2008 12:00 am
Daley revs up Lake County Dems

Daley revs up Lake County Dems

HIGHLAND | Chicago Mayor Richard Daley was the star attraction Wednesday night at the Lake County Democratic Party's pre-election pep rally.

October 30, 2008 12:00 am Photos

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Daley revs up Lake County Dems

Daley revs up Lake County Dems

JUDY FIDKOWSKI

October 30, 2008 12:00 am
Daley revs up Lake County Dems

Daley revs up Lake County Dems

THE TIMES Democrat Jill Long Thompson, who is running to unseat Republican Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, campaigns Wednesday evening during a rally at the Wicker Park banquet hall.

October 30, 2008 12:00 am
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