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Investors express interest in Gary airport

Potential investors have different visions for the Gary/Chicago International Airport that include making it a cargo hub or a home for a green jobs training center.

June 21, 2013 6:08 pm
Eco hybrid is most fuel-efficient Malibu ever

Eco hybrid is most fuel-efficient Malibu ever

The family-size, 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco hybrid sedan is the most fuel efficient Malibu ever, with a combined city/highway federal government mileage rating of 29 miles per gallon.

December 01, 2012 12:04 pm
All charged up, but nowhere to plug

All charged up, but nowhere to plug

After Valparaiso resident David Garfin finished whipping a white plug-in hybrid sedan around curves in Northfield, Ill., he wondered what took so long.

October 16, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Munster to upgrade equipment in park’s gas-to-electricity system

MUNSTER | The town is looking to generate more revenue with new equipment it plans to install at Centennial Park to capture more methane gas at the former landfill site. It will convert the gas into energy and sell the electricity back to NIPSCO.

October 02, 2011 8:50 pm
Illinois casino

Illinois casino

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn leaves an old steel plant site near 116th and Avenue O on Wednesday in Chicago. After a bill signing there, Quinn said he won't be bullied into accepting an Illinois casino expansion bill in its current form.

July 13, 2011 8:58 pm
Quinn signs bill for South Side gasification plant

Quinn signs bill for South Side gasification plant

Chicago 10th Ward Alderman John Pope, right, greets Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday at the old LTV steel works on the South Side for the signing of Senate Bill 1533.

July 13, 2011 1:40 pm
Quinn signs bill for South Side gasification plant

Quinn signs bill for South Side gasification plant

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn holds up Senate Bill 1533 after signing it into law Wednesday morning on Chicago's South Side. The Chicago Clean Energy project will bring a green technology gasification plant to the area.

July 13, 2011 1:34 pm
Quinn signs bill for South Side gasification plant

Quinn signs bill for South Side gasification plant

Artist renditions of new plant to be located near 116th and Avenue O in Chicago.

July 13, 2011 1:35 pm

GM likely to retake No. 1 sales spot from Toyota

General Motors is almost certain to claim the title of world's biggest automaker this year, retaking the top spot from Toyota, which has been hurt by production problems since the Japanese earthquake and still can't escape the shadow of major safety recalls.

April 24, 2011 12:00 am
Updated car stickers to include environmental info

Updated car stickers to include environmental info

WASHINGTON | Will your new car get an A in fuel efficiency? A government proposal may add letter grades to showroom window stickers on new cars and trucks to reflect a vehicle's overall fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions.

August 30, 2010 3:00 pm
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