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EDITORIAL: Plan for air traffic control disasters

EDITORIAL: Plan for air traffic control disasters

A traveler looks at a flight departure board Monday at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is reviewing security practices and how it deals with unexpected incidents throughout its air traffic control facilities following last week's fi…

October 02, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Plan for air traffic control disasters

EDITORIAL: Plan for air traffic control disasters

It was good having President Barack Obama visit Gary/Chicago International Airport, but it would have been far better if the reason could not possibly have been air traffic control problems in the Chicago area.

October 02, 2014 12:00 am

REWARDS OF PREPARATION AND COMMUNICATION: Local healthcare systems get ready for anything by prioritizing constant outreach

When the one of the first two confirmed cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) showed up at the emergency room at Community Hospital in April, the staff was following procedure and protocol for a possible infectious disease when the dangerous and contagious illness was unexpectedly…

June 17, 2014 2:00 am

GUEST COMMMENTARY: Technology knocked nation off its flight path

Are you satisfied with the direction our country is headed? Do you really like the path we are on to give our children and grandchildren a wonderful life in the future?

June 11, 2014 12:00 am
Some question whether Daley serious about Lake Calumet Airport

Some question whether Daley serious about Lake Calumet Airport

The Lake Calumet Airport is still "dead, dead, dead," but it enjoyed a brief, meteoric rise and fall during the long, continuing battle over construction of a third Chicago area airport.

November 22, 2013 11:00 pm Related

EDITORIAL: Narrowing list of airport bidders a good start

Welcome news came last week when a Gary/Chicago International Airport committee announced it has narrowed its list of bidders for privatization down to two consortia of firms well known in the transportation industry.

September 10, 2013 12:00 am
Gary airport leaders not intimidated by newly funded South Suburban Airport

Gary airport leaders not intimidated by newly funded South Suburban Airport

Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority leaders said they aren't intimidated by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's signing of a bill that gives the Illinois Department of Transportation the power to build a rival airport in Peotone.

July 25, 2013 10:06 am

MARK KIESLING: Anti-gun crusader trotted into court

Anti-gun crusader Donne Trotter has a little 'splaining to do, Lucy.

December 09, 2012 12:00 am
'Between Cultures' project honors the immigrant spirit

'Between Cultures' project honors the immigrant spirit

The immigrant longing for a better life, a better place, is a part of most of our histories as Americans. Among the things I've learned from my immigrant ancestry is that often, what a person longs for turns out to be the most important thing—it's the start of every journey and sometimes can…

June 14, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Munster - flourishing, evolving

Munster - flourishing, evolving

After nearly 105 years as a town, Munster continues to flourish and evolve.

April 21, 2012 9:21 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: ALNAC concept would jump-start third airport

GUEST COMMENTARY: ALNAC concept would jump-start third airport

Under traditional airport financing models, runway construction costs have been passed on to the taxpayers. Terminals, meanwhile, historically have been built by the airlines so they get to lock out competition in the marketplace. When you walk past all those empty gates at O'Hare, you know …

April 01, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL: Agency takes taxpayers for a ride

The Lake County Solid Waste Management District seems to be having problems with solid results, wasteful spending and good management.

January 06, 2012 12:00 am

Rep. Jackson uses House speech to pressure Quinn on airport

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., spoke Thursday evening on the House floor knowing perfectly well his audience wasn't fellow members of the House. He used his C-SPAN appearance (zip forward to 8:17:22) to promote the Abraham Lincoln National Airport to the public.

November 04, 2011 10:50 pm Related

Peotone project won't affect downstate airports

SPRINGFIELD | Officials from surrounding airports are not overly concerned about the possibility of a third Chicago airport affecting their passenger or flight numbers.

March 01, 2011 12:00 am
Governor's office: We talked to LaHood about airport

Governor's office: We talked to LaHood about airport

SPRINGFIELD | When U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood told reporters this week that nobody had contacted him in his two years as secretary regarding the south suburban airport proposal, that apparently didn't include Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. or Gov. Pat Quinn.

November 19, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Jackson responds to LaHood's airport comments

WASHINGTON | Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. on Wednesday responded to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's comments, which suggested nobody had contacted him in his two years as secretary regarding the long-debated third airport proposal.

November 18, 2010 12:00 am
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