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BRIAN HOWEY: Terror returns to American homeland

BRIAN HOWEY: Terror returns to American homeland

“Brian, we’re going to get hit again. It’s going to happen. I just hope when it happens, I’m not in Washington.”

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
Cultivate area's ties to Chicago

Cultivate area's ties to Chicago

Northwest Indiana's proximity to Chicago is an advantage that cannot be undersold as it seeks to grow. Chicago skyline as scene from Northwest Indiana beckons many commuters across the state line to higher-paying jobs. Region officials say affirming those ties to the nation's third-largest e…

December 13, 2012 3:12 pm
The Anatomy of a Skyscraper: Author Kate Ascher explains the science behind the world's tallest structures

The Anatomy of a Skyscraper: Author Kate Ascher explains the science behind the world's tallest structures

Ever wonder what happens when lightning strikes a tall building? What about how elevators travel so rapidly in a commercial building versus a residential building? Have you witnessed winds so strong or earthquakes so fierce that you wonder how any skyscraper could withstand the elements? The…

March 22, 2012 12:00 am
Windy City soars sky-high

Windy City soars sky-high

CHICAGO | Poet Carl Sandburg called it the city of big shoulders. While he was talking about the city's status as an industrial capital, he could just as well have been referring to the modern day anchors of the downtown skyline, the John Hancock Center and Willis Tower.

May 04, 2011 12:00 am
Continuing Education: You're never too cool for school

Continuing Education: You're never too cool for school

I remember when I used to know things; I just don't remember the things I used to know.

March 21, 2011 12:00 am
The gift of Chicago

The gift of Chicago

Chicago-centric gifts are a great idea for die-hard Windy City-ites and expatriates. Here are some suggestions that go beyond skyline magnets and Bears mugs.

December 09, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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