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This is one view of an area along the Chicago River that would be rebuilt for recreational purposes. (Chicago City Hall)

Emanuel, LaHood Unveil Chicago River Revamp

The Chicago River, once an old industrial pathway, would be transformed into the city’s new recreational frontier, under a project that hinges on an expected $100 million loan announced Thursday.


Photo Of The Quad At The University Of Illinois. (U Of I Photo)

Grainger Foundation Pledges $100M To U. Of I.

A $100 million donation to the University of Illinois College of Engineering will be used to recruit and retain top professors and to finance research in bioengineering and other areas, university officials said Monday.