Amtrak says the City of New Orleans passenger train will pull into its namesake city this coming Tuesday, the first time since late August.
Recovery efforts for Hurricane Isaac on the Gulf Coast have created some job opportunities for residents of Chicagoland.
Excessive heat on Friday will turn to soaking rains for the Chicago area, thanks to the leftovers of Hurricane Isaac.
Illinois going to get a little of the Isaac rain that had been aimed at the gulf coast, but likely not enough to affect Illinois agriculture.
Hurricane Isaac could affect the Labor Day holiday in the Chicago area with heavy rain.
As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.