New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill NearsAlmost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
Schakowsky: Too Many Questions Remain About SyriaU.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) said Thursday that Congress must have a say about what to do about the ongoing civil war in Syria.
U Of C Economist Says Sequestration Fears OverblownA University of Chicago economist says sequestration might help a bit, certainly will not hurt nearly as badly as the administration is warning, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Why You Should Wait Until 2016 To Sell Your HomePlanning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.
Astronaut Jim Lovell Disappointed In Effective End Of Space ProgramWith Discovery now a museum piece, a former Apollo astronaut who lives in the Chicago area is decrying the effective end of America's space program.
Joliet Bishop Slams Obama Administration Over Birth Control RuleRoman Catholics in the Joliet Diocese will be hearing about birth control from their bishop at mass this weekend.
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