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Dierks Bentley Adds Country Flavor To The Taste Of Chicago

Music fans at the Taste of Chicago on Sunday enjoyed heaping helpings of country-rock, southern soul, and bluegrass served by Dierks Bentley. Though he’s no five-star chef, the high-wired entertainer mixed the perfect ingredients for a show that the audience ate right up.

07/16/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. D-IL (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Where’s Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.?

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. owes his constituents a full explanation of why he hasn’t been on the job this summer.

07/12/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

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Opinion: Celebrate The 4th Of July

Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.

07/04/2012

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Summer Songs: 10 Classic Tracks To Heat Up The Season

What’s summer without a soundtrack? Here are some classics to keep you groovin’ when the temperature rises.

06/18/2012

Barack Obama in Chicago (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Visits Bring Hefty Price Tag

The President’s visits often come with a hefty price tag for cities in both security costs and time misspent by police forces.

06/18/2012

Traffic on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. (credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Study: New York City Ranks Fourth For Worst Traffic; Congestion Down Across USA

Do you think you have it bad stuck in traffic in New York City? Well, it could be worse. You could be in Honolulu.

05/22/2012

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Summer Tour Guide – From The Allman Brothers to ZZ Top

Summer’s here, and the time is right for dancing in the seats. Check out this season’s hottest outdoor concert tours.

05/14/2012

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Yankees Fan Steve Melia Attends All 162 Games This Season

Imagine going to every Yankees game this season. Not just home games. Home and away. All 162 of them!

09/28/2011

Virginia Murray (L), Richard Murray (C) and Jake Duhaime (R-hands to face) show their disappointment after New York City's bid to host the 2012 Olympics is voted out in the second ballot. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

US Pulls Plug On Bid For 2020 Summer Olympics; NYC Misses Out Again

New York City residents will once again have to watch the Olympic Games on television from far, far away. But this time around, it’s the United States that is saying no to the summer spectacle.

WFAN–08/23/2011

People walk past the New York Stock Exchange - New York, NY (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Group Finds New York City Is Number One For Walking

Despite its urban obstacles, the Big Apple is the best spot in the country to walk, according to Walk Score, a group that promotes making cities more walkable.

08/02/2011

DeMaurice Smith (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

DeMaurice Smith Secretly Meets With Roger Goodell, Owners As NFL Lockout Drags On

The NFL and its players completed three straight days of not-so-secret “confidential settlement discussions” on Thursday and now head to an appeals court in St. Louis.

WFAN–06/02/2011

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Lundberg Suvey: Gas Prices Down Nationwide

Locally, according to AAA, the average price for regular is $4.09 in New York, $3.81 in New Jersey, and $4.19 in Connecticut.

05/23/2011

Panasonic Logo (file / credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Panasonic Moving North American Headquarters From Secaucus To Newark

The new headquarters will be located a block from Penn Station and will bring with it 1,000 jobs.

04/20/2011

Southwest Airlines planes are seen at MacArthur Airport - Ronkonkoma, NY - Nov 9, 2010 - Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Long Island’s MacArthur Airport Hopes To Increase Business

Right now, two million people a year fly in and out of MacArthur Airport on Long Island.

03/04/2011

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