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Mayor Emanuel “Speed cameras may bring in more revenue than expected”

Source: chicagotribune.com Chicago’s first speed cameras at just four locations issued warnings to more than 233,000 speeders in 45 days, violations that would have totaled $13.8 million in tickets, according to data released by the city today. Mayor Rahm Emanuel has touted his speed camera program as a way to improve traffic safety for children near the city’s parks and ...

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Chicago, Marathon Step Up Security

Source: NBC News Chicago Marathon officials announced even more new security tweaks Tuesday in preparation for Sunday’s race. The additional measures have been put in place in response to the Boston Marathon bombings earlier this year. More than 45,000 participants and 1 million spectators will be on the streets. The Chicago Police Department will enhance their bomb sniffing dog unit ...

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Chicago’s Legend Talk Radio On Air (Nubueke Show on Tuesdays from 2 p.m to 4 p.m Weekly )

The Ewe Association of Chicago in collaboration with Legend Talk Radio have for some time now taken the airwaves of Chicago by storm with Ewe centric program called Nubueke. Nubueke brings insight discussions on pertinent Ewe culture and other issues in the Ghanaian Community here in Chicago and beyond. The every Tuesdays, 2pm to 4 pm central standard time program ...

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Sankofa: Dr. Bansah @ 70

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Governor Quinn Makes Key Appointments to Truancy in Chicago Public Schools Task Force

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2013 Task Force Charged with Identifying Ways to Ensure All Chicago Students are in School CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today made key appointments to the Truancy in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Task Force which has been charged with identifying different strategies and approaches to help educators and CPS administration address the truancy problems in ...

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Governor Quinn Opens New Home Depot Distribution Center in Joliet

……New Facility Will Employ Approximately 200 and Serve 340 Midwestern Stores JOLIET – Governor Pat Quinn today was joined by company officials to open the new Home Depot Stocking Distribution Center in Joliet. The 1.6 million square foot facility, adjacent to the company’s Rapid Deployment Center, will employ approximately 200 people and serve more than 340 Home Depot stores across ...

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The real lesson of ‘Green Eggs and Ham’

BY JESSE JACKSON September 30, 2013 America just celebrated the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s great “I Have a Dream” speech. Everyone says that they “love” Dr. King (now), but the media did notice that no top Republican Party leaders attended any of the main anniversary events. Maybe it was this line of Dr. King ’s that they don’t like: ...

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Obama Care Explained In 2 Minutes

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