A rail manufacturer based in Illinois is in the final rounds of bidding to build 130 high-speed passenger rail cars for use on Amtrak routes in Illinois, Michigan, Missouri and … read more »
New Japanese plant in Rochelle promises to bring jobs to state, 160 rail cars to Metra. Joan Fitzgerald, co-author of the report “Reviving the U.S. Rail and Transit Industry: Investments and … read more »
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Dozens of Chicago teenagers on Monday told a small group of elected officials about their need for summer jobs to save for college, pay for food and, in some cases, … read more »
Tiffany Groene is waiting tables. Erin Crites is making lattes and iced coffees. And Anna Holcombe is buying and selling gold. These three Chicago women share more than just scraping … read more »
He has grown three inches, gained 20 pounds and still hopes to play in the NBA. The ranking service Middleschoolelite.com puts him as the top sixth-grader in the nation. Nearly … read more »