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New Kennedy Expressway lane to reduce future traffic

New Kennedy Expressway lane to reduce future traffic

November 28, 2016

The Kennedy Expressway is gaining an additional traffic lane near Cumberland and Harlem avenues to ease traffic congestion, according to state officials from the Illinois Department of Transportation in...

Hypnotic ‘Master’piece explores religious cults

By Sam Flancher

September 24, 2012

The existential void ushered in by World War II has been well-represented by artists in the last century. This is the world of the atom bomb, the Holocaust and innumerable, previously unimaginable terrors brought on by what most people viewed as a just war.It is within this historical framework that Paul Thomas Anderson offers up “The Master,” the long-anticipated follow-up to his 2007 masterpiece, “There Will Be Bl...

Taking back the bike lane

By Darryl Holliday

May 2, 2011

A change in state policy concerning bicycle crash reports is in the works that could make roads safer for everyone.Bicycle crashes, known among many as “doorings,” which occur when bikes crash into abruptly opened driver-side car doors, are receiving increased attention since Gov. Pat Quinn agreed to institute a change on April 25. Those accidents will now be reported more accurately among the Chicago Police Department and...

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