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Affordable housing opponents say referendum was nail in the issue’s coffin

After local lawmakers effectively abandoned consideration of the issue in December, Winnetka voters came out overwhelmingly against a referendum question about expanding the village‚Äôs affordable … Read more ›

Chicago suburban races, referendums

A significant majority of nearly 300 municipalities and counties approved referendum measures Tuesday that will allow officials to negotiate electricity rates with alternative suppliers in … Read more ›

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Find your local election results

Chicago Tribune reporters along with TribLocal staff are pulling elections results together, so please click here for the latest coverage. Be sure to follow us … Read more ›

Romney, Santorum lay groundwork for furious finish in Illinois

The leading contenders in the Republican presidential race spent Sunday laying the groundwork for a furious if not acrimonious final push for votes heading into … Read more ›

Santorum, Romney fight for conservative voters in Illinois

In a battle for conservative voters, Republican presidential candidates Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney focused today on Downstate Illinois, far from the biggest media market … Read more ›

Local Romney delegates selected

Two New Trier Township residents were selected to potentially represent presidential candidate Mitt Romney as delegates at the Republican National Convention. Richard W. Porter of … Read more ›

Why we endorse

Today, the Tribune begins its endorsements in the March 20 Illinois primary election with our recommendations in contested races for the U.S. House. A month … Read more ›

Federal judges uphold Democratic map for General Assembly

A three-judge federal court panel today rejected the final arguments raised in a lawsuit by Republican leaders challenging the new Democratic-drawn map for Illinois General … Read more ›

Chicago Executive Airport Manager Dennis Rouleau demonstrates a flight simulator at the 2009 Aviation Career Exposition. The event provides information for students about possible careers in aviaiton.
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ACE offers high school students a window to the world of aviation

Hangar 10 at Chicago Executive Airport is usually filled with aircraft awaiting service or simply waiting for their next flight. Sept. 17, however, the planes … Read more ›

From the community

Winnetka Library Open

The Winnetka Public Library re-opened today. On Saturday morning, storms flooded the Winnetka Library's lower level. The flood damage affected staff work areas; no library … Read more ›