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Friday, Nov 11, 2011

Blue Jeans Go Green

Blue Jeans Go Green

Levi Strauss claims its new "waterless" jeans are better for the planet.

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

Western Black Rhino Declared Extinct

Western Black Rhino Declared Extinct

A quarter of all mammals are at risk of extinction, conservation group says.

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

Administration Urges New Wilderness Protections

Administration Urges New Wilderness Protections

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

'Fracking' Chemical Found in Town's Aquifer

'Fracking' Chemical Found in Town's Aquifer

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

Senate Majority Rejects GOP Bid to Block EPA

Senate Majority Rejects GOP Bid to Block EPA

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

Parks in Peril: Budget Impasse Could Take a Major Toll

Parks in Peril: Budget Impasse Could Take a Major Toll

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

US Orders Alternate Routes For Controversial Oil Pipeline

US Orders Alternate Routes For Controversial Oil Pipeline

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

'Rock Snot' Invades Fish Hatchery

'Rock Snot' Invades Fish Hatchery

Monday, Nov 7, 2011

Churches Go Green, Switch to Solar Power

Churches Go Green, Switch to Solar Power

Sanctuaries are saving as much as 50 percent on energy bills by switching to solar power.

Saturday, Nov 5, 2011

Importing Eco-Friendly Products, One Country at a Time

Importing Eco-Friendly Products, One Country at a Time

Small business owner Amy Stretmater's travels to Asia taught her the importance of recycling and re-using products, which she shares with others through her business - Koru Street.

Top Stories
Volleyball Player Stabbed While Leaving North Avenue Beach

Volleyball Player Stabbed While Leaving North Avenue Beach

A Chicago man is facing charges after allegedly stabbing a man multiple times as he left North Avenue Beach, according to police and the victim's Facebook page.  On July 17 at approximately 9:28...

Big Changes Proposed for Chicago's Navy Pier

Big Changes Proposed for Chicago's Navy Pier

Navy Pier’s big new Ferris Wheel isn’t the only massive change planned for the iconic attraction as it celebrates its 100th birthday.

Metra Trains Unable to Enter, Exit Union Station in Chicago

Metra Trains Unable to Enter, Exit Union Station in Chicago

Trains on multiple lines were unable to enter or exit Union Station in Chicago during the Wednesday rush hour, according to Metra.  Trains on the BNSF Railway, Southwest Service and Heritage...

Chicago Singers Leave 'America's Got Talent' Judges in Awe

Chicago Singers Leave 'America's Got Talent' Judges in Awe

Fourteen-year-old Laura Bretan had a lot to prove when she took the stage for the first time since getting a golden buzzer during the Season 11 premiere of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” and she did not...

Obama, Biden Boost Clinton at Dem Convention

Obama, Biden Boost Clinton at Dem Convention

Their political fates now entwined, President Barack Obama will implore voters Wednesday to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, appealing to the women, minorities and young people who powered his rise and...

Young Mother Shot to Death on Son's Birthday

Young Mother Shot to Death on Son's Birthday

A young mother was killed in a drive-by shooting early Wednesday on Chicago’s South Side.