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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
Boyfriend Charged After Woman's Body Found at Golf Course

Boyfriend Charged After Woman's Body Found at Golf Course

A man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found at a suburban golf course on Thursday, according to police.

Obama Hosts Early Illinois Supporters at White House Party

Obama Hosts Early Illinois Supporters at White House Party

On Friday night, President and Mrs. Obama hosted a reception at the White House for Illinois supporters who were among the first to support his 2008 campaign for president.

2 Dead, 15 Wounded in First 12 Hours of Weekend Violence

2 Dead, 15 Wounded in First 12 Hours of Weekend Violence

The first 12 hours of Chicago’s weekend saw a teen girl and man killed, along with at least 15 other people were wounded — several critically — in shootings on the South and West sides, police said.

Chicago Cubs Playoff Opponent Watch

Chicago Cubs Playoff Opponent Watch

The Chicago Cubs won their 102nd game on Friday night, but which team took a step toward potentially playing the North Siders in the first round of the playoffs?

Clinton Wins Endorsements, But They May Not Hold Much Sway

Clinton Wins Endorsements, But They May Not Hold Much Sway

If newspaper endorsements equaled victory, Clinton would be in line for a historic landslide. She has been endorsed by dozens of papers ranging from such expected backers as The New York Times to such...

Crime on 606 Trail Rarely Solved, Investigation Shows

Crime on 606 Trail Rarely Solved, Investigation Shows

Since the 2015 opening of Chicago’s 606 Trail, 175 crimes have been reported in its direct vicinity—and only one in every 10 cases are closed, according to an NBC 5 investigation.