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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.

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5-Year-Old Girl Accidentally Shoots Herself on West Side

5-Year-Old Girl Accidentally Shoots Herself on West Side

A 5-year-old girl was seriously wounded after accidentally shooting herself in the stomach with a handgun on Chicago’s West Side Tuesday evening, police said.

George H.W. Bush Hospitalized for Shortness of Breath

George H.W. Bush Hospitalized for Shortness of Breath

Former President George H.W. Bush was taken to the hospital over the weekend for shortness of breath and the 92-year-old is responding well to treatments, his spokesperson said Wednesday. Bush was taken...

Firefighter Injured Battling Austin Blaze

Firefighter Injured Battling Austin Blaze

A firefighter was injured while battling a blaze early Wednesday at a home in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

Hinostroza Rallies Blackhawks to 6-4 Win Over Avalanche

Hinostroza Rallies Blackhawks to 6-4 Win Over Avalanche

Five goals by players all 24 and under — just the sort of youthful infusion the Chicago Blackhawks were searching for.

Price: New Health Plan Will Not be 'Pulling the Rug Out'

Price: New Health Plan Will Not be 'Pulling the Rug Out'

With coverage for millions of people at stake, Rep. Tom Price faced pointed questions about President-elect Donald Trump's health policies — and assured a Senate committee that the goal for a new health...

Trial Date Set for Former Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock

Trial Date Set for Former Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock

A federal magistrate has ruled former U.S. Congressman Aaron Schock will be tried this summer on federal corruption charges.