Roberta Custer, an actress-writer who appeared in the original production of “Bleacher Bums” and helped to create dynamic off-Loop theater scene that rocketed Chicago stages to national recognition, has died.
Her Sun-Times obituary is here.
The Brandon Road Lock and Dam project near Chicago is needed to prevent carp from wreaking ecological and economic havoc on the country’s largest source of fresh water.
It’s one thing to request a trade, it’s another to issue a 343-word public screed that accuses your new bosses of being “focused on taking advantage of me” and refusing to negotiate in good faith. And to demand that you be sent to an “organization that genuinely values what I bring to the table.”
The Big Ten’s new media rights deals are not yet finalized, but the conference is moving toward contracts with Fox, NBC and CBS.
The federal government will be delivering $5 billion over the next five years across the country — with Illinois receiving over $148 million — so states can build out electric vehicle charging infrastructure to support climate-friendly modes of transportation.