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The Swampby Frank James All of those waiting to see if there'll be an auto bailout vote today in the Senate can stand down. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says there'll be no vote on the bailout today: Here's the statement......
From Staff and Wire ReportsThe Web log is no longer being updated, but read through our coverage from the last page forward of Hurricane Charley's rampage through Central Florida. Sat. Aug. 14, 4:23 p.m. Heavy rain caused the roofs to collapse on several condemned apartments near...
Chicago Tribune architecture criticThe World Trade Center, a symbol of American economic might, survived one terrorist attack in 1993. It was designed to withstand the impact of a jet, but both its towers collapsed this morning after planes rammed them. The structural engineer who...
Sun StaffTransportation Secretary John D. Porcari said yesterday that he has hired a nationally known "trouble-shooter" to help identify and correct the problems responsible for wheels falling off 18 transit buses since August. Also yesterday, Porcari removed the...
Tribune Staff WriterWhen I once gave a speech about growing up in a small town, I found out what seemed ordinary to me was far from it. My Chicago audience was transfixed by my props: a yearbook, featuring 36 graduating seniors, and the countywide phone book -- about the...
Tribune staff reporterTwo thousand feet below the rolling, wind-scrubbed hills, in a remote section of North America's deepest coal mine, the walls began to creak and pop. In a dark corridor about 100 feet away, two miners watched as long steel bolts anchored into the rock...
Tags: Coal, Feet, Disasters and Accidents, Natural Resources, Family
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - U.S.-led military forces must either capture or kill Saddam Hussein to convince the Iraqi people that his feared regime no longer exists, and to convince the American people that victory is total, Iraqi exiles and U.S. analysts say. Ruled...
Sun StaffWheels fell off a Maryland Transit Administration bus last night for the 18th time since August, forcing investigators, who thought they had the problem nearly licked, to scramble anew for answers. The bus on the 77 line was carrying 16 passengers...
Sun StaffJENNERS, Pa. -- On the other side of the Allegheny Mountains, in that distant place called Washington, politicians are branding Joe Darby a hero. He told the truth, they say, standing alone while others hid, and they want to see him get a medal for the...
Tags: NPR, Sandwiches, Awards and Prizes, West Point, California
Sentinel Space EditorSpace-shuttle engineers are recommending changes to the design, inspection and processing of the orbiters' critical heat armor before the fleet's three remaining ships return to flight. An April 24 internal study obtained by the Orlando Sentinel...
Of The Morning CallWhen the phone call came two weeks after the terrorist attacks, John W. Fisher was ready. He packed his bags, flew home to Bethlehem from Chicago, where he was giving a lecture, and caught a bus to New York City. Within 48 hours of the call, Fisher...
of the Sentinel StaffAt least 12 of the 15 drivers killed in major auto racing since 1991 -- including seven of the eight killed in NASCAR and all three in 2000 -- died of injuries caused by violent motion of their inadequately restrained heads in crashes. At least nine,...
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