Chicago Places Join Giraffes on Endangered List
May08

Chicago Places Join Giraffes on Endangered List

Just days after the Fish and Wildlife Service started talking about adding giraffes to its endangered species list, Landmarks Illinois put out its annual list of the Prairie State’s most endangered places.  There are a dozen entries on the list, with three in Chicago, three in the surrounding area, and the remainder scattered across the state.  Here’s the endangered dozen: Chicago The Thompson Center James R. Thompson...

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Neighbor News: Rockford is the New Nest for Passenger Aviation’s Biggest Birds
Nov03

Neighbor News: Rockford is the New Nest for Passenger Aviation’s Biggest Birds

Chicago O’Hare International Airport can’t handle the enormous Airbus A380 aircraft that are busy hauling people around the world up to 850 at a time. But that doesn’t mean that A380’s aren’t landing in Illinois. Just a puddlejumper flight away at Rockford International Airport, a new maintenance and repair facility recently opened specifically designed to handle the massive flying machines. It’s so...

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