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GreenspaceBack in 1997, when negotiators of the Kyoto Protocol signed the world's first treaty to control greenhouse gases, they left out a major source of emissions: international maritime shipping and aviation. No country wanted to count those emissions, which...
What haven't *you done this summer you'd still like to do? How about a two dollar staycation on the Chicago river? "I'm Mike Borgstrom. I'm President of Wendella Boats and Chicago Water Taxi here on Michigan Avenue enjoying a beautiful day. I'm a third...
Rob Gurwitt writes for Governing, a national magazine about state and local government.LAST MONDAY, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa signed the second version of the Century Corridor hotel workers' "living wage" bill into law. On the very same day, he created a new business post in his office and brought onboard a seasoned development expert....
You'll be able to hop on a ferry from West Seattle to downtown Seattle earlier this year than ever before. The Water Taxi sails into summer with a new name and logo on its earliest opening day yet, starting service this Sunday. Formerly known as the West...
May 21, 2009 I LOVE ... ... the colorful spring flowers planted at City Hall and the Daley Center. It gives me a "lift." -- Barbara Rieffel, Chicago . . . Phil, the Navy Pier trolley driver, who befriends every passenger and is such a wonderful...
Tags: Periodicals, Politics, Bill Daley, Fever, Sneezing
I am getting a lot of emails about Craigslist related scams, but that is nothing new. For months now, I have been receiving emails like this one: "I saw this ad on craigslist and called the number. They wanted my personal information and a credit card...
Tags: North Carolina, Fraud, Groceries, Politics, Seattle
While looking for a new car, a local woman got sucked into a common con that cost her thousands. Jean Ford thought she had found the car she'd been searching for on Craigslist: a 2001 Acura, for 46-hundred bucks. It seemed like a great deal. She...
Wu-Yi Source says by drinking its green tea and following its diet plan, it can make you look like a "Hollywood Star." If you're skeptical, Wu-Yi Source is reassuring, saying its one company in the diet industry you can trust. "Ripoffs and scams are...
This is the day Mariners fans have been waiting for: the 2009 home opener. The gates at Safeco Field open today at 1:10 pm and the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim gets underway at 3:40 pm with all sorts of festivities. The game will...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterGlacier National Park, Mont. — Johan looked up. Jenna was running toward him. She had yelled something, he wasn't sure what. Then he saw it. The open mouth, the tongue, the teeth, the flattened ears. Jenna ran right past him, and it struck him ...
Sun reporterIn the moments before the water taxi Lady D left the Fort McHenry dock on its fatal last voyage in March 2004, two of its passengers saw lightning in the sky, according to their statements to federal investigators. Pre-departure lightning, which...
sun reportersTwo insurance firms representing the company whose water taxi overturned in Baltimore's Inner Harbor in 2004, killing five people, said they plan to sue the U.S. Coast Guard today, alleging that the maritime service certified the vessel for too many...
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