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Mobile Smart Cart Farms Bring Urban Agriculture to Chicago Residents

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Photo by Mason PritchettFresh food is on the move and may be coming to a neighborhood near you – if you live in Chicago. Our friends at The Architects Newspaper tipped us off to Archeworks latest project, a series of produce-vending carts called the Mobile Food Collective. The project finds mobility and agriculture working hand [...]

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on Jun 15, 2010 at 02:51 PM

Gypsy moth caterpillars feast on Rockford neighborhood trees

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ROCKFORD, Ill. -- To look at one gypsy moth caterpillar, the 2-inch-long brown furry little thing is kind of cute.

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on Jun 15, 2010 at 04:50 AM

State to begin cleanup of massive illegal dump in Markham

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Officials from the state Environmental Protection Agency will begin cleanup Tuesday of a remote wooded area in suburban Markham that may be the largest illegal dump site ever uncovered in Illinois.

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on Jun 15, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Spring was Illinois' fourth warmest

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- This spring was the fourth warmest in recorded Illinois history, the Illinois State Water Survey said Friday.

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on Jun 14, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Quinn declares Kankakee County state disaster area

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Gov. Pat Quinn has declared Kankakee County a state disaster area following storms and tornadoes that tore through central Illinois last week.

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on Jun 11, 2010 at 04:20 AM

Zion plant powers up for teardown

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Forty miles north of Chicago, along the shore of Lake Michigan, gun-toting guards still warily prowl the grounds of the Zion Nuclear Power Station.

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on Jun 11, 2010 at 04:20 AM

BP boycott isn't catching on in Peoria area

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EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Andrew Furrh wasn't thrilled he was pumping BP gasoline into his car Wednesday afternoon, but it's not like going to one of the competitors was going to do much good, either, he said.

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on Jun 10, 2010 at 04:20 AM

Elmwood City Hall relocates after tornado guts building

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ELMWOOD, Ill. -- Elmwood City Hall moved Tuesday to its new location in the senior center in the 200 block of Magnolia Street, forced out of its historic building by the tornado Saturday night that ripped apart much of the city's downtown area.

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on Jun 09, 2010 at 04:20 AM

Low-interest loans available for communities hit by tornadoes

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DWIGHT, Ill. -- Low-interest loans provided by the state are now available for people in communities hit by Saturday's tornadoes, the state treasurer's office announced Tuesday.

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on Jun 09, 2010 at 04:20 AM

Quinn tours Dwight, says aid on the way

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DWIGHT, Ill. -- Gov. Pat Quinn announced Monday afternoon in Dwight that four counties have been declared state disaster areas after tornadoes Saturday night hit northern and Central Illinois.

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on Jun 08, 2010 at 04:20 AM