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Stories by Kim Bellware

Expect Delays: RTA Talks Break Down As CTA Dukes It Out With Metra, Pace, Over Transit Funds
Tap That Pass: Debit Card Fare System Coming to CTA And Pace (But Not Metra)
Q&A With The Musical Mad Scientists Of Buke & Gase
Bolingbrook Man Takes To The Skies To Feel Free From MS
This Ain't No Hall Pass: Plainfield Police Seek Permission To Stash Rifles At Area Schools
Bucktown Arts Fest Snags "The Best Band In America" For Saturday Headliner
Interview With Jeff Hephner, <i>Boss'</i> Hot-Shot Politico / Onscreen Lover Extraordinaire
Interview: <i>Boss</i> Director Mario Van Peebles
Great Balls of Fire! Catch Perseid Meteor Shower From Chicago Beaches This Weekend
Urban Gardens That Lower Crime Rates Taking Root In Englewood, North Lawndale
[GALLERY] Pavement Buckles Near Columbus And Roosevelt
Bridgeport Citizens Group Puts The Heat On Crime (With A BBQ Grill)
CPS Revises Student Code Of Conduct, Expands Anti-Bullying Measures, Includes Easing Suspensions
Today In "Awful": Thieves Steal Food Pantry's Newly-Purchased Meal Delivery Truck
Summer Bummer: Chicago's Baby Teeth Are Hanging Up The Mic
Museum Of Broadcast Communications Grant Creates Fewer Jobs Than Promised (But Will "Inspire" Future Generations)
Local Notes: The Field Auxiliary
Cook County DPH Goes Sour Milk On Home Cooks
Interview: Patrick Watson On Why You're The Best Part Of His Show
The Loop Gets A Taste Of The Rainbow With <i>Color Jam</i>
Your Memorial Day Biking Roundup
More Than 600 Chicago Fans To Swarm Crew Stadium As The Fire Face Columbus
LAST MINUTE PLANS: Daniel Clowes At Quimby's Tonight
The Strange Boys Transition From Scuzzy To Smooth