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  • #Duck stamps could increase in price #duckstamps

     
    A bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate to increase the price of the federal duck stamp to $25. The current price of $15 was set more than 20 years ago, in 1991. The price of the federal duck stamp has been raised only seven times in the program's.....
  • What to expect now that we're expecting gay marriage

     
    Wednesday's print column So tell Uncle Chester: Don't worry, gay people don't want to marry you. Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Pat Quinn is scheduled to sign into law a bill that will legalize same-sex marriage in Illinois starting next June. Chicago's......
  • Check out a bird's eye view of an #eagle nest on Pa. Game Commission website

     
    Last year, a young bald eagle fledged from a nest within the city limits of Pittsburgh for the first time in perhaps 200 years or more. And in the months that led up to that moment, hundreds looked on from a distance. This year, a pair of eagles is...
  • Assoc. of Zoos and Aquariums backs PGC, PFBC on T&E Species designations

     
    Statement by AZA President and CEO Jim Maddy Regarding HB 1576 and SB 1047 Silver Spring, Maryland (February 7, 2014) – Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) President and CEO Jim Maddy issued the following statement regarding HB 1576 and SB 1047:...
  • Cars.com Launches #FamilyCarAdvice Program

     
    Keeping the stress out of car shopping is much easier said than done, especially when it comes to welcoming your first child or keeping up with your growing family. That's why Cars.com is unveiling a series of #FamilyCarAdvice resources to......
  • Do you ever feel like eating your yoga mat?

     
    Do you ever feel like eating your yoga mat? And I don't mean after falling face forward while straining over a downward facing dog pose. I mean actually craving its fluffy and shiny texture in your mouth. If it seems absurd, that's exactly my point....
  • Dopey proposal

     
    Senseless law would say medical pot users can't have guns Friday's print column Gun-rights organizations have been conspicuously reserved in their response to a proposed state regulation that would prohibit patients with medical marijuana permits from...
  • Emanuel rips scab off my Soldier Field rehab wounds

     
    I've combined a post from earlier this week with a commentary for my Sunday print column My PDSD — Post-Daley Stress Disorder — is relatively under control. I sometimes cringe involuntarily when inserting my credit card into parking meter...
  • New York City Marathon TV coverage on ESPN2 Sunday

     
    New York City Marathon TV coverage on ESPN2 Sunday, Nov. 4 [Update: The 2012 ING New York City Marathon has been canceled.] Depending on your perspective, the 2012 ING New York City Marathon is either a victory for NYC or an inappropriate waste of...
  • Here's one prediction you can take to the bank: In 2016, Focus on the Family will still be spewing paranoid nonsense

     
    In advance of the 2008 election, Focus on the Family released "Letter from 2012 in Obama’s America," warning their followers what life would be like in the fall of 2012 were Barack Obama to be elected. It's both frightening and......
  • More takes from foreign media on the U.S. election

     
    Earlier Wednesday, the Times rounded up some early reactions and reflections from abroad on the U.S. presidential campaign. As foreign media continue to mull over the reelection of President Barack Obama, here’s more of the coverage from...
  • Unified against Proposition 32, labor works to get out the vote

     
    One of the biggest ironies of Campaign 2012 may be that an initiative intended to undercut labor ended up galvanizing it. On Tuesday, labor unions fanned out across precincts in the final push of a massive get-out-the-vote operation built in......