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February 15, 1990 | From a Times Staff Writer
A howling, blinding snowstorm blew into the Windy City on Wednesday, paralyzing air traffic, reducing rush hour auto traffic to a crawl and stranding couples out on the town to celebrate Valentine's Day. At one point early in the evening, weather gauges were recording snow falling at an inch an hour with 7 inches on the ground.
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BUSINESS
September 7, 1995 | From Reuters
O'Hare International Airport in Chicago consolidated its position as the world's busiest passenger airport while Memphis, Tenn., the hub of cargo giant Federal Express, remained the leader in cargo traffic, according to a half-year report by the Geneva-based Airports Council International. O'Hare, the main North American air passenger hub, reinforced its position as the world's busiest airport with 32.4 million people using it in the first six months of the year.
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NEWS
February 21, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Illinois officials agreed on a site for a $10.8-billion regional airport that would mean a financial boost to Chicago's Southeast Side and ease traffic at O'Hare International Airport. The agreement between Illinois Gov. Jim Edgar and Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley should give the site straddling the Indiana-Illinois line near Lake Calumet the edge because the two control seven of 11 votes on a two-state commission that is scheduled to choose Monday.
NEWS
September 12, 1993 | LUCILLE RENWICK
In Chicago, car pools of once-unemployed workers from the job-depleted city travel to the suburbs to $7-an-hour, entry-level jobs. In Newark, N.J., serious community commitment has proved that neighborhoods can revitalize themselves and thrive. In the quest to rebuild Los Angeles' inner city, solutions might be found in cities thousands of miles away--cities that suffer from the same social ills, from illiteracy and escalating school dropout rates to teen-age pregnancies and unemployment.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 25, 1992 | United Press International
Officials at the Chicago Transit Authority say lobbying by them and New York transit officials apparently has persuaded 20th Century Fox to cut a scene from a movie that indicated the electricity is turned off in the subway between trains. The transit officials feared the scene in the movie "Used People" would prompt people to jump on the train tracks and suffer electrocution. "This is absolutely untrue--the electricity is always on," CTA General Counsel William H. Farley said Thursday.
NEWS
September 12, 1993 | LUCILLE RENWICK
In Chicago, car pools of once-unemployed workers from the job-depleted city travel to the suburbs to $7-an-hour, entry-level jobs. In Newark, N.J., serious community commitment has proved that neighborhoods can revitalize themselves and thrive. In the quest to rebuild Los Angeles' inner city, solutions might be found in cities thousands of miles away--cities that suffer from the same social ills, from illiteracy and escalating school dropout rates to teen-age pregnancies and unemployment.
NEWS
February 16, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Mayor Richard M. Daley proposed building a $4.9-billion, 9,400-acre airport in the Lake Calumet area on Chicago's Southeast Side, to be operational by 2010. The site includes hazardous waste areas and about 5,500 residences. Rep. Henry J. Hyde (R-Ill.), who prefers to expand O'Hare International Airport, criticized Daley's cost figures as too low.
NEWS
March 31, 1992 | BOB SECTER and TRACY SHRYER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
O'Hareaphobia, as many a well worn air traveler can attest, is the dread of having to navigate through this city's sprawling and overstuffed international airport, the world's busiest. Starting this week, however, getting through O'Hare might seem like a breeze compared to the freeway nightmare of getting to or from it. That's because the main route between the airport and the Loop or other downtown locales is being overhauled.
NEWS
January 15, 1992 | ERIC HARRISON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The world's busiest airport is getting too much business. Neighbors of Chicago's O'Hare International Airport have long been upset over its noise and fumes, and air travelers are increasingly choosing to make connections in other cities rather than endure delays during peak hours. O'Hare simply has reached its capacity.
BUSINESS
December 19, 1989 | ROBERT E. DALLOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
American Airlines agreed on Monday to purchase Trans World Airlines' routes between Chicago and London for $195 million. The transaction is significant because it gives American additional British routes that it could not otherwise obtain because of bilaterally determined limits on the number of flights between the two countries. And, despite denials by TWA Chairman Carl C. Icahn, it points up TWA's financial problems.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 25, 1992 | United Press International
Officials at the Chicago Transit Authority say lobbying by them and New York transit officials apparently has persuaded 20th Century Fox to cut a scene from a movie that indicated the electricity is turned off in the subway between trains. The transit officials feared the scene in the movie "Used People" would prompt people to jump on the train tracks and suffer electrocution. "This is absolutely untrue--the electricity is always on," CTA General Counsel William H. Farley said Thursday.
NEWS
March 31, 1992 | BOB SECTER and TRACY SHRYER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
O'Hareaphobia, as many a well worn air traveler can attest, is the dread of having to navigate through this city's sprawling and overstuffed international airport, the world's busiest. Starting this week, however, getting through O'Hare might seem like a breeze compared to the freeway nightmare of getting to or from it. That's because the main route between the airport and the Loop or other downtown locales is being overhauled.
NEWS
February 21, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Illinois officials agreed on a site for a $10.8-billion regional airport that would mean a financial boost to Chicago's Southeast Side and ease traffic at O'Hare International Airport. The agreement between Illinois Gov. Jim Edgar and Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley should give the site straddling the Indiana-Illinois line near Lake Calumet the edge because the two control seven of 11 votes on a two-state commission that is scheduled to choose Monday.
NEWS
February 10, 1992 | MARK A. STEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was a bruising contest for a major mass transit job. On one side was a foreign company long on experience. On the other, a scrappy American newcomer seeking to win the contract by offering a lower price and more local jobs. Sound familiar? It should. The scrappy newcomer was Morrison-Knudsen Corp., the Boise, Ida., company that provoked an uproar in Los Angeles by charging that transit officials were shortchanging American workers by hiring Japanese-owned Sumitomo Corp.
NEWS
January 15, 1992 | ERIC HARRISON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The world's busiest airport is getting too much business. Neighbors of Chicago's O'Hare International Airport have long been upset over its noise and fumes, and air travelers are increasingly choosing to make connections in other cities rather than endure delays during peak hours. O'Hare simply has reached its capacity.
BUSINESS
August 28, 1990
I was surprised to see The Times come out in favor of government censorship of the media. Protecting children from the harmful effects of watching too many toy commercials on television (if there is any harm--it has never been credibly proven), is certainly a noble cause. Also, controlling the amount of free speech that merchandisers enjoy has a long tradition in the law.
BUSINESS
September 7, 1995 | From Reuters
O'Hare International Airport in Chicago consolidated its position as the world's busiest passenger airport while Memphis, Tenn., the hub of cargo giant Federal Express, remained the leader in cargo traffic, according to a half-year report by the Geneva-based Airports Council International. O'Hare, the main North American air passenger hub, reinforced its position as the world's busiest airport with 32.4 million people using it in the first six months of the year.
BUSINESS
August 28, 1990
I was surprised to see The Times come out in favor of government censorship of the media. Protecting children from the harmful effects of watching too many toy commercials on television (if there is any harm--it has never been credibly proven), is certainly a noble cause. Also, controlling the amount of free speech that merchandisers enjoy has a long tradition in the law.
NEWS
February 16, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Mayor Richard M. Daley proposed building a $4.9-billion, 9,400-acre airport in the Lake Calumet area on Chicago's Southeast Side, to be operational by 2010. The site includes hazardous waste areas and about 5,500 residences. Rep. Henry J. Hyde (R-Ill.), who prefers to expand O'Hare International Airport, criticized Daley's cost figures as too low.
NEWS
February 15, 1990 | From a Times Staff Writer
A howling, blinding snowstorm blew into the Windy City on Wednesday, paralyzing air traffic, reducing rush hour auto traffic to a crawl and stranding couples out on the town to celebrate Valentine's Day. At one point early in the evening, weather gauges were recording snow falling at an inch an hour with 7 inches on the ground.
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