Chicago http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Asian carp solution will have downstream impact http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/asian-carp-solution-will-have-downstream-impact <p>The issue of keeping Asian carp out of the Great Lakes has implications for a variety of industries.&nbsp; Midwest officials are weighing a range of options, including severing the connection between the Mississippi River and Great Lakes basins.&nbsp; This last option comes with a list of potential economic implications for the shipping and manufacturing industry.</p><p>For instance, the 70-mile stretch of Mississippi River at St. Louis is one of the busiest inland ports in America—a place where grain, aggregate and steel are loaded and shipped up and down the river.</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 11:30:00 +0000 Adam Allington 4608 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Asian carp solution will have downstream impact Emanuel lays out plans for city of Chicago http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/emanuel-lays-out-plans-city-chicago <p>New Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he won&#39;t take no for an answer when it comes to changing the city.</p><p>Emanuel delivered <a href="http://www.chicago2011.org/news/mayor-rahm-emanuels-inaugural-address/">a 25 minute speech</a> today after <a href="http://www.wbez.org/story/rahm-emanuel-becomes-chicagos-46th-mayor-86598">being inaugurated</a> in a downtown Chicago park.</p><p>He again spelled out his priorities for Chicago, including better schools, safer streets and a more efficient government.</p> Mon, 16 May 2011 19:19:20 +0000 The Associated Press 1243 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Emanuel lays out plans for city of Chicago St. Louis police chief Isom out of the running for Chicago job http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-police-chief-isom-out-running-chicago-job <p>Last week, St. Louis Police Chief Dan Isom confirmed that he was in the running to become the next superintendent of the Chicago Police Department.</p><p>But today, that seems to have changed.</p><p>The Chicago Police Board says two members of the city&#39;s police department and the police chief in Newark, N.J. are the three finalists to become Chicago&#39;s next police superintendent.</p> Fri, 29 Apr 2011 19:23:52 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 1073 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis police chief Isom out of the running for Chicago job St. Louis police chief Isom in running for Chicago job http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-police-chief-isom-running-chicago-job <p>St. Louis Police Chief Dan Isom has confirmed that he is being considered for a job as superintendent of the Chicago Police Department.<br /><br />Isom <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/article_b781488c-6b86-11e0-ba36-001a4bcf6878.html">confirmed</a> to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch today that his name has been recommended to incoming Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel.<br /><br />When asked whether he would take the job if offered, Isom said he would &quot;listen to the conversation,&quot; but that he preferred to stay in St. Louis. &nbsp;<br /> Wed, 20 Apr 2011 21:52:34 +0000 Adam Allington 998 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis police chief Isom in running for Chicago job Anheuser-Busch to buy Chicago's Goose Island Beer Co. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/anheuser-busch-buy-chicagos-goose-island-beer-co <p>&quot;Chicago&#39;s Craft Beer&quot; is the tagline <a href="http://www.gooseisland.com/pages/home/56.php">gracing the top of the website</a> of Goose Island Beer Co., but, with an <a href="http://www.gooseisland.com/pages/special_announcement/133.php">announcement today</a> involving St. Louis fixture <a href="http://www.anheuser-busch.com/">Anheuser-Busch</a>, that tagline of origin may become a little muddled.</p> Mon, 28 Mar 2011 15:32:25 +0000 Kelsey Proud 815 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Anheuser-Busch to buy Chicago's Goose Island Beer Co. 11 indicted over contraband cigarettes http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/11-indicted-over-contraband-cigarettes <p>Cigarettes are in the news again, but this time it's not about<a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/smoking-ban-takes-effect-now-what"> banning the smoking of them</a>.</p><p>Eleven men from the St. Louis and Chicago areas are facing federal indictment for allegedly trafficking in contraband cigarettes.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.justice.gov/usao/moe/">U.S. Attorney's office in St. Louis</a> announced the indictments on Thursday. Four of the men are from suburban St. Louis, five are from Chicago and two are from Chicago suburbs.</p> Fri, 07 Jan 2011 00:40:44 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 268 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 11 indicted over contraband cigarettes