Hyperloop transportation routes could soon be running from Cleveland to Chicago

Hyperloop transportation routes could soon be running from Cleveland to Chicago

The highway slog between Cleveland and Chicago currently takes about five and a half hours by car, but a proposed Hyperloop ride could cut that journey to around 30 more relaxing minutes. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) signed an agreement with state transportation departments in Illinois and Ohio Thursday to begin a feasibility study for what could become the first interstate Hyperloop system.

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Berrios bad week provides momentum to challenger in assessors race

Berrios bad week provides momentum to challenger in assessors race

Fritz Kaegi is a thorn in the Cook County Assessors side. The millionaire financial manager is running against Joe Berrios in the March 2018 primary election. Running on the platform of being a progressive Democrat, the husband and father of three resides in Oak Park, and as a Certified Illinois Assessment Officer, he has mastered the property tax assessment system.

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Chicagos official flower is what? Thanks to the new Obama portrait, now we know

Chicagos official flower is what? Thanks to the new Obama portrait, now we know

The portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama, unveiled this week at the National Portrait Gallery, drew strong, passionate responses from Times readers. Some said the portraits, by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, didnt represent the couples spirit. Others said that the unconventional approach was entirely appropriate given the Obamas place in history.

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