Space shuttle Atlantis lifts off on final mission

CAPE CANAVERAL – The clouds haunting Kennedy Space Center parted late Friday morning, and NASA sent its last space shuttle skyward – with a magnificent roar that put Atlantis and its four astronauts into space and the agency’s manned space flight program closer to an end.

Katy Perry Allstate show postponed due to food poisoning

Katy Perry’s Friday concert at the Allstate Arena has been posponed due to “an attack of food poisoning leading to severe dehydration,” promoter Jam Production said in a release Friday. The Chicago show has been rescheduled to Aug. 21.

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‘Grease Sing-A-Long’ opens July 29 at Music Box

Don your finest leather jacket and leave your hipster cool at the door. The “Grease Sing-A-Long” is back by popular demand July 29-31 at Music Box Theatre (3733 N. Southport).

Universal transit card due for CTA, Metra, Pace

Transit users and officials responded with satisfaction Thursday after Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation requiring the CTA, Metra and Pace to come up with a single, shared fare card by 2015.


Four rescued from Lake Michigan after boat capsized

Charges filed in weekend Boystown stabbing (with video)

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