Midday News Links: City Council Approves Landmark Status For Portage Theater

May 9, 2013 by  
Filed under Wind Energy Tips

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  • The Chicago City Council approved landmark status for the Portage Theater. (Although it’s still owned by Eddie Carranza.) [DNAInfo Chicago]
  • McCormick Place announced they’re buying renewable energy certificates to offset 100 percent of their energy use with wind power. [WBEZ]
  • GOP fundraiser Ron Gidwitz blasted the conservatives in the Illinois Republican Party for not dealing with the fallout of chairman Pat Brady’s resignation, saying they now have “no chance” in the 2014 elections. [Sun-Times]
  • This year’s Fortune 500 includes 32 Illinois companies. [Tribune]
  • Arlington Heights comfort dogs and their handlers were celebrated for their assistance with victims of the Newtown, Conn. shootings on ABC’ Good Morning America this morning. [Daily Herald]

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