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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Fiscal Cliff Deal

We have your thoughts about the fiscal cliff deal in tonight's Viewer Mail.

A multimillion dollar public-private partnership has attracted donors from all over the world. We show you how it's breathing new life into old athletic fields.

We preview a fresh, exuberant take on Gilbert and Sullivan by the gods of Chicago storefront theater.

Battery Advancements, Bio-bots and Political Polarity

How malleable are political views? And a robot made without any electronics? Our science guy, Neil Shubin, joins us to help answer these questions and more in tonight's Scientific Chicago.

Imagining the Thompson Center as a Casino

The Thompson Center could be transformed into a casino -- and city labor and business leaders are buzzing. An architecture critic weighs in.

Can a revamp of the city's community policing help the beleaguered crime rate? Paris Schutz has the story.

After fiscal cliff talks, comprehensive tax reform could be next. What changes could be part of that package, and would they benefit the economy? Our panel of tax experts has more.

The Illinois House approved a bill allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses. See how House members voted in our interactive graphic.

The Illinois House approves driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants while Gov. Quinn demands that Illinois lawmakers vote on pension reform. We have the latest on the last day of the lame-duck session in Springfield.