David Schaper

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Mississippi River's Many 'Parents' Look To Unify

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Life on the Mississippi River is a roller coaster of highs and lows: record high floodwaters one year, a drought and near-record low water levels the next. And those are just two of the many problems faced by river stakeholders like barge operators, farmers and conservation groups.

Those stakeholders met ...


Goat's Head Sent To Cubs Owner Not From The 'Rahm-Father'

Friday, April 12, 2013

While many in Chicago immediately thought of the famous "Billy Goat curse," when a severed goat's head was delivered to Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts at Wrigley Field this week, I immediately wondered if it was a message from the "Rahm-father," Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

After all, Ricketts is in ...


A Chicago Bridge Gets A Complicated Overhaul

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

A major artery that feeds Chicago's downtown business district has been temporarily cut off as crews work around the clock this week to replace half of the 91-year-old Wells Street drawbridge.

The bridge carries not just cars, buses, bikes and pedestrians but elevated trains, too, making the project so complicated ...


N.J. Spars Over Free Beach Access Post-Sandy

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Federal taxpayers will pay the lion's share of the restoration for the Jersey shore damage caused by Sandy. But since most of those who will benefit are private landowners on the shor...


Post-Sandy: Atlantic City Wants Its Tourists Back

Thursday, December 06, 2012

A month after Hurricane Sandy pounded the New Jersey Shore, Atlantic City is back in business. Even though most of the casinos, restaurants and the famous boardwalk sustained very lit...