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NASCAR’s DuPage County connection

When Chicago’s NASCAR events take over downtown streets in July, people may either leave town to avoid the spectacle or stay and curiously catch sight of something never seen in the city.  One person watching with great interest will be Fred Lorenzen, who will see the NASCAR events through the eyes of a guy who […]

Posted inOn Politics

Biased driving

It was a mixed-message week on the homefront. Mayor Lightfoot rolled out the red carpet for NASCAR the day before she arm-twisted the alderpeople into cracking down on speeders to make our streets safer. So one day the mayor is cheering on stock car racers to go faster. And the next she’s sternly demanding motorists […]