Posts from February 22, 2014

First Marriages Take Place in Chicago, Cook County


The first same-sex couples was married in Cook County, Illinois yesterday, just hours after a federal judge ruled that gay couples could start marrying immediately.  WLS-TV explains how the very first gay couple to marry made their decisi…

NASA Image Shows 88 Percent Ice Cover on Great Lakes: PHOTO


The polar vortex has caused record ice coverage on the Great Lakes this year. NASA published this photo taken by its Aqua satellite on February 19, 2014: Ice cover on North America’s Great Lakes reached 88 percent in mid-February 2014—levels not obse…

Owners Of Arizona Pizzeria Flex Their Rights


Via Rocco's Little Chicago Pizzeria in Tuscon, comes an inventive way to protest the hateful discrimination bill approved by the House on Thursday. Owner Anthony Rocco DiGrazia on why he put up the sign: "The response…