David Schaper David Schaper is a NPR National Desk reporter based in Chicago.

Reverse commuters, include Kathy LeVeque (in the foreground), wait for an approaching outbound Metra commuter train at the Mayfair neighborhood stop on Chicago's northwest side. David Schaper/NPR hide caption

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Reverse Commutes Now Often A Daily Slog, Too

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NOAA Says No More Paper Maps Of U.S. Waterways

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Japanese Airlines Makes Deal To Buy Airbus Planes

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An expert FAA advisory committee has recommended that airline passengers be allowed to use most personal electronic devices below 10,000 feet. Leonardo Patrizi/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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FAA May Stop Making You Power Off Those Electronics

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Plans to lease Midway Airport were grounded earlier this month due to a lack of competitive bids. Derek Rust/Flickr hide caption

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Chicago's Privatized Parking Meters Sour Airport Lease Deal

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Four Men Charged In Chicago Shooting That Injured 13

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Tensions Over Syria Run High In Two Chicago-Area Districts

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Chicago Blackhawks Are Stanley Cup Champs

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Founder Of Men's Wearhouse Fired By Company's Board

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Amid Violence, Chicagoan Fights For Right To Bear Arms

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An oversized Chicago Blackhawks hockey helmet sits on one of the lion sculptures outside the entrance to the Art Institute of Chicago in celebration of the team's upcoming appearance in the Stanley Cup Final in Chicago. The Blackhawks host the Boston Bruins in Game 1 on Wednesday. Scott Eisen/AP hide caption

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Hockey's Hottest Teams Hit The Ice In Stanley Cup Final

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Ill. Assembly Called Back To Work On Pension Fund Shortfall

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