Posted by ESC on December 14, 2005
IF YOUR MOTHER TELLS YOU SHE LOVES YOU ".At the end of this month, the news service that spawned those stories and countless others - not to mention the axiom 'If your mother tells you she loves you, check it out' - is set to shut down. The Chicago Tribune, which owns the City News Service, decided to eliminate it and its 19 jobs to cut costs and to stop serving up news to the newspaper's online and broadcast competitors. City News will be replaced with a 24-hour news desk to serve the Tribune's Web sites only." From " Legendary Chicago News Service Closes Shop, by Don Babwin,, Associated Press Writer Mon Dec 12, 2:01 PM ET.