Looming elections in Chicago = speedy snow plows. Tribune

Pittsburgh mayor launches major downtown housing push. Business Times

Here's where all the automakers' plant closings are happening. NYT map

Women rising in state legislatures. NYT

KS city planner says hiding cell tower in 18-foot cross is "blasphemous." KC Biz Journal

Gov't goes online, but paper still piles up. Tennessean

The many disguises of ex-IA Gov. Vilsack. Des Moines Register

Low-cost housing near Disney? Supercalifragilisticexpialidon't think so. LAT

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