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  • Rich and me: How we fell out

    Rich and me: How we fell out
    For two decades you've known Richard M. Daley as mayor and boss of Chicago. As a columnist, I've been his chief critic. But there are a few things you probably don't know about the mayor and me. I used to like him very much. And he knows it. Once he...
  • 30 same-sex couples take vows in Millennium Park

    30 same-sex couples take vows in Millennium Park
    More than 30 same-sex couples, in suits and flowing wedding gowns, gathered this morning in Millennium Park to be among the first in the state to enter into civil unions. Gov. Pat Quinn, who signed the civil unions bill into law earlier this year,...
  • Cook County Board remembers Maggie Daley

    Cook County Board remembers Maggie Daley
    The Cook County Board paid tribute to Maggie Daley on Wednesday, with Commissioner John Daley remembering his late sister-in-law and the impact she had on Chicagoans. “She was a hope to people, she affected peoples’ lives,” Daley said....
  • Homeless man's clothes prompted Michigan Avenue bomb scare

    A suspicious box that prompted an early morning bomb scare on NorthMichigan Avenue proved to contain a homeless man's clothing, police said. The box was found at about 2:50 a.m. near the Chicago Cultural Center at 110 N.Michigan Ave., and police shut...
  • The investigative red flags that led to this story on Chicago's arts future

    The investigative red flags that led to this story on Chicago's arts future
    There are a whole lot of changes going on with the city’s arts programming, so it’s easy not to notice when something turns up missing. But while making my way through city and IRS documents, I realized that the late Maggie Daley’s...
  • Veterans share memories with students during MLK program

    Veterans share memories with students during MLK program
    Chicago teenagers listened in awe Monday as a black veteran explained how he was treated while serving in theU.S. Air Force sixty years ago — and how it still haunts him. Because it was a day of service honoringMartin Luther King Jr., the...
  • Funeral Mass to be held at Old St. Pat's for Maggie Daley

    Funeral Mass to be held at Old St. Pat's for Maggie Daley
    Former Chicago first lady Maggie Daley, who died Thursday after a long fight with cancer, will be remembered during a public ceremony at the Chicago Cultural Center on Sunday, a family spokeswoman said today. The public wake will begin at noon and end at...
  • Durbin praises Maggie Daley on Senate floor: 'Remarkable woman'

    Durbin praises Maggie Daley on Senate floor: 'Remarkable woman'
    WASHINGTON — From the floor of the U.S. Senate, Democrat Dick Durbin of Illinois today paid tribute to Maggie Daley, heralding "a remarkable woman" who "served with dignity and grace for 22 years as Chicago’s first lady." Daley was buried...
  • Emanuel working on Maggie Daley tribute

    Emanuel working on Maggie Daley tribute
    After days of tributes to the late Maggie Daley by people who knew and admired her, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is talking with the Daley family to try to figure out the best way to permanently acknowledge what she meant to Chicago. Renaming the Chicago Cultural...
  • What's for lunch? Brain food

    What's for lunch? Brain food
    Now that you've made it through the annual August-September drumbeat of back-to-school madness, pause a moment and think about your own education. Maybe you should use your lunch break and treat yourself to some "brain food." Taking a break midday to...
  • Top weekend show: 'Aretha Franklin's Amazing Grace'

    “Aretha Franklin’s Amazing Grace”: That’s the title of a new book by Downbeat associate editor (and Tribune contributor) Aaron Cohen. Focusing on Franklin’s landmark 1972 gospel album, the book is a jumping off point for...