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New Year's Day

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  • For the love of Genji

    For the love of Genji
    The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens' new exhibit, "Genji's World in Japanese Woodblock Prints," focuses on two books: the 11th century novel "The Tale of Genji" and its weirder, 19th century reimagining "A Rustic Genji by a Fraudulent Murasaki."...
  • Spending: Taxis get a run for their money

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Ride-sharing services pair smart-phone users in need of rides with drivers willing to provide them. Services such as UberX, Lyft and Sidecar say they'll get you from point A to point B more cheaply than a cab, as long as...
  • The Gold Bar marks another great addition to Station North

    The Gold Bar marks another great addition to Station North
    Toward the end of a blistering set on a recent Friday night, Adam Marans, lead singer of the Baltimore sludgy punk foursome Big Christ, took a rare breather to dedicate the next song, “Boogie Nights,” to the deceased actor Philip Seymour...
  • Report: New York man 'basically baked to death' in Rikers Island jail

    A news report has raised questions about how New York City jail officials handle at-risk inmates after a troubled 56-year-old former Marine was found dead in a Rikers Island cell where the temperature at one point had reportedly exceeded 100 degrees....
  • Connection of Harris, Bennett reflects NCAA top-seed Virginia's character-building process

    As far as comparisons go, Joe Harris has never taken offense to the kind of line his teammates have drawn connecting Harris and Virginia men's basketball coach Tony Bennett. From the moment he committed to U.Va. in the summer of 2009 out of Chelan,...
  • As EU doors open, Bulgarian and Romanian migrants see minds closing

    BERLIN — The last time she checked, Katya Tasheva had the normal number of limbs and eyes. So she feels a nasty shock of non-recognition, she says, when German news reports warn of a coming invasion of people like her — Bulgarians — as...
  • Ride share companies announce enhanced insurance policies

    Ride share companies announce enhanced insurance policies
    Two national ride-sharing companies serving Chicago on Friday announced enhancements to their insurance policies aimed at covering drivers and protecting the public when no passengers are being transported. The expanded coverage from Uber X and Lyft...
  • Courtside connection scores

    Courtside connection scores
    Serendipity was smiling on Tracie Todd and Wesley Coleman on New Year's Day 2011, even if it wasn't immediately apparent. Wesley had a fever that day. But he still agreed to go to a Chicago Bulls game because he had promised his brother. Tracie, of...
  • Rick Pitino feels Duke's pain, knows sting of Cinderella upsets

    Rick Pitino feels Duke's pain, knows sting of Cinderella upsets
    Every year in the NCAA Tournament, fans are waiting for that so-called Cinderella story. They anticipate who will be the next tournament darling sending home yet another college basketball superpower. No. 14 seed Mercer joined the list of upstarts...
  • Where are the positive stories about Obamacare?

    If there were fairness in this world, Rita Rizzo would be a media star. Rizzo, 60, owns a management consulting firm for nonprofit groups and government offices in Akron, Ohio, with her husband, Lou Vincent, 64. Vincent, who suffers from Type 2 diabetes...
  • Figure skater Johnny Weir, husband Victor Voronov split, he tweets

    Figure skater Johnny Weir, husband Victor Voronov split, he tweets
    Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir has announced that he and his husband, Victor Voronov, have split. Weir, 29, an NBC commentator during the Sochi Winter Olympics, broke the news on Twitter Wednesday. "It is with great sadness that I announce that...