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  • Small fire breaks out in Hancock Center

    Small fire breaks out in Hancock Center
    Firefighters were called to the scene of a small fire on the 75th floor of the John Hancock Center this afternoon. No one was injured in the small fire in an electrical room of the building at 175 E. Delaware Place, according to the Chicago Fire...
  • Places to go sledding in Chicago

    Places to go sledding in Chicago
    If you want to go sledding today, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County has five hills with lighting open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. The spots within the city limits are the Dan Ryan Woods near Western Avenue and 87th Street in Beverly and Caldwell...
  • Disgraced collector pleads guilty to stealing historical documents

    Disgraced collector pleads guilty to stealing historical documents
    Barry H. Landau, the once-esteemed collector of presidential memorabilia, admitted in federal court Tuesday that he stole thousands of documents regarded as cultural treasures from historical societies and libraries in Baltimore and up the East Coast....
  • Long-term care insurance: The long and short of it

    According to AARP, being incapacitated can get very expensive. The Washington, DC-based organization reports a private room in a nursing home costs about $74,000 a year, and a home health aide an average of $18 an hour. You say you could not begin to...
  • Colonial connection serves Players well in lively '1776'

    Colonial connection serves Players well in lively '1776'
    Congress' inability to agree on matters of import isn't exactly a new phenomenon, but the Colonial Players' current production of the musical "1776" reminds us that fiery debate has been a part of our nation from the outset. Sherman Edwards' 1969 Tony...
  • Thief may have sold more historic documents

    Thief may have sold more historic documents
    Document thief Barry Landau may have sold more of the national treasures he stole from museums — including the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore, where his scheme unraveled — than previously thought, according to the National Archives...
  • 10 things you might not know about signatures

    10 things you might not know about signatures
    Jack Lew, nominated for treasury secretary, uses a series of loops as his signature. Which is fine for him personally, but may appear odd on U.S. currency. President Barack Obama said Lew "assures me that he is going to work to make at least one letter...
  • Bachmann, Santorum only GOP hopefuls to sign controversial 'marriage vow'

     
    Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum quickly signed pledge that other GOP presidential hopefulls have refused to endorse...
  • Sun Inn to be on Ghost Hunters

     
    Bethlehem's reportedly very haunted Sun Inn will be featured on SyFy Channel hit show Ghost Hunters in December. Crews from the show which airs at 9 p.m. Wednesdays were in Bethlehem last month with TAPS (The Atlantic Paranormal Society) headed......
  • Radio rewind: My magazine profile of new WGN-AM morning host Jonathon Brandmeier

     
    In light of today's news that veteran radio personality Jonathon Brandmeier (left) is taking over morning drive at WGN AM 720, I am republishing the following extensive profile that came out almost exactly 25 years ago in the Tribune's Sunday......
  • Sun Inn to be on Ghost Hunters Wednesday

     
    Watch Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson, the leaders of The Atlantic Paranormal Society (TAPS), as they come to the Christmas City to explore Bethlehem's Sun Inn and its reputed ghosts on a special Christmas edition of SyFy's "Ghost Hunters" 9......