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  • The separation of powers issue and Quinn's paycheck power play

     
    Commenter RB on another thread writes: Zorn states ...that Governor Quinn brazenly violated the principle of separation of powers. NOT AT ALL - he exercised a power that is granted to him in the Constitution. The Legislature and override his......
  • Travel Postcard: 48 Hours in Boston with children

    BOSTON (Reuters Life!) - Founded in 1630, Boston is one of the United States' oldest cities. It is home to historical sites and with 50 colleges and universities in the area it has a lively, youthful feel. Reuters correspondents with local knowledge help...
  • 2011 saw lots of changes in health-care arena in Hampton Roads, nation

    2011 saw lots of changes in health-care arena in Hampton Roads, nation
    For better or worse, health affects every aspect of daily life. In 2011, we wrote about its many different angles — about individuals battling disease; about extraordinary fitness, wellness and weight-loss efforts; about the effects of illness on...
  • In a skewed way, Palin was kind of right about Paul Revere

    In a skewed way, Palin was kind of right about Paul Revere
    Claiming "I know my American history," Sarah Palin on Sunday defended her claim that Paul Revere's ride was intended to warn the British they weren't going to take American arms.  At a stop in New England on her bus tour of the United States, Palin...
  • Lawyer says client illegally arrested in document theft case

    Lawyer says client illegally arrested in document theft case
    A collector charged with conspiring to steal valuable historic documents taken from museums in Maryland and several other states is alleging that he was illegally arrested in Baltimore by city officers who lacked enough evidence to place him in custody....
  • Where'd we get these etchings in our Pg. 1 logo?

    Where'd we get these etchings in our Pg. 1 logo?
    One design feature we've added to the enhanced Chicago Tribune that debuted this week is a woodcut image tucked into our Page 1 nameplate. A series of Chicago-themed illustrations evoking a sense of the history of the city and the newspaper will rotate in...
  • Comments & Curiosities: Adams said it best: Celebrate with a big boom

    You know what Monday is. And, yes, it is a big day. Not only is it Colleen Johns' birthday, like you didn't know that, but it's America's birthday — Uncle Sam, the US-of-A, this place, 235 years old this year. Can you believe it? It hardly looks a...
  • 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...