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  • Bans on pet shop sales of commercially-bred animals continue to stir debate

    I support laws in Los Angeles, Phoenix, Chicago and over 40 other communities around America that prohibit sales of dogs and cats (and sometimes rabbits, too) in pet stores. The presumption is that most of the animals sold at pet shops come from puppy...
  • Northwestern union vote just small part of drive for NCAA reforms

    Northwestern union vote just small part of drive for NCAA reforms
    Think of Friday's union vote by Northwestern University football players as the necklace in "Titanic," the ruby slippers or the meaning of Rosebud. It's what filmmakers, like the late Alfred Hitchcock, would call a MacGuffin — something pursued and...
  • Ask Amy: Mom crosses line with teacher

    Ask Amy: Mom crosses line with teacher
    Dear Amy: I taught elementary school for 34 years and had thousands of students, (many of whom have become friends over the years). They have invited me to their graduations and weddings and have kept in touch. However, one woman has taken this...
  • Why Jeb Bush's turn may not come

    What is happening to the Nigerian girls kidnapped by Boko Haram is tragic. The sinking of the Titanic, the fall of Saigon, the British defeat at Gallipoli, the Dred Scott decision -- tragedies all. You can go on all day and all night listing terrible...
  • Dr. Bryan Traubert steps down from Chicago Run

     Dr. Bryan Traubert steps down from Chicago Run
    Chicago Park District board President Dr. Bryan Traubert is stepping down as chairman of Chicago Run, the school-based running program he founded with his wife, U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, in late 2007. Traubert, an ophthalmologist and...
  • Ask Amy: Couple divided on parenthood

    Ask Amy: Couple divided on parenthood
    Dear Amy: I am a 38-year-old woman, living with my partner of three years. When we first got together, I told him that I really wanted to have a child, and he said he was on board. For about eight months we were trying to conceive, but then he lost his...
  • Everything old is new again at Boka

    Everything old is new again at Boka
    I can't decide if Boka is the best new restaurant, or the most-improved old restaurant, in Chicago. Boka, the first restaurant by owners Kevin Boehm and Rob Katz (whose portfolio bulges with a half-dozen highly regarded restaurants, and more on the way)...
  • Curb cat's aggression with play, enriched environment

    Curb cat's aggression with play, enriched environment
    Q: Our 13-year-old indoor/outdoor cat is very affectionate, yet for seemingly no reason sometimes circles our feet and legs, sounds and looks aggressive, then bites us savagely. How do we address this? -- S.R., Atlanta, GA A: If the behavior is new,...
  • Job-seeking millennials need to tell their stories

    Job-seeking millennials need to tell their stories
    As a big-time player in the workplace writing game, I learned long ago to give the people what they want. That was the motivation behind my award-winning 17-part series, "The Art and Craft of Napping at Work," and my recurring feature, "Work Doughnuts:...
  • Ask Amy: Teen takes dad's side in divorce

    Ask Amy: Teen takes dad's side in divorce
    Dear Amy: Our daughter is divorcing her husband of 25 years, "Scott." They have an 18-year-old daughter who is in 11th grade. We had no idea this situation was happening until we were told of their divorce. It seems that Scott has turned their daughter,...
  • Ask Amy: Infidelity gets in the way of anniversary

    Ask Amy: Infidelity gets in the way of anniversary
    Dear Amy: A very friend of mine recently celebrated her two-year wedding anniversary. Unfortunately, this joyous event was marred by the discovery that her husband had cheated on her — for the third time (that we know of). The first time he...