Story | Jun 8, 2014
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Story | Sep 15, 2013Call it "sway" or "pull" or "juice" or "clout" — we're talking about power or influence, often of a political nature. Clout may have made one of its frequent Chicago appearances recently when Metra CEO Alex Clifford got a lucrative buyout deal that included a nondisclosure clause. Some believe it was "hush money" to hide various attempts by politicians to control contracts and jobs. Here are 10 influential facts:
Story | Sep 4, 2013
Stories in the Tribune using the expression "boots on the ground" to refer to military men and women in a combat theater from the mid 1980s (when the digital record begins) until Sept. 24, 2001 -- Zero. ...from Sept. 25,...
Story | Feb 22, 2013 | 8:00 PM
There are a lot of people out there who will think less of you if you use "impact" as a verb: A longer storm season will negatively impact tourism. Failure to study will negatively impact your grades. Technology will impact higher education. Those are...
Story | Jul 20, 2011
Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed safely on the moon 42 years ago but Nixon was ready with a touching speech written by William Safire if tragedy struck