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  • Chicago area libraries gear up for National Readathon Day

    Chicago area libraries gear up for National Readathon Day
    Saturday is National Readathon Day, a fundraiser for the National Book Foundation's literacy programs. Similar to a walkathon, the Readathon is a pledge-based fundraiser that will run from noon-4 p.m.
  • Upcoming Chicago literary events

    Upcoming Chicago literary events
    Jan. 13: Scott Turow will discuss the rights of authors in the digital age. The program will be presented by the Society of Midland Authors in collaboration with Chicago Public Library. 6 p.m., Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St.,...

    Rush-hour snow snarls expressways, airports

    Rush-hour snow snarls expressways, airports
    White-out conditions were reported on several expressways, and more than 400 flights were canceled at O'Hare and Midway airports, as blowing snow hit the Chicago area in time for the afternoon rush Thursday. Visibility was down to a matter of yards along...

    City workers sue over Emanuel-backed pension changes

    City workers sue over Emanuel-backed pension changes
    Retired Chicago Public Library worker Mary Jones planned to have knee-replacement surgery next year, but says she now fears that Mayor Rahm Emanuel's changes to her pension plan and health insurance subsidies will put that off indefinitely and possibly...

    2 dead, at least 6 wounded in shootings on South and West sides

    2 dead, at least 6 wounded in shootings on South and West sides
    Two people were killed and at least five others were wounded in separate shootings Monday on the city's West and South sides. The latest shooting happened about 4:43 p.m. on the 5700 block of South Michigan Avenue in the city's Washington Park...