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  • Another veteran alderman won't run again

     
    Posted by John Byrne and Hal Dardick at 4:28 p.m. A fourth veteran alderman has announced her retirement, while the top political operative in her Southwest Side ward launched his effort to replace her.Ald. Virginia Rugai, whose 19th Ward includes......
  • In Chicago for award, Toni Morrison reflects on change, America's division and the Oprah effect

     
    On Wednesday night, Toni Morrison will receive the Carl Sandburg Literary Award from the Chicago Public Library and its foundation. At the fundraising event — which also honors the Chicago writer Eula Biss and takes place on the campus of......
  • Naperville library director announces retirement

     
    After 15 years as the executive director of the Naperville Public Library, Donna Dziedzic is preparing the final chapter of her service. Dziedzic said Wednesday …...
  • Pooches rule as kings of the snowy road

     
    Two Cavalier King Charles spaniels were kings of what usually is a very busy road on Wednesday. Orland Park dentist Joe Solek and his two …...
  • Some libraries move toward self-service

     
    TribLocal is taking a look at the challenges facing today’s local libraries in the digital age. This is the third in a four-part series. For …...
  • OPRF takes second at poetry competition

     
    Students at Oak Park and River Forest High School had a chance to show off their prose Saturday night, and if the Louder Than a …...
  • Illinois Republicans lay budget cards on the table

     
    Last week, the Illinois Senate Republican caucus released "Facing Fiscal Reality --A plan for reality-based budgeting," a 21-page document that dealt in some detail with the cuts and other changes GOP lawmakers feel are necessary to get the state's...
  • Beat the heat

     
    Summer weather has officially hit Chicago. These are the days where I wish for the days of Snowpocalypse. I’m what some call a “penguin,” in that I’m not a big fan of heat—well, more like I hate humidity (but who doesn’...
  • My summer field trip to the Chicago History Museum

     
      After living in Chicago for almost 2 years now, I decided I really learn about the city & its history. My friends and I have been taking little “field trips” all over the city and exploring places we've never gone. Last week I was able t...
  • Dziedzic appointed library’s interim director

     
    City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz has appointed Donna Dziedzic as Interim Director of the Evanston Public Library. Dziedzic will start  Sept. 6 and serve until  early …...
  • Frosh 101: The grocery store

     
    Oh, fall is in the air! The mild temps just bring us closer to college football, changing colors and, of course, beautiful women sporting sexy sweaters. Sorry. It's just my Kryptonite. Had to get that out of the way. But of course, fall (Not autumn....