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  • Speaking of marriage: Sun-Times + Reader = ?

     
    From Sun-Times parent to buy Chicago Reader for $3 million (Crain's Chicago Business): Wrapports LLC, the parent of the Chicago Sun-Times, is poised to purchase the Chicago Reader as soon as next week for about $3 million, according to sources......
  • Blogging myself

     
    A journalism award for enlivening dull assignments by Michael Miner, Chicago Reader.Nothing awakens Chicago’s eager young reporters to the grim realities of the life they’ve chosen like their second Saint Patrick’s Day parade, when...
  • Weeks in Review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Newsroom CAN TV: Host Ken Davis is joined by Steve Franklin (Chicago Headline Club), Ben Joravsky (Chicago...
  • Dart to renew search for 'closure' on Gacy case

     
    Any day now, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart will submit to State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez an updated request for a search warrant that would allow officers to dig in the yard of a Chicago apartment building where serial killer John......
  • Ministry frontman Al Jourgensen sues makers of behind-the-scenes documentary 'Fix'

     
    Al Jourgensen speaks out on lawsuit against "Fix" documentary filmmakers...
  • Arcade Fire to sing at Cubs game

     
    Chicagoist has a hilariously titled post called “Arcade Fire Bring Tears to Bros' Eyes Saturday By Singing Especially Wistful Seventh Inning Stretch.” Despite the silly title, the main point is true: Now that they've won an album of the year...
  • Diana Kennedy, "Top Chef" top James Beard awards

     
    Diana Kennedy’s “Oaxaca al Gusto” was the best cookbook of the year according to the James Beard Foundation, at “Top Chef” was the best food television show. The awards were announced Friday night at Espace in New York. The...
  • Tragic update to el platform shooting story

     
    In Chicago cop who fatally shot a man in the head on a CTA train platform is found dead, and suicide is suspected we read that-- Alvin Weems, 51, was found dead at his home in the 4900 block of......
  • 2011 James Beard Award winners announced

     
    Winners were announced last night, Monday, May 9, 2011, at the annual 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the food and beverage industries. During a ceremony hosted by Tom...
  • City’s ticket-selling industry sparks court battle

     
    Thanks to websites like StubHub and eBay, it's easy to get sporting event tickets for a lot cheaper than their face value – and without paying the 12 percent Chicago amusement tax. In turn, the city is hurting from losing millions of dollars in...
  • Extension 720 December 2009 Schedule

    TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1ST INTERNET ONLY Tonight's edition of Extension 720 will be heard exclusively on our Internet-Only WGN2 stream. Tune in at 9pm for a live edition of Extension 720, only on wgnradio.com. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2ND A NIGHT WITH MARK STEYN...