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  • Roger Ebert, my mentor

    Roger Ebert, my mentor
    As I sit here at my computer tonight I realize I'm doing what I saw Roger Ebert do so many times before — stopping everything to crank out a deadline appreciation for an artist who has just passed on. Only this time the artist is Roger. And I...
  • Jesse Jackson Jr. Quits Congress, Cites Health Reasons

    Jesse Jackson Jr. Quits Congress, Cites Health Reasons
    CHICAGO -- U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress effective Wednesday, citing the need to spend time "restoring my health." Jackson, who announced his resignation in a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, has been is the subject of several...
  • Emanuel to Jackson Jr: Address future plans

    Emanuel to Jackson Jr: Address future plans
    Add Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to the growing list of politicians calling on Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. to address his future plans. With the Election over, there are big issues coming up in the Lame Duck session...I think Congressman Jackson, it's...
  • Why the Tribune endorses

    Why the Tribune endorses
    In 1860, this newspaper made the case for Abraham Lincoln's election to the presidency, extolling him for "ability that no man can question, firmness that nothing can overbear, honesty that has never been impeached, and patriotism that never despairs."...
  • Morningstar founder turned mutual fund data processor into megamart for investment information

    Morningstar founder turned mutual fund data processor into megamart for investment information
    Joe Mansueto's day jobs have been a handful lately: He has been busy turning Morningstar Inc. into a $3.1 billion investment information megamart, buying up media properties and skipping the charity circuit in favor of coaching grade-school soccer on...
  • Michael Hainey book raises questions about truth versus family

    Michael Hainey book raises questions about truth versus family
    Say you had a family secret. A juicy one. The kind that speaks volumes about families. And you wrote a book about it. But your family hates the book. Or, at the very least, potentially feels embarrassment from it. Would you still release that book?...
  • University of Chicago Medicine's top official faces a challenging 2013

    University of Chicago Medicine's top official faces a challenging 2013
    Nearly every morning, before 7 a.m., Dr. Kenneth Polonsky is dropped off near the Lakefront Trail on Chicago's South Side, a few steps from Lake Michigan. He carries no briefcase, wears no suit and has no cup of coffee, the standard trappings of his...
  • Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. May Return to Work in Washington

    Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. May Return to Work in Washington
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who hasn't been seen on Capitol Hill since late May, hopes to return work Monday after checking out of the Mayo Clinic where he was treated for bipolar depression, his office said. Monday is the first day back for...
  • Hazel Dickens dies at 75; bluegrass pioneer and social activist

    Hazel Dickens dies at 75; bluegrass pioneer and social activist
    Hazel Dickens, a singer, songwriter and musician from West Virginia who was a pioneering force in bluegrass music and a strong and eloquent voice for coal miners, the poor and women, has died. She was 75. Dickens died April 22 at a Washington, D.C.,...
  • Nello Ferrara dies at 93; candy company executive

    Nello Ferrara dies at 93; candy company executive
    Candy company executive Nello Ferrara liked to say that he came up with the idea for Lemonheads in 1962 because his newborn son's head was shaped like the yellow fruit. Ferrara, whose firm also brought the world such popular candies as Atomic Fire Balls,...
  • Bruce Ricker dies at 68; jazz and blues documentarian

    Bruce Ricker dies at 68; jazz and blues documentarian
    Documentary filmmaker Bruce Ricker didn't start out making films. A native New Yorker who earned a law degree from Brooklyn Law School, he arrived in Kansas City in 1970 as a teaching assistant at the University of Missouri and soon began practicing law....