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  • Sam Farmer's NFL Week 10 picks

    The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 9-4 (.692); season 88-45-1(.661). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the spread...
  • Former CBS, Leo Burnett Exec to Head National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

    Former CBS and Leo Burnett Worldwide exec Bob Mauro has been named president of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the New York-based org that administers Emmy awards that fall outside the primetime scope of the West Coast-based...
  • Big dino discovery unfolds at a thriller's pace

    Big dino discovery unfolds at a thriller's pace
    "Bigger Than T. rex," the story of two University of Chicago paleontologists piecing together the facts about the largest predatory dinosaur yet found, unfolds at the pace of a good thriller. That's a rare thing to be able to say about a science...
  • Durbin touts record; Oberweis blasts 'political speak'

    Durbin touts record; Oberweis blasts 'political speak'
    In their final face-to-face meeting before Tuesday's election, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and challenger Jim Oberweis clashed over economic and social issues, with each accusing the other of being out of touch with Illinois voters. Republican Oberweis, 68,...
  • 'Check, Please!' cooks up new season

    'Check, Please!' cooks up new season
    Returning for her second year as host of WTTW's "Check, Please!," Catherine De Orio says she’s learned a few things about hosting the show, which debuted its 14th season last week. The second episode airs Friday.   She’s got two seasons...
  • Sam Farmer's NFL Week 8 picks

    Sam Farmer's NFL Week 8 picks
    The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 11-4 (.733); season 70-35-1 (.667). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
  • Durbin, Oberweis clash on immigration, health care in debate

    Durbin, Oberweis clash on immigration, health care in debate
    U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and challenger Jim Oberweis sparred Wednesday night in their first meeting on a formal debate stage, with the rivals arguing over whether the incumbent's experience is an asset or a liability. Republican state Sen. Oberweis, 68,...
  • Durbin, Oberweis to meet in only formal debate

     Durbin, Oberweis to meet in only formal debate
    Sen. Dick Durbin and his Republican challenger, state Sen. Jim Oberweis, will hold their only formal debate Wednesday night, less than two weeks before the Nov. 4 election. Durbin, the second-ranking Democrat in the U.S. Senate, is seeking his fourth...
  • Topinka predicts a state 'heart attack' if Rauner has his way on taxes

    Topinka predicts a state 'heart attack' if Rauner has his way on taxes
    More on the gubernatorial debate anon, but first, here is a quote from Republican Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka taken from her debate last night on WTTW-Ch. 11 with Democratic challenger Sheila Simon. Moderator Carol Marin asked whether the...
  • Sam Farmer's NFL Week 7 picks

    The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 10-4-1 (.714); season 59-39-1 (.656). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
  • A thank you to the complex, unique Karen Lewis

    A thank you to the complex, unique Karen Lewis
    We owe a thank-you to Karen Lewis. A thank-you for her vigorous pursuit of her beliefs and for giving us a taste of what a real contest for mayor might be like. A lot of us are going to miss having her in the brawl. Chicago politics has never seen...