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  • What your bank owes you: clarity

    What your bank owes you: clarity
    There are dozens of entities devoted to educating you about all things financial. Congress funds a commission and a website, Mymoney.gov. Schools have added “financial literacy” to their curricula. Banks put out pamphlets, and every major...
  • Loyola tragedy warrants protests

    An unarmed Loyola University Chicago pre-med student with so much to contribute to society gets gunned down by thugs who have nothing at all to give to society but grief. Where are all the protesters? — Duke Thompson, Chicago
  • Stories of slaying victims demand to be recognized

     Stories of slaying victims demand to be recognized
    I've been searching for artificial drama lately, like the dramas of sports and politics that I find fascinating. And they help me avoid other stories that thump the soul, stories that are relentless, and come at me like traffic lights at night. I wonder...
  • Community supports mom in nursing quest

    Community supports mom in nursing quest
    With an amazing amount of help from her family, church and friends, Lynn Gantt is on her way to being a critical care nurse. Gantt, a Western Springs single mother of four, was working in biomedical engineering when she felt a calling to be more on the...
  • Chicago homicides down citywide in 2014 but some communities see uptick

    Chicago homicides down citywide in 2014 but some communities see uptick
    While Chicago saw a slight decrease in homicides in 2014, communities such as Humboldt Park—where gang recruitment has turned deadly—and Rogers Park saw a jump in slayings even as some South Side areas marked double-digit declines in killings,...
  • 3 dead, 5 wounded in Friday shootings

    3 dead, 5 wounded in Friday shootings
    Three men were killed, and five others another were wounded in separate shootings since Friday on the city's North, West and South sides, said police. The latest shooting happened at about 7:50 p.m. in the 1200 block of West Albion Avenue, said...
  • Learning about and practicing democracy

    Thanks for making civic education in our state a front-page issue recently! We agree. Students in Illinois do deserve rich, engaging opportunities to be prepared to effectively participate in our democracy. Research shows that the voting and civic...
  • Sue Brady, managed scattered-site public housing in Chicago, dies at 77

     Sue Brady, managed scattered-site public housing in Chicago, dies at 77
    Sue Brady was active in North Shore politics and served two terms as an Evanston alderman but will likely best be remembered for her work managing scattered-site public housing under a contract with the Chicago Housing Authority. "She was a...
  • Loyola student dies in Colorado crash

    Loyola student dies in Colorado crash
    A Loyola University resident assistant and biology major was killed in a car accident Friday in Colorado, the university reported. Colleen Zirkle, a junior who was also majoring in chemistry, died after she was driving from Kansas to Colorado with her...
  • What Doctors Know: Why does your child need a flu shot?

    Source: Loyola University Health System whatdoctorsknow.com A common question parents ask themselves this time of year is, "Does my child really need a flu shot?" Though the flu may seem harmless, the truth is that on average, 20,000 U.S. children age 5...
  • In Chicago fight, it's Emperor Justinian vs. Rahm Emanuel and George Lucas

    In Chicago fight, it's Emperor Justinian vs. Rahm Emanuel and George Lucas
    "By the law of nature these things are common to mankind — the air, running water, the sea, and consequently the shores of the sea." — Emperor Justinian, A.D. 530 If federal judges tell George Lucas he can't plop a museum on Chicago's...