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  • Ron L. Stephenson Sr., managing director, Prism Healthcare Partners

    Ron L. Stephenson Sr., managing director, Prism Healthcare Partners
    Ron L. Stephenson Sr. has joined Prism Healthcare Partners, a Chicago-based healthcare consulting firm, as managing director. Prior to joining Prism, Stephenson was the chief operating officer for a 306-bed not-for-profit community hospital. In his new...
  • Fine wine is really not so fine

     Fine wine is really not so fine
    Gov. Pat Quinn's campaign is arguing this week that his Republican challenger Bruce Rauner's membership in an exclusive California wine club is evidence that Rauner is "out of touch" with "hardworking Illinois families." I disagree. I think it's...
  • Baby carrots: A lesson from tobacco

    Baby carrots: A lesson from tobacco
    Have you seen the over-the-top ad for baby carrots? The one in which a gorgeous young woman fires baby carrots from a machine gun at a studly cool guy who is extreme snowmobiling in a shopping cart that is powered by a jet engine? Not yet? You will. A...
  • Helena E. Wright, city principal

    Helena E. Wright, city principal
    Helena E. Sawyer Roberts Wright, a retired city elementary school teacher and principal who was an active member of Heritage United Church of Christ, died Aug. 18 at her Lochearn home of complications from heart disease. She was 93. "She was a pillar of...
  • Screenwriter Walter Bernstein at 95: Still Front and Center

    Ask Walter Bernstein what makes for a good screenplay, and he'll answer you with a (possibly apocryphal) story about Henry David Thoreau. "He was living out at Walden Pond and a friend came to tell him that Samuel Morse had just made the first...
  • The right wing steps up its attack on the teaching of U.S. history

    The right wing steps up its attack on the teaching of U.S. history
    It appears that the right's effort to suck the teaching of advanced U.S. history into the culture wars won't be going away soon. Last week, we reportedĀ on the conservatives' attack on the instructional "framework" for advanced placement U.S. history...
  • Donald Sweeney, Father of Anne Sweeney, Dies at 88

    Donald E. Sweeney, an educator who achieved breakthroughs in the integration of intellectually challenged children into the Kingston, New York, school system, died Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 88. Sweeney was the father of Anne M. Sweeney, who stepped...
  • Dowdle brothers overcome challenges to shoot film, 'As Above/So Below'

    Dowdle brothers overcome challenges to shoot film, 'As Above/So Below'
    If you had to guess which movie director was recently the first to be granted access to the nonpublic areas of the catacombs six stories beneath the streets of Paris, you might say, Luc Besson, Leos Carax or another of France's most prominent names....
  • Does Antarctic sea ice growth negate climate change? Scientists say no

    In the blue half-light of the Antarctic autumn, a thin film spreads across the continent's coastal waters. It's an embryonic form of sea ice: a mush of microscopic crystals that floats on the dense, salty water of the Southern Ocean. As winter takes...
  • Share rides, split costs with strangers on Uber, Lyft and Bandwagon

    Share rides, split costs with strangers on Uber, Lyft and Bandwagon
    Ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft earlier in August rolled out app features that match up people going to the same destinations who want to split the cost of a ride. Now Bandwagon has joined with taxi-hailing app Hailo to do the same for cabs and...
  • There's no such thing as a gentle execution [Commentary]

    There's no such thing as a gentle execution [Commentary]
    Editor's note: This op-ed has been updated to reflect the correct title of Austin Sarat's new book.Ā  Did Joseph Wood suffer when he was executed in Arizona this summer? Some witnesses reported that Wood gasped over 600 times during his July 23...