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  • Obama to speak at Northwestern Thursday: reports

    Obama to speak at Northwestern Thursday: reports
    President Barack Obama will give a speech about the economy Thursday at Northwestern University, according to multiple news outlets.  The Chicago Sun-Times says Obama will arrive in Chicago Wednesday evening and attend a fundraiser Thursday. He will...
  • Sex abuse case raises issue of justice for elderly suspects

    Sex abuse case raises issue of justice for elderly suspects
    William Bricker's home is nestled in a woodsy area right outside the quaint downtown of Glen Arbor, Mich., a scenic lakefront community near the northern tip of the state's Lower Peninsula that's been a popular draw for tourists and other retirees from...
  • NU's lakefront parking garage a winner

    NU's lakefront parking garage a winner
    When Northwestern University cut down a stand of trees last year to make way for a parking garage and visitor center along Lake Michigan, it seemed as if the university was bumbling into a new version of the madness that inspired Joni Mitchell's famous...
  • 2011 ALS 'breakthrough' recirculates hope on social media

    2011 ALS 'breakthrough' recirculates hope on social media
    An article announcing the discovery of a cause of ALS, the fatal neurodegenerative affliction commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, has been the most clicked-on story this month at chicagotribune.com. But a head-scratching footnote has materialized:...
  • Best bets in the North and Northwest suburbs, Oct. 16-22

    Best bets in the North and Northwest suburbs, Oct. 16-22
    Event highlights this weekend and beyond in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events. Park Ridge's annual Pumpkin...
  • Pilsen mural honors James Foley

    Pilsen mural honors James Foley
    Journalist James Foley traveled into the world's most dangerous conflict zones to tell the stories of everyday people whose lives were ripped apart by war. In between his overseas trips to places such as Iraq and Afghanistan, friends say he often returned...
  • New journal focuses on Midwest history

    New journal focuses on Midwest history
    Can Jon Lauck put the Midwest back on the map as a field of academic study? Lauck, a historian and former professor at South Dakota State University, made a persuasive case for Midwestern history, a once-thriving field, with his book "The Lost Region,"...
  • Dr. Joseph Nora, Chicago physician dies at 86

    Within two years of assuming the medical directorship of Chicago's Columbus Hospital in 1963, Dr. Joseph R. Nora helped establish the first intensive care and coronary care units in a community hospital setting in the Chicago area. He also saw the...
  • Review: Bold new music from Brock, Markowitz and Johnson

    Review: Bold new music from Brock, Markowitz and Johnson
    In jazz, student and mentor often perform together to powerful effect, and that's precisely what has happened in the remarkable partnership of violinist Zach Brock and pianist Phil Markowitz. Chicagoans will remember Brock as an aspiring musician...
  • Northwestern professor Ted Belytschko dies

     Northwestern professor Ted Belytschko dies
    Ted B. Belytschko, a mechanical engineering professor at Northwestern University for more than three decades, gained international fame for his work in the interdisciplinary field of computational mechanics. Mr. Belytschko developed groundbreaking...
  • 50 Women to Watch 2014

    50 Women to Watch 2014
    The Baltimore Sun canvassed readers, sources and leaders to determine the area’s most intriguing movers and shakers of 2014. Here's our list: Keshia M. Pollack 35, associate professor of health and policy and management at Johns Hopkins...