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  • Charles T. Brumback, former Tribune Co. CEO, dies at 86

     Charles T. Brumback, former Tribune Co. CEO, dies at 86
    Charles T. Brumback, known for his blunt demeanor and innovative approach to business, helped bring the Chicago Tribune into the computer age as CEO of first the newspaper and then Tribune Co. in the 1980s and early '90s. "Charlie was a tremendous,...
  • In 2019, Chicago's minimum wage of $13 may not seem such a big deal

    In 2019, Chicago's minimum wage of $13 may not seem such a big deal
    Chicago is raising its minimum hourly wage to $13 … by the middle of 2019. You can mark your calendar for July 2019 precisely. That's more than four years from now and one of the few certainties in all of this. Because you know what can happen in...
  • BRAIN initiative is underway, funding new ways to map cells, circuits

    BRAIN initiative is underway, funding new ways to map cells, circuits
    Scientists will aim to capture the workings of the human brain in comprehensive recordings, to watch the brain while in motion and to reimagine the world's most complex biological organism as a buzzing network of interlocking circuits with the award of...
  • Police say man, 30, shot hedge fund founder father over allowance

    Police say man, 30, shot hedge fund founder father over allowance
    A man shot his hedge fund founder father to death inside his apartment near the United Nations headquarters after they argued over the son's allowance, police said Monday. Thomas Gilbert Jr. was arrested on charges of murder and criminal possession of...
  • Women who have been unemployed have fewer kids: U.S. study

    Women who have been unemployed have fewer kids: U.S. study
    Women who were unemployed in their youth tend to have fewer children into middle-age than women who worked, according to a U.S. study released on Monday. Researchers at Princeton University used more than 140 million U.S. birth records to track groups of...
  • Joyce Carol Oates In New Haven; Benjamin Griffin At Twain House

    Joyce Carol Oates  In New Haven; Benjamin Griffin At Twain House
    Benjamin Griffin, associate editor for the Mark Twain Papers & Project at the University of California, Berkeley, will give a free talk on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 5:30 p.m., following a 5 p.m. reception at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 51 Farmington Ave.,...
  • Building wind power superhighways

    Building wind power superhighways
    The wind is so strong in Iowa and Kansas that more wind farms there could power the country's largest cities if only there was a way to move that electricity to where most people live. Enter Michael Skelly, a Houston businessman who envisions building...
  • Dr. Norman R. Freeman Jr., internist

    Dr. Norman R. Freeman Jr., internist
    Dr. Norman R. Freeman Jr., a retired internist who had cared for Baltimore Colts players for two decades, died Friday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of complications from a fall. He was 97. The son of Norman R. Freeman, a window...
  • Robert Reich: Tax subsidies to elite schools are shameful

    Imagine a system of college education supported by high and growing government spending on elite private universities that mainly educate children of the wealthy and upper-middle class, with low and declining government spending on public universities...
  • War re-enactors get no respect [Commentary]

    War re-enactors get no respect [Commentary]
    For the past 30 years, I've been urging my students to put themselves in the shoes of people who lived in the past. So why do we make fun of Americans who do that as a hobby? I'm talking about military re-enactors like Eric Frein, the 31-year-old man...
  • Exhibit of forgeries shows off unprecedented collection at Peabody Library

    Exhibit of forgeries shows off unprecedented collection at Peabody Library
    It's hard not to admire their inventiveness, their refusal to be cowed by the stubborn and unyielding truth, their bravado and their nerve. The dozens of charlatans, schemers and impostors on display in "Fakes, Lies and Forgeries," an entertaining new...