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  • Entrepreneurs plan posh 'guntry club' in Beltsville

    Entrepreneurs plan posh 'guntry club' in Beltsville
    Michael DeMos and David Ridgway figure what Maryland gun enthusiasts need is a classier place to shoot. The two Maryland businessmen can picture the setup:spacious, well-lit, soundproofed and ventilated shooting ranges; a room for private target...
  • Football: Newport Harbor's Shaw commits to Chicago

    Football: Newport Harbor's Shaw commits to Chicago
    Newport Harbor High senior Trevor Shaw has committed to play football at the University of Chicago, his father, Robert, said in a text on Friday. Shaw, who played fullback and defensive tackle, earned first-team All-Sunset League and Daily Pilot...
  • Hyde Park shoe store closes after 55 years

     Hyde Park shoe store closes after 55 years
    Almost every day for more than a half-century, Gus Lukis arrived early at Hyde Park Shoe Rebuilders — sometimes around 4:30 a.m. — and went to work repairing shoes and bags. Businesses and families moved in and out of the surrounding...
  • Chicago-area summer sports camps don't require Olympic potential

    Retro Active Sports Camp Give your kids a taste of all the fun you had back in the day at this camp where they'll get to play old-school games like dodgeball, capture the flag, newcomb, spud, thunderball and wiffle ball. Ages 7-12. Registration: Open...
  • Plenty good room for Obama library — just not in Washington Park

    Plenty good room for Obama library — just not in Washington Park
    In the coming weeks, the Chicago City Council and the Chicago Park District will vote on using roughly 20 acres of South Side parkland for the proposed Obama presidential library. There is no good reason to use parkland. There are plenty of reasons not...
  • U. of C. nurses give approval to strike

    U. of C. nurses give approval to strike
    University of Chicago Medicine nurses have given their overwhelming approval to strike. Jan Rodolfo, Midwest director of National Nurses United, which represents 1,500 U. of C. nurses, said 95 percent of the nurses who voted Thursday evening...
  • Chicago prosecutors quietly drop charges tied to drug stash house stings

    Chicago prosecutors quietly drop charges tied to drug stash house stings
    Federal prosecutors in Chicago have quietly dropped narcotics conspiracy charges against more than two dozen defendants accused of ripping off drug stash houses as part of controversial undercover stings that have sparked allegations across the country of...
  • Athlete of the Week: Jason Lynch (Saucon Valley), wrestling

    Athlete of the Week: Jason Lynch (Saucon Valley), wrestling
    Saucon Valley's Jason Lynch hasn't lost since finishing fifth at 170 pounds at the prestigious Beast of the East Classic in December, although he did not wrestle in the Bethlehem Holiday Classic the following week. Last year he won 41 matches on his way...
  • Tribune poll: Chicago voters like Obama library park land push

    Tribune poll: Chicago voters like Obama library park land push
    City voters overwhelmingly support Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to use public parkland for a proposed Barack Obama presidential library, a new Chicago Tribune poll has found. But Emanuel's effort to bring movie mogul George Lucas' narrative art museum to a...
  • Bruce Rauner's continuous political campaign

    Bruce Rauner's continuous political campaign
    OK, break's over! The campaign for governor ended Nov. 4 in a flurry of attacks, exaggerations and vague promises, and we all breathed a sigh of relief. However, signs point to a relaunch now that the winner, Republican Bruce Rauner, prepares to try...
  • Recommended classical music concerts

    Recommended classical music concerts
    St. Olaf Choir: The famed collegiate chorus under director Anton Armstrong presents the first of two concerts it will give in the area this winter. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St. (repeated Feb. 14, Pick-Staiger Concert...