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  • Haymarket troupe parlays small operas into big successes

    Haymarket Opera Company is the most notable success story among the newer Chicago groups specializing in historically informed performances of pre-classical music. Since its calling-card production of Handel's rarely performed "Aci, Galatea e Polifemo"...
  • Prius pushback: Hybrid inspires some hatred

    Prius pushback: Hybrid inspires some hatred
    When people ask Chris Bellios what he drives, he says it's a Toyota — a black one. "The stigma that goes with owning a Prius is palpable," said Bellios, 43, a Vernon Hills resident who loves his Prius so much he's owned two. Other drivers don't...
  • Cardinal George discusses successor, pope, defense of doctrine

    Cardinal George discusses successor, pope, defense of doctrine
    In a sweeping interview weeks before he steps down, Cardinal Francis George expressed frustration that his defense of church doctrine has ever caused offense, discussed the story behind his successor's selection and voiced concerns that expectations...
  • Jim Oberweis bio

     Jim Oberweis bio
    Jim Oberweis Political party: Republican Current jobs: Illinois state senator (2013-present); chairman and part owner, Oberweis Dairy Inc. (1986-present); Oberweis Asset Management Inc., part owner; The Oberweis Funds, trustee; Oberweis Securities...
  • To Govs. Jindal, Perry: A travel ban won't save lives, but Medicaid will

    For Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and Rick Perry of Texas, two Republican governors thinking about running for president, the Ebola virus has been a heaven-sent opportunity. It has allowed them to swank around as protectors of public health, distracting their...
  • 1 dead, 7 hurt in shootings since Saturday afternoon

    1 dead, 7 hurt in shootings since Saturday afternoon
    An 18-year-old woman was shot to death and seven other people, including two teenage boys, were wounded in shootings across the city since Saturday afternoon.  The woman died around 12:35 a.m. Sunday after being shot in the head in the Cragin...
  • 1 dead, boy, 14, among 5 wounded in city shootings

    1 dead, boy, 14, among 5 wounded in city shootings
    Shootings across the city have left one man dead and at least five others injured, including a 14-year-old boy, since Thursday afternoon, police said. Most recently about 8:30 a.m. in the 1500 block of East 68th Street, a 28-year-old man was standing...
  • Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term

    Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term
    Gov. Pat Quinn marched down Cermak Road where Cicero meets Berwyn, a white sash designating him grand marshal of a mushroom festival parade perched across his shoulder, but it was his celebrity sidekick who captured the crowd's attention. "I love you,...
  • Bronzeville wreck seriously injures juvenile

    Bronzeville wreck seriously injures juvenile
    A youngster was badly injured during a traffic crash this afternoon in the Bronzeville neighborhood, officials said. The victim, who is under the age of 15, was taken to University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital in serious to critical...
  • How age ghettos cheat the old — and the young

    How age ghettos cheat the old — and the young
    I used to dread visiting my wife's parents in their retirement community in Florida. They had left their co-op apartment in a diverse and vibrant neighborhood in Manhattan when my mother-in-law was having trouble breathing the particle-laden New York City...
  • Images move, evaporate in Killarney Clary's 'Shadow of a Cloud'

    Images move, evaporate in Killarney Clary's 'Shadow of a Cloud'
    Twenty-five years ago, Killarney Clary's first collection made an international splash: The prose poems of "Who Whispered Near Me" wove evanescent description of Clary's native Los Angeles, from her childhood's backyards to her office mates' cubicles,...