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  • Beethoven Festival, CCM must rethink their mission to survive

    Beethoven Festival, CCM must rethink their mission to survive
    While funding woes are the root of the problems recently afflicting two esteemed Chicago musical institutions, the Beethoven Festival and the Chicago Chamber Musicians (CCM), there's another way of looking at those problems. The former organization...
  • Exonerated man plagued by sex assault accusation

     Exonerated man plagued by sex assault accusation
    As Malik Dervisevic huddled in a small jail cell — tired, hungry and frantic after hours of interrogation and no contact with his family — his mind whirred with anxiety. "I lost my job. I lost my house. I lost everything," Dervisevic, 37,...
  • Shootings since Sunday in Chicago: 4 dead, 26 wounded

    Shootings since Sunday in Chicago: 4 dead, 26 wounded
    At least 30 people were shot over about 13 hours starting 2:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon and continuing into early Monday morning. Four of the 30 people shot died and several more remain in critical condition. The shootings Sunday into Monday brings the...
  • Broad Collection sues engineering firm Seele Inc. over museum facade

    An engineering subcontractor's delays in carrying out the most distinctive design features of the exterior of the Broad Collection contemporary art museum in downtown Los Angeles have put the project at least 15 months behind schedule, according to a suit...
  • Partners start hashing out details of Chicago's Digital Lab for Manufacturing

    Partners start hashing out details of Chicago's Digital Lab for Manufacturing
    The University of Illinois doesn’t often buddy up with the University of Iowa, just as Rolls-Royce doesn’t often volunteer to hold hands with General Electric. But that’s exactly the kind of scenario the Digital Lab for Manufacturing --...
  • A Republican quest to connect with the poor

    A Republican quest to connect with the poor
    Has Sen. Rand Paul flip-flopped on the issue of voter ID requirements? A year ago at historically black Howard University, the Kentucky Republican defended his party's push for voter identification card requirements, saying they hardly compared with the...
  • Obama's new coal rules aren't democratic

    Republicans are calling President Barack Obama's new coal-plant regulations a "power grab." The truth is more complicated, and ominous, than that. This isn't a case where the executive branch has simply gone beyond its authority. It's a case where...
  • Fine line of the week contest is down to the final four: Vote now, I beg of you

     
    Some have objected to my ordering you to vote, so this week I'm pleading. The list of all nominees is here. Which of these tweets do you think is the funniest? About our winner: B.J. Schwartz -- the titular “Citizen”......
  • Grow up, journalists [Commentary]

    Grow up, journalists [Commentary]
    Newspapers are in trouble. Not just because of the Internet and advertising and subscriptions. But because, according to a recent Pew Research Center poll, only 28 percent of Americans think that journalists contribute a lot to society's well being....
  • District 112 hires firm to study school closings

    District 112 hires firm to study school closings
    North Shore School District 112 has hired Chicago-based Nagle Hartray Architecture to begin two studies as the district considers closing between four and six of its 12 buildings. Nagle Hartray will be paid $99,380 and $225,620 for a state-mandated...
  • Emanuel reflects on third year in office

    Emanuel reflects on third year in office
    A more-introspective-than-usual Mayor Rahm Emanuel reflected on his third year in office Friday, saying the decision to shutter dozens of Chicago Public Schools was the hardest he’s had to make and acknowledging his hard-charge personality has...