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  • 4 Chicago hospitals will handle Ebola; nurses call for hazmat protection

    4 Chicago hospitals will handle Ebola; nurses call for hazmat protection
    Four Chicago hospitals will treat potential Ebola patients, and federal officials announced more strict guidelines for handling those cases, even as a nurses union continued to push Tuesday for additional measures. City officials confirmed that Rush...
  • Haymarket troupe parlays small operas into big successes

    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"...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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, 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...
  • Comedian Cameron Esposito is on a charm offensive

    Comedian Cameron Esposito is on a charm offensive
    One day this past summer when I knew I would have a little free time, I thought I would meet up with Cameron Esposito, who seems to have very little free time anymore. A few years ago she had been a fixture on the Chicago comedy scene but decided the...
  • 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...
  • Obama coming to Chicago on Sunday for Quinn event

    Obama coming to Chicago on Sunday for Quinn event
    President Barack Obama will return home on Sunday to appear at a campaign event for Gov. Pat Quinn, a White House official said. Obama will spend Sunday night in the city, the official said. The next day, the president is scheduled to attend a $10,000-...