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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Multi-tasking, quick thinking vital for ER nurses

    It takes a special mindset to be an emergency room nurse, says Margaret Mateja, senior director of emergency services at NorthShore University HealthSystem in Glenview. "It's organized chaos," Mateja said. "Some people don't have the type of...
  • Review: 'The Oldest Living Things in the World' by Rachel Sussman

    Review: 'The Oldest Living Things in the World' by Rachel Sussman
    Artist Rachel Sussman is a time traveler. She writes in "The Oldest Living Things in the World" that she crisscrossed the globe photographing living organisms at least 2,000 years old to encourage "an anthropomorphic connection to a deep timescale that,...
  • U of C doctor accused of exposing himself to minors

    U of C doctor accused of exposing himself to minors
    Authorities today suspended the license of a prominent University of Chicago neurologist who was charged last week with public indecency and disorderly conduct. Jeffrey I. Frank, 53, of the first block of Kings Cross Drive in Lincolnshire, surrendered...
  • One-time Nixon aide Jeb Stuart Magruder, convicted in Watergate, dies

    One-time Nixon aide Jeb Stuart Magruder, convicted in Watergate, dies
    Jeb Stuart Magruder, the former White House aide who served seven months in prison for his role in the Watergate scandal that forced Richard Nixon to resign from the presidency in 1974, has died. He was 79. Magruder, a retired Presbyterian minister,...
  • Year later, much has been learned about school closings

    Year later, much has been learned about school closings
    Nerves were a little shakier than usual when the 2013-14 school year started in Chicago, as parents and city officials anxiously watched thousands of children heading off to classrooms in unfamiliar neighborhoods because of the district's move to close...
  • Prominent U of C doctor suspended after public indecency arrest

    Prominent U of C doctor suspended after public indecency arrest
    Following the latest in a string of arrests on public indecency charges, a prominent University of Chicago neurologist has been suspended from caring for patients at the university’s medical center and temporarily barred from practicing medicine...
  • Daughter Of A Slave, With Deep Roots In Hartford

    Daughter Of A Slave, With Deep Roots In Hartford
    Frances Taylor Dunham Catlett, a social worker, painter and poet, came from an African American family with deep roots in Hartford. Many members of her extended family have made significant contributions in education, social work, the union movement,...
  • New U. of C. medical center planned for Orland Park

    New U. of C. medical center planned for Orland Park
    Orland Park trustees gave early approval to plans to bring a University of Chicago Medicine facility to the village’s Main Street Triangle. The village signed a letter of intent with University of Chicago Medicine outlining plans for a 120,000...
  • The left's war on free speech

    Freedom of speech used to be a quintessential liberal cause. That quintessential liberal advocacy organization, the American Civil Liberties Union, prided itself on defending the 1st Amendment right of even the most marginal and disliked of groups to...