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  • Chicago mayoral candidates use the 'L' to promote their platforms

    Chicago mayoral candidates use the 'L' to promote their platforms
    For the last few weeks, Chicago mayoral candidates have been putting the "L" in "election." With varying degrees of frequency, the five mayoral candidates are turning up at train stations to shake the hands of potential voters ahead of the Feb. 24...
  • Boyfriend of murder suspect reaches plea deal in infant's death

    The boyfriend of a woman who is charged with murder in her infant’s death has pleaded guilty to a lesser offense in exchange for his testimony against her. Melvin Vincent McNair II, 29, admitted in court Monday that he failed to get medical care...
  • Municipal Elections 2015: Millennials not at polls

    Municipal Elections 2015: Millennials not at polls
    Young voters proved they have power at the polls when they helped usher President Obama into office, but in Chicago they haven't flexed their voting muscle too much in local elections to pick a mayor or the aldermen who have the authority to do everything...
  • Emanuel to unveil ordinance transferring parkland for Obama library

    Emanuel to unveil ordinance transferring parkland for Obama library
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday will introduce an ordinance to transfer at least 20 acres of public parkland to the city if President Barack Obama decides to build his library and museum in either Washington Park or Jackson Park on the South Side,...
  • Workers pick up greater share of health care costs, survey finds

    Workers pick up greater share of health care costs, survey finds
    Health care costs might be rising less sharply than they were a few years ago, but employers continue to make employees take on more of the burden, and that's likely to continue, a new survey shows. Plans with high deductibles are becoming the norm, and...
  • Ilga Vitolins, University of Chicago library cataloger, dies at 77

     Ilga Vitolins, University of Chicago library cataloger, dies at 77
    llga Vitolins had a single mission while working in the cataloging department at the University of Chicago Library for more than four decades: making sure that scholars from around the world found what they were looking for among the library's 11.9...
  • Chicago area classical music picks

    Chicago area classical music picks
    Contempo: The University of Chicago's contemporary music collective celebrates its 50th anniversary with world premieres by the late Lee Hyla, Huck Hodge and John Eaton, along with music of two artistic directors, Shulamit Ran and founder Ralph Shapey....
  • Contempo introduces challenging new music

    Contempo, the University of Chicago's new music collective, began its 50th anniversary season Saturday night at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, with a characteristically prickly program superlatively played. As in time past, when the...
  • Hospitalist: Improving hospital care, efficiency adds to job appeal

    By Erinn Hutkin Suzanne Pham's most memorable experiences on the job have involved patients who enter the hospital in critical condition but recover enough to move to a rehab center or even go home. She recalled treating a 90-year-old man who'd...
  • Boys basketball: Evan Boudreaux, Lake Forest earn tight win over Lake Zurich

    Boys basketball: Evan Boudreaux, Lake Forest earn tight win over Lake Zurich
    LAKE ZURICH — Lake Forest opponents have tried a lot of defensive schemes to slow down Scouts forward Evan Boudreaux, but Lake Zurich found something that nearly worked Friday. The Bears used a box-and-one zone defense with one player glued to...
  • For the Obama library, why not UIC ?

    For the Obama library, why not UIC ?
    If I were one of the people involved in the University of Illinois at Chicago's bid for Barack Obama's presidential library and museum, I'd be feeling pretty good about my chances right now.  The University of Chicago looked like it had the inside...