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  • We said they'd make headlines in 2014. Were we right?

    We said they'd make headlines in 2014. Were we right?
    As we prepare to look ahead to 2015, let's look back at the local executives we predicted would make headlines in 2014. Harper Reed CEO, Modest Barack Obama campaign veterans Reed and Dylan Richard didn't meet their self-reported 2014 launch date...
  • Roosevelt University president's pay ranks No. 5 nationally

     Roosevelt University president's pay ranks No. 5 nationally
    The president of Chicago-based Roosevelt University was paid nearly $1.8 million in 2012, making him the fifth highest-paid private university president in the country that year, according to an annual survey of college presidents' compensation. The...
  • Man dead, 3 others wounded in city shootings, including man robbed in Englewood

    Man dead, 3 others wounded in city shootings, including man robbed in Englewood
    A man was shot dead and three other people, including a 14-year-old boy, were wounded in separate shootings since Christmas Day. A 52-year-old man died after being shot and a 42-year-old man was wounded during a domestic incident in the Lawndale...
  • John Goodlad dies at 94; led research on how schools fail to educate

     John Goodlad dies at 94; led research on how schools fail to educate
    John I. Goodlad, whose exhaustive analysis of the culture of schools and the reasons for their failures made him one of the intellectual leaders of the education reform movement that took off in the early 1980s, died Nov. 29 in Seattle. He was 94. The...
  • Immigrants in state illegally to get state-funded kidney transplants

     Immigrants in state illegally to get state-funded kidney transplants
    When he was diagnosed with renal disease almost two years ago, Gustavo Galvez had never heard of dialysis. Doctors told Galvez, who had been working in the United States 17 years without legal residency, that it would help his failing kidneys function and...
  • Airline changes to frequent-flier programs snub rank-and-file patrons

    This was the year in which airline passengers learned where they really stood with the big carriers they've been loyal to over the years. Beginning Jan. 1, Delta Air Lines will start handing out frequent-flier miles based not on distance traveled, which...
  • Ald. Pawar ties the knot

    Ald. Pawar ties the knot
    Chicago Ald. Ameya Pawar (47th) tied the knot over the weekend. Pawar, 34, announced the wedding in his weekly ward newsletter, which includes the North Side communities of Ravenswood and North Center. Pawar, elected in 2011, married his former chief of...
  • Chicago book news: Chicago Writers Association's annual awards winners announced

    The Chicago Writers Association recently announced the winners of their fourth annual Book of the Year Awards. The winners are "The Hundred-Year House" by Rebecca Makkai (Traditional Fiction), "Carpe Diem, Illinois (A Leo Townsend novel)" by Kristin A....
  • Obama library officials dissatisfied with Chicago's two bids

    Obama library officials dissatisfied with Chicago's two bids
    Obama presidential library officials are dissatisfied with Chicago's two bids for the multimillion-dollar facility as they work toward a decision early next year, according to a source close to the foundation leading the effort on behalf of the...
  • Brazil's Rousseff vows budget cuts, anti-corruption push in second term

    Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff began her second term Thursday vowing to rein in government spending to curb inflation and pull Latin America's largest economy out of a four-year slump. As she took the oath of office in Brasilia, Rousseff also promised...
  • Review: 'Boom, Bust, Exodus' by Chad Broughton

    Review: 'Boom, Bust, Exodus' by Chad Broughton
    Globalization — a familiar word, one that has become a bit of jargon, a sterile term slipped into the titles of intellectual-sounding texts or dropped nakedly into cable news debates. But whom does it affect most? This is the purpose of Chad...