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  • U. of C.'s Booth falls out of top spot in Bloomberg Businessweek MBA rankings

    U. of C.'s Booth falls out of top spot in Bloomberg Businessweek MBA rankings
    The University of Chicago's Booth School of Business has fallen out of the top spot on the Bloomberg Businessweek rankings of MBA programs, the publication said Tuesday. Booth, which fell to No. 3, had been No. 1 for the past four rankings. This is...
  • Ex-Illinois congressman to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Ex-Illinois congressman to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
    Abner Mikva, a five-term congressman for Illinois who also served in all three branches of the federal government, was one of 19 Americans awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. "I'm just overwhelmed by the...
  • Dozen in Illinois being monitored, but not quarantined, for Ebola

    Dozen in Illinois being monitored, but not quarantined, for Ebola
    Twelve people in Illinois are being monitored for potential Ebola exposure, officials said Monday as they called for additional steps to prepare for any possible outbreak — which included a proposal for a fund for health care workers exposed to...
  • U. of C.'s public policy school gets new building, new direction

     U. of C.'s public policy school gets new building, new direction
    The University of Chicago announced Wednesday afternoon that its public policy school — the institution's youngest and one of its less prominent professional schools — will be moving to a larger location, part of an effort to expand its...
  • We're still a long way from solving minimum-wage issue

    We're still a long way from solving minimum-wage issue
    If there's one thing I've learned from writing about whether the minimum wage should be raised, it's that writing about whether the minimum wage should be raised is a tricky business. There are passionate voices on both sides of the debate, and those...
  • City unveils boathouse plan for Bridgeport

     City unveils boathouse plan for Bridgeport
    The architecture world applauded when Mayor Rahm Emanuel dedicated a striking, Jeanne Gang-designed boathouse on Chicago's North Side last year. But the project raised a troubling social equity question: When would the mayor make good on his promise to...
  • 2 dead, 3 hurt in separate shootings

    2 dead, 3 hurt in separate shootings
    Two men were killed and at least three other people, including a boy, were injured in shootings on the South and West sides since Wednesday evening, police said. Most recently, a 39-year-old man died after he was dropped off at South Shore Hospital...
  • Four shot on South Side, including 14-year-old boy

    Four shot on South Side, including 14-year-old boy
    Four people, including a 14-year-old boy, were shot in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side Friday, police said. The latest shooting happened at 2:30 p.m. when an 18-year-old man was shot in the leg on the 8400 block of South Exchange Avenue...
  • After spoiled butterfly bash, Oklahoma town tries to aid monarchs

    After spoiled butterfly bash, Oklahoma town tries to aid monarchs
    The small town of Blanchard, Oklahoma, threw a big party this fall, but the guests of honor did not show up. Residents suspect foul play somewhere on the guests' international trek to the festivities. To make sure the same thing does not happen next...
  • How's your school doing?

    How's your school doing?
    Illinois schools no longer are labeled as failures or successes based on standardized test scores, as they were under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Schools now will be judged on a powerful set of measures that help parents and teachers know if...
  • Beyond the actual exhibit, more Bowie events are all around us

    Beyond the actual exhibit, more Bowie events are all around us
    There was a time, a fleeting moment last year, when the staff at the Museum of Contemporary Art figured it could be subtle about "David Bowie Is," opening Tuesday. They thought the show itself was so literally flashy and large that they didn't need to...