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  • Fundraising ability key to winning Obama library

     Fundraising ability key to winning Obama library
    While Chicago has been engaged in a heated debate over the use of public parks for President Barack Obama's library, his selection of a host university may have more to do with which institution can offer the most financial support than which offers the...
  • News and Schmooze: Year two of a cancer fundraiser and spring holiday ideas

    Once again, Ovarian Cycle Chicago is ready to roll on Sunday, April 12 from 2:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m. at Midtown Athletic Club, 2211 Waukegan Road, Bannockburn. Thanks to the efforts of many sponsors and participants, including Jenna Eisenberg, chair of the...
  • Spike in 'contact cards' from street stops raises legal, strategic concerns

    Spike in 'contact cards' from street stops raises legal, strategic concerns
    Under pressure from police Superintendent Garry McCarthy to reduce violence, Chicago police are increasingly writing up "contact cards" -- the form they fill out when making street stops -- raising concerns of civil libertarians that the number of...
  • Frederick Pipin, steel door exec who raced cars, dies at 77

    Frederick L. Pipin lived fast, whether he was racing cars, racing sailboats or racing a competitor for orders for his steel door business. "Fred was a very focused, intense individual," said Robert Wedgeworth, who met Mr. Pipin in college. "He was...
  • Chicago classical music recommendations

     Chicago classical music recommendations
    Chicago Bach Project: Conductor John Nelson's cycle of J.S. Bach's sacred choral masterpieces this year comes round to the dramatic "St. John Passion," with the Chicago Bach Choir and Orchestra, and vocal soloists that include Nicholas Phan as the...
  • 2 dead, 12 wounded in shootings across Chicago

    2 dead, 12 wounded in shootings across Chicago
    Two men were killed and at least 12 other people were wounded in shootings across the city since Wednesday morning. Most recently, a 30-year-old man was shot to death near a Marathon gas station in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side,...
  • Katrina Adams comes home as tennis' history-making leader

     Katrina Adams comes home as tennis' history-making leader
    WASHINGTON — Katrina Adams knew she was on the wrong side of the fence. This was in the summer of 1975, when Arthur Ashe would become the first black man to win Wimbledon, when Adams was just 6 going on 7, a couple of years too young for the...
  • Daily Southtown Local Scoreboard for Saturday, March 21

    SATURDAY'S RESULTS HIGH SCHOOLS BOYS BASKETBALL STATE FINALS at Carver Arena, Peoria CLASS 4A Stevenson 57, Normal 40, championship Bolingbrook 63, Geneva 42, third CLASS 3A St. Joseph 67, Althoff 63, championship Morgan Park 87, Rockford...
  • Poll: Spend more, tax less, legalize pot

    Americans want lower taxes and more government spending both at once, although their support for spending more tax dollars on health care has dropped dramatically. They're likelier than ever to not feel connected to any particular religion, but no less...
  • Daily Southtown Local Scoreboard for Friday, March 19

    FRIDAY'S RESULTS HIGH SCHOOLS BOYS BASKETBALL STATE SEMIFINALS (at Carver Arena, Peoria) CLASS 4A Normal 38, Geneva 36 Stevenson 63, Bolingbrook 43 CLASS 3A Belleville Althoff 82, Morgan Park 74 St. Joseph 55, Rockford Lutheran 38 BASEBALL Ag....
  • How newest class of drugs could save billions of dollars

    How newest class of drugs could save billions of dollars
    Clad in white lab coats, blue gloves and safety goggles, scientists are buzzing around a lab at Hospira in Lake Forest. One lifts a clear vial to eye level as he uses a syringe to fill it with a clear solution. A colleague across the room nudges aside a...