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  • State panel OKs U. of C. Medicine's south suburban expansion plan

    State panel OKs U. of C. Medicine's south suburban expansion plan
    The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board granted approval this afternoon for University of Chicago Medicine’s $67 million outpatient medical center planned for Orland Park’s downtown. The six board members present voted...
  • U of I ranks high in undergrad entrepreneurs getting venture funding, study shows

    U of I ranks high in undergrad entrepreneurs getting venture funding, study shows
    Over the past five years, 146 entrepreneurs with undergraduate degrees from the University of Illinois have received venture-capital funding for businesses that they’ve started, more than any other college in the state and ranking 12th worldwide,...
  • Arch Venture Partners raises $400 million fund

    Arch Venture Partners raises $400 million fund
    Chicago-based Arch Venture Partners raised a $400 million fund to invest in early stage companies, the firm announced Wednesday, underscoring renewed investor confidence in the once moribund life sciences sector. The firm will deploy the cash in...
  • Police officers hurt at South Side disturbance

    Police officers hurt at South Side disturbance
    Eight people are in custody after a disturbance in the Avalon Park neighborhood left several officers with minor injuries Tuesday evening, police said. The disturbance broke out about 7:10 p.m. at a demonstration in the 7900 block of South Avalon...
  • China exhibit hall coming to Field Museum

    China exhibit hall coming to Field Museum
    For the next addition to its permanent exhibitions, Chicago’s Field Museum is looking far to the East. The Cyrus Tang Hall of China, showcasing some 350 artifacts from the museum’s 40,000-item collection, will open next June in a gallery...
  • City's weekend toll climbs as over a dozen shot late Sunday

    City's weekend toll climbs as over a dozen shot late Sunday
    At least 21 people were shot in Chicago in a 12-hour span starting early Sunday afternoon, according to authorities. Gunfire broke out on the North, South and West sides in that stretch and claimed at least three lives while wounding at least 18: a 14-...
  • Overnight shootings leave 2 dead, 6 hurt

    Overnight shootings leave 2 dead, 6 hurt
    Shootings on the South, West and Southwest sides left at least two people dead and six people hurt overnight, including three people shot, one fatally, in a single attack in the Gresham neighborhood, according to police. The Gresham shooting happened...
  • The 'Big 5' and everyone else [Commentary]

    The 'Big 5' and everyone else [Commentary]
    So the big programs of college football have gotten together as the Big 5 conferences. Like political separatists, they are loosening their ties with the National Collegiate Athletic Association, dissociating themselves from their smaller, less showy...
  • Chicago Public Schools reports graduation rate up

    Chicago Public Schools reports graduation rate up
    Following national trends and building on years of growth, Chicago Public Schools on Tuesday reported a higher graduation rate for high school students in the last school year. The CPS graduation rate has been climbing for the past decade except for one...
  • A TIF could be just what Washington Park needs

    A TIF could be just what Washington Park needs
    TIF is not a four-letter word, but it might as well be. It's an acronym for a redevelopment tool — tax increment financing — that's been abused and overused in Chicago for decades, funneling public dollars to private projects that didn't...
  • Authority for the people: Ferguson and the reverse Miranda rights

    Authority for the people: Ferguson and the reverse Miranda rights
    Since he was never arrested, it is likely that Michael Brown never was read his Miranda rights. It is even more likely that Darren Wilson never considered giving them before shooting Brown six times. Before almost any domestic arrest, law enforcement...