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  • U. of C. nurses set Jan. 29 for strike vote

    University of Chicago Medicine nurses have scheduled a Jan. 29 vote on whether to strike, their union said late Thursday. The vote would come a day before negotiations are scheduled to resume, a union spokeswoman said. In a blog post, Debi Albert, chief...
  • Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day

    Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day
    Several hundred people marched Monday in Chicago to voice concern over police brutality and racial profiling in the U.S. The march, which followed a 4-mile route that wound from River North to the Chicago Board of Trade, was one of several that took place...
  • Obama must veto Chicago parkland for legacy library

    Obama must veto Chicago parkland for legacy library
    A legacy is only as sturdy as what it's built upon. That's why President Barack Obama needs to tell his well-heeled Chicago friends they're not doing him any favors. His new tax proposal is just the latest evidence that Obama wants his presidency...
  • George Lucas: Museum could land in LA if Chicago falls through

    George Lucas: Museum could land in LA if Chicago falls through
    George Lucas said Friday that complications in his plan to build the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art on the Chicago lakefront may put Los Angeles back in the running. Last summer, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti made a vigorous push to get the “Star...
  • How did Islam come to this?

    "Islam is a religion of love. My brother was killed by terrorists, by false Muslims." These were the words of Malek Merabet, the brother of the policeman who was shot in the Charlie Hebdo attack. He is right. But his point raises another question that...
  • Irwin Steinberg, music company executive, dies at 94

     Irwin Steinberg, music company executive, dies at 94
    Irwin Steinberg started in finance at Chicago-based Mercury Records, rose to become president and, after Mercury became part of newly formed PolyGram in the1970s, became president of that company. "He was not caught up in the show business side of the...
  • An amateur roofer's tribute to architecture

     An amateur roofer's tribute to architecture
    Just before reaching age 80, I patched a leaky roof, disdaining professional help. This winter's storms will soon test my repair, thus demonstrating how much I remembered from architecture school before turning in my T-square and triangle almost 60...
  • Park District ready to give control of land to city for Obama library

    Park District ready to give control of land to city for Obama library
    During two public forums next week, the Chicago Park District will propose the transfer of several acres of South Side parkland to City Hall control to make way for the Obama presidential library, should the president and first lady choose the...
  • Minimum wage battles to continue in 2015

     Minimum wage battles to continue in 2015
    Labor notched some big wins last year in its efforts to beef up its ranks. Organizers vow to continue that push this year on signature items such as raising the minimum wage, but business groups are equally adamant about pushing back. Also on the...
  • Corrections and clarifications for Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

    •A graphic on Page 2 of Monday's Business section incorrectly stated the difference between the monthly payment for buying vs. leasing a 2014 Honda Accord LX. The monthly payment for leasing is $135 lower than buying. •An editorial Sunday...
  • 5 ideas: How the Obama library could enhance Chicago's historic parks

    5 ideas: How the Obama library could enhance Chicago's historic parks
    The University of Chicago's proposal to locate the Obama presidential library in or adjacent to Jackson or Washington parks on the South Side is an opportunity to improve and revitalize these historic parks and their surrounding communities and...