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  • All-star game is one final shining moment for Lake County stars

    All-star game is one final shining moment for Lake County stars
    Because of previous commitments, not every player invited to participate in Friday night's Lake County Senior Shootout all-star boys basketball game at the College of Lake County in Grayslake was able to attend. For example, Jalen Brunson, who led...
  • Who millennials trust, and don't trust, is driving the new economy

    By PricewaterhouseCoopers' projection, the biggest sectors of the "sharing economy" — including transportation and travel companies like Uber, Zipcar and Airbnb — could be pulling in as much as $335 billion in global revenue by 2025. That's...
  • Local weightlifters compete at state

    Six area weightlifters competed at the FHSAA Class 1A Boys Weightlifting Finals on Saturday. Plantation American Heritage's Matt Marzan finished 15th in the 219-pound competition. Marzan bench pressed 245 pounds, then clean and jerked 220 pounds for a...
  • How my media diet is killing me

    How my media diet is killing me
    The first step in addressing a problem is recognizing there is a problem, and because I recognized I had a problem I went to see Sue Becker. I drove out to her home in Downers Grove and she met me at the front door. She was polite and formal and...
  • Chicago's cardinal: Francis George rose to lead hometown's Catholics

    Chicago's cardinal: Francis George rose to lead hometown's Catholics
    For all the things that polio took away from a young Francis George — running, playing baseball and riding his bicycle — it did little to derail his dreams of becoming a priest. Even after he entered his freshman year of Chicago high...
  • Tsuen-hsuin Tsien, influential Chinese librarian, dies at 105

    Tsuen-hsuin "T.H." Tsien, considered by colleagues as the most influential Chinese librarian in America, developed one of the country's greatest East Asian libraries at the University of Chicago. Mr. Tsien, former curator of the Far Eastern Library of...
  • After Cardinal George's death, parishes reflect on his impact, legacy

    After Cardinal George's death, parishes reflect on his impact, legacy
    As word spread of Cardinal Francis George's death, Catholic parishes throughout the Chicago area and suburbs stopped classes in their schools, halted the workday at offices and paused to reflect on how the admired leader personally affected their...
  • U. of C. nurses to strike April 30

    U. of C. nurses to strike April 30
    National Nurses United said Friday it has called for a one-day strike April 30 against University of Chicago Medicine. Jan Rodolfo, the union's Midwest director, said no significant movement has been made on sticking issues. The strike notice was...
  • Bill would make Catholic hospitals tell patients about options elsewhere

     Bill would make Catholic hospitals tell patients about options elsewhere
    A measure before Illinois lawmakers would require Roman Catholic hospitals to tell patients they can go elsewhere for birth control, certain medical procedures and other health care choices that violate church teachings. The proposal would amend the...
  • Marco Rubio on 'Face the Nation'

    Marco Rubio on 'Face the Nation'
    UPDATED: The Sunday morning guest list: Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., a presidential candidate, talks to CBS' "Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and former Gov. Martin O'Malley, D-Md., a possible...
  • Shulamit Ran may be retiring but her music continues

     Shulamit Ran may be retiring but her music continues
    Shulamit Ran remembers very well how she came to be hired as a professor of music at the University of Chicago. It was 1973, roughly a decade after she had moved from her native Tel Aviv to New York to study composition and piano at the Mannes College...