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  • Review: The Promontory

    Review: The Promontory
    The Promontory 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West 312-801-2100 Rating: 3.5 (out of four) Heating up Starbucks, Five Guys Burgers, LA Fitness, Chipotle—there's no question that the Harper Court redevelopment has brought a number of shiny new chains to...
  • Tablet-based games may relax anxious kids before surgery

    Tablet-based games may relax anxious kids before surgery
    Playing with an iPad mini before going under anesthesia could relax some kids more than a sedative would, also making life easier for their parents and hospital staff, according to a recent study. "Anxiety is a major source of concern for children going...
  • Study shows many teachers not credentialed in their subjects

     Study shows many teachers not credentialed in their subjects
    Illinois school districts have employed hundreds of educators to teach everything from science to special education even though they lacked proper credentials in those subjects, a Tribune investigation has found. The assignment of teachers not...
  • CPS soliciting bids for 3 schools closed last year

    CPS soliciting bids for 3 schools closed last year
    Chicago Public Schools is soliciting bids for three of the nearly 50 school buildings it closed last year. Under a process put together by an advisory committee for  finding ways to reuse the closed facilities, CPS is working with aldermen to...
  • City or tropics? Obama ponders where to put presidential library

    WASHINGTON As he embarks on his final years in office, President Barack Obama has begun to look beyond the White House to his next task: solidifying his legacy. A group of longtime friends and supporters, including his former campaign manager and...
  • Farewell for now, as I turn the page

     Farewell for now, as I turn the page
    I distinctly remember a textbook titled "Time to Wonder" that I used in elementary school. When I was a child, the title meant very little because both time and wonder seemed infinite to me. For many of us, though, it's not until we get older and become...
  • Shutsung Liao, University of Chicago researcher, 1931-2014

    Shutsung Liao, University of Chicago researcher, 1931-2014
    Shutsung Liao, a biochemist and professor emeritus at the University of Chicago's Ben May Department for Cancer Research, spent much of his life investigating prostate cancer and contributed to the development of a drug that is also used to treat male...
  • Man shot in Englewood

    Man shot in Englewood
    A man was shot in Englewood early Sunday morning. The 32-year-old was wounded in the abdomen and taken to University of Chicago Hospital, according to police. The shooting happened about 6 a.m. near 57th Street and Morgan Avenue on the South Side....
  • Concert review: Dee Alexander at Logan Center

    Concert review: Dee Alexander at Logan Center
    We already knew that Dee Alexander could sing. But on Friday night she reminded a large audience of just how well. Celebrating the release of her newest album, "Songs My Mother Loves," Alexander covered a remarkable range of sounds, styles and attitudes...
  • Wilton Schiller, Writer, Producer for 'Lassie,' 'The Fugitive,' Dies at 95

    Wilton Schiller, a writer and producer with a 50-year career that took him from the Golden Age of television to series such as "Lassie," "Dragnet" and "The Fugitive" to "The Six Million Dollar Man," died July 27 at home in Studio City, Calif. He was 95....
  • U. of I. builds an Illini presence in China

     U. of I. builds an Illini presence in China
    When Larry Zhao returned here to China's largest city in 2005 after getting a master's degree in business from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he wanted to connect with other Illini. He invited them for tea to discuss business...