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  • 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...
  • Workers pick up greater share of health care costs, survey finds

    Workers pick up greater share of health care costs, survey finds
    Health care costs might be rising less sharply than they were a few years ago, but employers continue to make employees take on more of the burden, and that's likely to continue, a new survey shows. Plans with high deductibles are becoming the norm, and...
  • Fired-up millennials become political, labor and community organizers

    Fired-up millennials become political, labor and community organizers
    On a snowy evening, Brianna Tong gathered more than 50 students in a classroom at the University of Chicago to meet and dine with aldermanic candidates. The smell of curry filled the air as Tong told the audience that before becoming a campaign volunteer,...
  • 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...
  • Chicago area classical music picks

    Chicago area classical music picks
    Contempo: The University of Chicago's contemporary music collective celebrates its 50th anniversary with world premieres by the late Lee Hyla, Huck Hodge and John Eaton, along with music of two artistic directors, Shulamit Ran and founder Ralph Shapey....
  • Study: U. of C. Medical Center best equipped to handle adult trauma cases

    Study: U. of C. Medical Center best equipped to handle adult trauma cases
    Of five Chicago hospitals on the South Side, the University of Chicago Medical Center is currently the best equipped to handle adult trauma patients who need emergency care, according to a recently released study. But while officials with the University...
  • Boys basketball: Evan Boudreaux, Lake Forest earn tight win over Lake Zurich

    Boys basketball: Evan Boudreaux, Lake Forest earn tight win over Lake Zurich
    LAKE ZURICH — Lake Forest opponents have tried a lot of defensive schemes to slow down Scouts forward Evan Boudreaux, but Lake Zurich found something that nearly worked Friday. The Bears used a box-and-one zone defense with one player glued to...
  • Hundreds debate putting Obama library on parkland

     Hundreds debate putting Obama library on parkland
    The second forum in as many days on using Chicago parkland for a Barack Obama presidential library again drew hundreds of people Wednesday, with arguments that boil down to the proposal either eroding valuable outdoor space or being an economic boost to...
  • Review: 'Friends Disappear' by Mary Barr

    Review: 'Friends Disappear' by Mary Barr
    At first glance, the photograph that once hung on Mary Barr's refrigerator door upholds Evanston's widely praised reputation for integrated education and open housing. The 1974 photo depicts 13 black and white friends posed on the stairs of a home, the...
  • Lake Bluff's Blair House nominated for landmark status

    Lake Bluff's Blair House nominated for landmark status
    Lake Bluff historic preservation officials will apply for landmark status for the architecturally significant Blair House, although all involved agree the move may only postpone the home's date with a wrecking ball. "Obviously, landmark or not, the...
  • Passions flare at meeting on plans for Obama library on park land

    Passions flare at meeting on plans for Obama library on park land
    Proposals to use roughly 20 acres of parkland in a Barack Obama presidential library drew hundreds of people Tuesday night to a South Side meeting, where passions flared among local residents and parkland preservationists. Community leaders and...