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  • As others get money, hospitals fear cutbacks in research funding

    Although the Affordable Care Act is directly funding a new variety of medical research, some experts fear the health overhaul also could cut into the money available to fund studies traditionally carried out at academic medical centers. Such institutions...
  • 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...
  • For some, part-time work is full-time worry

    For some, part-time work is full-time worry
    Since the recession, thousands of workers in every state have become trapped in part-time jobs that don't give them as many hours as they want. But in Illinois, the impact has been unusually harsh. In 2007, Illinois ranked 23rd in its rate of...
  • Ryerson steel firm has long Chicago history but weak IPO

    In the century after its conception on the banks of the Chicago River in 1842, Ryerson grew into the nation's largest steel distributor and a Chicago institution, employing thousands in the area and leaving the Ryerson family name stamped on art...
  • Dietitians serve up nutrition advice to help patients lead healthier lives

    By Erinn Hutkin Holly Herrington had always been interested in food and nutrition -- mainly related to weight loss -- something she's struggled with most of her adult life. She developed a passion for reading "every nutrition book, diet book, magazine...
  • Concealed carry trainers have checkered pasts

     Concealed carry trainers have checkered pasts
    As Illinois became the last state to allow concealed guns in public, state officials wrote a host of rules designed to prevent irresponsible uses of force that could take innocent lives. But multiple instructors authorized to teach people how to tote...
  • Orland Crossing apartments groundbreaking coming soon

    Orland Crossing apartments groundbreaking coming soon
    Construction on a new apartment complex in downtown Orland Park is expected to begin in about a month after plans for the new housing and an adjacent grocery store got a final round of approvals at a Village Board meeting Monday. "They're ready to go,"...
  • 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...
  • Activists: South Side hospital patients caught in 'trauma deserts'

    Activists: South Side hospital patients caught in 'trauma deserts'
    For the nearly 2,200 people shot last year in Chicago, getting to a trauma center within minutes was often their best hope of not becoming one of the city's 415 homicide victims. But how fast they received trauma care depended on where in Chicago they...
  • Don't care about music? You are not alone

    Don't care about music? You are not alone
    They are an elusive breed. Seemingly closer to myth than reality, a whisper heard in passing, a thought quickly discarded. When I told Anne Walters Robertson, chair of the Department of Music at the University of Chicago, about them, she replied,...