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  • Emanuel confident Obamas will pick Chicago for presidential library

    Emanuel confident Obamas will pick Chicago for presidential library
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel predicted Tuesday that President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama would select Chicago for the home of his presidential library, despite the president’s foundation recently expressing its dissatisfaction with Chicago&...
  • Snow moves in, more numbing cold to follow

    Snow moves in, more numbing cold to follow
    This week's snowfall is telling Chicagoans that winter has arrived. And continued subzero temperatures and wind chills as low as minus 30 degrees Tuesday and Wednesday should serve notice it’s not leaving anytime soon. "It looks to be pretty,...
  • Glenview teen breaking down barriers for women in computing

    Glenview teen breaking down barriers for women in computing
    Lauren Ribordy has several theories as to why women are not better represented in the field of computer science. But the 18-year-old senior at Glenbrook South High School is fully committed to changing that. In mid-November, Ribordy, a Glenview...
  • After son's mugging, Emanuel says police target 'blind spots' on his block

    After son's mugging, Emanuel says police target 'blind spots' on his block
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Monday that police are working on some security "blind spots" following the robbery of his teenage son near the family home last month. In his first comments to reporters since Zach Emanuel's cellphone was stolen in a Dec. 19...
  • Patricia Barber on the air: Welcome to 'MusicHeads'

    Patricia Barber on the air: Welcome to 'MusicHeads'
    We already knew she could sing, play the piano and write hyperliterate, musically sophisticated songs. But can Chicagoan Patricia Barber host a radio show? More specifically, can she preside over a program designed not merely to entertain listeners...
  • Jonathan Zimmerman: Does every president need a library?

    Jonathan Zimmerman: Does every president need a library?
    In 1971, two years after leaving the White House, Lyndon Johnson dedicated his sleek, windowless eight-story presidential library at the University of Texas. But in the pages of The Washington Post, editorial cartoonist Herblock depicted Johnson as an...
  • More time given for medical facility plan in Orland Park

    More time given for medical facility plan in Orland Park
    Orland Park officials again extended their deadline to finalize an agreement with University of Chicago Medicine on the outpatient care center planned for the village's downtown. At a Monday night village board meeting, trustees gave themselves until...
  • Dr. Harry Fozzard, cardiology specialist at University of Chicago, dies

    Dr. Harry Fozzard, cardiology specialist at University of Chicago, dies
    Dr. Harry Fozzard, a professor emeritus of medicine at the University of Chicago, was a leader in the field of electrophysiology, conducting research that centered on the ion channels in the heart that generate rhythm and control cardiac muscle...
  • Park District land for presidential library site is not worth it

    How does the University of Chicago unveil proposed Barack Obama presidential library sites that itdoesn’t own? And how does the U. of C. feel it proper that the site proposals could be made privately, without any public hearings, especially since...
  • Consider donating your body to science

    Your Jan. 3 editorial, “A cheaper, greener way to go,” rightly notes the not-too-distant and final future of the baby boomer generation. While “green burial” is certainly an option that may appeal to this group, there is an...
  • Obama library would add to revitalization taking place in West Harlem

    Obama library would add to revitalization taking place in West Harlem
    In the West Harlem neighborhood where Columbia University would build the Obama presidential library, residents are accustomed to change. But they have not always welcomed it. The proposed library would be a cornerstone of Columbia's massive expansion...