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  • 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....
  • Medical labs to get new FDA oversight

    Medical labs to get new FDA oversight
    The Food & Drug Administration on Thursday announced it would step up its regulation of a class of lab tests that have been key in ushering in an era of personalized medicine -- a step the agency has long considered against strong opposition by small...
  • World Music Festival Chicago to feature 62 acts

    World Music Festival Chicago to feature 62 acts
    Vieux Farka Toure (from Mali), Bombino (Niger) and Pablo Menendez & Mezcla (Cuba) will headline the 16th annual World Music Festival Chicago, running Sept. 11 through 21 in venues across the city. The festival, presented by the city’s Department...
  • What Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative means for black America

    What Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative means for black America
    A great paradox of Obama’s America is that racism has been so thoroughly condemned that it only rarely receives public attention. To some extent, the election of a black president relaxed what remained of our national focus on race matters, it...
  • Ruth Horwich, 1920-2014

     Ruth Horwich, 1920-2014
    A fixture in Chicago's art community for more than 55 years, Ruth Horwich championed young artists and donated significant pieces to the Smart Museum at the University of Chicago, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Her most...
  • South Side creates its own Museum Campus

    South Side creates its own Museum Campus
    The idea sat roughly in the middle of the city's Cultural Plan 2012, a bullet point among scores of bullet points: "Development of a 'Museum Campus South' that connects major institutions on the South Side." Now it's being put into action. At a news...
  • Daley Dog a tough swallow at Taste

     Daley Dog a tough swallow at Taste
    When the shrieks of politicians become unbearable — think cats gnawing upon the heads of gentle woodland creatures — I can still show you refuge. A place where fellow Chicagoans and even gullible tourists from exotic lands like Canada can...
  • George Morrison, Acting Teacher to Gene Hackman, Edie Falco, Dies at 92

    George Morrison, an acting teacher and director who trained, worked with, and inspired great actors including Gene Hackman, Edie Falco, Dustin Hoffman, Jack Klugman, Sandy Dennis, Judy Collins, Susan Dey, Jane Alexander, Jill Clayburgh, Joel Grey, Stanley...
  • Veterans help Chicago teens through 'war' times

    Veterans help Chicago teens through 'war' times
    With smoky barbecue scent filling the air and '80s hip-hop thumping from a speaker, two inner-city teens led their teams up and down the forest preserve field in a friendly but spirited game of pickup football. Alex, 18 and wiry, weaves across the...
  • Robert M. Grant, 1917-2014

    Robert M. Grant, 1917-2014
    Robert M. Grant was a prolific and widely recognized scholar and professor of ancient Christianity at the University of Chicago who also published books on a side interest, World War I U-boats. Mr. Grant, 96, the son of another noted theologian,...
  • Shootings since Sunday in Chicago: 4 dead, 26 wounded

    Shootings since Sunday in Chicago: 4 dead, 26 wounded
    At least 30 people were shot over about 13 hours starting 2:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon and continuing into early Monday morning. Four of the 30 people shot died and several more remain in critical condition. The shootings Sunday into Monday brings the...