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  • U of I ranks high in undergrad entrepreneurs getting venture funding, study shows

    U of I ranks high in undergrad entrepreneurs getting venture funding, study shows
    Over the past five years, 146 entrepreneurs with undergraduate degrees from the University of Illinois have received venture-capital funding for businesses that they’ve started, more than any other college in the state and ranking 12th worldwide,...
  • A TIF could be just what Washington Park needs

    A TIF could be just what Washington Park needs
    TIF is not a four-letter word, but it might as well be. It's an acronym for a redevelopment tool — tax increment financing — that's been abused and overused in Chicago for decades, funneling public dollars to private projects that didn't...
  • The 'Big 5' and everyone else [Commentary]

    The 'Big 5' and everyone else [Commentary]
    So the big programs of college football have gotten together as the Big 5 conferences. Like political separatists, they are loosening their ties with the National Collegiate Athletic Association, dissociating themselves from their smaller, less showy...
  • Sit up straight until airlines ease reclining turbulence

    Sit up straight until airlines ease reclining turbulence
    None of us should take this lying down. When it comes to reclining seats on airplanes, we need to draw a line — and maybe we all should be required to sit up straight until everyone agrees on what that line should be. By now, you know about last...
  • U. of C. Medicine gets state approval to build Orland Park outpatient center

    U. of C. Medicine gets state approval to build Orland Park outpatient center
    University of Chicago Medicine has received state approval to build a $66.9 million outpatient center in Orland Park and spend $123.5 million to develop the third and fourth floor of its flagship hospital in Hyde Park. The Illinois Health Facilities and...
  • Reviews: 'Cold Sweat' and 'Inside the Godfather'

    Reviews: 'Cold Sweat' and 'Inside the Godfather'
    James Brown reveled in tall tales, even though his incredible life story never needed any embellishment. For those who don't already know about how he rose up from rural poverty to wild acclaim across the planet, the new film "Get On Up" highlights...
  • Bronzeville man accused of pouring bleach on infant

    Bronzeville man accused of pouring bleach on infant
    A judge set bail Saturday at $200,000 for a Bronzeville man accused of pouring bleach on his 6-week-old baby boy during an argument with the child's mother. Berry Tororicius, 22, of the 4200 block of South Calumet Avenue, allegedly got into an...
  • Sally Hunter Wiley, 1947-2014

    Sally Hunter Wiley, 1947-2014
    It took drive and ambition for Sally Hunter Wiley to become one of the first female media directors at Chicago ad agency Leo Burnett, where she steered campaigns for clients such as McDonald's during her three-decade career. Mrs. Wiley didn't slow...
  • Problems persist for high-profile back surgery firm, patients

    Christine Harrison suffered from a chronically sore back. Watching Fox & Friends one morning, she saw an interview with a doctor who promised "excellent pain relief" for people like her. The doctor was promoting North American Spine, a high-profile...
  • Rick Perry calls indictment politically motivated

    Rick Perry calls indictment politically motivated
    Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2016, said on Saturday an indictment against him for abuse of power was a political move that he intends to fight. Perry was indicted on Friday by a grand jury in Travis County,...
  • Cardinal George testing new cancer drug

    Cardinal George testing new cancer drug
    Cardinal Francis George, facing his third bout with cancer, is participating in a clinical trial of a new drug being conducted at the University of Chicago, the archdiocese announced Friday. "The trial is testing a new drug, which may work by...