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  • Chicago Park District approves transfer of parkland for Obama library

    Chicago Park District approves transfer of parkland for Obama library
    The Chicago Park District board voted Wednesday to transfer roughly 20 acres of parkland to the city if the University of Chicago is chosen to host the Barack Obama Presidential Library, a move the library's foundation said "improves Chicago's bids" for...
  • Culinary Care helps fight cancer, one meal at a time

    Culinary Care helps fight cancer, one meal at a time
    One of the few good memories Wilmette native Courtney White has of her late father Barry's final fight with lung cancer in 2006 is of food: the dishes that concerned friends and neighbors brought the family every night for two months straight. Knowing...
  • No longer a candidate, Mitt Romney seeking ways to play kingmaker in GOP presidential contest

    A potential candidate no more, Mitt Romney is charting an aggressive course to help shape the Republican presidential field in 2016. The GOP's 2012 presidential nominee will be a keynote speaker at the Republican Jewish Coalition's spring meeting in...
  • David Axelrod memoir 'Believer' offers inside glimpse of Obama White House

    David Axelrod memoir 'Believer' offers inside glimpse of Obama White House
    For most of Barack Obama's meteoric political career, David Axelrod was the guy. He was the rumpled fella over there in the corner plotting the next move. How to spin it, sell it, defend it, bury it. Whatever the occasion called for. It was Axelrod who...
  • Peter R. Orszag: Scott Walker's risky university experiment

    It's hard to believe that Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to cut $300 million from the University of Wisconsin's budget over the next two years would allow the school to maintain its quality. Walker would prohibit the university from raising tuition during...
  • US job openings increase to fresh 14-year high; job quits, hiring also climb

    The number of available jobs posted by U.S. employers rose in December to the highest level in 14 years, a sign recent strong job gains will likely continue. Employers also filled more jobs and more employees quit, two additional signs of an improving...
  • National Signing Day: Lake County area athletes

    National Signing Day: Lake County area athletes
    The following list of athletes was compiled after contacting area athletic directors. If Pioneer Press accidentally omitted an athlete who is signing a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, please email ppnpreps@pioneerlocal.com and let us know the...
  • Don't fumble on an otherwise strong college admission run

    Dear Mr. Bradshaw, I have submitted applications to a number of top-tier colleges and am now waiting to hear their decision. I will be on pins and needles until the April 1 decision date. You have worked with a lot of high school seniors who have...
  • Week 7: Jason Lynch, Saucon Valley (wrestling)

    Week 7: Jason Lynch, Saucon Valley (wrestling)
    Saucon Valley's Jason Lynch hasn't lost since finishing fifth at 170 pounds at the prestigious Beast of the East Classic in December, although he did not wrestle in the Bethlehem Holiday Classic the following week. Last year he won 41 matches on his way...
  • Welcome to the Neighborhood aims to diversify Chicago live lit

    Welcome to the Neighborhood aims to diversify Chicago live lit
    When Paul Dailing and Rachel Hyman met on Twitter in 2013, they bonded over their own local literary projects. Dailing contributes three times a week to his ambitious journalism project, 1,001 Chicago Afternoons, and Hyman curates stories for her citywide...
  • IMSA working to raise $650K to build innovation hub

    IMSA working to raise $650K to build innovation hub
    Over the last year, Britta McKenna and students at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy have done a lot of research to help shape the design of a new innovation hub slated to open for the start of the 2016-17 school year. Last week, the...