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  • Saving Catholic schools has been Cardinal George's personal cause

     Saving Catholic schools has been Cardinal George's personal cause
    To help tens of thousands of Chicago-area Catholic school students, Cardinal Francis George has gone to Springfield, launched a $350 million fundraising campaign and just last week put the archdiocese's schools in his will. But his 17-year tenure has...
  • Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term

    Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term
    Gov. Pat Quinn marched down Cermak Road where Cicero meets Berwyn, a white sash designating him grand marshal of a mushroom festival parade perched across his shoulder, but it was his celebrity sidekick who captured the crowd's attention. "I love you,...
  • Doctor in indecency case can open door to trick-or-treaters

    Doctor in indecency case can open door to trick-or-treaters
    A prosecutor asked a judge Friday to forbid a doctor accused of exposing himself to minors from answering his door to trick-or-treaters. Dr. Jeffrey Frank, 53, a prominent neurologist from Lincolnshire, was charged in May with misdemeanor public...
  • Teen wounded in Morgan Park shooting, at least 4 others injured across city

    Teen wounded in Morgan Park shooting, at least 4 others injured across city
    A 17-year-old boy was shot in the head in the Morgan Park neighborhood Thursday afternoon, according to police. The teen was shot in the 1700 block of West Montvale Avenue about 4:20 p.m., said Officer Bari Lemmon, a Chicago police spokeswoman. That...
  • 'Lived Through This' book gives rape survivors a voice

     'Lived Through This' book gives rape survivors a voice
    "Anonymity does not lend itself to community." Those are the words of Anne K. Ream, whose work gives a voice to sexual violence survivors. I met Ream in 2011 when I profiled her for a Tribune story about The Voices and Faces Project, a documentary she...
  • Dr. Nicholas Vick, respected neurologist, dies

    Dr. Nicholas Vick, respected neurologist, dies
    Dr. Nicholas Vick, former chair of the neurology department at NorthShore Evanston Hospital, was known for his advancements in the research and treatment of brain tumors, but also for his extraordinary compassion. "He was a highly, highly intelligent...
  • Mick's Tape: Chicago playing cards, the 2014 Dog of the Year and more

    Mick's Tape: Chicago playing cards, the 2014 Dog of the Year and more
    Where the hell did Wednesday go?  Well, for me, most of it passed by so quickly because a bunch of kittens got Uber'd into our office, and I spent the rest of the day itching my beard, as I am highly allergic. So, that's why my link dump is getting to you...
  • U of C: No deal with nurses by Friday; union eyes strike vote

    U of C: No deal with nurses by Friday; union eyes strike vote
    University of Chicago Medicine on Wednesday evening said it will not reach a new labor agreement with its nurses by Friday, when its current contract expires. "This means that our nurses likely will be working without a contract after that date until...
  • Trauma center protesters target U. of C. capital campaign

    Trauma center protesters target U. of C. capital campaign
    A group of demonstrators calling for a trauma center at the University of Chicago targeted what they said was a kickoff event for the university's capital campaign Wednesday night. The demonstrators are pushing for an adult trauma center to be built...
  • Fred Branfman dies at 72; exposed U.S. bombing of Laos

    In 1969, Fred Branfman, a young American aid worker, wandered into an ancient pagoda in the Laotian capital of Vientiane. Instead of a tranquil sacred site, however, he found it packed with refugees whose stories horrified him. They told Branfman that...
  • DePaul anti-sex assault campaign tells students to 'Consent the D'

    DePaul anti-sex assault campaign tells students to 'Consent the D'
    DePaul University students have a new slogan for the effort to combat campus sexual assault: "Consent the D." The campaign launched earlier this month with a custom-designed T-shirts featuring the slogan and the DePaul University "D" logo. Its creators,...