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  • USOC could make amends for past insensitivity by helping Vanuatu

    USOC could make amends for past insensitivity by helping Vanuatu
    The United States Olympic Committee has the opportunity to make a humanitarian gesture that also could stand as the formal apology that never was given for its athletes’ insultingly boorish behavior 27 years ago. All it would take is stepping up...
  • Selfie sticks in Chicago: Banned at Art Institute, OK at MSI

    Selfie sticks in Chicago: Banned at Art Institute, OK at MSI
    What's something you can do in the Field Museum and the Museum of Science and Industry, but you can't do in the Art Institute and can only do in lobby spaces at the Museum of Contemporary Art? The answer — or at least one answer — is: Use a...
  • What's holding up Obama library decision?

    What's holding up Obama library decision?
    Chicago wants Barack Obama's presidential library, and the president apparently wants it in Chicago. In a brief conversation at the Gridiron Club dinner in Washington on Saturday, we asked the president where the library would go. "I hope it goes to...
  • 3 teenagers, 2 men hurt in separate shootings

    3 teenagers, 2 men hurt in separate shootings
    At least five people, including three teenagers, were wounded in separate shootings Monday evening on the South and West sides, police said.  In the latest shooting, a 42-year-old man was seriously hurt during an attempted armed robbery around 11:15 p....
  • Couples cut a rug to raise funds for vets at Winthrop Harbor VFW

    Couples cut a rug to raise funds for vets at Winthrop Harbor VFW
    Having topped the charts some 65 years before Alex Dwyer and Emily Longman were born, Glen Miller's "In the Mood" would have been danced to by their grandparents, or maybe even their great-grandparents. But the two Concordia University Chicago...
  • New Trier girls soccer team prepares for everyone's best shot

    New Trier girls soccer team prepares for everyone's best shot
    Girls soccer teams across Illinois began practicing on March 2, and one of the first orders of business that day for defending Class 3A state champion New Trier was a yo-yo beep test. The recorded beeps began slowly, dictating the pace at which...
  • APR 23 | Trib Nation: Tom Ricketts

    APR 23 | Trib Nation: Tom Ricketts
    Just weeks after Opening Day, Tom Ricketts, chairman of the Chicago Cubs, joins Chicago Tribune Editorial Page Editor Bruce Dold onstage to discuss the future of Wrigley Field and the Cubs. Extensive renovation plans for the century-old ballpark have...
  • Emanuel, Garcia to meet in first one-on-one debate

    Emanuel, Garcia to meet in first one-on-one debate
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia will meet Monday evening for the first of three scheduled head-to-head debates before the April 7 runoff election. The hourlong debate will be televised live at 6 p.m. on WMAQ-Ch. 5 and in Spanish on...
  • UIC, U. of C. celebrate unity in Obama library bids

    UIC, U. of C. celebrate unity in Obama library bids
    After more than a year of tough competition, the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago came together Monday in a show of unity, hosting a community breakfast designed to send a strong message to Barack Obama that the city wants...
  • Rawlings-Blake calls for 'new ideas' to reduce black-on-black crime

    Rawlings-Blake calls for 'new ideas' to reduce black-on-black crime
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, presiding over a city where 90 percent of homicide victims and 90 percent of suspects were African-Americans, called for "new ideas" Monday in the longstanding fight against black-on-black crime. "Let us all work together...
  • Chicago land feud over Obama presidential library plan reflects familiar history

    Chicago land feud over Obama presidential library plan reflects familiar history
    With President Obama expected to choose the site for his library in coming months, Chicagoans have been engaged in a bitter fight over a proposal to place it in a public park. But this is not the first time a presidential library has been at the center of...