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  • Joseph Sax dies at 78; law professor wrote influential article on public trust doctrine

    In 1970, Joseph Sax wrote a law review article that laid the foundation for a court case that would become famous in the annals of California water. More than a decade after publication of Sax's seminal essay on the public trust doctrine, the California...
  • Sex gene drives multiple wives for the Mormon butterfly

    Sex gene drives multiple wives for the Mormon butterfly
    Pity the poor male common Mormon swallowtail butterfly. His potential female consorts bear four different color patterns, only one of which looks familiar. The rest look suspiciously like other species, and toxic ones at that. That deception is...
  • Loss of canker sore toothpaste angers loyal users

      Loss of canker sore toothpaste angers loyal users
    For a decade, Bob Chikos remained loyal to one toothpaste: Rembrandt's Gentle White. Without it, he was often plagued by painful canker sores that made it difficult to swallow for weeks on end. Then the manufacturer discontinued the product, blindsiding...
  • Rivals rip Rauner during Republican governor debate

    Rivals rip Rauner during Republican governor debate
    Republican governor candidates Kirk Dillard and Bill Brady on Tuesday sought to sully front runner Bruce Rauner, contending the wealthy venture capitalist was spending an “obscene” amount of money and risked gridlocking Springfield like ex-...
  • Madigan wants state to spend $100 million on Obama library

    Madigan wants state to spend $100 million on Obama library
    SPRINGFIELD — House Speaker Michael Madigan called today for the state to put up $100 million to boost efforts to land the presidential library and museum of President Barack Obama. The speaker joined fellow Democratic Chicago Rep. Monique Davis...
  • Haymarket Opera makes another foray into French baroque rarities

     Haymarket Opera makes another foray into French baroque rarities
    With Chicago Opera Theater now focusing on contemporary music theater works, the responsibility for introducing Chicago audiences to seldom-performed stage works from the 17th and 18th centuries rests on the Haymarket Opera Company. Since its debut in...
  • Chi-Town Jazz Fest plays for a noble cause

    Chi-Town Jazz Fest plays for a noble cause
    Several years ago, Chicago priest and jazz guitarist John Moulder came up with a bold idea: Put on a jazz festival in which all the musicians and clubs donate their services, with the proceeds going to fight hunger. Moulder, who's widely admired by...
  • Booth moves ahead of Kellogg in U.S. News business school ranking

    Booth moves ahead of Kellogg in U.S. News business school ranking
    The University of Chicago Booth School of Business has pulled ahead of chief rival Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in the latest U.S. News & World Report ranking of the top U.S. business schools. Booth moved up to No. 4 from...
  • William Petersen among friends at Geffen Playhouse's 'Slowgirl'

     William Petersen among friends at Geffen Playhouse's 'Slowgirl'
    From David Mamet's first expletive-laced success in the 1970s to the advent of Tracy Letts' "August: Osage County" as one of the most acclaimed 21st century American dramas to date, drawing blood — and not always just figuratively — has been...
  • Can Illinois afford Obama's library?

    Can Illinois afford Obama's library?
    Chicago is where Barack Obama's presidential library and museum should be. Nowhere else comes close to making a legitimate claim. Hawaii, Obama's native state? Columbia University in New York City where he pursued his undergraduate degree? Not even...
  • Evidence of young universe's growth spurt is discovered

    Evidence of young universe's growth spurt is discovered
    Scientists staring at the faint afterglow from the universe's birth 13.8 billion years ago have discovered the first direct evidence for the theory of cosmic inflation — the mysterious and violent expansion after the big bang. The findings, made...