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  • Paul Hoffman, director, Dresner Partners

    Paul Hoffman, director, Dresner Partners
    Chicago-based investment bank Dresner Partners has promoted Paul Hoffman to director from senior vice president. Prior to joining Dresner Partners, Hoffman worked for nine years at Bank of America Securities in Chicago. Hoffman has a B.A. in economics...
  • Authority for the people: Ferguson and the reverse Miranda rights

    Authority for the people: Ferguson and the reverse Miranda rights
    Since he was never arrested, it is likely that Michael Brown never was read his Miranda rights. It is even more likely that Darren Wilson never considered giving them before shooting Brown six times. Before almost any domestic arrest, law enforcement...
  • Study discovers households marked by 'signature' bacteria

    Study discovers households marked by 'signature' bacteria
    Families and roommates share plenty — food, bathrooms, dishes. A study published Thursday adds a less visible but ubiquitous item to the list: bacteria. Households carry a common community of bacteria, populating surfaces such as doorknobs,...
  • China exhibit hall coming to Field Museum

    China exhibit hall coming to Field Museum
    For the next addition to its permanent exhibitions, Chicago’s Field Museum is looking far to the East. The Cyrus Tang Hall of China, showcasing some 350 artifacts from the museum’s 40,000-item collection, will open next June in a gallery...
  • Chicago Public Schools reports graduation rate up

    Chicago Public Schools reports graduation rate up
    Following national trends and building on years of growth, Chicago Public Schools on Tuesday reported a higher graduation rate for high school students in the last school year. The CPS graduation rate has been climbing for the past decade except for one...
  • City's weekend toll climbs as over a dozen shot late Sunday

    City's weekend toll climbs as over a dozen shot late Sunday
    At least 21 people were shot in Chicago in a 12-hour span starting early Sunday afternoon, according to authorities. Gunfire broke out on the North, South and West sides in that stretch and claimed at least three lives while wounding at least 18: a 14-...
  • Study shows retention of U. of I. international students

    Study shows retention of U. of I. international students
    While the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has more international students than any other public campus in the country, the majority of them leave the area after graduation, a new report has found. About 17 percent of foreign student graduates...
  • Newberry goes for Baroque in 2014-15

    Newberry goes for Baroque in 2014-15
    The Newberry Consort, Chicago’s flagship early music ensemble, will present three programs for its 2014-15 season. Co-directors David Douglass, violin, and Ellen Hargis, soprano, will be joined by guest instrumentalists and singers for the first...
  • Overnight shootings leave 2 dead, 6 hurt

    Overnight shootings leave 2 dead, 6 hurt
    Shootings on the South, West and Southwest sides left at least two people dead and six people hurt overnight, including three people shot, one fatally, in a single attack in the Gresham neighborhood, according to police. The Gresham shooting happened...
  • Joani Gudeman, breast cancer activist, dies at 50

     Joani Gudeman, breast cancer activist, dies at 50
    Joani Gudeman, a psychotherapist, immersed herself into activities with the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network after being diagnosed with the disease. She served on the organization's board, helped plan three of its annual conferences and edited a...
  • School nurses serve as one-person medical teams on campus

    By Erinn Hutkin Debbie Clay decided to become a school nurse after she became a mom. Her first child had a developmental delay, a mild learning disability and ADHD, so Clay attended many meetings at school while her daughter, now a college grad, was...