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  • Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder songs used to enhance bids for Obama library

    Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder songs used to enhance bids for Obama library
    The University of Chicago's bid for the Obama presidential library was delivered in December in two big binders about 31/2 inches thick, tucked inside a gray box. But just in case President Barack Obama still isn't sure how much the U. of C. wants to...
  • Boys basketball: Lake Forest rides Boudreaux, Karras to Tosh title

    Boys basketball: Lake Forest rides Boudreaux, Karras to Tosh title
    The attention Evan Boudreaux draws in the paint makes Noah Karras his perfect complement. Boudreaux can do so much on his own that production from Karras and the rest of the Scouts could take Lake Forest a long way. Boudreaux, a 6-foot-8 Dartmouth...
  • Review: 'In Search of a Lost Avant-Garde' by Matti Bunzl

    Review: 'In Search of a Lost Avant-Garde' by Matti Bunzl
    Matti Bunzl entered the Museum of Contemporary Art in January 2008, not to check out the paintings but to conduct field research. The museum granted Bunzl, an anthropologist at the University of Illinois, unrestricted access to view the making of cultural...
  • BMO's David Jacobson: From lawyer to ambassador to banker

    BMO's David Jacobson: From lawyer to ambassador to banker
    Everyone was crying. The 30 or so workers in the U.S. Consulate in Montreal had learned that former colleague Sean Smith was one of four Americans killed in the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. The assault also...
  • Diana Rauner, Illinois' next first lady, to stay focused on early education

     Diana Rauner, Illinois' next first lady, to stay focused on early education
    A few days before the election, a Chicago radio host introduced Bruce Rauner and wife Diana, telling listeners "behind every great man is a great woman." "In front sometimes too," replied Bruce Rauner, laughing. Diana Rauner is accustomed to being out...
  • College hunt looms for first daughter Malia Obama

    Soon first daughter Malia Obama will be the decider, choosing which colleges to apply to and which one to attend beginning in the fall of 2016, as her father's presidency winds down. She wants to be a filmmaker, the president has said. Last summer...
  • The Hippocratic oath and the terminally ill

    The Hippocratic oath, a roughly 2,000-year-old text with only marginal relevance to medicine today, continues to have an outsize influence on us. The oath's language and many of its concepts are more archaic than a washboard. A modern surgeon is not...
  • 2 brothers beaten, robbed at Navy Pier

    2 brothers beaten, robbed at Navy Pier
    Two teenage brothers are recovering at home Saturday after being beaten and robbed during a Friday night disturbance at Navy Pier’s Winter Wonderfest. "It's very horrible,"’ said the two boys' mother, who was reached by phone about theĀ ...
  • 2 hurt, 5 arrested after disturbances at Navy Pier

    2 hurt, 5 arrested after disturbances at Navy Pier
    Five people were arrested and two people were injured Friday night during a disturbance at Navy Pier, authorities said. Around 7:45 p.m., police responded to a call of a disturbance at the popular lakefront tourist attraction and found about 30 people...
  • Boy shot 6 times Dec. 16 dies

    Boy shot 6 times Dec. 16 dies
    A 15-year-old boy who was shot six times in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood on Dec. 16 has died, authorities said. Tyler Ellis, of the 700 block of East 131st Street in south suburban Riverdale, was pronounced dead Friday at 9:33 p.m. at the University...
  • We said they'd make headlines in 2014. Were we right?

    We said they'd make headlines in 2014. Were we right?
    As we prepare to look ahead to 2015, let's look back at the local executives we predicted would make headlines in 2014. Harper Reed CEO, Modest Barack Obama campaign veterans Reed and Dylan Richard didn't meet their self-reported 2014 launch date...