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  • Stress erodes employee health -- and corporate profits

    On Tuesday I guest-hosted CNBC's "Squawk Box," a program that bills itself as the show that "brings Wall Street to Main Street." As well as discussing Cyprus and a possible euro-crisis, we discussed the growing trend in corporate America of taking steps...
  • Charlie Trotter preaches excellence to the extreme

    Charlie Trotter preaches excellence to the extreme
    Graham Elliot was an aspiring young cook in the late '90s carrying steaks to a party of 20 in the Charlie Trotter's Studio Kitchen when the restaurant's brilliant, mercurial owner stopped him in the hallway and grabbed one of the pieces of meat. "He...
  • What's in your bag? The bargain edition

    Now more than ever, shoppers are bagging bargains—and bragging about it. It's not just about curbing our spending in a recession. It's also boasting about our savvy shopping "savings." In the last week, a friend ripped off her heavy coat to...
  • 'Check Please!' names Catherine De Orio new host

    'Check Please!' names Catherine De Orio new host
    Citizens of Chicago, food-TV obsessives, our long nightmare is over: Meet Catherine De Orio. She's Italian. She's in her mid-30s. She lives in the West Loop. She's married to a lawyer. She has no food allergies. She has a throaty, confiding voice. Her...
  • Speech Limits Closing The American Mind

    In 2007, Keith John Sampson, a middle-age student working his way through Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis as a janitor, was declared guilty of racial harassment. Without granting Sampson a hearing, the university administration —...
  • Median income falls, but so does poverty

    Median income falls, but so does poverty
    Middle-class families continued to suffer in the aftermath of the Great Recession, and the poverty rate fell slightly, according to U.S. Census Bureaudata released Wednesday. Median household income fell to $50,054 in 2011, down 1.5 percent from a year...
  • Worst radio pairing ever? It was 30 years ago, and hasn't been topped since.

     
    In doing some personal archival work I came across this article I wrote on Nov. 15, 1984 when one of my duties in the Tribune's feature department was to write a weekly column on the radio industry: Marriage made in......
  • Highland Park physical education teacher named best in Midwest

     
    Highland Park High School's Victoria Otto didn't initially want to teach physical education. Instead, she opted for a degree in personal training at the University …...
  • Wheaton teen gets taste of life in space

     
    A Wheaton teen knows what it would be like to walk on the moon, orchestrate a space shuttle launch and protect Air Force One from …...
  • Cal State Long Beach president finalist for LSU post

     
    Cal State Long Beach President F. King Alexander has been recommended to become the next president of Louisiana State University, Long Beach officials announced Tuesday. A presidential search committee presented the recommendation this week to the LSU...
  • Busted! Test-based teacher-evaluation program fingers the worst 8th grade math teacher in New York City (but don't worry, she's gone now)

     
    Education Week tells us about Carolyn Abbott: Her score on the Teacher Data Report, the New York City Department of Education’s effort to isolate a teacher’s contribution to her students’ performance on New York State’s math and...