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  • Commission named for immigrant scholarship program

    Commission named for immigrant scholarship program
    Gov. Pat Quinn today named seven people to a state commission that will oversee a privately funded scholarship program designed to help undocumented immigrants pay for college. The scholarship fund was created by the Illinois DREAM Act, which Quinn...
  • Chicago Housing Authority launches website to collect ideas on transformation plan

    Chicago Housing Authority launches website to collect ideas on transformation plan
    The Chicago Housing Authority is looking for public input as Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s new leadership team tries to put its stamp on a long-running plan to overhaul the city’s public housing. On Saturday, housing officials announced a new...
  • Newport woman writes book on secrets to scholastic success

    NEWPORT BEACH — All last summer, Cynthia Muchnick worked on the book of her dreams late into the night after her four children went to bed. Nearly a year later, "The Everything Guide to Study Skills" is out. Her 13-year-old son Justin has been...
  • New Chicago Microbrewery on a Mission

    New Chicago Microbrewery on a Mission
    An urban experiment is underway on Chicago's South side that is transforming the old Peer meat packing plant into Chicago's first vertical farm. As WGN's Mark Suppelsa reports, the building already houses a tilapia farm, aquaponic gardens, and the...
  • 4 juveniles charged with mugging lakefront bicyclist

    4 juveniles charged with mugging lakefront bicyclist
    Charges have been brought against four juveniles who police say mugged an IIT grad student Wednesday night near the 31st Street Beach as he rode his bicycle home from school on the lakefront path. Dave Coxhead, 37, said he was riding home to Hyde Park...
  • A Chicago marathon in Afghanistan

    A Chicago marathon in Afghanistan
    The Chicago marathon already has one winner. William “Billy” Boland, an Air Force captain and ROTC instructor at Chicago’s Illinois Institute of Technology, was the first of some 70 troops to cross the finish line Friday in the Bank...
  • Students who 'want to have a future' take first steps

    Students who 'want to have a future' take first steps
    Two years ago, Leonardo Ocampo’s life almost ended at 15 when someone shot him in the back. He had been flirting with gangs in his Little Village neighborhood and hanging out on street corners. One day, a bullet struck him from behind, exiting...
  • PASSINGS: Robert Pritzker, Liviu Ciulei

    PASSINGS: Robert Pritzker, Liviu Ciulei
    ROBERT PRITZKER One of three brothers who built family business empire Robert Pritzker, 85, a billionaire industrialist and one of three brothers who built the Pritzker family's business empire, died of Parkinson's disease Thursday in Chicago, said...
  • Quinn wants tax relief for poor tied to business tax break

    Quinn wants tax relief for poor tied to business tax break
    As lawmakers contemplate a tax incentive package to appease Chicago’s financial exchanges who have threatened to leave Illinois, Gov. Pat Quinn says any deal must also include breaks for working families. The requirement comes as Quinn prepares...
  • Exelon Corp. CEO says keeping the lights on has given his career a purpose

    Exelon Corp. CEO says keeping the lights on has given his career a purpose
    As commuters bustled away from downtown on a recent Friday evening, Chicago's skyscrapers turned to silhouette, framed by an orange autumn sunset. But that wasn't the view that made John Rowe linger. From his office on the 54th floor of Chase Tower...
  • John Cheney Wood, artist

    John Cheney Wood, artist
    John Cheney Wood, a Baltimore artist who worked in a variety of media, died July 20 of advanced Parkinson's disease at his summer home and studio in Ithaca, N.Y. The Mount Washington resident was 90. The son of a master carpenter and an executive...