| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:39 AM
Talks were set to start again Wednesday morning with Chicago's school board and striking public school teachers seemingly miles apart from reaching a deal to get 350,000 children back in school.
And as rhetoric and accusations came from both sides,...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Chicago Public School principals met this afternoon at Roberto Clemente High School to discuss a sticking point central to them in the ongoing strike negotiations- their autonomy to hire the teachers they choose.
The CTU is fighting principal autonomy as...
| Sep 15, 2012
Monique Meloche grew up immersed in the art of the deal, via her car-salesman father in Toronto.
But she didn't intend to combine art with commerce when she graduated with an art history degree from the University of Michigan, then a master's from the...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Outfielder L.J. Hoes is expected to be announced Tuesday as this year's winner of the Brooks Robinson Award for the best season by an Orioles minor league hitter.
He won't be winning it alone, though, not in his mind anyway.
"I really played this...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:12 AM
I'm not sure if Logan Morrison will stay healthy or productive enough to be part of the Miami Marlins' future, but it's clear he's already distinguished himself with good deeds off the field.
Morrison, the young outfielder and first baseman, was one of...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 1:53 PM
It took me a while to find home plate.
I'm an explorer who loves to discover the world's great cities on foot. During a trip to New York earlier this month — and like an archaeologist searching for clues to a lost civilization — I took such a...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 12:07 PM
You've heard the saying "Don't sweat it."
In the case of 12-year-old Zach Hamm, he literally doesn't since he suffers from a rare condition that can affect one out of every 10,000 births. Zach is, also missing seven toes and nine teeth.
What he isn't...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Aw, c'mon, Daylight Savings Time isn't THAT bad. And, in theory, it gives you an extra hour of daylight in the theme parks. Here's what you can see this week in Orlando's theme parks and attractions.
+ It's a double-dip weekend at Universal's Mardi...
| Dec 23, 2010
Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Paul Doyle, Hartford Courant For the 2010 holiday season, the most generous......
| Mar 30, 2011
He may be recovering from Tommy John surgery, but former Phillies pitcher Jamie Moyer found himself a new job. Moyer, who has pitched 24 years in the big leagues, has joined ESPN as a Baseball Tonight analyst. He will make......
| Aug 15, 2011
Jay Shapiro, a Parkland High School graduate now living in Manhattan, directed a film, “Opposite Field,” about the plight of a Little League team in Uganda. The 29-year-old spent three years on the project, including living in the African...