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  • Santaluces High School students screen 'Selma'

    Santaluces High School students screen 'Selma'
    Thanks to 10th grade English teacher Leann Harms, students at Santaluces Community High School recently were able to have a special on-campus screening of Oprah Winfrey's latest film, "Selma." Harms emailed Ava DuVernay, the director of the film, and...
  • Some of Oprah's Harpo staff given 30 days' notice as studio shuts down

    Some of Oprah's Harpo staff given 30 days' notice as studio shuts down
    You get a pink slip, you get a pink slip, you get a pink slip. Almost everybody at Harpo Studios in Chicago was given notice last week, with the first wave of staffers set to lose their jobs by April 3, sources said Monday. The Oprah Winfrey Network...
  • What's inside the $150,000 2015 Oscar gift basket?

    What's inside the $150,000 2015 Oscar gift basket?
    This year's Oscar losers might not take home a golden trophy, but at least they'll enjoy their new sonic toothbrushes and some eco-friendly underwear.  This year's $150,000 swag bags of preposterous, only-in-Hollywood nonsense have been packed tight,...
  • Lance Armstrong ordered to pay $10 million to promotions company

    Lance Armstrong ordered to pay $10 million to promotions company
    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has been ordered to pay $10 million to a promotions company after an arbitration panel found he conducted an "unparalleled pageant of international perjury, fraud and conspiracy" during his career. A three-man...
  • Nonprofit service groups watching Rauner for funding cuts

    Nonprofit service groups watching Rauner for funding cuts
    West suburban nonprofit service groups hadn't heard Monday of state funding cuts under the new administration of Gov. Bruce Rauner. But they're keeping a close eye on his budget analysis and potential changes. "We still don't know if we'll hear about...
  • Review: 'My Sunshine Away' by M.O. Walsh

    Review: 'My Sunshine Away' by M.O. Walsh
    The book publicist's job — to turn an unknown book and/or author into a best-selling phenom — is not easy nowadays. Nearly a million books are published annually in the United States. With promotional opportunities shrinking — Oprah's...
  • Oprah sat Chicago down and said, 'It's over.'

    Oprah sat Chicago down and said, 'It's over.'
    It was a slow breakup — the kind you know is coming but neither side wants to initiate. Then Tuesday arrived, the day when procrastination met realization. Oprah Winfrey formally broke up with Chicago. Winfrey announced to her remaining staff at...
  • Harpo Studios to close in December, official says

    Harpo Studios to close in December, official says
    It's a wrap for Harpo Studios in Chicago. The facility, which Oprah Winfrey opened in 1990 to house her talk show empire, helped turn Chicago into a bustling television center and the West Loop into a resurgent urban neighborhood. But on Tuesday, she...
  • Phil Rosenthal's Margin Call takes on Oprah, McDonald's and the Cubs

    Harpo Studios' pending closure should be no surprise. Still it doesn't bode well for Chicago's bid to become home to the Oprah library. Police stations are being used as a "safe haven" to complete transactions arranged on Craigslist. The secure...
  • Oprah departs

    Oprah departs
    Oprah Winfrey, the queen of everything Oprah, announced she is shutting down'Harpo Studios' in Chicago and laying off 200 people. A city that gave her a chance, embraced her, facilitated her rise to world media domination and, I have to believe, gave...
  • In Brian Williams' case, will Americans forgive and forget?

    In Brian Williams' case, will Americans forgive and forget?
    When it comes to the honesty demanded of public figures, Americans appear to be a fickle bunch. Former President Clinton is once again a widely admired leader, despite infamous prevarications regarding his relationship with Monica Lewinsky. In contrast,...