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  • Mary Hutchings Reed, lawyer turned writer

     Mary Hutchings Reed, lawyer turned writer
    Mary Hutchings Reed had three Ivy League degrees, launched her legal career in 1976 and became a partner in one of Chicago's best-known law firms, Winston & Strawn. She specialized in marketing, advertising, trademark, publishing, copyrights and...
  • Reimagine your life: Tips from Jane Pauley

    Reimagine your life: Tips from Jane Pauley
    When it comes to finding your calling in life, author and television personality Jane Pauley prefers the word "reimagine" to "reinvention." "So many people have that yearning for something and they don't know what 'it' is," Pauley said during a recent...
  • Faith, hopes and charity

    Faith, hopes and charity
    Seven Sundays ago, we launched this quest for a new Plan of Chicago with a sense of urgency and a question mark as tall as Tribune Tower: Would readers and organizations concur that intertwined challenges confront Chicago with the fourth great crisis of...
  • Medal of Honor recipient visits Chicago

    Medal of Honor recipient visits Chicago
    The first Army officer who fought since the Vietnam War to receive the nation's highest military award visited Chicago this week and said he hoped his Medal of Honor reflects positively on the thousands of Americans who have served and sometimes died in...
  • Chicago's Caxton Club reaches out to a new generation

    Chicago's Caxton Club reaches out to a new generation
    On a blustery, cold November evening, more than 100 bibliophiles gathered in one of the Union League Club's ornate banquet rooms for a meeting of the 118-year-old Caxton Club. Upon entering, members were greeted with their personalized plastic name tags...
  • Speaker Madigan: Daughter knew I wasn't going to retire

    Speaker Madigan: Daughter knew I wasn't going to retire
    When Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan publicly pulled the plug on a run for governor, she announced that she "never planned to run" for the state's top office as long as her father remained House speaker, given the inherent conflict. On Wednesday,...
  • Meet the Chicago chefs of 'Top Chef' Season 11

    Meet the Chicago chefs of 'Top Chef' Season 11
    There's more to come from the New Orleans-based 11th season of "Top Chef" than host Padma Lakshmi tossing the cheftestants Mardi Gras beads instead of making them draw knives. This year's cast features a rockabilly chick, a proud recipient of the title of...
  • Madigan 'seriously considering' running for governor

    Madigan 'seriously considering' running for governor
    As the list of candidates wanting to be the next governor of Illinois grows, Attorney General Lisa Madigan says she is still making up her mind about whether to enter the race. The decision is one that will have a ripple effect on the next election...
  • Beaujolais nouveau festivities

    Beaujolais nouveau festivities
    The annual release of Beaujolais nouveau, the light and fruity red made from the gamay grape, is a triumph of marketing and tradition. The wine itself, young, fresh and easy to drink, is no big deal (though it pairs nicely with roast turkey), but...
  • October 17: Author - Jim Lehrer, Tension City

    October 17: Author - Jim Lehrer, Tension City
    Jim Lehrer To purchase a copy of the book: Tension City: Inside the Presidential Debates, from Kennedy-Nixon to Obama-McCain Event: October 18 11:30 a.m. Union League Club of Chicago 65 W. Jackson Boulevard Chicago To register for the event: www....
  • Tribune's Jauss remembered as 'complete sportswriter'

    Tribune's Jauss remembered as 'complete sportswriter'
    Bill Jauss was a pioneering sports journalist whose enthusiastic manner encompassed newspapers, radio and television long before that media trifecta became more common in recent decades. Jauss died from natural causes Wednesday. He was 81. Born Feb. 8,...