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  • Navy official in Chicago to mark 9/11 anniversary

    Navy official in Chicago to mark 9/11 anniversary
    Three-star Navy admiral to speak in Chicago on anniversary of 9/11 Thirteen years have passed since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but as the president’s address Wednesday night made clear, the United States remains a country at war.   That’s...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Republican governor candidates tout ability to work with Democrats

    Republican governor candidates tout ability to work with Democrats
    Three Republican governor candidates took veiled shots at rival Bruce Rauner’s bravado in pledging to take on House Speaker Michael Madigan, each noting they have to work with the powerful Democrat to move the state forward. The comments from...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • MAY 22 | Printers Row: Evan Osnos at Union League Club

    MAY 22 | Printers Row: Evan Osnos at Union League Club
    Thursday, May 22, 2014 | 11:30 a.m. reception | Noon luncheon and program  Interviewed by Chicago Tribune nation and world editor and former Washington bureau chief Kerry Luft. Based on eight years of living in Beijing, including five years as the...
  • Republican governor, Senate candidates make final pitches before primary election

    Republican governor, Senate candidates make final pitches before primary election
    The Republican candidates for governor spent the final Sunday before the primary election taking aim at Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn as they sought to bolster support from their supporters and returned to the themes that launched their campaigns. “...
  • Democrats, Republicans waste little time launching fall campaign

    Democrats, Republicans waste little time launching fall campaign
    Democrats and Republicans woke up the day after the Illinois primary election to each put on a unified front, and the very places they chose to break bread illustrated the theme of the eight-month campaign that lies ahead. Gov. Pat Quinn, U.S. Sen. Dick...