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  • Director William Friedkin comes home

    Director William Friedkin comes home
    William Friedkin, the director of “The French Connection” and “The Exorcist,” a pair of acclaimed Tracy Letts adaptations (“Bug” and “Killer Joe”) and author of “The Friedkin Connection,” a new...
  • 175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago

    175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago
    On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city. Some events...
  • Preckwinkle previews Cook County budget

     
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Thursday gave a sneak preview of her new budget, saying there will be about 1,000 layoffs and another …...
  • Naperville man wins Veteran of the Month honor

     
    As military men and women return from service, retired Lt. Col. Jack Amberg fears they will not have enough support to make a smooth transition. …...
  • Top 10 things to do this weekend

     
    Skinny Williams: A Celebration of Jazz, Blues and Gospel A monthly musical performance sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Join legendary jazz saxophonist, Skinny …...
  • Emanuel talks transition, aldermanic elections at first news conference as mayor-elect

     
    Posted by Kristen Mack at 1:05 p.m. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel today said he plans to quickly form his transition team and get involved in some of the still-undecided aldermanic contests. Little more than 14 hours after declaring victory, Emanuel bounded......
  • Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel announces transition team

     
    Posted by Kristen Mack at 11:30 a.m. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel today announced seven Chicago community and business leaders to lead his transition team. "This group represents experienced hands and people with new energy," Emanuel said. "I want that...
  • Retire this scandalous pension imbalance! -- Cullerton has a plan to stop a teacher pension funding system that cheats Chicago

     
    It ain't fair. About 14 percent of the public school teachers in Illinois work for Chicago Public Schools, yet this year just 2 percent of the money the state invested in teacher pensions went to the separate fund earmarked for......
  • Gingrich: Renew the spirit of Philadelphia

     
    Update: When asked about his presidential run, Gingrich told reporters in Philadelphia to watch social media sites likeTwitter and Facebook next week. (h/t Philadelphia Inquirer's Tom Fitzgerald) Newt Gingrich, a Pennsylvania native who - as reported on...
  • Moseley Braun says city should have shut LSD sooner

     
    Posted by Kristen Mack at 10:20 a.m.; updated at 2:58 p.m. Chicago mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun today said city officials should have closed Lake Shore Drive sooner Tuesday night and shifted drivers to alternate routes to avoid stranding...
  • Law student dies in fatal fall at Union League Club

     
    Last Thursday night was Eric Fatla's chance to have an elegant meal with his father, Edward. Fatla, the 26-year-old director of operations for an influential Washington-based lobbying and consulting firm, arranged for the dinner with his father at the...