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  • Durbin introduces Obama, faces choice about own political future

    Durbin introduces Obama, faces choice about own political future
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Sen. Dick Durbin introduced Barack Obama to the country at the Democratic National Convention in 2004 when the future president was a neophyte candidate for the U.S. Senate. He did it again four years later when Obama won the...
  • 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,...
  • McCarthy: On crime, 'We're having a perception issue'

    McCarthy: On crime, 'We're having a perception issue'
    Amid media reports highlighting Chicago’s rise in homicides and shootings so far this year, police Superintendent Garry McCarthysaid Tuesday he is facing “a perception issue” when it comes to crime. Speaking to the Union League Club...
  • Holiday Guide 2012: Dozens more concerts and 'Carols' for your Chicago December

    Love 'em or hate 'em, there's no avoiding the holidays, and that's true on local stages as well as the shopping malls. But even the Scroogiest of souls could find something to celebrate in the gifts of theater, dance, and music offered up this season by...
  • Preckwinkle blasts Emanuel, quickly backs off

    Preckwinkle blasts Emanuel, quickly backs off
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Thursday quickly backed off a public barb she tossed at Mayor Rahm Emanuel for his crime-fighting strategy, marking the second time in a little more than three months she has toned down off-the-cuff remarks....
  • Preckwinkle: "No offense, mayor"

    Preckwinkle: "No offense, mayor"
    Toni Preckwinkle is taking back some very critical comments she made about Mayor Emanuel.    While speaking at the Union League Club Thursday, the Cook County board president said Emanuel's solution to Chicago's street violence is "just to arrest...
  • 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...
  • May 28 - Carrie Nahabedian

    May 28 - Carrie Nahabedian
    NAHA 500 N. Clark Street Chicago (312) 321-6242 www.naha-chicago.com Tuesday, September 22 Carrie Nahabedian's Chefs Hall of Fame Induction Union League Club www.thechicagoculinarymuseum.org Chesapeake Bay Soft Shell Crabs with Toasted Macadamia...
  • Quinn, Counterparts Establish Committee For High-Speed Rail

    (WGN-AM)- An agreement signed today seeking to fast-track high-speed passenger rail projects in the Midwest has three powerful engines pulling in its favor: the Obama administration, the clout of congressional delegations from eight states and the support...
  • October 22 - Dr. Drew Pinsky

    October 22 - Dr. Drew Pinsky
    Prevention First Fifth Annual Red Ribbon Gala Thursday, October 2 6:00 p.m. Union League Club 65 West Jackson Chicago www.prevention.org Red Ribbon Week is observed during the third full week of October each year, when schools and communities...