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  • Oberweis faces uphill battle to unseat Durbin

     Oberweis faces uphill battle to unseat Durbin
    When an audience member at a recent City Club of Chicago luncheon asked state Sen. Jim Oberweis if he planned to challenge U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, a fellow Republican, in 2016, the question drew nervous laughter from the crowd.
  • 'Algorithms' sheds light on blind teen chess players

    'Algorithms' sheds light on blind teen chess players
    For the blind players in "Algorithms," chess is not just a mental game but a tactile one. Sociologist Ian McDonald's first feature-length documentary profiles three Indian teen boys competing in blind chess tournaments and the mentor who's determined to...

    North and Northwest suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit Thursday, Oct. 16 "Pleading for the Future: A Play": Watch the production based on the Leopold...

    Cory Doctorow talks up ‘In Real Life’ and Wang, feels down over gamergate

    Cory Doctorow’s short story, “Anda’s Game,” was released in 2004, but it’s only become more relevant in the past decade. […]

    Parise family embraces life's good moments during tough times

    Zach Parise touches a white friendship bracelet on his right wrist. He turns it over and reveals the special inscription: "la vie a ses bons moments." "It means, 'Life has its good moments,' " Parise said, staring intently at the words. "My mom made it...