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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • Faced with a tech tsunami, Motorola fights to preserve cop-com franchise

    WASHINGTON As Chicago cops braced for protests in advance of the NATO and G-8 summits in 2012, hometown radio giant Motorola made what seemed like a grand gesture.
  • Ernie Banks gave Chicago something to smile about in turbulent '60s

     Ernie Banks gave Chicago something to smile about in turbulent '60s
    If you're feeling a cold wind blow through a hole in Chicago's heart, you know why: Ernie Banks, "Mr. Cub," is dead at age 83. The eternal optimist is gone. "The Cubs are due in '62," he'd say. But that didn't happen. That same year, Banks announced...

    2016 Democratic convention to be held right after GOP gathering

    2016 Democratic convention to be held right after GOP gathering
    The next Democratic National Convention will be held the week of July 25, 2016, putting it only a week after the Republican convention that is scheduled to begin July 18, party officials announced Friday. The Democratic National Committee's choice to...

    Obama shuns South Carolina for, well, just about everywhere else

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama was so close to the South Carolina state line in 2012 that had his Secret Service agents been smart, they would have hopped over the border from Charlotte, N.C., and into Fort Mill, S.C., to buy the cheaper gas for the...

    Obama, tell the American people your plan to defeat terrorism

    Obama, tell the American people your plan to defeat terrorism
    President Barack Obama has spent the last few days previewing Tuesday night's State of the Union address to appreciative audiences. With such proposals as more aid for community college students, Obama and his speechwriters want to open the fourth quarter...