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  • Finding out about lead levels in Chicago water

    Finding out about lead levels in Chicago water
    In the Chicago Tribune this week, you’ll find another story about lead in water. It’s an update on a previous story that explained how regulators are worried that current testing methods inaccurately screen for lead -- a toxic metal that is...
  • Mather defender was 20 when he played in playoff game

    Mather defender was 20 when he played in playoff game
    After Roni Yoaresh moved to the United States from Iraq and enrolled at Mather High School in Chicago nearly two years ago, he wasn't shy about wanting to play his favorite sport. "He basically eats, drinks and sleeps soccer," said his cousin, Shami...
  • In defense of religious moderation

    In defense of religious moderation
    Whether it's the U.S. president ordering the killing of an Islamist extremist in Pakistan, a Long Island congressman scheduling hearings on the radicalization of Islam in America, or mullahs in Afghanistan exhorting mobs to violence in response to a...
  • We asked you: Should the media face special restrictions for the Casey Anthony trial?

    We asked you: Should the media face special restrictions for the Casey Anthony trial?
    We asked you: Should the media face special restrictions for the Casey Anthony trial? YES: 89% NO: 11% Media, not judge, overstep If anyone is overreaching on this issue, it would be the news media, not the judge. We, the public, do not need to...
  • Ex-Staff Chief For Rell Collects $55,200 Pension At 51

    Ex-Staff Chief For Rell Collects $55,200 Pension At 51
    A big question at the end of Gov. M. Jodi Rell's term was what would become of her powerful chief of staff, M. Lisa Moody, who some observers said had more of a direct hand in running the government than Rell did during their 6½ years in the famous...
  • Bill keeping gun permits secret on Quinn's desk

    Bill keeping gun permits secret on Quinn's desk
    SPRINGFIELD--Following a battle between the attorney general and the state police, the Senate sent a measure to Gov. Pat Quinn today that would keep the names of people with gun permits private. The names and addresses of Illinois Firearm Owner's...
  • On Faith: Israel offers Arabs 'a genuine future'

    Joseph Farah, an Arab author, wrote: "As an Arab-American journalist who has spent a good deal of time covering the region, I can tell you there is more freedom for Arabs in Israel than in any Arab state." Salma Abedallah, an Israeli Arab-Muslim, echoed:...
  • 'Take away' from O'Malley trade mission: U.S. and China are sooo alike!

    'Take away' from O'Malley trade mission: U.S. and China are sooo alike!
    This is what happens when you reduce your big international trade mission to a tweet, as Maryland Economic Development Secretary Christian S. Johansson did: "Key take away from Governor and Madame Liu mtg at Chinese 'White House': 'There is more that...
  • Millions of Great Lakes fish killed in power plant intakes

    Millions of Great Lakes fish killed in power plant intakes
    Despite decades of efforts to restore and protect the Great Lakes, dozens of old power plants still are allowed to kill hundreds of millions of fish each year by sucking in massive amounts of water to cool their equipment. Records obtained by the Tribune...
  • Colbert takes on Rand Paul over profiling comments

    Colbert takes on Rand Paul over profiling comments
    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) earned a lot of respect from civil libertarians several weeks ago when he emerged as this country's foremost Fourth Amendment advocate. Rand tried single-handedly to stop some of the more authoritarian aspects of the Patriot...
  • Union: CPS chief should release contract details

    The Chicago Teachers Union today called on new schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard to release the full terms of his contract. On Tuesday, Brizard told reporters that his salary was set at $250,000 in the final contract. The school board had agreed to pay...