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  • Public art projects in Long Beach, Willowbrook win national award

    Public art projects in Long Beach, Willowbrook win national award
    Two public art projects in Los Angeles County have won best-of-the-year designations in what’s billed as “the only national program that specifically recognizes public art.” They couldn’t be more different.  “Murmuration,...
  • Rock and rollover

    As the job market improves, more workers are leaving old jobs for new ones. According to the Labor Department's Job Opening and Labor Turnover survey (JOLTS) the number of voluntary quits increased by 15 percent at the end of May. Upon departure from your...
  • The limits of corporate citizenship [Commentary]

    The limits of corporate citizenship [Commentary]
    Dozens of big U.S. corporations are considering leaving the United States in order to reduce their tax bills. But they'll be leaving the country only on paper. They'll still do as much business in the U.S. as they were doing before. The only...
  • What Preckwinkle decision means for mayoral race

    What Preckwinkle decision means for mayoral race
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle declared Tuesday that she won’t run for mayor, leaving union and community groups angry over Chicago’s violent crime, school closings and teetering finances searching for a credible candidate to...
  • Anti-gun billionaire Bloomberg takes on NRA

    Anti-gun billionaire Bloomberg takes on NRA
    It may be a longer, hotter summer for the gun freaks than they have had in some time — mainly the National Rifle Association, which approaches every election with a strategy to oppose everything and dole out money only to candidates who pledge...
  • Illinois patients could start buying medical pot by spring

    State lawmakers have set final rules to allow medical marijuana in Illinois, opening the door for patients to apply for ID cards this fall and to start purchasing legal cannabis by next spring. Those hoping to get in on the new industry, though,...
  • With her call to action, Warren cuts sharp contrast to Clinton

    As the 2016 presidential race approaches, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren may be entering a different phase of her career — one in which she’s beating back lots of unwanted attention. On Friday morning in Detroit, a crowd of liberal...
  • Justina Pelletier Goes To D.C. To Lobby For Research Bill

    Justina Pelletier Goes To D.C. To Lobby For Research Bill
    Justina Pelletier traveled to Washington, D.C., Wednesday to advocate for a bill named in her honor. Pelletier, 16, spent 16 months at the center of a widely publicized custody battle between her family and the State of Massachusetts. She returned to...
  • Sterling Bay retools old buildings, reshapes neighborhoods

    Sterling Bay retools old buildings, reshapes neighborhoods
    The future of Oprah's studio. The arrival of Google in the West Loop. And the potential to transform the old Main Post Office, a ruin so monumental it straddles an expressway. Each turnaround could improve a neighborhood. Combined, they could remake a...
  • Jerusalem's measure of beauty and suffering

     Jerusalem's measure of beauty and suffering
    The other day, for the first time in a long while, I climbed the broad staircase into the lobby of Israel's National Library, seeking some solace in a city lately rent by mindless murders and reprisals, by rioting and racism, by the drone of extremists...
  • Time Warner is girding to fight Murdoch's takeover offer

    Time Warner Chairman and Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes is in an uncomfortable position: The cross hairs of Rupert Murdoch. For the last six years, Bewkes has presided over Time Warner, a genteel media company known for its sterling assets such as HBO, CNN...