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  • The people you meet in heaven

     
    Well deserved kudos in the Voice of the People column today for Scott Stantis' cartoon on the death of Maggie Daley (right). If you don't get at least a little choked up at this image -- knowing that Kevin Daley......
  • Spit-take quiz

     
    Readers did very well with the last spit-take quiz, so let's see how you do on this one: Which one word in the following item in today's Sneed column caused me to spew my Coke Zero all over the kitchen?......
  • Honoring Maggie -- new school a better tribute than an old building

     
    It would not be fitting to rename the Chicago Cultural Center for Maggie Daley. Though that seems to be the sentimental choice around town, the late, widely admired wife of former Mayor Richard M. Daley is, at best, third on......
  • Where next to put the Daley name?

     
    Today's column discusses the city's upcoming decision on how best to honor the late Maggie Daley by putting her name on something. But a bigger question looms: What, ultimately, should bear the name of her husband, Richard M. Daley, the......
  • New treatments help fight breast cancer

    New treatments help fight breast cancer
    About a year after Shirley Mertz's breast cancer had spread throughout her spine and into her liver, she was awaiting a scan to gauge how her treatment was working. When told it showed no evidence of disease, she recalls being flabbergasted - as was her...
  • Maggie Daley: Mayor's decision not to run again took months

    Maggie Daley: Mayor's decision not to run again took months
    For months, Maggie Daley said, she and her husband Mayor Richard Daley wrestled with his decision to move to private life. During that time, she said Saturday in her first public comments about the mayor not seeking re-election, she simply urged him to...
  • City's culture guru leaving amid rift with Daley

    City's culture guru leaving amid rift with Daley
    Boundlessly creative, a champion of new ideas and a tireless advocate for the arts, Lois Weisberg will end her long tenure as one of the most influential women to ever serve in local government when she leaves her position as the city's commissioner of...
  • Michelle Obama and stars try to inspire high schoolers

     
    by Pam Becker Michelle Obama is going back to school - and taking Alicia Keys, Sheryl Crow and astronaut Mae Jemison with her. The first lady is being joined by the women - as well as Denyce Graves, Kerry Washington,......
  • The Obama-Hu state dinner: Who made the guest list cut? No Salahis but a few Republicans sneaked in

     
    Famous names, many of them Asian, show up for the third state dinner hosted at the White House by the Obamas....