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  • Food desert debate heats up with Mari Gallagher's response to New York Times story

    Food desert debate heats up with Mari Gallagher's response to New York Times story
    A lot of food policy watchers were scratching their heads earlier this week over a New York Times story that said "food deserts" (low income areas with little access to healthy food) actually offered more variety and closer access to grocery stores than...
  • Review: 'VEEP' shines a hilarious light on often dim-witted world of politics

    Review: 'VEEP' shines a hilarious light on often dim-witted world of politics
    "VEEP" is the kind of series that separates HBO from almost every other channel or network making television these days. It takes great risks, dares to break new ground, includes some of the most imaginative artists working in the arts and aims for...
  • President Obama returns to Chicago Jan. 11 to raise campaign cash

    President Obama returns to Chicago Jan. 11 to raise campaign cash
    With the political focus on the Republican presidential nomination early next month, President Barack Obama will return to his hometown on Jan. 11 to host a series of fundraisers, Democratic campaign aides said today. No details were immediately...
  • Bravo's Andy Cohen says Chicago's turn is coming

    Bravo's Andy Cohen says Chicago's turn is coming
    If you want to know why there’s not a “Real Housewives of Chicago,” Bravo TV exec Andy Cohen has the answer. Or not. “That's a good question,” Cohen told RedEye in a recent phone interview. “We’ve done...
  • Michelle Obama disputes stereotype of 'angry black woman'

    Michelle Obama disputes stereotype of 'angry black woman'
    Michelle Obama says that claims in a new book about her relationship with the president and role in his administration are off base, and feed into the long-held view of critics that she is "some angry black woman" (see video below). In an interview...
  • Michelle Obama joins Twitter -- sort of

    Michelle Obama joins Twitter -- sort of
    Michelle Obama has had quite a week. There were the reports of White House discord revealed in the new book “The Obamas.” Then came the first lady’s resulting push back against an “angry black woman” stereotype. And now...
  • Red carpet fashion statements

    Red carpet fashion statements
    With a lifetime of red carpet misses ranging from uncomfortably busty Guinevere gowns to something reminiscent of Grandma's doily tablecloth, Disney princess Miley Cyrus hasn't exactly been fashion It Girl material. Until now. The sleek and chic...
  • Luke Murray, son of actor Bill, is helping turn around Towson's basketball team

    Luke Murray, son of actor Bill, is helping turn around Towson's basketball team
    Earlier this month, assistant coach Luke Murray was traveling with Towson University's basketball team, psyching himself up for a win, when he got a text message from his dad. "I think you guys should all go bowling," the text read. "I think all you guys...
  • Pa. teacher to sit in First Lady's box during State of the Union

    Pa. teacher to sit in First Lady's box during State of the Union
    A Delaware County elementary school teacher who said this month that she'd continue working without pay in the face of budget cuts has been invited to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama during Tuesday night's State of the Union. Sara Ferguson, a...
  • Nation's schools could learn something from Chicago's early lunch trials

    Nation's schools could learn something from Chicago's early lunch trials
    In the next day or so you might see a lot of stories about the nation's terrific new school lunch standards. Today (Wednesday), for instance, First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to appear with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack at a Virginia...
  • A last farewell to Maggie Daley: 'Our mother loved the simple joys'

    A last farewell to Maggie Daley: 'Our mother loved the simple joys'
    Patrick Daley, Maggie Daley's only son, recalled how his mother encouraged her children to explore new cultures. She was "respectful of tradition, but not bound by it," Patrick Daley said, speaking for himself and his two sisters, Nora Daley Conroy and...