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  • Zillow forecasting future property values

    Zillow has developed a crystal ball. Rather, it recently rolled out an algorithm (you know, those mathematical indecipherables that rule the universe these days) that the company says can predict the value of your home, in dollars gained or lost and in...
  • A narrow and dated view of college [Letter]

    A narrow and dated view of college [Letter]
    Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s most recent column ("College: where kids become leftists," May 28) is a perfect exemplar of the necessity some folks feel to firmly grasp tradition in the face of progressive change. The entire column, with its many pointed...
  • Bloody Chicago weekend raises questions about guns, gangs and morals

    No mass killer terrorized the Chicago streets on Easter weekend. But the joyous spring holiday of renewal was anything but tranquil. At least nine people were killed and 36 others, including children, were shot and wounded. It was the second weekend...
  • Paul Greenberg: Marriage and its discontents

    There are good people on both sides of the current debate over letting homosexual couples get married -- and good people in between who aren't sure just where they stand. And may never be. Lots of them are all in favor of according homosexuals all the...
  • Chicago-area home prices up 2% in April

    Chicago-area home prices up 2% in April
    Chicago-area home prices rose 2 percent in the month of April alone, enabling local housing market values to remain more than 10 percent ahead of last year, according to a housing barometer released Tuesday. The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index showed...
  • In Theory: Shunning the idea of an atheist-in-law

    A section of a recent Pew Center Research poll on political polarization and family life asked Americans how they would react if a member of their immediate family told them they were going to marry one of the following: an atheist, a gun owner, someone...
  • Supreme Court's ultimate test: When rights collide

     Supreme Court's ultimate test: When rights collide
    Just as spring brings baseball and autumn means football, early summer is Supreme Court season. For a few weeks, all eyes turn to the Marble Palace, as the court tackles (or punts) many of the great legal issues of our time. The latest string of...
  • Turner To Steer TNT To Edgier Programs

    Like the dynamite its moniker suggests, TNT could use a few more explosions - at least in the mind of its corporate owner. With its ratings down and its recent programs skewing too old for its own executives' tastes, TNT is getting a makeover. The Time...
  • Boom! TNT goes for genre drama at upfront

    Boom! TNT goes for genre drama at upfront
    TNT used its upfront presentation Wednesday to introduce a "brand refresh" and a slate of programming heavy on action and supernatural thrills. The network's new tagline, "TNT Drama. Boom." and refreshed direction is designed to attract younger and "a...
  • 2 of 3 proposed cell towers OK'd by planners

    2 of 3 proposed cell towers OK'd by planners
    Tinley Park plan commissioners narrowly endorsed 129-foot-tall cellular towers at Christa McAuliffe and Helen Keller schools, accepting AT&T's argument that they were needed to improve cellular service and wouldn't be detrimental to the neighborhoods....
  • Park Ridge collective property values fall

     Park Ridge collective property values fall
    Park Ridge's collective property value plummeted almost 18 percent from 2012 to 2013, vexing city officials who said construction activity increased last year. Those same officials said they worried the drop would herald more problems for the troubled...