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  • Editorial: Here's how Michael Madigan browbeats Illinois

    Editorial: Here's how Michael Madigan browbeats Illinois
    We keep wondering when Democrats in the Illinois House — forlorn little mushrooms on whom Speaker Michael Madigan regularly dumps his putrid embarrassments — will decide they've had enough of self-serving-antics-by-Mike. Maybe never. Maybe...
  • Pay whatever taxes you owe - regardless of what the neighbors think!

    A reader tells his neighbor that he plans to spend the next couple of weekends painting various rooms in the summer house he owns with his wife. "You rent out an apartment in your primary house, don't you?" the neighbor asks. The reader tells him that...
  • Would an inheritance ruin your kids' ambition?

    An inheritance can give your children just the financial boost they need. They could use it to pay off lingering debt, for a house down payment, to contribute to a kid's education or just to provide extra peace of mind. But if you're concerned about...
  • Judge under fire for blog post on Hobby Lobby case

    A federal judge turned part-time blogger who garnered unwanted national attention this week after using a profane expression to tell the Supreme Court to, effectively, "shut up" has decided to take his own advice and shut up for a while. "Blogging...
  • The Latest: 'Girls' from CdM, boys from Surf City

    The Girls from Corona del Mar Rufi Thorpe Alfred A. Knopf; 242 pages In our culture, we often refer to abortion as "a woman's right to choose." It's the kind of sound bite that smooths over the more difficult issues involved — the word "right"...
  • Beverly Hills High School principal files lawsuit against district

    Beverly Hills High School principal files lawsuit against district
    The principal of Beverly Hills High School filed a federal lawsuit against the school district Wednesday, alleging that officials routinely ignored his complaints of racial discrimination and retaliated against him through attacks in the media, harassment...
  • Property values tick up We're still below 2007 levels, but Broward overall rises 7.2 percent, above expectations

    Broward County property values exceeded expectations this year, rising 7.2 percent, another sign of the rebounding real estate market. Broward Property Appraiser Lori Parrish released the annual tax roll Friday, posting the third straight increase after...
  • Millennials want more out of work

    Millennials want more out of work
    My son started his first job in the chemistry field a year ago, right out of college, and was seemingly successful at it — until the day he quit. He enjoyed his co-workers and travel, but wanted a job with less sales and more science. So he found a...
  • John Hall Fish, 1932-2014, urban activist, dies

    John Hall Fish, 1932-2014, urban activist, dies
    Driven by a desire for social justice and racial reconciliation, John Hall Fish spent much of his career connecting college students and recent graduates with urban nonprofit organizations. In 1969, Mr. Fish co-founded the Associated Colleges of the...
  • After blind trust brouhaha, Scott, Crist disclose finances

    After blind trust brouhaha, Scott, Crist disclose finances
    TALLAHASSEE -- Following a lawsuit challenging a Florida law that lets politicians shield their investments from the public, Gov. Rick Scott and his main Democratic challenger both released financial records Monday detailing their investments and net...
  • Mayor cashes in with restaurateur linked to O'Hare

     Mayor cashes in with restaurateur linked to O'Hare
    In April, Mayor Rahm Emanuel stood in the newly remodeled Terminal 5 at O'Hare International Airport, unveiling the sparkling gateway as the newest evidence of Chicago's global status. The project developer predicted international fliers would...