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  • Bears' Jared Allen not planning to reduce workload

     Bears' Jared Allen not planning to reduce workload
    Jared Allen was joking with a teammate about getting him some cowboy boots after the second exhibition game at Soldier Field when the topic of dirty work came up. With the Bears kicking off the season at noon Sunday against the Bills, Allen is ready...
  • Bears waive snapper Hartson

    Bears waive snapper Hartson
    The Bears will enter the regular season with a new long snapper after they waived Brandon Hartson on Sunday. Hartson, 24, beat out CFL veteran Chad Rempel in the Bears' preseason competition but didn't inspire long-term confidence. Rempel was waived...
  • George Lucas to speak at Chicago Ideas Week

    George Lucas to speak at Chicago Ideas Week
    Star Wars creator George Lucas has booked his first semi-public appearance in Chicago since announcing his plans to build an art museum on the lakefront next to Soldier Field. Lucas will speak as part of Chicago Ideas Week's Edison Talks on Friday, Oct....
  • Sighting: One Direction members hit Underground, Studio Paris

    Sighting: One Direction members hit Underground, Studio Paris
    While in Chicago last week for two shows at Soldier Field, One Direction members went somewhere their teenage fans couldn’t follow them into: The clubs. Zayn Malik hung out Thursday at The Underground with Liam Payne and returned on Friday....
  • Ice bucket challenge heats up ALS donations

    Ice bucket challenge heats up ALS donations
    The ice bucket challenge has helped the local Les Turner ALS Foundation raise $550,000 more in recent weeks than it did during the same period last year — a nearly 600 percent increase in donations over the first three weeks of August. But that...
  • Montana, Brees, Dilfer all having indirect influence on Cutler's growth

    Welcome to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. With the regular season finally here, the Bears are charging toward a winnable opener against the Bills on Sunday at...
  • Bears could name Conte starter today

    The Chicago Bears might shed light Wednesday on who they plan to line up at free safety when the season begins Sunday against the Buffalo Bills at Soldier Field. “I think we’re going to still wait and see,” coach Marc Trestman said...
  • Cutler on Palmer's new team: 'It's not an ideal situation'

    Cutler on Palmer's new team: 'It's not an ideal situation'
    Two days after being released by the Bears, reserve quarterback Jordan Palmer appears to be hooking on with a new squad. The Buffalo Bills, of all teams. That means Palmer will be back in Chicago on Sept. 7 when the Bills face the Bears at Soldier Field...
  • James Alter, Chicago businessman and civic leader, 1922-2014

     James Alter, Chicago businessman and civic leader, 1922-2014
    In war, as a combat aviator during World War II, and in peace, as a businessman, civic leader and powerful player in local politics, James Alter was always fighting the good fight. Mr. Alter, 92, died of congestive heart failure Thursday, Aug. 14, in...
  • Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    What rookie has stood out the most during camp and the first two preseason games? -- @deepdishdeclan from Twitter I don’t think there is any question Kyle Fuller, the first-round draft pick, has proven to be the most polished and game-ready of the...
  • Most Chicagoans OK with Lucas museum spot

    Most Chicagoans OK with Lucas museum spot
    Much has been made of Mayor Rahm Emanuel offering lakefront land to "Star Wars" creator George Lucas for a museum and the pushback from open-space advocates opposed to the site, but a Chicago Tribune poll found that many city voters don't think it matters...