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  • Top quotes from the mayoral race

    Top quotes from the mayoral race
    Less than a week remains before Chicago elects a new mayor (maybe), which means we'll probably only be treated to the candidates' colorful quips for a handful of days. Sigh. Today, we look at five of our favorite words or phrases from the mayoral...
  • Residents pay tribute to veterans

    Residents pay tribute to veterans
    GLENDALE — Fifty Glendale service members killed in battle were honored Monday during a somber and reflective Memorial Day ceremony. The service members, who fought in either World War I, World War II, the Korean War or Vietnam War were added...
  • AT PEACE, AT LAST: AFTER 11 YEARS AND AN EMOTIONAL PARADE, VIETNAM VETS FINALLY FEEL WELCOME

    AT PEACE, AT LAST: AFTER 11 YEARS AND AN EMOTIONAL PARADE, VIETNAM VETS FINALLY FEEL WELCOME
    This story by William Mullen orginally ran in the Aug. 17, 1986, Tribune Sunday Magazine.    At 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 13, three men left the entrance to Navy Pier and began moving west along Grand Avenue. The three were old soldiers, the point men...
  • Critic's Notebook: Kanye West's growing pains

    Critic's Notebook: Kanye West's growing pains
    Here's a quote that recently resonated with Kanye West: "Every child is an artist. The problem is staying an artist when you grow up." Pablo Picasso said that. West found it on a poster somewhere, took a photo, and claimed it as a statement of purpose &#...
  • Riker's Island Inmate Severs Guard's Thumb

    Riker's Island Inmate Severs Guard's Thumb
    A violent clash Thursday between Riker's Island correction officers and a violent inmate have sparked new criticism from the New York City Correction Officers' Benevolent Association (NYCOBA). Around 10:45 PM Thursday, three corrections officers were...
  • Notes on a Year: Ann Powers on pop music

    Notes on a Year: Ann Powers on pop music
    "Let's have a toast," sang Kanye West in September of this sometimes seemingly endless year, debuting a new song, "Runaway," on the MTV Video Music Awards. Over a glassy keyboard sample and an old-school breakbeat, West intoned a gentle melody. "Runaway,"...
  • In pop music, a whole new way of doing business

    In pop music, a whole new way of doing business
    January has always been slump month when it comes to new pop music. Musicians tend to turn bearlike around this time, hibernating until conditions seem friendlier. Yet the resourceful pop lover will be anything but bored right now, with so much to reap...
  • On Theater: A marvelously manic 'Midsummer' at SCR

    On Theater: A marvelously manic 'Midsummer' at SCR
    Shakespeare still packs 'em in. There wasn't a vacant seat in sight at the opening of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at South Coast Repertory — and after word gets out, there'll likely be few throughout the run. The Bard's most visually attractive,...
  • Going on a date? New iPhone safety app lets family, friends know when you get home OK

    Going on a date? New iPhone safety app lets family, friends know when you get home OK
    Dating someone new is tough enough without having to worry about your personal safety – and a new iPhone app provides piece of mind, alerting friends and family when you get home or when you are missing in action. The new myDate Tracker Alert app for...
  • Playing the antihero

    Playing the antihero
    When actor Carl Schurr takes the stage tonight in Everyman Theatre's production of "All My Sons," perhaps he will dedicate his performance to Cherry Watson. Cherry — and not even Schurr knows whether Cherry is a he or a she — was young Carl's...
  • Air Forces captain, missing since WWII, to be buried at sea off Newport Beach

    The remains of an Army Air Forces captain who went missing in action during World War II have been returned to his family and will receive a burial with full military honors off the coast of Newport Beach, the Department of Defense said. George W....