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"If he popped up in the pinch he should of made a base hit and the reason he didn't was so-and-so. And if he cracked one for three bases he ought to had a home run, only the ball wasn't lively, or the wind brought it back, or he tripped on a lump o' dirt,...
Sometimes it's not just about getting a job, it's about identifying your dreams. Northeastern Illinois University has more than 70 undergraduate and graduate programs, plus opportunities to expand your education through internships, field study, and...
WGN NewsMORNING NEWS POLL: Are you concerned about security in Chicago during the NATO summit? Yes: 40% No: 60% MIDDAY NEWS POLL: Until this scandal, were you aware of what the General Services Administration did with your tax dollars? Yes: 10% No: 90%...
Tags: Politics, Chicago, India, Cook County, New York City
SPRINGFIELD — You strained to touch Lincoln's shiny bronze nose. If you're from the Chicago area, you probably remember that road trip. This is an excellent time to reprise the family journey, with Lincoln sure to be big on history tests this...
Five minutes with Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch: Weight loss pioneer Jean Nidetch, who once weighed 214 pounds, founded the Weight Watchers organization in 1963 after following an eating regimen prescribed by the New York City Board of Health. Now...
Even as a child, Michael Berger knew that he wanted to be a lawyer. “I came from a family of lawyers so from the time I was a young boy I envisioned myself as an attorney,” he says. “Though I thought I was going to become a trial lawyer....
Tags: Judges, Justice System, Divorce, Laws, Crime, Law and Justice
Kevin Puts, a composer who teaches at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, won the Pulitzer Prize in music Monday for his first opera. Puts, a member of the Peabody faculty since 2006, was honored for "Silent Night," a two-act work commissioned by the...
Tags: Yale University, Culture, Movies, Concerts, New York City
Choosing a career path can be daunting when faced with an 8.9 percent unemployment rate in Illinois and ongoing layoffs. But there are options that not only lead to gainful employment but self-fulfillment. One profession that hasn't slowed in the...
Tribune reporterAn accused head of a stick-up crew that robbed small restaurants and banks at gunpoint was found guilty today by a federal jury in Chicago of fatally shooting a bank teller during a 2007 holdup of a South Side bank. David Vance gunned down teller...
Tags: Court Preliminary, Chatham, Chicago, Theft, Justice System
Tribune reporterA retired school teacher and security guard calmly recounted in federal court today how they were shot and wounded four years ago when three masked men stormed into a Chatham neighborhood bank. One of the alleged suspects, David Vance, is on trial in...
Tags: Local Government, Murder, Chatham, Injuries and Wounds, Assault
After years of being relegated through the purgatory of forgotten foods, kale has found itself in the spotlight for the first time in decades and is ready to prove it belongs there permanently. A crop of the ancients, kale has been cultivated for over 2,...
Tags: Cabbage, Garlic, Cook County, New York City, Sage
Anchor a stairway with an antique cast-iron newel post. Dress a window with vintage schoolhouse maps instead of shades. Turn a jettisoned apothecary cabinet into a bathroom vanity. Adorn walls with mantels from previous lives. Use those tips and many...
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