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  • Reid's Obama apology: Post-racial land?

    by Mark Silva, on Saturday, updated noon EST Sunday We suppose it's sadly inevitable, in the land that is not quite post-racial America, that we're learning, in retrospect, about how some of the white powers of the nation viewed the...
  • Pop & Hiss premiere: TiRon gets down with 'Band on the Run' in new video

    Since the "Day of the Locust," Hollywood Boulevard has been the metaphor of choice for dreams deferred. TiRon was raised in Kankakee, Ill., but has been based in Los Angeles since junior high school. His new video for "Down" finds...

    The death penalty in Illinois, a partial chronology of modern events

    Eight years ago, Rob Warden, then as now the director of the Center on Wrongful Conviction at the Northwestern University School of Law, published the following timeline in the Tribune. The time to update it will be if and when,...

    The Quinn empire strikes back

    After a long weekend of keeping a very low public profile on the tax issue, the Quinn administration is showing signs of fighting back against critics. Here's a fact sheet his office just sent over (note to the easily confused...

    Sprint announces first 4G LTE cities for mid-2012 -- no L.A. yet

    Later this year, Sprint plans to launch its 4G LTE network in the cities of Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio; no plans for Los Angeles have been announced as of yet.