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  • Today's top shows: Glen Campbell, Kathleen Edwards

    Today's top shows: Glen Campbell, Kathleen Edwards
    Kathleen Edwards: The Canadian singer-songwriter is showcasing her first album in four years, “Voyageur” (Zoe Records), coproduced by Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon. It traces the arch of a disintegrating love affair with a mix of melancholy...
  • Review: Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra at the Harris Theater

    Review: Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra at the Harris Theater
    Now in his second season as music director, David Danzmayr is well on his way toward establishing his Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra as one of the leading suburban orchestras in the Chicago area. One way the gifted young Austrian conductor is achieving...
  • Robert B. Reich: The stealth sequester

    So far, the much-dreaded "sequester" -- some $85 billion in federal spending cuts between March and September 30 -- hasn't been evident to most Americans. The dire warnings that had been issued from the White House beforehand -- threatening that Social...
  • Illinois refinery shutdown, closings account for higher prices at Hoosier pumps

    Illinois refinery shutdown, closings account for higher prices at Hoosier pumps
    Hoosiers filling up at the pump this week are feeling the squeeze on their wallets and Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is working to ensure they aren’t being illegally gouged. According to AAA on Thursday, Indiana has the 7th highest gas...
  • 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,......
  • Plea for help is a jolly old scam

     
    To judge from my inbox, London is a perilous place. In the last several years, I’ve received dozens of anguished emails from friends reporting that they’ve been mugged while on vacation in that fabled city. “All cash, cell phones and.......
  • Judge halts Illinois from ending Catholic Charities adoption contracts… for now.

     
    Illinois has decided to end its involvement and financial contracts for Catholic Charities’ adoption and foster services in the wake of the religious organization’s refusal to follow the state’s new civil unions law and existing anti-...
  • Drew Peterson's lawyers to Hollywood: Knock it off!

     
    The letter below was sent by Chicago attorney Walter Maksym to a variety of people and companies involved in the production of the film “Ladykiller: The Drew Peterson Story” July 12, 2011 Please be advised that I represent Drew W.......
  • Child welfare groups join case against Illinois Catholic Charities

     
    More news from the ever-evolving case of Catholic Charities versus the state of Illinois over the newly passed civil unions law. Lambda Legal, the national legal organization committed to the civil rights of LGBT people, has filed a friend-of-the-court...
  • Judge: Illinois can drop Catholic Charities over discrimination

     
    A judge in Sangamon County, Illinois has ruled that the state does not have to renew its foster and adoption contracts with Catholic Charities. Illinois ended the over $30 million dollars in annual contracts last month after Catholic Charities said it...
  • Catholic Charities denied stay in Illinois adoption contract case

     
    The ongoing legal battle between Catholic Charities and the state of Illinois over the organization’s state-funded contracts, and their refusal to grant adoption and foster care services to same-sex couples in civil unions, continues with the church...