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  • Injured bald eagle recovering at Willowbrook Wildlife Center

     Injured bald eagle recovering at Willowbrook Wildlife Center
    An injured bald eagle that appeared to have been shot is recovering at the Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn. The bird was discovered in late February in Oak Lawn and has been undergoing treatment at the center. It will be several more weeks...
  • Poll: Same-sex marriage still divides GOP voters in Illinois

    Poll: Same-sex marriage still divides GOP voters in Illinois
    Heading into next month's primary election, Republicans in Illinois are more unified on pocketbook concerns but remain divided on social issues — a split accentuated along geographic and ideological lines. Republicans don't agree on same-sex...
  • Rivals play up Rauner's ties to figure in Blagojevich scandal

    Rivals play up Rauner's ties to figure in Blagojevich scandal
    Back in 1996, Atlanta-based dental insurer CompDent Corp. bought an Illinois competitor called Dental Care Plus Management Corp., a seemingly run-of-the mill business deal that would be long forgotten if it weren't now reverberating through the Republican...
  • Sports briefs: Wheaton Academy

    Third of shots fall Wheaton Academy sophomore Jamie Netzley was one of 32 sharpshooters to make it to the finals in the Class 3A Illinois High School Association 3-point shootout but failed to advance to the final four. Netzley canned five out of 15...
  • Dance | Stevenson, Vernon Hills with strong state showings

    Dance | Stevenson, Vernon Hills with strong state showings
    Stevenson coach Kristin Piekarski has heard the naysayers, the ones who think competitive dance is more about flash and glitz and less about athleticism. But the weary looks on the exhausted but excited dancers' faces on the drive back home from last...
  • Decision day for Illinois primary election voters

    Decision day for Illinois primary election voters
    Illinois primary election day dawned Tuesday with voters getting to shape the Republican and Democratic fall tickets for contests ranging from governor and U.S. Senate down to the state legislature and county board. Polls opened across the state at 6 a....
  • Sports briefs: Immaculate Conception

    More years to try Immaculate Conception's Kasey Carver couldn't make it to the final four of the Illinois High School Association Class 2A 3-point shootout, but performed so well that it's a good bet she will be back in the top 32 in the next two years....
  • Sports briefs: Oak Park

    Cooled in shootout Fenwick sophomore Kiki Sheard had a hot hand in the regionals and sectionals, but cooled off in the finals. Kraft hit four out of 15 shots in the first round of the Class 4A Illinois High School Association 3-point Shootout last...
  • Biographer D.T. Max on David Foster Wallace and Chicago

     Biographer D.T. Max on  David Foster Wallace and Chicago
    David Foster Wallace was no fan of cities. He used to complain to friends that they left him riled up. Being in New York City, he once wrote to the then-fiction editor of Playboy, Alice Turner, “My whole┬ánervous system seems to be on the outside...
  • Boys hoops | Class 1A, 2A IBCA All-State teams announced

    ILLINOIS BASKETBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION, CLASS 1A/2A FIRST TEAM Tevin King, Providence-St. Mel Bernard Lilly, Providence-St. Mel Joshuan McNeal, Providence-St. Mel Shartone Moore, TEAM Englewood Makur Puou, Mooseheart Dalton Shaner, Eastland...
  • Rauner lapping GOP field -- Tribune poll

     
    This is going to rattle some dishes: Winnetka venture capitalist Bruce Rauner has jumped out to a big lead in the Republican race for governor after spending millions of dollars on television ads to introduce himself to Illinois voters, a......