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  • Electronic music giants Pretty Lights and Bassnectar to play Hampton Coliseum Dec. 28-29 (UPDATE)

    Electronic music giants Pretty Lights and Bassnectar to play Hampton Coliseum Dec. 28-29 (UPDATE)
    The electronic dance music, or EDM, revolution has officially reached the Peninsula. Staff at Hampton Coliseum announced Wednesday that Pretty Lights and Bassnectar, two of the genre's big names, will perform there Dec. 28 & 29. Tickets go on sale 10 a....
  • Late-winter snowstorm slams Central Illinois, not Chicago

    Late-winter snowstorm slams Central Illinois, not Chicago
    Chicago appears to have dodged the worst of an early-spring snow system that is dumping six to 10 inches on Central Illinois, according to the National Weather Service. But according to State Police Sunday night, motorists traveling in Kankakee,...
  • Rutherford edges toward Republican governor run

    Rutherford edges toward Republican governor run
    Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford said Monday a decision on whether to run for the 2014 Republican nomination for governor is more a matter of when than if. Speaking to reporters after appearing at the City Club of Chicago, the first-term treasurer said...
  • The Last Bison, a chamber-folk band from Chesapeake, is poised for March 5 album release

    The Last Bison, a chamber-folk band from Chesapeake, is poised for March 5 album release
    To say The Last Bison have a lot of irons in the fire is a flaming understatement. The band's major-label debut album, "Inheritance," is set for a March 5 release. A new video is in progress. On Tuesday, the band heads back out on the road. The group'...
  • Quinn: Blagojevich conviction 'serious day for our state'

    Quinn: Blagojevich conviction 'serious day for our state'
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, who assumed office after Blagojevich's impeachment, said today’s guilty verdict marks "a serious day for our state." Quinn said Blagojevich's corruption conviction, along with that of previous Gov. George Ryan,...
  • Illinois considered to have strong ban on exotic animals, but there are exemptions

    Illinois considered to have strong ban on exotic animals, but there are exemptions
    — Tucked amid the high bluffs of central Wisconsin, this town of 361 people appears to be like most others, with two old taverns, a gas station and a community center dotting its main drag. But just up the hill, at the end of Pine Street, is the...
  • David S. Broder dies at 81; Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist

    David S. Broder dies at 81; Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist
    David S. Broder, one of the nation's leading political reporters and a Pulitzer Prize winner in 1973 for distinguished commentary about the Watergate scandal, has died. He was 81. Broder, a longtime columnist at the Washington Post, died Wednesday at...
  • Tackling the office tattler

    Tackling the office tattler
    Attention fishermen and fisherwomen, loggers, aircraft pilots and farmers. Your jobs are very dangerous. If you had not already been keyed into this by the sharks, falling trees, stalled engines and giant, scary, wheat-thrashing thingies, the Bureau of...
  • Radar Eyes: They love melody, chaos, cassettes

    Radar Eyes: They love melody, chaos, cassettes
    The drums, as Sonic Youth might say, pound an expressway through your skull. The bass forcefully walks the divide between rhythm and melody. Guitars throw a curtain of dirt over everything, and then smear it around. Beneath all the mayhem, melodies emerge...
  • A version of David Foster Wallace's life

    A version of David Foster Wallace's life
    When the great English poet Philip Larkin worked at the University of Hull, he liked to say that the need to change trains in Doncaster meant most journalists, academics and other London irritants didn't bother to harass him. The American writer David...
  • 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,......