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Posted April 15, 2011, at 10:21 a.m.
1 place everyone's talking about and dining at—if they can only get a ticket.
Posted April 14, 2011, at 2:04 p.m.
Michael Kornick and Erick Williams of mk restaurant are serving up state tartare from the Kansas ranch of Independence native and local CBS anchor Bill Kurtis.
Posted April 14, 2011, at 12:11 p.m.
Back in 1990, the Bulls had the best player in the NBA, but they weren't the best team, even in their own conference. They needed the right players, and the right coaches to put them together. Enter Phil Jackson, Tex Winter, Scottie Pippen, and Horace Grant.
Posted April 14, 2011, at 11:41 a.m.
Big developments today in Springfield about school hours, teacher seniority, and collective bargaining. Illinois might be the next state to see dramatic revisions to educational policy, and without the fight that going on elsewhere.
Posted April 13, 2011, at 5:24 p.m.
Illinois is revisiting its old, controversial beer regulations to permit some brewers to circumvent the post-Prohibition three-tier system. Cheer up: Texas, of all places, is even more restrictive.
Posted April 13, 2011, at 3:34 p.m.
The latest challenges to abortion laws and abortion providers: from the subtle in Illinois, to the tragic in Indiana, to the absurd... at your local Walgreens.
Posted April 13, 2011, at 2:02 p.m.
The violence-prevention program known as CeaseFire has earned a lot of national attention, from a new documentary by Alex Kotlowitz and Steve James to a New York Times Magazine profile. But its model of street-level, ear-to-the-ground has a much earlier Chicago precedent in the Commission on Human Relations.
Posted April 13, 2011, at 11:41 a.m.
New news about recent news, as Mayor Daley continues to doggedly pursue his long-held dream of an ORD express train, and another name gets added to the mix of rumored CPS chiefs.
Posted April 12, 2011, at 2:08 p.m.
As Barack Obama prepares to launch his fundraising campaign for the 2012 election with a goal of one billion dollars, it's time to start looking at his competition. Oh, and Donald Trump.
Posted April 12, 2011, at 12:13 p.m.