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  • Author Stuart Dybek: Chicago's storyteller

    Author Stuart Dybek: Chicago's storyteller
    The way Stuart Dybek tells it, on the night that he decided to become a writer, the moon rose full and bright over Lake Michigan. It had not been an easy decision. His father, an immigrant from Poland who had pushed his way to foreman at the McCormick...
  • 5K walk/run very personal to Elmhurst couple

    5K walk/run very personal to Elmhurst couple
    Carol White, an advanced practice nurse who specializes in treating cancer patients, has participated in the Jim Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk to fund leukemia research for 17 years, but this year it had even more meaning. She was running for all the...
  • Ron De Jesus' danced love letter to Ensemble Espanol

     Ron De Jesus' danced love letter to Ensemble Espanol
    "I had not been in flamenco heels in 20-some years," says choreographer Ron De Jesus. "I was terrified of being exposed, like I was a phony because I hadn't committed to the technique the dancers had devoted their lives to." For De Jesus, creating...
  • Law school student knows prison — from the inside

    Law school student knows prison -- from the inside
    Jarrett Adams' legal aspirations took hold in an unusual place: his prison cell. It was there, not long into his 28-year sentence for sexual assault, that a cellmate suggested he spend less time working out and more time proving his innocence if he was...
  • John "Jack" Hickey, 1925-2014

     John "Jack" Hickey, 1925-2014
    John "Jack" Hickey was in school when he began his career with Galvin Manufacturing Corp., which became Motorola. Mr. Hickey, who retired in 1986 as executive vice president and chief financial officer but continued another 10 years as a director, was a...
  • District 207 names new board member

    District 207 names new board member
    A hospital administrator and Maine South graduate has been selected to fill a vacancy on the District 207 school board, Maine Township High School district officials announced this week. Board members voted unanimously at a special meeting Sunday to...
  • Blackline shuttle to launch regular service Monday

    Blackline shuttle to launch regular service Monday
    Two weeks ago, Kathleen Alforque, 34, was walking to a Lakeview bus stop when she spotted a group of people outside a shuttle. One of them asked her which way she was headed. Alforque said she was on her way to the Loop. She got on the shuttle instead...
  • The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter, civil rights champion, 1933-2014

    The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter, civil rights champion, 1933-2014
    The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter and his wife, Doris, had recently finished editing the third in a series of six volumes on the homilies of outspoken Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated in 1980 while in church celebrating Mass. It was...
  • College | Volleyball standouts in national tournament

    College | Volleyball standouts in national tournament
    Area players are dotting the rosters of the final six teams in the NCAA Men's Volleyball Tournament, playing out this week at Loyola University in Chicago. The Final Four is Thursday night with the national championship at 7 p.m. Saturday. For the first...
  • Study: Sneezes spread germs farther than we knew

    Study: Sneezes spread germs farther than we knew
    That dainty handkerchief you use to cover up sneezes should be considered more of a fierce battle shield, after new research shows that sneezes release violent gas clouds with the ability to spread germs farther than previously expected. Coughs and...
  • Durbin touts student loan proposal in Naperville

    Durbin touts student loan proposal in Naperville
    Sen. Dick Durbin spoke Friday with students and graduates of North Central College in Naperville as part of his push for legislation that would expand options for repaying student loans and raise the tax rate on millionaires. "I think this is a big...
  • Body pulled from lake identified as 32-year-old Lake Forest woman

    Body pulled from lake identified as 32-year-old Lake Forest woman
    After the death of his 17-year-old son, a Lake Forest father left his executive banking job to work for an international Christian ministry -- a decision that stemmed from a series of devastating losses, he wrote in a subsequent book. Now Gerard Long...