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  • Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as 'Late Show' host

    Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as 'Late Show' host
    When Stephen Colbert takes over for David Letterman as host of the “Late Show” on CBS next year, he will bring with him a career built on Chicago-style comedy. He will be the second major late-night talk show host, after fellow...
  • Blackhawks chairman donates millions to Northwestern performing arts programs

    Blackhawks chairman donates millions to Northwestern performing arts programs
    Blackhawks chairman Rocky Wirtz and his wife, Marilyn, have made a multi-million dollar contribution to his alma mater, Northwestern University, in support of performing arts programming. The gift, of an undisclosed amount, is part of a $3.75 billion...
  • Former Cook sheriff, judge Richard Elrod dies

    Former Cook sheriff, judge Richard Elrod dies
    Richard J. Elrod, the son of a West Side Democratic committeeman, was seriously injured during an altercation with a protester during a 1969 Days of Rage demonstration downtown but went on to four terms as Cook County sheriff and more than 25 years as a...
  • Northwestern football players to vote on union Friday

    Northwestern football players to vote on union Friday
    Northwestern University football players are scheduled to vote Friday morning on whether they want to be represented by a union. Northwestern, which is a private university, is not allowing reporters on campus at Welsh-Ryan Arena, where the vote will...
  • McDaniel College announces two new hires

    McDaniel College announces Gregory L. Dumont as the new Chief Information Officer (CIO) and John Rouse as the new director of Student Academic Support Services (SASS). Gregory L. Dumont previously served as associate director of Information Technology at...
  • Your Neighbors

    Students graduate from colleges Cori Chreider graduated from the University of Delaware Jan. 12. Seth Golob, of Owings Mills, graduated from Ithaca College. Students named to dean's list Morgan Bailey and Alex Lenovitz, of Glyndon, Sara Eaton, Amy...
  • Dumont and Rouse hired at McDaniel

    McDaniel College announces Gregory L. Dumont as the new chief information officer and John Rouse as the new director of Student Academic Support Services. Dumont previously served as associate director of Information Technology at Central Michigan...
  • Brian Levin-Natalie Kuntz

    Tom and Robin Kuntz, of Grand Blanc, Mich., announce the engagement of their daughter, Natalie Kuntz, of West Hollywood, Calif., to Brian Levin, of West Hollywood, son of Dr. Phil Levin and Dr. Marilyn Miller, of Finksburg. The bride-to-be did her...
  • Fixing schools to fix Chicago

    Fixing schools to fix Chicago
    In 1909, when Daniel Burnham issued his Plan of Chicago, city schools bustled with 300,000 children. Before the first day of school that year, the Tribune declared: "The children of all the world … the child of the tenements and the child of...
  • PASSINGS: Dr. Hans von Leden

    Dr. Hans von Leden Treated voice ailments in entertainers, attorneys, ministers and politicians Dr. Hans von Leden, 95, an ear, nose and throat specialist who taught at UCLA and USC and treated voice disorders in singers, attorneys, teachers,...
  • Passings: John Cacavas, Joan Mondale

    John Cacavas Composer's career was helped by Telly Savalas John Cacavas, 83, a composer, arranger and conductor who parlayed his friendship with actor Telly Savalas into a prolific career scoring music for film and television, including a theme to...
  • Dale T. Mortensen dies at 74; Northwestern professor won economics Nobel

    Longtime Northwestern University professor Dale T. Mortensen, who shared the 2010 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences with two other Americans for their work explaining how unemployment can remain high despite a large number of job openings, has died. He was...