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  • Land of Linkin'

     
    An occasional listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. Author William Love wrote to me recently asking if "Love Letters," our lengthy...
  • 30 dishes to eat while visiting Chicago

    30 dishes to eat while visiting Chicago
    You've already waited in line for popcorn at Garrett. You've endured verbal abuse at The Wieners Circle. And you've devoured the Chicago classic that is the Italian beef sandwich (Al's #1 and Johnnie's being the best, depending on who you ask). So...
  • Deadline is today for proposals for the Obama presidential library

    Deadline is today for proposals for the Obama presidential library
    President Obama's approval rating may be upside down in some polls, but it hasn't lessened the crowded field of contenders vying for his presidential library. Proposals on where to put the library are due today, according to the Barack Obama Foundation,...
  • Republican Party has no idea how to run a country

    In his essay "Downward Spiral of Obama's Presidency," Charles Lipson trots out a litany of disproven complaints about Barack Obama. He does this instead of critiquing the blatant uselessness of the current Republican-led Congress that spends all its...
  • Thirteen vie to host Obama library

    Thirteen vie to host Obama library
    Thirteen bidders filed paperwork by Monday’s deadline saying they want to host the Obama Presidential Library, according to the foundation established to oversee the selection process. In a statement released today, the Barack Obama Foundation said...
  • Expansion of end-of-life care order awaits governor's signature

    Expansion of end-of-life care order awaits governor's signature
    When it comes to where people in the U.S. die, there has for years been a gap between what people want and what usually happens. Most Americans would rather die at home. But only one third actually do, according to the Centers for Disease Control and...
  • Exonerated man plagued by sex assault accusation

     Exonerated man plagued by sex assault accusation
    As Malik Dervisevic huddled in a small jail cell — tired, hungry and frantic after hours of interrogation and no contact with his family — his mind whirred with anxiety. "I lost my job. I lost my house. I lost everything," Dervisevic, 37,...
  • Shootings since Sunday in Chicago: 4 dead, 26 wounded

    Shootings since Sunday in Chicago: 4 dead, 26 wounded
    At least 30 people were shot over about 13 hours starting 2:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon and continuing into early Monday morning. Four of the 30 people shot died and several more remain in critical condition. The shootings Sunday into Monday brings the...
  • 11-year-old girl among 6 people shot overnight in Chicago

    11-year-old girl among 6 people shot overnight in Chicago
    A shooter on a bicycle fired on a group of people in the Bronzeville neighborhood, wounding an 11-year-old girl and two teens in one of four shootings overnight on the South and West sides. The girl and the others were standing on the sidewalk in the...
  • UIC offers third site for Obama presidential library

    UIC offers third site for Obama presidential library
    The University of Illinois at Chicago announced Monday that it would offer a third site in its bid for the Obama presidential library. The 23-acre site at West Roosevelt Road and South Kostner Avenue is bordered by West 5th Avenue to the north and South...
  • College Match: Helping low-income students achieve more than they might imagine

    NEW YORK In spite of being among the top students in his school, Joseph Nelzy was quick to give up on being admitted to one of the nation's best colleges after he got a rejection letter from Brandeis University, near Boston. "I had no hope after that,"...
  • Teen killed, 11 wounded in city shootings

    Teen killed, 11 wounded in city shootings
    A 17-year-old boy was killed and 11 other people were wounded in shootings across the city Saturday afternoon and night. The night's lone homicide happened about 12:04 a.m. Sunday in the 3100 block of West Polk Street in the city's East Garfield Park...