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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Public is appropriately concerned about national debt

    Tribune columnist Steve Chapman attacks the cluelessness of Americans on national debt and points out that the U.S. deficit has been falling the past five years. But a falling deficit still means national debt is heading in the wrong direction, albeit...
  • Chicago is your friendly Big Brother

    Chicago is your friendly Big Brother
    This summer, data scientists and architects in Chicago are working on a new form of civic infrastructure: highly visible, aesthetically pleasing, one-foot-square boxes mounted on light poles that track environmental conditions around them. If this is...
  • White House adviser won't say if Chicago has lock on Obama library

    White House adviser won't say if Chicago has lock on Obama library
    WASHINGTON — White House adviser Valerie Jarrett,  asked Friday whether Chicago had a lock on becoming the home of the future Obama presidential library, emphasized that the just-received bids for the project would be carefully examined, including...
  • Classical Corner

    Classical Corner
    Baroque Band: The New York-based Spanish violinist Joan Plana, concertmaster of the Chicago period-instrument ensemble, leads the season finale, a program of Italian Baroque concertos. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave.; 7:...
  • New sensors will scoop up 'big data' on Chicago

    New sensors will scoop up 'big data' on Chicago
    The curled metal fixtures set to go up on a handful of Michigan Avenue light poles later this summer may look like delicate pieces of sculpture, but researchers say they'll provide a big step forward in the way Chicago understands itself by observing...
  • Police: Teen's foot injured by self-inflicted gunshot

    Police: Teen's foot injured by self-inflicted gunshot
    A 15-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the foot this morning in the South Shore neighborhood, police said. The boy was standing on the sidewalk in the 7600 block of South Coles Avenue when a gun he was holding discharged about 12:15 a.m., Police...
  • Donald M. Jensen, president, American Liver Foundation-Great Lakes

    Donald M. Jensen, president, American Liver Foundation-Great Lakes
    Dr. Donald M. Jensen, a professor of medicine and director of the Center for Liver Diseases at the University of Chicago Medical Center, has been named the president of the American Liver Foundation, Great Lakes Division. He received both his bachelor's...