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  • Make patients the priority, not profits

    As a medical student, I appreciated Tribune reporter Peter Frost's story, "Lawsuit accuses Blue Cross and Blue Shield parent of funneling profit to execs" (May 22). Nominally nonprofit health insurers are reaping huge financial gains by employing the...
  • GOP makes it difficult for president to conduct U.S. foreign policy

    In "Obama’s feckless foreign policy" (Commentary, May 20), by Charles Lipson, professor of political science at the University of Chicago, Lipson briefly mentions the success of the economic recovery from the worst recession since the Great...
  • Supreme Court spinning ties liberals up in knots

    Linda Greenhouse has been providing liberal spin on the Supreme Court for The New York Times for decades, first as a reporter and now as an opinion columnist. She recently attacked the court for its "dangerous" conservatism and, in the process,...
  • Kaneland finishes second in 2A boys track

    Kaneland finishes second in 2A boys track
    CHARLESTON, Ill. — Kaneland senior Nathaniel Kucera had one thought after receiving the baton during the final leg of Saturday's Class 2A 1,600-meter relay: Beat Cahokia. Throughout the two-day Class 2A boys state track and field meet at O'Brien...
  • 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:...
  • Partners start hashing out details of Chicago's Digital Lab for Manufacturing

    Partners start hashing out details of Chicago's Digital Lab for Manufacturing
    The University of Illinois doesn’t often buddy up with the University of Iowa, just as Rolls-Royce doesn’t often volunteer to hold hands with General Electric. But that’s exactly the kind of scenario the Digital Lab for Manufacturing --...
  • Broad Collection sues engineering firm Seele Inc. over museum facade

    Broad Collection sues engineering firm Seele Inc. over museum facade
    An engineering subcontractor's delays in carrying out the most distinctive design features of the exterior of the Broad Collection contemporary art museum in downtown Los Angeles have put the project at least 15 months behind schedule, according to a suit...
  • 1 dead, 5 hurt in shootings on West, South sides

    1 dead, 5 hurt in shootings on West, South sides
    A 21-year-old man was fatally shot in the West Side's Lawndale neighborhood Tuesday afternoon, and overnight shootings on the South and West sides left five others injured, authorities said. Police called to the area about 1:30 p.m. after a report of an...
  • The left's war on free speech

    Freedom of speech used to be a quintessential liberal cause. That quintessential liberal advocacy organization, the American Civil Liberties Union, prided itself on defending the 1st Amendment right of even the most marginal and disliked of groups to...
  • A great blues gathering could ignite passions anew

    A great blues gathering could ignite passions anew
    Two years ago, the biennial "Blues and the Spirit" symposium at Dominican University in River Forest raised sparks from the outset. "Here we are in 2012, and I'm watching black blues artists being treated like stepchildren of the blues and feeling...
  • Man dies after jumping into lake near 59th Street Harbor

    Man dies after jumping into lake near 59th Street Harbor
    A man died after he jumped into the water to swim toward a dock near the 59th Street Harbor, according to police. At least three people saw the 27-year-old man jump in and start swimming toward the dock about 10:40 p.m. Friday, police said. About...
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