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    You had control of the Congress for two-thirds of your current tenure...Charles Krauthammer, writing to President Obama. This is the sort of rank political fiction that always comes back to deliver a bite to the rear end. In this case,......
  • March 22: Midday Fix - Readeo

    March 22: Midday Fix - Readeo
    Readeo Tips for reading with your children Do it! Take the time to read every day Use Readeo to get the extended family involved Let children pick out their own books from the bookstore or library Make it interactive -- point things out to a child...
  • City schools unveil cost-saving consolidations

    Some neighborhood schools would be consolidated and some charter or magnet schools given more space in a cost-saving measure being considered by Chicago Public Schools, interim CEO Terry Mazany announced today. “It's no secret that Chicago has a...
  • LeBron's Mom arrested, Pres. Obama golf friend arrested, Philly police commish wants more $$ than Weis made, Lots of love on American Idol, Rahm's toga, Stone says Daley is disloyal, Tina Fey pregnant and what if Couric had changed her name?

    Here's what happened.  What's happening.  And what's going to happen. LeBron’s mom arrested for assault  Obama high school friend/golf buddy arrested in undercover prostitute sting Philly police commish wants too much $$$ to come here ($...
  • Meeting on new city schools' plans turns boisterous

    Hoping to learn more about new charter school proposals in Chicago, several hundred parents, teachers and activists crowded into a South Side community center this morning for a contentious, sometimes theatrical, meeting about education in the city. The...
  • Jan 26: Poll Results

    MORNING NEWS POLL: Do you think the Brothel Law should be enforced in Evanston to keep more than 3 people from living in the same residence? Yes: 43% No: 57% MIDDAY NEWS POLL: Did you watch President Obama's State of the Union Address? Yes: 48% No: 52%...
  • CPS charter meeting: Long lines, superheroes

    The drama got into full swing even before the Chicago Public Schools board meeting began this morning. Charter school supporters lined the four-block radius of CPS headquarters at 125 S. Clark St. as parents wearing superhero costumes--Superman and...
  • Thursday, January 27, 2011

    5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett 7:09 a.m. Mayoral candidate William 'Doc' Walls joins Greg Jarrett in studio. 7:39 a.m. Steve Shenbaum, IMG Performance Institute President, discusses how athletes such as Jay Cutler can avoid extreme media, fan & peer...
  • Leader for architecture and design firm employs holistic philosophy to foster clients' creativity, comfort

    Leader for architecture and design firm employs holistic philosophy to foster clients' creativity, comfort
    Walking into a new corporate space her team designed in River North for Whole Foods Market Inc., Nila Leiserowitz pointed out a long lunch table visible from the front entrance instead of hidden in a back room.    The 36,000-square-foot space,...
  • Over 200 state laws to take effect Jan. 1

    Over 200 state laws to take effect Jan. 1
    On January 1, 2012, more than 200 new laws, covering everything from local library boards to murder, will go into effect. Chicago Tribune political reporter Rick Pearson says some that might impact you the most include: - Toll hike - Electronics...
  • "Take a Book, Leave a Book" Little Free Library

    "Take a Book, Leave a Book" Little Free Library
    There is a new non-profit organization in Chicago called 'The Awesome Foundation.' Members donate $1,000 of their own money to do nice things. The first thing they're doing is donating money to a group that will install painted boxes full of free books....
  • Charter schools press CPS for more money

    Charter school advocates are asking Chicago Public Schools to give more money to charter schools in the upcoming school year. With the district cutting per-pupil allocation by 4 percent last year and deciding to keep it flat this coming year, charter...