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  • E. Richard 'Rick' Brown dies at 70; pioneer in study of public health

    E. Richard 'Rick' Brown dies at 70; pioneer in study of public health
    E. Richard "Rick" Brown, the founding director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research who pioneered the collection and wide dissemination of health survey data to influence public policy and was a leading advocate for healthcare reform, has died....
  • Meet the RedEye Rock 'n' Vote 2012 Final 4

    Meet the RedEye Rock 'n' Vote 2012 Final 4
    At RedEye, we value strong opinions. And Chicago music fans sure have them. After nearly 24,000 votes, you narrowed down our RedEye Rock ‘n’ Vote Top 10 to the 92s, Hospital Garden, the Retar Crew and Santiago x the Natural. The final four...
  • Changes in chemical safety law getting bipartisan support

    Changes in chemical safety law getting bipartisan support
    The first signs of bipartisan support for overhauling the nation's chemical safety law emerged Monday, as three Republicans joined 23 other senators calling for tough restrictions on toxic flame retardants. Citing the Tribune's Tribune's "Playing With...
  • Those party photos could cost you a job

    Those party photos could cost you a job
    In a controversial twist on the exploding use of online social media, more employers are poring over the websites to weed out job applicants whose posts reveal that they use foul language, take drugs, associate with gangs or have other questionable...
  • Democrats in town for statewide convention

    Democrats in town for statewide convention
    SAN DIEGO -- The Democratic State Convention is scheduled to open Friday at the San Diego Convention Center for a three-day run that includes addresses by Gov. Jerry Brown, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Dianne Feinstein The first day line-up...
  • AT&T Kills $39B T-Mobile Bid

    AT&T Kills $39B T-Mobile Bid
    The proposed AT&T-T-Mobile merger is dead. AT&T issued a press release on Monday announcing that its discussions with Deustche Telekom, which owns T-Mobile, had ended, citing intense federal scrutiny. In the release, both companies continued to insist...
  • Proposed AT&T - T-Mobile merger is dead

    Proposed AT&T - T-Mobile merger is dead
    The proposed AT&T-T-Mobile merger is dead. AT&T said on Monday that its discussions with Deustche Telekom, which owns T-Mobile, had ended, citing intense federal scrutiny. Both companies continue to insist that the proposed $39 billion deal, which would...
  • Netroots on shaky ground

    IT'S IRONIC. At precisely the moment so many people think that the Republican Party and the conservative movement went off the rails, the people who hate the right the most want to copy it. That's the upshot of an alternately brilliant and tendentious...
  • Mark Daily's e-mails to family and friends

    10/31/06 pardon the bizarre typing but these german keyboards are crazy. I have arrived in leipzig and am waiting a couple of hours before continuing to kuwait. all is well so far. no real sleep yet as the plane is crammed with weapons, bags, and boots....
  • Obama or McCain: Who's performing better?

    Obama or McCain: Who's performing better?
    Today's question: How are the campaigns performing? What is each side doing that's resonating with voters, and what are they misfiring on? All week, Matt Welch and Kareem Crayton debate the McCain-Obama campaign as it enters its final month. Obama...
  • Letters to the editor

    'Limbaugh Challenge' Re “Take the Limbaugh Challenge. I dare you.” Opinion, March 29 I can't tell if Andrew Klavan's piece is serious or satire. If satire, bravo -- it brilliantly captures the reasons why I can't listen to Rush Limbaugh for...
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