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  • Pornagraphy at the library

    Pornagraphy at the library
    Pornographic images online have long provided moral and ethical debate. But here's a new twist: what happens when those images are being viewed in a public place...like the library? As shocking as it sounds, library patrons are using public library...
  • 10 things you might not know about taxes

    10 things you might not know about taxes
    It's tax season, and Monday is the 100th anniversary of Illinois' ratification of the 16th Amendment, which allowed the U.S. income tax. Please itemize these 10 tax facts: 1. Did 7 million American children suddenly disappear in 1987? On paper, it seemed...
  • Blagojevich's name surfaces early in case

    Prosecutors wasted little time Thursday dragging Gov. Rod Blagojevich front and center in the corruption trial of his friend and fundraiser Antoin "Tony" Rezko. With an overflow crowd on hand for the politically charged trial, the first government...
  • Student's deportation is stayed

    Reversing course, the Obama administration granted a one-year reprieve Thursday to Rigo Padilla, an undocumented college student whose months-long quest to avoid being kicked out of the country has fueled street rallies, an Internet campaign and growing...
  • May 3 - 7

    Book Cellar - Vincent: A Life in Color - Ozomatli - Candace Bushnell - Richard Lewis - Cecily Knobler - Botanic Backyard - Hal Sparks - Ellen Rakieten and Anne Coyle - Amy Wilson - Avenue Q - Michael Colyar Monday, May 3 Books for Mom Book Cellar...
  • Hey good lookin'!

    We sure don't like our wrinkles! After the on anti-aging goos, readers want to join the conversation. Thanks for your suggestions on other things to try (or reject). In the interest of all of us who want to remain young, here you go: Anna Gunter Kaplan,...
  • Books editor's job is no easy read

    In a tiny 5th floor room in Tribune Tower lies a treasure trove of literature: more than 800 books that literary editor Elizabeth Taylor might consider for a coveted review in the Tribuneís Books section. The books are everywhere in the room, and not...
  • NO APOLOGIES, NO REGRETS

    Jane Byrne, the Mt. St. Helens of City Hall, is spouting off-again-on every topic imaginable, from politics to pantyhose. The tiny, blond dynamo always has an opinion. It might not be the same as yesterday's opinion, but . . . THAT'S THE GIST of the...
  • ALD. RICHARD MELL: `If your child comes to you and tells you this and you really have a problem with it and it becomes a real issue, you really don't deserve to call yourself a parent.'

    Deborah Mell was still in elementary school, 6th or 7th grade, when she began making bicycle trips to a neighborhood on Chicago's North Side where she could get a gay newspaper. At the newsstand, trying not to look like she was staring, she'd watch the...
  • Which is witch? 'Wicked' author on the book, show

    The first sentence sparks a sinuous shiver: A mile above Oz, the Witch balanced on the wind's forward edge, as if she were a green fleck of the land itself, flung up and sent wheeling away by the turbulent air. And thus readers are launched into "Wicked:...
  • The Retail District Cheerleader

    From his small office over-looking the "L," the chief of the Loop's semi-official Booster Club is spouting no small plans. A lot of people, rich people, are moving into condos in the Loop, he says. So Chicago's once vibrant, but more recently scary-...
  • Vision for park grew over decades

    'Millennium Park was first conceived in 1997," proclaims a City of Chicago Web site, "with the original mission of creating new parkland in Grant Park to transform the unsightly railroad tracks and parking lots that had long dotted the lakefront in...