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  • 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...
  • Water Works Library

    Water Works Library
    The place: They call it an outpost. The 250-square-foot location, shared by Hot Tix and housed in the Chicago Visitor Information Center in the Water Works building, is dwarfed by a cafe and reading lounge. There isn't much to it. The outpost, or...
  • Book places: Harold Washington Library

    Book places: Harold Washington Library
    The place: As the largest public library in the country, the Harold Washington Library Center is not just Chicago's crown public jewel but also America's as well. Its 10 floors and 70 miles of shelving holding more than 1.1 million titles, taking up a...
  • The sound of news is fading out on many FM stations

    Charlie Meyerson sits at home in Oak Park these days, learning more about the Internet and waiting for the phone to ring. Officially, the 43-year-old Meyerson is in-between jobs.Realistically, though, he's not sure whether his next job will be in radio....
  • Richard M. Daley elected mayor of Chicago

    Richard M. Daley elected mayor of Chicago
    As Richard M. Daley claimed victory on this date in a special mayoral election that put him on a path to follow his famous father, he declared an end to a tumultuous decade in Chicago political history. "We ran a campaign that will be remembered not for...
  • WHO WILL WEAR THE MANTLE?

    When Mayor Harold Washington collapsed at his desk and died last November, he left a political and spiritual vacuum in Chicago`s black community that has created the current, informal and furious power struggle among those who would succeed him. This...