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  • Funeral Mass to be held at Old St. Pat's for Maggie Daley

    Funeral Mass to be held at Old St. Pat's for Maggie Daley
    Former Chicago first lady Maggie Daley, who died Thursday after a long fight with cancer, will be remembered during a public ceremony at the Chicago Cultural Center on Sunday, a family spokeswoman said today. The public wake will begin at noon and end at...
  • Maggie Daley inspired countless breast cancer patients

    Maggie Daley inspired countless breast cancer patients
    On the day Chicago's first lady announced that she had breast cancer in 2002, Linda Borton started her chemotherapy treatments for the same affliction. Though Borton, a health executive, didn't know Maggie Daley, she knew they were going through a shared...
  • A last farewell to Maggie Daley: 'Our mother loved the simple joys'

    A last farewell to Maggie Daley: 'Our mother loved the simple joys'
    Patrick Daley, Maggie Daley's only son, recalled how his mother encouraged her children to explore new cultures. She was "respectful of tradition, but not bound by it," Patrick Daley said, speaking for himself and his two sisters, Nora Daley Conroy and...
  • Michelle Obama attends funeral of Maggie Daley

    Michelle Obama attends funeral of Maggie Daley
    Michelle Obama was among the mourners at the funeral of former Chicago first lady Maggie Daley. The first indications that Obama would attend the funeral came early this morning when an order was issued restricting air space around O'Hare...
  • Finding something new in a well-reported story

    Finding something new in a well-reported story
    Covering a well-covered story like Maggie Daley’s death is particularly challenging. When I went to the funeral Monday and started talking to mourners, I found that many of them had lovely things to say about Mrs. Daley,  but they were things that...
  • Durbin praises Maggie Daley on Senate floor: 'Remarkable woman'

    Durbin praises Maggie Daley on Senate floor: 'Remarkable woman'
    WASHINGTON — From the floor of the U.S. Senate, Democrat Dick Durbin of Illinois today paid tribute to Maggie Daley, heralding "a remarkable woman" who "served with dignity and grace for 22 years as Chicago’s first lady." Daley was buried...
  • Emanuel working on Maggie Daley tribute

    Emanuel working on Maggie Daley tribute
    After days of tributes to the late Maggie Daley by people who knew and admired her, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is talking with the Daley family to try to figure out the best way to permanently acknowledge what she meant to Chicago. Renaming the Chicago Cultural...
  • Michelle Obama back in city for memorial service

    Michelle Obama back in city for memorial service
    WASHINGTON—First lady Michelle Obama arrived Thursday morning in Chicago for a memorial service for James Bowman, the father of Valerie Jarrett, a top aide to President Barack Obama. Bowman, an expert in inherited blood diseases and population...
  • Cook County Board remembers Maggie Daley

    Cook County Board remembers Maggie Daley
    The Cook County Board paid tribute to Maggie Daley on Wednesday, with Commissioner John Daley remembering his late sister-in-law and the impact she had on Chicagoans. “She was a hope to people, she affected peoples’ lives,” Daley said....
  • Chicago aldermen remember Maggie Daley

    Chicago aldermen remember Maggie Daley
    The Chicago City Council today remembered Maggie Daley, the city's much-adored first lady for more than 20 years. Daughter Nora Daley Conroy at times smiled and laughed, and at others dabbed away tears, as aldermen and Mayor Rahm Emanuel honored her late...
  • Chicago 2011: A Year in Review

    Chicago 2011: A Year in Review
    As 2011 comes to a close, WGN remembers some of the big stories that made Chicago headlines, from politics to weather to sports. Kicking off 2011 was a kick from Mother Nature -- the blizzard that hit the Chicago area on February 2 shut down Lake Shore...
  • New treatments help fight breast cancer

    New treatments help fight breast cancer
    About a year after Shirley Mertz's breast cancer had spread throughout her spine and into her liver, she was awaiting a scan to gauge how her treatment was working. When told it showed no evidence of disease, she recalls being flabbergasted - as was her...