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  • Amid patriotism, Veterans Day events evoke struggles of hunger, joblessness

    Amid patriotism, Veterans Day events evoke struggles of hunger, joblessness
    Steven Arnold normally skips formal Veterans Day ceremonies, preferring to stay out of the spotlight. But the Chicagoan, who served as a Marine in Japan in the early 1980s and has a son who recently returned from a tour in Afghanistan, said he was glad to...
  • Red-nosed reindeer, check, but musicians missing

    Red-nosed reindeer, check, but musicians missing
    To understand why live musicians are so important to musical theater, you need only spend some time with "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical," the new seasonal attraction at the Broadway Playhouse, which features a cast of 24 actors but not a...
  • 'Shameless' seeking extras for Nov. 11-16 Chicago shoot

    'Shameless' seeking extras for Nov. 11-16 Chicago shoot
    If you've always hoped to party with the Gallaghers, here's your chance. Showtime's "Shameless" returns to Chicago Nov. 11-15, and they're looking for extras. The series will film its usual shots at the Gallagher house and Sheila's house, but will need...
  • Bears fan heading to Lambeau? Start here

    Bears fan heading to Lambeau? Start here
    Heading to Lambeau Field on Monday? RedEye spoke with two Packers fans living in Chicago to learn the do's and don'ts for Bears fans in Green Bay. MEET YOUR GUIDES Tony Lonien: Lifelong Packers fan and lifelong Chicagoan. Regular Lambeau attendee,...
  • The Bears have perfect buts

    The Bears have perfect buts
    Abracadabra, the Bears are 3-0. If the season ended today, the Bears would be in a three-way tie with New Orleans and Seattle for home-field advantage in the NFC. Congratulations. Of course, NFL seasons don't typically end after three weeks. And it's...
  • 6 killed as tornadoes hit Illinois

    6 killed as tornadoes hit Illinois
    Rare and violent autumn storms ripped across Illinois on Sunday, spinning off tornadoes before slamming into Chicago with punishing rain and wind. As heavy gusts toppled trees and power lines and downpours swamped city streets, tens of thousands of Bears...
  • Big Brother and health care

     
    From Bob Secter's commentary in the Sunday Tribune: Social Security.. was ushered in by President Franklin Roosevelt during the Depression over great howls of protest from what then constituted the political right. Alf Landon, Roosevelt's Republican...
  • Chicago finalist for six NCAA championships

    Chicago finalist for six NCAA championships
    The Chicago Sports Commission announced Wednesday the city is a finalist for six NCAA championships. The NCAA will pick the sites by Dec. 11. The sports commission submitted the bids in conjunction with schools and venues. The events are: --...
  • Tornado outbreak brings late-fall terror to Midwest

    At least six people were killed and dozens more hurt when an unusual November tornado outbreak hopscotched through the Midwest on Sunday, leaving destruction in its wake. Twisters and thunderstorms more reminiscent of spring than fall savaged...
  • Simeon football standout shot to death: 'Good son ... My best friend'

    Simeon football standout shot to death: 'Good son ... My best friend'
    His coaches say Demarius Reed had been a natural leader on the football field since he was a boy, sporting skills that propelled him from the playing fields of Simeon Career Academy to a spot on the roster at Eastern Michigan University. On visits...
  • Police looking for people at 'after party' around time football player was killed

    Police looking for people at 'after party' around time football player was killed
    Police investigating the death of former Simeon football player Demarius Reed are looking for anyone who attended a late-night party in an apartment complex near Eastern Michigan University where Reed was found shot. "We're just looking for people from...
  • Cops: People heard shots, passed football player's body but no one called police

    Cops: People heard shots, passed football player's body but no one called police
    At least one person walked past former Simeon football player Demarius Reed after he was shot near the Eastern Michigan University campus, but she thought he was just passed out from a party and continued on, according to police. At least six other...