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  • GOP sweeps back into power in Congress

    Republicans regained control of Congress in yesterday's election, preserving their majority in the House of Representatives and sweeping back to power in the Senate. It was a strong showing for President Bush and the Republicans, though they did not gain...
  • Sears taking hip-hop to Main Street

    In its continuing effort to move to the forefront of fashion, Sears, Roebuck and Co. is putting a spotlight on its urban clothing labels. Sears, based in Hoffman Estates, Ill., is testing a new urban fashion format in major cities across the country,...
  • Game 15: Bears feed on Ravens' '98 scraps

    A lot of the Ravens tap-danced around the issue because it's the ultimate insult to a professional athlete, but the Q-word was close to leaking out of a lot of players' mouths.The Chicago Bears (4-11) routed the Ravens, 24-3, yesterday before 40,853 at...
  • Documentary in works on Chicago's 'bucket boys'

     Documentary in works on Chicago's 'bucket boys'
    One of Chicago's signature sounds is that of the "bucket boys," street performers who make a staccato racket beating on buckets with drumsticks, with musical quality varying radically by player. But identical twin brothers from the South Side hope to...
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  • EconoBall: The benefits of speed

    EconoBall: The benefits of speed
  • Convention notebook: Chicago cops in Charlotte, 'slut' buttons

    Convention notebook: Chicago cops in Charlotte, 'slut' buttons
    For Chicago delegates looking for a little piece of home, there was a familiar sight on the streets of Charlotte: officers from the Chicago Police Department. The city sent a contingent of cops to the Democratic National Convention as a “matter...
  • Taste of Chicago to be five days again in 2013

    Taste of Chicago to be five days again in 2013
    The truncated Taste of Chicago will return largely unchanged in 2013, even though Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration says it still doesn’t know whether this year’s edition of the annual pig-out broke even. The city again plans to...
  • Aldermen want hearings on Chicago school closings

    Aldermen want hearings on Chicago school closings
    Although Chicago teachers have signed off on their new contract, the lingering anxiety about the future of the city's public education system surfaced Thursday as aldermen stepped up a call for hearings on potential school closings. Chicago Public...
  • Chicago ophthalmologist indicted, allegedly stole from employee pension plan

    Chicago ophthalmologist indicted, allegedly stole from employee pension plan
    A Chicago ophthalmologist who was the focus of a 2009 Tribune watchdog story was indicted by a federal grand jury this month on charges he defrauded his employees' pension benefit plan of more than $180,000. In a five-count indictment, Dr. Nicholas...
  • 'The Book of Mormon' releases more Chicago tickets

    'The Book of Mormon' releases more Chicago tickets
    "The Book of Mormon"  is releasing another 12-week block of tickets for its Chicago engagement.  The new tickets, which go on sale Sept. 21, cover performances through June 2. This is not expected to be the last "extension," although it remains an open...
  • 'Tell Chicago I'll pull through'

    'Tell Chicago I'll pull through'
    Eighty years ago this week in Miami, a "maniac" tried to kill President-elect Franklin Roosevelt. The assassin's bullets missed their intended target but hit Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak and four other bystanders. Cermak was rushed to the hospital in...