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  • Writer David Simon, creator of 'The Wire' and 'Homicide,' wins 2010 MacArthur 'genius' award

    Writer David Simon, creator of 'The Wire' and 'Homicide,' wins 2010 MacArthur 'genius' award
    Baltimorean David Simon, whose groundbreaking television series "The Wire" examined the institutions of his hometown with a passionate and unsparing eye, today won a 2010 MacArthur "genius" award. The 50-year-old Simon is one of only a few people ever to...
  • John Stewart Morton Jr., real estate and insurance executive, dies

    John Stewart Morton Jr., real estate and insurance executive, dies
    John Stewart Morton Jr., a retired real estate and insurance executive, died Aug. 3 of kidney failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former Owings Mills resident was 92. The son of a real estate broker and a homemaker, Mr....
  • History of Port Deposit has been defined by high water

    Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011 was not a good day to be appointed Port Deposit's town administrator. The town was about to be evacuated in anticipation of the worst flooding in decades. But Rodney Hines, 64, took the challenge in stride, even though the newcomer...
  • Smooth commute as subzero cold retreats, for now

    Smooth commute as subzero cold retreats, for now
    Trains were running, planes were flying, mostly, morning traffic was moving and the kids were back in school as the subzero cold retreats for the next few days. For the first time since Sunday, dawn broke above zero.  Just 2 above, but better than the...
  • Less damage than expected--but still a big storm

    Less damage than expected--but still a big storm
    It was promoted as a massive storm system with the potential to drop golf ball-sized hail and produce wind gusts of up to 75 mph. Conditions were ripe for tornadoes, forecasters said. But the thunderstorms that passed over the Chicago area Wednesday...
  • Weather Service: Yes, those were tornadoes

    Weather Service: Yes, those were tornadoes
    The storms that hit northern Illinois and northern Indiana this week spawned two confirmed tornadoes, the National Weather Service has determined. The more powerful of the two tornadoes hit 2-1/2 miles southwest of Shabbona, about 80 miles west of...
  • New list offers hospital-specific data on patient safety

    New list offers hospital-specific data on patient safety
    Over strong objections from the hospital industry, the government has published data about things that can go wrong in hospitals — falls, objects left behind during surgeries, bloodstream or urinary infections associated with catheters, incompatible...
  • Village officials not ready to say goodbye to Sara Lee

     
    Downers Grove officials are not ready to say good-bye to Sara Lee Corp. just yet, despite news that the food company expects to relocate in …...
  • DeLand woman finalist in Good Housekeeping cooking contest

     
    Janet Lee Staton, of DeLand, FL, is one of 18 finalists in Good Housekeeping's $125,000 Cook Your Heart Out competition. Staton will prepare her Jan’s Breakfast Muffins from the contest's Starters category Aug. 28 and 29 in the Good Housekeeping Test...
  • As seen on TV: Obama's new and improved economic plan speech

     
    Full text and commentary on the president's latest speech on the economy....
  • Weeks in review

     
    Chicago Tonight, The Week In Review -- Host Joel Weisman with Abdon Pallasch and Laura Washington of the Sun-Times, Bruce Japsen of the Tribune and Bruce Levine of ESPN: Connected to Chicago (.mp3) --WLS-AM host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz......
  • News in review

     
    Month in Review --mp3 (WBEZ-FM) "848" host Alison Cuddy with Cheryl Corley of NPR, Linda Lutton of WBEZ and me. Connected to Chicago --.mp3 (WLS-AM). Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crain's Chicago Business, Ray Long of the Tribune......