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The Big PictureThe Indian wars have been over for roughly 130 years, but at Fox News, no war is too distant in memory to go unnoticed, especially when it comes to opening up a new avenue of attack on Barack Obama. My......
Special to the Los Angeles Times"A Woman's Crusade: Alice Paul and the Battle for the Ballot" by Mary Walton (Palgrave/Macmillan: 284 pp., $28.) Alice Paul was a warrior for women's suffrage. A Quaker from New Jersey, she went to Swarthmore, the college her maternal grandfather...
Culture MonsterâThe Art of the Steal: The Untold Story of the Barnes Foundationâ is a riveting â and tragic â documentary film chronicling the gratuitous ruin of a school outside Philadelphia that houses an incomparable art collection. It's a classic story......
Recently, The Advocate-Messenger described a discussion of city commissioners about when the city began supporting charitable organizations. I do not wish to enter the political aspect of the discussion, but merely to report on the historical issue in...
Tags: Rentals, American Red Cross, Charity, Hull House
Robert Sickinger, a pivotal figure in the development of Chicago's off-Loop theater scene, died Thursday morning at his home in Delray Beach, Fla. Sickinger was 86. His daughter, Erika, said her father died from natural causes. To the extent that...
Chicago's largest donor to local charities also is helping some go out of business. During the past five years, the Chicago Community Trust has assisted more than 100 nonprofit organizations with costs associated with a closing, merger or...
The Eleanor Foundation, a nonprofit primarily assisting single mothers that is more than 110 years old, will soon wind down its operations and transfer its approximately $7 million in assets to the Chicago Foundation for Women. "This is not done in a...
When Sunny Fischer was 4, her family moved into a new apartment with a shiny stove and easy access to green space and playgrounds. "The schools were great — I had terrific teachers," Fischer says. "There was a library within the development that I...
Special to the TribuneA Carpentersville man pleaded guilty today to driving drunk during a 2011 single-car accident that killed one of his passengers. Ulises Beltran, 24, of the 1600 block of Sacramento Drive, agreed in Kane County court to plead guilty to two counts of...
Tags: Justice System, Punishment, Trials, Judges, Carpentersville
Tribune reporterThe Illinois Tollway should include congestion-priced, “managed” lanes and mass transit options such as express buses as part of its plan to rebuild the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway, a special advisory council recommended today. The...
WGN NewsGerald Danzer To purchase a copy of the book: Illinois: A History in Pictures Offering a rich and expansive history that extends far beyond the familiar anecdotes about Abraham Lincoln and the Great Chicago Fire, Illinois: A History in Pictures...
Special to Tribune NewspapersThe National Public Housing Museum's April 15 benefit, "An Afternoon of Good Times," honored three nationally renowned humanitarians for their commitments and contributions to inner-city housing and empowerment of its residents. Steve Pemberton, author...
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