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Change of SubjectThank Spanky. When Chicago voters go to the polls Feb. 22 and receive a ballot with a long list of names of ethnically and ideologically diverse mayoral candidates, they can offer up silent expressions of gratitude to Ray Wardingley (right),......
Change of SubjectMore background from the Tribune archives on the mayor's race (see, previously, Rahm Emanuel, Freddie Mac and the big bucks years and Chico walks the ethics line) Braun denies wrongdoing in Medicaid flap September 30, 1992 An apologetic yet feisty......
Change of SubjectMore background from the Tribune archives on the mayor's race. Click here for the full series Braun says report clears her campaign manager December 7, 1992 U.S. Sen.-elect Carol Moseley Braun said Sunday an independent inquiry she ordered has cleared.......
Attorney General Lisa Madigan has used her broad new authority over public records disputes to whittle at Illinois' long-standing culture of secrecy, but lax enforcement and a suffocating backlog of cases have left many citizens waiting in vain for the...
Among the advantages of the iPad or other e-reader is that no great book need ever again suffer the sad fate of my paperback copy of "Art and Ardor" by Cynthia Ozick. The essay collection was published in 1983, but by the time it came to me, plucked...
(WGN-AM)- Days before a state panel is set to blast him for his heavy-handedness in University of Illinois affairs, board Chairman Niranjan Shah resigned his powerful post Monday while accepting some blame for his role in a far-reaching admissions...
Tribune ReportersThe University of Illinois admissions scandal has cost the school about $440,000 in legal fees so far and has made it the target of a state inspector general's investigation, newly released documents show. The bulk of the legal costs, about $392,000,...
Tribune reportersAlumni and public officials reacted with everything from anger to shrugs Friday as they heard new e-mail revelations about the intertwining of clout and admissions at the University of Illinois law school. Documents released Thursday showed that in a...
Tribune reportersThe University of Illinois has commissioned a poll to test responses to its admissions scandal, with options including a public apology and the resignation of some school trustees. The board took no such dramatic steps Thursday, but did issue a statement...
Tribune staff reporterChicago was the center of the American political universe in the summer of 1932, playing host to the Democratic and Republican presidential nominating conventions. "For the next three weeks Chicago will be in the spotlight," the Tribune declared. "By...
Special to The TimesRICHARD GRIFFITHS is probably best known to audiences as Harry Potter's loathsome Uncle Vernon. The veteran British actor traveled to the other end of the spectrum to create the deeply sympathetic character of Hector, a devoted teacher with a tragic flaw,...
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