Miracles happen more often than you think in the midwest
Journalists, educators call for investigation into the David Protess affair at Northwestern U.
The White House has released President Obama’s long-form birth certificate. Will this quiet the birthers? (Sun-Times/NY Times) A former Chicago cop pleaded guilty to attempting to hire a hit man to take out another police officer. (Sun-Times)
A new documentary film by Chicago’s Dawn Shapiro concludes with a startling admission. Shapiro’s setting is rural Nigeria and her subject childbirth, and just before the credits roll we are told: While documenting these stories, the filmmakers worked in unison with families and healthcare workers to accurately portray pregnancy and childbirth. Several times we affected […]
Frequent mayoral critic Joe Moore hosts Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel at a meeting in the 49th Ward.
As you might have heard, the Reader is getting a new look and adding new content. The redesigned paper hits the streets this Thursday (or Wednesday, if you know where to look). Keep an eye out for it; Reader newsies will hand out copies of the paper throughout the day tomorrow through Friday. To celebrate […]
Lots has been written about the skirmishes between mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel and City Council dean Ed Burke as they vie for power in the post-Daley world. But lost in the speculation over whether Emanuel will choose to keep Burke as finance committee chairman is the fact that it’s not supposed to be his decision to […]
Lollapalooza announces 2011 lineup, inspires deja vu.
available for review: Advanced Melting Technologies With Submerged Combustion