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Northwestern's union campaign: The 'beginning of the end'
Feb. 12, 2014
A National Labor Relations Board hearing in Chicago today considered whether college football players qualify as employees.
“Heroin, LLC” (Story 8 of 9): DuPage County fights losing battle
Dec. 19, 2013
60 percent of DuPage County nonviolent defendants in drug court are addicted to heroin.
JFK assassination's impact on Chicago Catholics, 50 years later
Nov. 22, 2013
The assassination was a devastating blow to Irish-Catholic and political communities in Chicago. A loss that younger Irish-Americans struggled to understand.
Bears' Trestman may hold Chicago's golden ticket
Sep. 26, 2013
When the Chicago Bears named Marc Trestman as Lovie Smith’s replacement, most people’s reaction was…“who?” But three games into the season, Trestman certainly is making a name for himself--a nickname too.
NU doc finds link between booze and bullets
Sep. 19, 2013
The doctor has wondered about the relationship between liquor stores and gun violence for decades.
Money for kids' activities running out in Roseland
Aug. 6, 2013
Most kids can’t wait to get out of school in the summer. But when you live in a world that lacks basic resources, summer can be the scariest time of year.
Filmmaker cheers SCOTUS gene ruling
Jun. 17, 2013
Before last week, Myriad Genetics owned a patent on BRCA1 and BRCA2, known as the breast cancer genes.
Obama visits Chicago for fundraiser
May. 29, 2013
Obama will headline a fundraiser Wednesday for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee at the home of two longtime supporters.
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