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Celebrating a Virtually Forgotten Media Maestro

David Tereshchuk | Posted 02.02.2012 | Media
David Tereshchuk

December's days are to dwindle down to year's-end, and I'm already into holiday time's mental excursions. They're taking me off-road a bit, into the b...

Tribune Co. Agrees To Pay Former CEO Up To $725K

AP | Posted 01.23.2012 | Chicago

WILMINGTON, Del. — Tribune Co., which is working to emerge from bankruptcy protection, has agreed to pay former CEO Randy Michaels up to $725,00...

Cities And Schools, Struggling For Revenue, Get Creative With Ad Space

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON and ROBERT RAY | Posted 01.22.2012 | Business

CHICAGO — Seven vinyl banners draped this month along one of Chicago's most iconic bridges, advertisements some have dubbed "a visual crime" and...

Tribune Bankruptcy Plans Rejected By Judge

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 01.01.2012 | Chicago

WILMINGTON, Del. — A federal judge on Monday rejected Tribune Co.'s plan to emerge from bankruptcy protection, along with a rival plan from diss...

Former Tribune CEO Arrested For DUI In Ohio

AP | Posted 12.14.2011 | Chicago

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — A veteran media executive and former Tribune Co. CEO has been charged with drunken driving in southwest Ohio. Middletown pol...

Finalists Announced, Voting Opens, For Coveted Goulet Award

Dr. Abraham Froman | Posted 12.11.2011 | Chicago
Dr. Abraham Froman

After more than 500 nominations, the American Mustache Institute (AMI) today announced 21 finalists and opened voting for the 2011 Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year award.

Tribune Pulls 'Doonesbury' Cartoon Mocking Sarah Palin

Posted 11.12.2011 | Chicago

Garry Trudeau's "Doonesbury" comic has been pulled from the Chicago Tribune this week because, according to the newspaper's editorial staff, its conte...

Behind the Scenes With Rick Kogan and Chicago Live!

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 10.18.2011 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

More than theatrical, Chicago Live! takes a magnifying glass to the details of our city and brings the wonder of a major newspaper, the Chicago Tribune, to life.

Making a Difference: August Is Immunization Awareness Month

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 10.03.2011 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

With children and adults going back to school in the fall, many schools require immunizations to be up to date in order to enroll. The purpose of Immunization Awareness Month is to promote the benefits of immunization.

LA Times Announces Layoffs

AP | Posted 09.26.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Times laid off another round of employees Wednesday as its parent company, Tribune Co., wades through bankruptcy protec...

Hundreds Of Layoffs As Chicago Papers Come Together

AP | Posted 09.19.2011 | Media

CHICAGO — A Chicago Tribune printing facility will soon turn out editions of its longtime newspaper rival the Chicago Sun-Times. The Chicago Tr...

Tribune Cuts More Jobs, Reorganizes Newspapers

AP | Posted 09.17.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The top executive at the Chicago Tribune will oversee six other Tribune Co. daily newspapers as part of a reorganization that will eli...

Student Arrested And Expelled For Writing Name On Desk, Peers Seek Change

Posted 09.14.2011 | Education

A Chicago student advocacy group is fed up with its school system's zero-tolerance disciplinary policies. Voices of Youth in Chicago Education rall...

Young Americans Are Most Satisfied With Their Standard Of Living: Gallup

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 09.04.2011 | Business

It's hard to imagine young Americans being satisfied with their standard of living, especially with youth unemployment nearly double that of the natio...

Chicago Tribune: Was It Hemingway's First Divorce That Caused All His Trouble? | Gioia Diliberto | Posted 09.01.2011 | Books

One afternoon in the late winter of 1961, while Hadley Richardson was vacationing at a ranch in Arizona with her second husband, she got a call from h...

Chicago Tribune Expands Print Edition

AP | Posted 08.15.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The Chicago Tribune has launched an expanded print edition of its newspaper with more local, investigative and other coverage. The ne...

Does Illinois Need More Casinos? Columnists Set the Stakes

Danny Groner | Posted 08.02.2011 | Chicago
Danny Groner

It's now up to Gov. Pat Quinn to decide whether the state gets more casinos to help jumpstart the local economy. Quinn told reporters the bill, which passed the state Senate on Tuesday, was "excessive."

Confusion Over Harper Lee Book Continues | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 06.29.2011 | Books

The author of a forthcoming book about the ever-private Harper Lee, author of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” insisted on Friday that she had the coopera...

New Harper Lee Biography To Include Unique Perspective

AP | Posted 06.27.2011 | Books

NEW YORK -- A new book about "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee will include a unique perspective: Harper Lee's. "The Mockingbird Next Door," ...

In Defense of Napping Air Traffic Controllers

Danny Groner | Posted 06.21.2011 | Travel
Danny Groner

The Department of Transportation, led by Ray LaHood, announced new rules this week that will force controllers to have more time off between shifts and to be accompanied by a partner.

Judge Hopes Tribune Hearing Will End Soon

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 06.13.2011 | Chicago

WILMINGTON, Del. — A hearing to determine the fate of the Tribune Co.'s proposed reorganization plan resumed Tuesday with attorneys for Tribune ...

Another Bite Out of Life

Brian Czech | Posted 06.08.2011 | World
Brian Czech

The malfunctioning at Fukushima is but one of the bites out of life stemming from the human failure to recognize, much less plan for, the high price and growing risks of economic growth.

Tribune Executive Asks Judge To Approve Company Bankruptcy Exit Plan

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WILMINGTON, Del. — A top executive with Tribune Co. wants a judge to approve the company's plan to emerge from bankruptcy protection as soon as ...

Tribune Bankruptcy Case: Judge To Weigh In

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A two-week hearing begins Monday to determine the fate of Tribune Co. more than two years after an ill-advised $8.2 billion buyout drove one of the ol...

Are Fleeing Democratic Lawmakers Being "Juvenile"?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danny Groner

Democratic legislators are hiding out in Illinois as they stall votes on anti-union bills and other measures supported by Republicans, reports the As...