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'The Office' Names Its New Stars

Posted 06.12.2011 | Entertainment

We still don't know who will replace Michael Scott at Dunder Mifflin, but now, we do know the names of the candidates. The series will compensate for...

Will Ferrell Reveals Big 'Office' Details

Posted 06.08.2011 | Entertainment

A worse boss than Michael Scott? Sounds impossible, but Will Ferrell is going to give it his best worst shot. Ferrell begins his four episode temp ...

HUGE Star Studded 'Office' Finale

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Michael Scott is an unabashed student of comedy (not an A+ student, mind you). It's too bad he's calling it quits early; he's missing a visit from som...

WATCH: 'Threat Level Midnight'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Last night's episode of "The Office" was one of the most memorable ones to date. We finally get to see the screenplay Michael Scott has been working o...

'The Office' Gets New Star

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

From LA to New York to... Scranton? 'The Office' is hiring a few fresh faces for next season, and they've already filled one position.'s...

WATCH: Michael Scott Meets David Brent On 'The Office'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The international branches of 'The Office' have finally collided. British comedian Ricky Gervais created and starred in the original, two-season Brit...

Will Ferrell Joining 'The Office,' Replacing Steve Carell In Four Episode Arc

Posted 06.03.2011 | Entertainment

If there's one guy who can play a worse boss than Steve Carell, it's Will Ferrell -- and the movie star is set to do just that. Ferrell, a long-tim...

First Nighter: Dmitri Hvorostovsky in Met's Ravishing Simon Boccanegra

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Finkle

During the first night of this season's Metropolitan Opera revival of the 1995 Giancarlo del Monaco production, the cast followed some straight-forward advice with prodigious rewards.

Exit Strategy: 7 Ways Michael Scott Could Leave 'The Office' | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Well, it's time to start clutching your World's Greatest Boss mugs and begin crying loudly in a corner. Not only is Michael Scott leaving The Office, ...

A Credit to Our Schools

Matt Farmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Matt Farmer

It's been two years, and I still haven't gotten a thank-you note from Rufus Williams for helping to cover the $640 dinner tab he rang up at Table 52 on the Gold Coast back in January 2009.

Chicago Public Schools Investigated: Misspending, Use Of Clout Discovered

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An investigation has led to the discovery of lavish spending by two former presidents of the Chicago Board of Education, all while schools faced a se...

Steve Carell Talks 'The Office' Replacement

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss? Not if Steve Carell had his say. The star of 'The Office,' is leaving after seven seasons, and he'd like a ne...

The Evidence Is in. Glenn Beck and Michael Scott...Same Person

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Young

It's really not so much of a leap to equate Beck and Scott. Both are stars on their own hit shows. Both are wont to tear up to make an impression. Both have been known to use a blackboard to rationalize a tortured point.

You Are Being Watched: Chicago Surveillance Cameras Make City The Most Watched In US

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — When the body of Chicago's school board president was found partially submerged in a river last fall, a bullet wound to the head, came...

Daley Rips Media Over Michael Scott Story: 'You People Need A Life...I Feel Sorry For Your Families' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In response to the Chicago Sun-Times' exclusive article on School Board President Michael W. Scott's suicide and its possible connection to City Hall-...

Chicago Board of Education Employee Credit Cards Canceled During Spending Investigation

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The credit cards of 89 Chicago Board of Education employees have been yanked in the midst of an investigation into questionable spending by the last t...

WATCH: Mayor Rips Reporter As School Chief's Suicide Questions Get Heated

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley lit into a reporter Wednesday for asking whether the death of his longtime friend Michael Scott will affect the mayor's political career. ...

Michael Scott Funeral: Nearly 1,000 Friends And Family Mourn Former School Board President

Chicago Sun-Times | MARY WISNIEWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

More than 1,000 friends, family members and colleagues gathered at Holy Family Church on the near west side today to remember Chicago School Board Pre...

Schools Chief's Death Ruled Suicide, But Investigation Ongoing

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

(AP) CHICAGO — Chicago's school board president apparently shot himself in the head near the Chicago River before dawn Monday, officials said as...

The Mysterious Death Of Michael Scott

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

Times are challenging now and you never really know what's going on with people. But Michael's character, in every way, was contrary to suicide. He loved life and living well.

Michael Scott, Ally and Protector of The Invisible Ones

Zondra Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

We can only hope that those who knew Michael Scott will continue his quest to educate, protect and uplift the invisible ones who live among us.

A Lesson for Those Who Would Lead America's Cities: Michael Scott Did Not Die in Vain

Rebecca Sive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rebecca Sive

In this week of Harold Washington's death, 22 years ago, I can't help but think of Harold and Michael -- together. In this time of thanksgiving, what can we learn from two lives cut too short?

I'd Love To Talk To You, But There's An Ongoing Investigation

Matt Farmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Matt Farmer

The Chicago Board of Education's reimbursement process has been shrouded in mystery ever since Michael Scott used his board credit card to take his wife to Copenhagen for the Olympic bash.

Michael Scott's Death Definitely Suicide: Medical Examiner (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Cook County Medical Examiner said today that there was "no evidence" the death of Chicago school board president trusted Daley ally Michael Scott ...

Chicago 2016 Bid Member Developing Land Adjacent To Planned Olympics Site

Chicago Tribune | Todd Lighty, David Heinzmann and Kathy Bergen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A member of Mayor Richard Daley's team working to bring the Olympics to Chicago has quietly arranged to develop city-owned land near a park that would...