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Three Year Old Boy Shot In The Mouth By Playmate

What probably started as a normal day for a family in Washington State, ended in what could have been a tragic accident when a three year old boy was shot in the mouth while playing with a friend. Reports from The Chicago Tribune are that the three year old was playing with a neighbor on Three Year Old Boy Shot In The Mouth By Playmate is an article from: The Inquisitr News

Russia's Largest McDonald's Reopens Following Months of Political Tension

Russia may not hate the McNugget pushers after all. McDonald's has reopened its largest Russian restaurant following a months-long battle with the country's food safety watchdog group. The Chicago Tribune reports that Wednesday was the...Show More Summary

Another Latin showdown over 'Pax vobiscum — unless it's tecum'

On Tuesday, as the Archdiocese of Chicago changed leaders, we revived a spirited (not spiritual) debate over Latin usage. Several readers emailed or called to protest the headline atop a Tribune editorial: "Pax vobiscum, Cardinal George." These erudite (from erudire, to instruct) objectors note...

Calm Down. The World Isn’t Running Out of Chocolate

Categories: Skepticism Tags: chocolate A couple days ago my Facebook feed blew up with everyone sharing a Chicago Tribune article predicting a bleak future where our tongues will never again taste the dark, nutty... (Read more...)

Jamey Johnson Records Christmas EP; Oxford American Celebrates Texas Music; New Album Releases

5 days agoMusic / Country : The 9513

Adam Hood discusses songwriting and his new album in this CMT Edge Q&A. Bloodshot Records get some love from hometown paper The Chicago Tribune. If you’ve got an hour, check out this BBC documentary, Bob Harris: My Nashville. Here’sShow More Summary

Pickwick Restaurant to close next month after 50 years in Park Ridge

The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Park Ridge Herald-Advocate: An Uptown Park Ridge staple for more than five decades is about to close its doors.

Journalism: Replacing Reformers & Reform Critics With What?

Chicago may not be ready for reform, but is Chicago media ready for "reform" reform? — Eric Zorn (@EricZorn) November 11, 2014 Chicago Tribune columnist Eric Zorn raises the nagging issue of journalists using the word "reform" in their work, noting that it's unfair and misleading (in education and other contexts). Show More Summary

Chicago Public Schools: A teaching moment about risk

In recent years Chicago Public Schools joined the rest of the country in getting scorched by the Great Recession. It looks like the district got outplayed by its bankers too. "Borrowing Trouble," a three-part series by the Tribune's Jason Grotto and Heather Gillers, explored how CPS, under...

Jane Hirt steps down as Chicago Tribune managing editor

Chicago Tribune Chicago Tribune Managing Editor Jane Hirt will leave “to pursue personal interests,” Robert Channick reports in the Tribune. “I’m grateful to the Chicago Tribune for so many years of opportunities. Never a dull moment,” Hirt tweeted Wednesday. Hirt began her career at the Tribune as an intern. Show More Summary

!Così Belli Kittehs!

More than 800 kittehs got together (imagine the giant hairball) in Rome last weekend for the Super Cat Show 2014! (it is all-Italian, Crhome refuses to translate- buona fortuna. As seen on the Chicago Tribune.

42 grams Receives Two Michelin Stars

From the Tribune's story on the Michelin Guide's release rating Chicago restaurants:"42 grams, the 10-month-old Uptown restaurant run by chef Jake Bickelhaupt, received two stars in its first year of consideration.'That doesn't happen frequently in the world of Michelin,' Ellis said. Show More Summary

Yes, ‘UnBEARable’ – but not in the headlines

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Chicago front pages sum up the Bears’ awful loss

The Chicago Bears got slaughtered by the Green Bay Packers 55-14 on Sunday night, continuing an awful trend of blowouts in prime time for the NFL. The Chicago Tribune and RedEye Chicago accurately summed up the slaughter. OH THE HUMANITY. Show More Summary

Chicago Little League Team Visits White House  

Members of Jackie Robinson West, the beloved Chicago Little League team that made national news this summer, have visited the White House, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Two Very Different Styles

From ABC News;President Obama has met one-on-one with Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell only once or twice in six years. From The Chicago Tribune: When [Lyndon] Johnson was president, he would call [Senate GOP leader Everett] Dirksen four, five and six times a day. Frequently, days would end with a bottle of bourbon between them at the White House or in Dirksen's Senate office.

Martellus Bennett Injury: Updates on Bears Star's Ribs and Return

Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett sat out of Friday's practice with injured ribs. Bears sideline reporter Zach Zaidman reported the news: Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune adds more: Adam Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times has more detail as well: Bennett was injured during practice on Thursday. Show More Summary

Forte isn’t looking for rah-rah leadership

The Bears need leadership.  Unless they don’t. Well, at least one big-name player doesn’t. “Talk is cheap,” Forte said, via Dan Wiederer of the Chicago Tribune.  “You could talk so much about, ‘Let’s do this and let’s do this. Rah! Rah! Let’s go guys!’ If you’re not motivated yourself at this point, then you don’t…

Shedd Aquarium Takes In Adorable Orphaned Sea Otter

The Shedd Aquarium located in Chicago, Illinois has welcomed in their newest little bundle of joy, an orphaned five-week-old otter that was discovered on a California beach on September 30. According to the Chicago Tribune, Pup 681 was discovered on Coastways Beach in central California when she was believed to be only one week old. Show More Summary

Family wants Answers after Illinois Man Fatally Shot in Hospital by Police

An Illinois family wants answers after their son was shot and killed by police while at a hospital, reports the Chicago Tribune.

Chicago Archdiocese to release files on more than 30 abusive priests: report

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago is expected on Thursday to release internal files of more than 30 priests who church officials found had sexually abused children, according to a Chicago Tribune report. The files were to be released online at 9 a.m. CST on Thursday and, together with other...

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