Posts Tagged ‘chicago-tribune’

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel won’t seek third term

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday that he won’t seek a third term in 2019. Emanuel said in a statement released by his office that being mayor “has been the job of a lifetime, but it is not a job for a lifetime.” The Chicago Tribune said he had already raised more than $10 million for…

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Chicago Tribune photographer wins Pulitzer Prize

A Chicago Tribune photographer who chronicled the impact of gun violence through stunning portraits of a child shooting victim was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for feature photography.

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Chicago Tribune photographer wins Pulitzer Prize

A Chicago Tribune photographer who chronicled the impact of gun violence through stunning portraits of a child shooting victim was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for feature photography. E

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Football: Illinois judge refuses to overturn game result because of blown official’s call

Mistakes by game officials aren’t normally overturned once they leave the field, and that remains the case after a Cook County judge in Illinois refused to reverse the results of a football playoff game despite a blunder by game officials. The  Chicago Tribune reported that Fenwick High School challenged…

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Chicago Cubs fans get wild but stay safe, more or less, while celebrating World Series win

Baseball fans on the North Side of Chicago had plenty to celebrate after the Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years, after a dramatic Game 7 victory over the Cleveland Indians. And that’s just what those fans did Wednesday night and well into Thursday morning.

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When Chicago attacks L.A. with lame cliches, this Dodgers fan fights back

The Chicago Tribune, plumbing the depths of its Midwestern wisdom, has seen fit to publish a column denigrating Los Angeles. Who is in charge of that operation?

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Amazon’s brick-and-mortar bookstore expansion to include Chicago

Amazon has set its sights on Chicago. The online retailer will open Amazon Books, a brick-and-mortar bookstore in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood, the Chicago Tribune reports

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Tribune Publishing rejects Gannett’s latest buyout bid, reveals major investment from Nant Capital

Tribune Publishing on Monday rejected a second takeover bid from USA Today owner Gannett, but did say that it was open to further talks. Gannett Co.

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Tribune Publishing adopts ‘poison pill’ defense against Gannett

Tribune Publishing Co.’s board has adopted a shareholder rights plan to defend itself against Gannett Co.’s unsolicited bid to buy the newspaper company.

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The massive immigrant-rights protests of 2006 are still changing politics

Ten years ago, on March 10, 2006, more than 100,000 protesters flooded Chicago’s downtown Loop. As the Chicago Tribune reported, “Urgent chants of ‘Si, se puede,’ or ‘Yes, you can,’ echoed off the walls of downtown skyscrapers” as the largely Latino crowd formed one of the largest demonstrations…

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