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EDITORIAL: Obama library belongs on South Side

EDITORIAL: Obama library belongs on South Side

As the Barack Obama Foundation weighs potential sites for Obama's presidential library, Chicago's South Side should tip the scale.

June 19, 2014 12:00 am

Chicago, New York, Hawaii bid for Obama library

CHICAGO | At least six locations in three different states entered official bids by Monday's deadline in an effort to house Barack Obama's presidential library.

June 16, 2014 4:39 pm

GOP senator: Fund Obama library with tax refunds

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Republicans opposed to using $100 million in taxpayer money to build Barack Obama's presidential library pitched an alternative funding method Thursday, saying they support luring the library to Chicago but not forcing taxpayers to foot the bill.

May 02, 2014 12:00 am
Illinois House panel OKs $100M for Obama library

Illinois House panel OKs $100M for Obama library

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, left, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel appear before an Illinois House committee meeting April 17 in Chicago, regarding a plan to devote $100 million in state funds to help bring President Barack Obama's presidential museum and library to Chicago.

April 30, 2014 3:35 pm
Illinois House panel OKs $100M for Obama library

Illinois House panel OKs $100M for Obama library

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | An Illinois House committee backed a $100 million plan Wednesday to lure Barack Obama's presidential library to his home state, despite objections from Republicans who welcome the attraction but want no part of taxpayer financing.

April 30, 2014 3:30 pm

Lowell High grad played key role in Bush library exhibits

A history lover since childhood and a former Lowell resident, Julie Govert helped make history Thursday.

April 25, 2013 7:30 pm
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