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Barack Obama as a constitutional law professor

Barack Obama as a constitutional law professor

This undated file photo released by Obama for America shows Barack Obama teaching at the University of Chicago Law School in Chicago. Obama spent 12 years as a constitutional law professor at the University of Chicago, which submitted one of the bids for Obama's presidential library.

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

Potts named Andrean's new principal

MERRILLVILLE | Andrean High School didn't have to go far to find a new principal.

June 05, 2014 7:25 pm
OFFBEAT: Court Theatre captures audiences with stage stunner 'M. Butterfly'

OFFBEAT: Court Theatre captures audiences with stage stunner 'M. Butterfly'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

May 19, 2014 12:00 am

U of Chicago, Knox College under federal review

CHICAGO | The University of Chicago and Knox College in western Illinois are on a list of dozens of institutions of higher education around the country under investigation for possible violations of federal law over the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints.

May 02, 2014 12:00 am

Mayors say big cities are driving U.S. resurgence

CHICAGO | Mayors of some of America's biggest cities said Thursday that cities, not Washington, D.C., are driving the country's economic growth.

March 06, 2014 10:30 pm

Rival Chicago groups clash over Obama library bid

CHICAGO | Barack Obama's journey from community organizer to lawmaker to president was also a journey through several different Chicagos, from the city's isolated and neglected Far South Side to its elite centers of political and social power.

February 15, 2014 12:00 am

Hammond mother convicted of neglect

CROWN POINT | After 20 minutes of deliberating Thursday, a jury found a Hammond woman guilty of two felony counts of neglect of a dependent related to the traumatic head injuries her 13-month-old child suffered Jan. 5, 2011, in her apartment.

February 13, 2014 9:00 pm

Screenings save lives: New colon cancer detection methods

Bottom line, now more than ever, there is no excuse not to get screened for colon cancer, doctors say.

October 16, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: NWI is seeing a new Richie Daley now

WILLIAM NANGLE: NWI is seeing a new Richie Daley now

A few days have passed since Richie Daley lit a fire under Northwest Indiana’s community leaders.

September 29, 2013 12:00 am
Retirement Blues Drama as a Fully-Realized King Lear Emerges in Gary

Retirement Blues Drama as a Fully-Realized King Lear Emerges in Gary

One of the many things that people in class got wound up about was Marc Antony's speech in Julius Caesar by Shakespeare, which Dr. Roach dissected on a rhetorical basis.

August 20, 2013 9:30 am Photos

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Gary has nowhere near the debt of bankrupt Detroit

Gary has nowhere near the debt of bankrupt Detroit

When Detroit filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, it called up recent memories of Gary going before the Distressed Unit Appeals Board year after year.

August 08, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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Team Gary heads to Roosevelt Park for cleanup

GARY | City department heads and employees will be donning casual clothes Aug. 20 to take part in a cleanup day at Roosevelt Park.

August 06, 2013 8:00 pm
Nathan Woessner released from rehabilitative care

Nathan Woessner released from rehabilitative care

Nathan Woessner, the 6-year-old boy who was swallowed by a sand dune two weeks ago, has been released after four days of rehabilitative care at a Chicago children's hospital.

July 26, 2013 7:15 pm
Grandfather speaks about grandson's fall into sinkhole

Grandfather speaks about grandson's fall into sinkhole

Don Reul, grandfather of Nathan Woessner, talks with the media about the condition of his grandson after he fell into a sinkhole at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

July 15, 2013 3:08 pm
Doctor hopes for full recovery for boy trapped in sand dune sinkhole

Doctor hopes for full recovery for boy trapped in sand dune sinkhole

CHICAGO | The coroner was standing by when they pulled the cold and lifeless 6-year-old boy from the sinkhole that suddenly swallowed him at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

July 15, 2013 3:00 pm Video Photos

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Doctor comments on boy rescued from sinkhole

Doctor comments on boy rescued from sinkhole

Dr. Tracy Koogler, medical director of the pediatric intensive care unit at the University of Chicago Medicine, discusses the condition of 6-year-old Nathan Woessner, who fell in a sink hole at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

July 15, 2013 1:27 pm
OFFBEAT: Priest/author Greeley's funeral slated Wednesday in Beverly

OFFBEAT: Priest/author Greeley's funeral slated Wednesday in Beverly

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 03, 2013 12:05 am Photos

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Gary announces June 1 neighborhood pilot program

GARY | The city of Gary on Thursday formally kicked off its Neighborhood Revitalization Project, an initiative that began, in part, last September with the help of University of Chicago graduate students, the Gary Common Council and community volunteers.

May 30, 2013 5:11 pm

EDITORIAL: Students improving our quality of life

The work of college students to revitalize Gary and Hammond should be applauded.

May 23, 2013 12:00 am
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