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Chicago Tribune
'King Lear,' via Belarus, rages and storms at Chicago ShakespeareIf a King Lear could still be said to exist anywhere in the world, then Alexand
'King Lear,' via Belarus, rages and storms at Chicago Shakespeare
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 hours ago
If a King Lear could still be said to exist anywhere in the world, then Alexander Lukashenko, the president of the Republic of Belarus, is about as close a candidate as you could find. In office for more than two decades, the monarchical dictator of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel looks to regroup on Lucas MuseumIn light of the ruling, Emanuel was pressed on whether he would consider a diff
Emanuel looks to regroup on Lucas Museum
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
In light of the ruling, Emanuel was pressed on whether he would consider a different location, even though he has expended considerable political capital on the controversial lakefront site sought by Lucas. The mayor did not rule it out. "That's a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Wrong-way Lake Shore Drive driver apologizes for crash that changed families' livesThe mother of a promising University of Chicago Law School student sobbed Thurs
Wrong-way Lake Shore Drive driver apologizes for crash that changed families' lives
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
The mother of a promising University of Chicago Law School student sobbed Thursday as she talked in a Cook County courtroom about how a crash caused by a man driving the wrong way on Lake Shore Drive while drunk had forever changed two families'... Read more
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Daily Herald
Theater events: Goodman stages world premiere of '2666'Goodman Theatre artistic director Robert Falls and playwright-in-residence Seth
Theater events: Goodman stages world premiere of '2666'
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Goodman Theatre artistic director Robert Falls and playwright-in-residence Seth Bockley adapt and co-direct the world premiere of "2666." The posthumous novel by Chilean writer Roberto Bolaño is set in a U.S.-Mexico border town and centers on... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Robert Iger bringing Disney shareholder meeting to ChicagoRobert Iger is bringing Walt Disney's annual shareholders meeting to Chicago's
Robert Iger bringing Disney shareholder meeting to Chicago
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 days ago
Robert Iger is bringing Walt Disney's annual shareholders meeting to Chicago's Auditorium Theatre next month. Disney owns ESPN, which covered last year's NFL draft from the venue at Roosevelt University. I hear that's only coincidence, though. With... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
MIKE MASTERSON: Costs of efficiencyI read last week about Wal-Mart's decision to close 154 stores in 27 states, an
MIKE MASTERSON: Costs of efficiency
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
I read last week about Wal-Mart's decision to close 154 stores in 27 states, and a total of 269 worldwide. That caused me to consider the dire consequences their decision has had, not only on thousands of employees and their families, but on many... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Navy Pier Ferris Wheel Resembles ‘Half-Moon’ As Installation ContinuesA “moon” has risen above Navy Pier as crews continue to install the newest Ferr
Navy Pier Ferris Wheel Resembles ‘Half-Moon’ As Installation Continues
NBC Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
A “moon” has risen above Navy Pier as crews continue to install the newest Ferris wheel. On Tuesday, the wheel resembled a half-moon while workers installed the first half of the 21 total spokes, according to a release from Navy Pier officials. The... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Costs of efficiencyI read last week about Wal-Mart's decision to close 154 stores in 27 states, an
Costs of efficiency
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
I read last week about Wal-Mart's decision to close 154 stores in 27 states, and a total of 269 worldwide. That caused me to consider the dire consequences their decision has had, not only on thousands of employees and their families, but on many... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier going to BransonBRANSON, Mo. (AP) - The 150-foot tall Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier is
Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier going to Branson
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 9 days ago
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) - The 150-foot tall Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier is coming to the tourist destination of Branson. Navy Pier officials said last summer that it planned to debut a bigger, 196-foot Ferris wheel to celebrate its 100th... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier going to BransonBRANSON (AP) — The 150-foot tall Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier is comin
Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier going to Branson
KOMU Columbia / Posted 9 days ago
BRANSON (AP) — The 150-foot tall Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier is coming to the tourist destination of Branson. Navy Pier officials said last summer that it planned to debut a bigger, 196-foot Ferris wheel to celebrate its 100th anniversary... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier going to Branson Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 1:15 PM Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 1:15 PM BRANSON, Mo
Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier going to Branson
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 1:15 PM Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 1:15 PM BRANSON, Mo. — The 150-foot tall Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier is coming to the tourist destination of Branson.Navy Pier... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Iconic Chicago Ferris wheel rolling to the Missouri OzarksCHICAGO: An iconic 15-story Ferris wheel, which had been part of the Chicago sk
Iconic Chicago Ferris wheel rolling to the Missouri Ozarks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
CHICAGO: An iconic 15-story Ferris wheel, which had been part of the Chicago skyline for 20 years, will be trucked across the Mississippi River and rebuilt like a "big Erector Set" at a Missouri amusement park, officials said on Friday. The Ferris... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Chicago's Navy Pier Ferris Wheel Finds New HomeThe 150-foot tall Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier is coming to the touris
Chicago's Navy Pier Ferris Wheel Finds New Home
NBC Chicago / Posted 9 days ago
The 150-foot tall Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier is coming to the tourist destination of Branson. Navy Pier officials said last summer that it planned to debut a bigger, 196-foot Ferris wheel to celebrate its 100th anniversary this summer.... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier going to BransonThe 150-foot tall Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier is coming to the touris
Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier going to Branson
KY3 Springfield / Posted 9 days ago
The 150-foot tall Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier is coming to the tourist destination of Branson. Navy Pier officials said last summer that it planned to debut a bigger, 196-foot Ferris wheel to celebrate its 100th anniversary this summer.... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier going to BransonThe 150-foot tall Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier is coming to the touris
Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier going to Branson
KSPR Springfield / Posted 9 days ago
The 150-foot tall Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier is coming to the tourist destination of Branson. Navy Pier officials said last summer that it planned to debut a bigger, 196-foot Ferris wheel to celebrate its 100th anniversary this summer.... Read more
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Daily Herald
Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier going to BransonBRANSON, Mo. -- The 150-foot tall Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier is comi
Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier going to Branson
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
BRANSON, Mo. -- The 150-foot tall Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier is coming to the tourist destination of Branson. Navy Pier officials said last summer that it planned to debut a bigger, 196-foot Ferris wheel to celebrate its 100th anniversary... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier going to BransonBRANSON, Mo. (AP) - The 150-foot tall Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier is
Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier going to Branson
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 9 days ago
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) - The 150-foot tall Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier is coming to the tourist destination of Branson. Navy Pier officials said last summer that it planned to debut a bigger, 196-foot Ferris wheel to celebrate its 100th... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier going to BransonBRANSON, Mo. (AP) - The 150-foot tall Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier is
Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier going to Branson
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 9 days ago
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) - The 150-foot tall Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier is coming to the tourist destination of Branson. Navy Pier officials said last summer that it planned to debut a bigger, 196-foot Ferris wheel to celebrate its 100th... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
What do Russians know of 'Measure for Measure'? Plenty"Measure for Measure," the opening production in Chicago's hugely exciting Shak
What do Russians know of 'Measure for Measure'? Plenty
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
"Measure for Measure," the opening production in Chicago's hugely exciting Shakespeare 400 celebration, is performed in Russian, with English surtitles. I throw that out at the beginning mostly to marvel that one of the clearest and most involving... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Hammer away: A visit to children's museums on Navy Pier, in DuPage and GlenviewAt two of the area's major children's museums, visitors will find what may come
Hammer away: A visit to children's museums on Navy Pier, in DuPage and Glenview
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
At two of the area's major children's museums, visitors will find what may come as a surprise, even a shock: little kids using real hammers, real nails and real saws to build things. The DuPage Children's Museum and Chicago Children's Museum both... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
'Nabucco' at Lyric, 40 years of photography, Russians do the BardWhether it's a gala event, a once-in-a-lifetime concert or a hidden gem of a pl
'Nabucco' at Lyric, 40 years of photography, Russians do the Bard
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 11 days ago
Whether it's a gala event, a once-in-a-lifetime concert or a hidden gem of a play, we're here to up your cultural (and fun) IQ. Here are top picks for your cultural calendar for the coming week, the coming month and beyond. 1 The story of... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Woman Shot in Vehicle Near Navy PierPolice are investigating a shooting near Navy Pier that left a 20-year-old woma
Woman Shot in Vehicle Near Navy Pier
NBC Chicago / Posted 14 days ago
Police are investigating a shooting near Navy Pier that left a 20-year-old woman wounded. About 12:30 a.m. Sunday, the woman was in the front passenger seat of a car in the 500 block of East Grand when someone started shooting from a vehicle behind... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Paul Charman: 'Banged up abroad', not as expectedAfter tempting fate once too often Paul Charman is an advocate for travel insur
Paul Charman: 'Banged up abroad', not as expected
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
After tempting fate once too often Paul Charman is an advocate for travel insurance. Paul Charman says he toured the States "with a face like a racoon" after tripping on stairs in Chicago. Each year up to 10,000 Kiwis claim from ACC after having... Read more
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The Woodstock Independent
Margaret Sandner Eyre, 98, WoodstockMargaret Sandner Eyre, 98, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. She was born May 9,
Margaret Sandner Eyre, 98, Woodstock
The Woodstock Independent / Posted 18 days ago
Margaret Sandner Eyre, 98, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. She was born May 9, 1918, at the corner of Lawrence and Mannheim roads on a tomato and onion farm. The farm was owned by Mr. Busse and farmed by her parents, Ed and Elisabeth Sandner,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Navy Pier closes for 2 days as new Ferris wheel work beginsNavy Pier shut down Tuesday as crews began construction on the new Ferris wheel
Navy Pier closes for 2 days as new Ferris wheel work begins
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
Navy Pier shut down Tuesday as crews began construction on the new Ferris wheel at the popular tourist attraction. In biting winds and bright sunshine, a crane lifted what looked like an enormous pin, one of six legs making up the new Ferris wheel.... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Heads up! Community Board meetings next weekSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- One of the best ways to learn about private and public d
Heads up! Community Board meetings next week
Staten Island Advance / Posted 22 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- One of the best ways to learn about private and public development and other projects planned for your neighborhood -- and also about issues of concern to local residents -- is to attend local Community Board meetings. These... Read more
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The Morning Call
'The Voice' open auditions coming to Philadelphia in FebruaryNBC-TV’s “The Voice,” the singing competition that for nine seasons has had cel
'The Voice' open auditions coming to Philadelphia in February
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
NBC-TV’s “The Voice,” the singing competition that for nine seasons has had celebrity judges choosing and mentoring performers whop have gone on to produce platinum Top 5 songs, will hold an audition for its 10th season in Philadelphia next... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Name Chicago Cultural Center after Lois WeisbergJust about every mover and shaker in town is saying nice things about Lois Weis
Name Chicago Cultural Center after Lois Weisberg
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 23 days ago
Just about every mover and shaker in town is saying nice things about Lois Weisberg, the force of nature and former city cultural affairs chief who died yesterday. Most of them even mean it. But if Chicago really wants to thank a lady who left an... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Navy Pier to close 2 days for new Ferris wheel installationChicago's Navy Pier will be closed to the public two days next week to clear th
Navy Pier to close 2 days for new Ferris wheel installation
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 25 days ago
Chicago's Navy Pier will be closed to the public two days next week to clear the way for the installation of a new 196-foot Ferris wheel. Four huge construction cranes will lift the pieces of the new, taller wheel as they're assembled Tuesday. Navy... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Navy Pier to close 2 days for new Ferris wheel installationCHICAGO (AP) - Chicago's Navy Pier will be closed to the public two days next w
Navy Pier to close 2 days for new Ferris wheel installation
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 25 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago's Navy Pier will be closed to the public two days next week to clear the way for the installation of a new 196-foot Ferris wheel. Four huge construction cranes will lift the pieces of the new, taller wheel as they're assembled... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Navy Pier to close 2 days for new Ferris wheel installationCHICAGO (AP) - Chicago's Navy Pier will be closed to the public two days next w
Navy Pier to close 2 days for new Ferris wheel installation
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 25 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago's Navy Pier will be closed to the public two days next week to clear the way for the installation of a new 196-foot Ferris wheel. Four huge construction cranes will lift the pieces of the new, taller wheel as they're assembled... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Navy Pier to Close for 2 Days for New Ferris Wheel's ConstructionNavy Pier will close to the public next week for what officials called “a major
Navy Pier to Close for 2 Days for New Ferris Wheel's Construction
NBC Chicago / Posted 26 days ago
Navy Pier will close to the public next week for what officials called “a major step in the construction and assembly of its new Ferris wheel.” The park will be closed Jan. 19 and 20 as key structural elements of the wheel’s frame will be put in... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Navy Pier closing for Ferris wheel constructionNavy Pier will be closed for two days this month while construction workers beg
Navy Pier closing for Ferris wheel construction
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 26 days ago
Navy Pier will be closed for two days this month while construction workers begin installing its new 196-foot, $26.5 million Ferris wheel, pier management announced today. The state's most-visited tourist attraction will shut down on Jan. 19 and 20... Read more
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The Gourmet Retailer
Inaugural Healthy & Natural Show in Chicago in MayScheduled for May 5-7 at Navy Pier in Chicago, the first Healthy & Natural Show
Inaugural Healthy & Natural Show in Chicago in May
The Gourmet Retailer / Posted 27 days ago
Scheduled for May 5-7 at Navy Pier in Chicago, the first Healthy & Natural Show is designed to allow product manufacturers who are disrupting the industry with new and innovative healthy products to introduce those products to leading... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Drink up—Wrigley Field beer plaza one step closer to realityA special liquor license that would allow Chicago Cubs ownership to sell beer a
Drink up—Wrigley Field beer plaza one step closer to reality
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 30 days ago
A special liquor license that would allow Chicago Cubs ownership to sell beer and wine in a plaza next to Wrigley Field will land in front of City Council next week. This comes two years after the team floated the idea as part of its ongoing stadium... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Drink up—Wrigley Field beer garden one step closer to realityA special liquor license that would allow Chicago Cubs ownership to sell beer a
Drink up—Wrigley Field beer garden one step closer to reality
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 30 days ago
A special liquor license that would allow Chicago Cubs ownership to sell beer and wine in a plaza next to Wrigley Field will land in front of City Council next week. This comes two years after the team floated the idea as part of its ongoing stadium... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The Rahm Emanuel we knew all alongThe effort to fire Mayor Rahm Emanuel, including recall legislation filed recen
The Rahm Emanuel we knew all along
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
The effort to fire Mayor Rahm Emanuel, including recall legislation filed recently in Springfield, is a movement rooted in the tragic death of Laquan McDonald. But the outrage over Laquan's death and the decision to bury the videotape should not... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Truth and Chicago's reconciliation: It's up to you, artistsWhat can Chicago's arts and cultural leaders — and the city's huge creative com
Truth and Chicago's reconciliation: It's up to you, artists
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
What can Chicago's arts and cultural leaders — and the city's huge creative community at large — do to alleviate the soul-deadening depression that settled over the city at the end of last year and hangs here like a persistent lakefront fog? The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
What's ahead for Chicago theater in 2016?Let's look ahead to what's likely to be going on in the business-that-is-show,
What's ahead for Chicago theater in 2016?
Chicago Tribune / Posted a month ago
Let's look ahead to what's likely to be going on in the business-that-is-show, here in the Middle West. I'll begin with real estate; 2016 will be a banner year for new arts spaces. As designed by the architect Jeanne Gang and her Studio Gang... Read more

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