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President John F. Kennedy. (Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)

Boers: 50 Years Later, Remembering The Assassination Of JFK

I was 13 years old and had myself strategically placed in the back of my 8th grade Art class at Steger Central Junior high.

670 The Score–11/22/2013

The 1972 Miami Dolphins meet with President Barack Obama. (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Presidential Snub Makes Some ’72 Dolphins Even More Insufferable

People like Jim Langer, Manny Fernandez, and Bob Kuechenberg need to ask themselves what they’re really accomplishing here. What they feel is noble is in actuality quite petty.

670 The Score–08/21/2013

White House

Local High School Students To Attend Inauguration

14 local high school students are heading to Washington this morning to watch President Obama’s swearing in ceremony.

01/18/2013

Adler Planetarium

Adler Getting New Museum Leader

The Adler Planetarium is getting a new leader: a woman who describes herself as an amateur astronomer.

12/12/2012

An election worker helps US President Barack Obama as he completes early voting on October 25, 2012 at the Martin Luther King Community Center in Chicago. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Walter’s Perspective: Obama’s Voting Stunt An Expensive One

It was a good photo opportunity: President Obama returning to his hometown to cast an early ballot. CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson has a problem with it, though.

10/25/2012

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels appeared in Chicago Monday. (CBS)

Indiana Gov. Daniels Prepares To Take Helm At Purdue University

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels says he has a lesson plan for his next job as the president of Purdue University.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2012

Very few people know that the Lincoln statue in the Lincoln Monument is actually life size. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Horrible Horoscopes: Libra

Mason Johnson knows nothing about horoscopes or astrology. Seriously. When he was six, his mom thought it was funny to make him stick his head out the car window and scream, “What’s your sign?” at women walking by. That is the extent of his experience. Also, Mason is an Aquarius… ladies.

09/20/2012

Barack Obama speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Campaign Speech ‘Press Conference’ In The White House

The White House Press Corps members finally got the White House Press Conference they’ve been shouting for. And they only have themselves to blame for letting Obama turn much of it into a campaign speech by the questions they did and didn’t ask.

08/21/2012

Barack Obama and Joe Biden (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Opinion: Joe Biden’s Asinine Comments Aren’t Cute Anymore

The fact that Joe Biden is only a heartbeat away from the presidency should not only scare the hell out of every American, it should be reason enough for the Romney-Ryan ticket to win the 2012 election by a landslide.

08/16/2012

Barack Obama (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Avoids The Issues With Negative Campaign

Being president does not give a person license to disrespect opponents, and the disrespect and intolerance from Obama when a different opinion is expressed has been atrocious.

08/15/2012

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks about the Department of Homeland Security's recent announcement about deportation of illegal immigrants in the Rose Garden at the White House June 15, 2012 in Washington, DC. With the DREAM Act unable to gain traction in Congress, Obama announced that his administration would stop deporting some young people who came to U.S. as children of illegal immigrants. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Immigration Plan Draws Praise, Jeers

The new initiative affects as many as 800,000 people, including a young woman who spoke to CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot.

06/15/2012

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney addresses the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable at the Newseum June 13, 2012 in Washington, DC. Romney outlined the agenda he would pursue in his first 100 days in office, including approving the Keystone Pipeline, repealing and replacing health care reform and fundamentally changing tax policy. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Romney Raising Campaign Funds In Obama’s Hometown

Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican candidate for president, was expected to rake in millions of dollars Thursday.

06/14/2012

Photo Of The Quad At The University Of Illinois. (U Of I Photo)

Report: Outgoing U Of I President Skipping Major Events

Many students don’t like missing class and want perfect attendance, but that’s not something you will find soon-to-depart University of Illinois President Michael Hogan going for.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2012

Photo Of The Quad At The University Of Illinois. (U Of I Photo)

Turmoil Surrounding Ex-President Leaves U Of I With Big Bills

The turmoil at the University of Illinois that led to the resignation of the school president lasted three months, but it also left behind a stack of bills.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2012

Edward Schutt, 18, was killed by a Metra train in Lake Forest on March 25, 2012. (Credit: Facebook)

Third Lake Forest High School Student Killed By Train

The Lake Forest community was reeling Monday, after three Lake Forest High School students were killed by Metra trains in the past three months, all apparent suicides.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012

Photo Of The Quad At The University Of Illinois. (U Of I Photo)

U Of I President Resigns

University of Illinois president Michael Hogan has resigned and will step down on July 1, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

U of I President Michael Hogan met with trustees Monday. (CBS)

U Of I President Promises To Mend Fences With Critics On Faculty

Michael Hogan tells the Associated Press he underestimated how much time and effort it would take to communicate with faculty on three campuses.

03/08/2012

U of I President Michael Hogan met with trustees Monday. (CBS)

Trustees Tell U Of I President To Mend Fences With Faculty

President Michael Hogan and trustees met behind closed doors for nearly four hours after more than 100 faculty members said they have “no confident” in Hogan’s administration. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2012

Photo Of The Quad At The University Of Illinois. (U Of I Photo)

Faculty Members Call For Resignation Of U Of I President

An effort by some University of Illinois faculty members to oust President Michael Hogan continues.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

Northwestern University

NU President: Be Vigilant In The Wake Of Penn State

The president of Northwestern University sent an email to students and staff today concerning the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2011

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