Chicagoans Have An Alternative Answer To: Tennis Shoes or Sneakers?Although Chicagoans, compared to the rest of the Midwest, do not answer differently to most questions, there is one specific question, they answer different than most: What do you call athletic footwear?
Notre Dame Graduates Protest Pence's Commencement SpeechDozens of students walked out Sunday morning as Vice President Mike Pence began his commencement speech at Notre Dame University.
Obama To Return To Chicago For First Post-White House SpeechIn his first speech and first visit to Chicago since leaving office, former President Obama will speak Monday at the University of Chicago.
Trump Cancels Planned Milwaukee Economic SpeechTrump canceled an expected speech in Milwaukee on Thursday, without saying why or if he will reschedule.
6 Arrested When Protesters Interrupt Chicago Mayor's SpeechChicago police say six people were arrested after they disrupted Mayor Rahm Emanuel's speech during an interfaith breakfast honoring Martin Luther King Jr.
On Eve Of Obama's National Farewell, Illinois Allies Praise His PresidencyIllinois Democrats were thanking the president for his last big gift to Chicago, a $1 billion grant for CTA train tracks and stations.
Emanuel To Deliver Major Speech On Chicago CrimeChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will deliver his new, more comprehensive public safety plan for the nation's third-largest city on Thursday, drawing a spotlight on his leadership amid a troubling spike in street violence and an ongoing Department of Justice investigation of his police department.
Rubio Visits Chicago For First Policy Speech In Bid For PresidencyU.S. Sen. Marco Rubio spoke of education and innovation reforms at 1871, an incubator for technology startups, and seemed to be doing his best to distinguish himself from an increasingly crowded field of GOP presidential hopefuls.
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Daley Cancels Planned Speech Over "Health Concerns"Former Mayor Richard M. Daley has canceled plans for a speech at a small college in Michigan, after citing unspecified "health concerns."
President Obama To Visit Northwestern For Speech On The EconomyNorthwestern University was preparing for a visit Thursday afternoon by President Barack Obama, who will be the first sitting president to visit the Evanston campus in 60 years.
Chicago Man Wins International Speech CompetitionA 30-year-old man who came to Chicago from Bulgaria 10 years ago seeking a better life has won the top honors in an international speech competition.

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