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Big Ten Dominates Annual Princeton Review ‘Party School’ Lists

The University of Illinois has been ranked as one of the biggest party schools in the nation.

08/04/2014

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Proposed E15 Mandate Runs Out Of Gas After Marathon Hearing

A measure to require many gas stations in Chicago to sell gasoline with a higher mix of ethanol stalled in the City Council on Monday, after a marathon Finance Committee hearing.

07/29/2014

University Of Chicago students train at Stagg Field during World War 1. (Credit: University Of Chicago/Stagg Field)

100 Years Ago, World War I Images In Chicago

Sunday marked the 100-year anniversary of the start of the great “The Great War.”

07/28/2014

This 23-acre site in North Lawndale has been proposed as a possible home for the Obama Presidential Library, as part of a bid by the University of Illinois at Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

UIC Adds North Lawndale Site To Bid For Obama Library

Community activists have teamed up with the University of Illinois at Chicago to promote a 23-acre site in North Lawndale as a place to put the Obama Presidential Library.

06/16/2014

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Activists, Alumni Rally For Trauma Center At U Of C

Activists pressing the University of Chicago to open a trauma center to treat victims of violence rather than have them taken miles away with potentially deadly consequences are using the University’s alumni weekend to try to make their point.

06/07/2014

Dr. Jeffrey Frank.

Prominent Neurosurgeon Charged With Public Indecency

Dr. Jeffrey Frank is charged with public indecency and disorderly conduct and CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports, it’s not the first time he’s been arrested.

05/20/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks about the murder of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, an honor student who had performed with her school band at President Barack Obama's inauguration. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel: Yes, I Can Be Difficult

Mayor Emanuel admits he alienates people as he pushes hard to accomplish his goals, but he’s not that contrite about it.

05/16/2014

Former Vice President and Climate Reality Project Chairman Al Gore gives a speech during Abu Dhabi Ascent event, a ministerial meeting to prepare for a September 2014 climate change summit in New York. (Photo credit: MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Gore Accuses GOP Of ‘Enforced Orthodoxy’ To Deny Climate Change

Former Vice President Al Gore implored a local crowd to get involved in efforts to address climate change in a speech at the University of Chicago on Monday.

05/13/2014

Firefighter Injured

Forget Presidential Library; Some South-Siders Want Trauma Center

It’s a debate that’s heating up, CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

05/08/2014

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Study Shows Freshman On-Track Program Boosting CPS Grad Rates

Mayor Emanuel says new research from the University of Chicago
is evidence that the city’s school system has gone from the worst in the nation to the biggest turnaround story.

04/24/2014

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Autopsy: U Of C Student Found In Dorm Died Of Alcohol Poisoning

A University of Chicago student found dead in his dorm room in February died of alcohol poisoning, authorities said Monday.

04/14/2014

Money Roll

Amazing Graphic Shows Chicago’s Middle Class Disappear Before Your Eyes

The graphic that you are about to see is sobering, perhaps depressing, and you can’t take your eyes off it.

04/03/2014

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Hyde Park Salon Fighting Eviction Amid Neighborhood Revival

Sahan Kourouma views the battle as the big guy trying to sit on the little people. She’s run her Motherland Salon in Hyde Park for about 20 years. The new owners of her building want her out, but her lease runs until 2015.

03/07/2014

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Foul Play Not Suspected In Death Of U Of C Student

Foul play is not suspected in the death of a University of Chicago student whose body was found yesterday afternoon.

02/16/2014

Ice surrounds the boat docks in the harbor at 31st Street Beach as temperatures drop below zero January 27, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The city is bracing for another round of severe cold as temperatures are expected to drop to -15 to -20 degrees this evening and wind chills are anticipated as low as -25 to -45 degrees through Wednesday morning. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Doctors: Winter Can Be Depressing, But Rarely Seriously

If you feel like being cooped up inside because of the cold weather is making you a little nutty, you’re not alone; but experts say the cold rarely poses a serious psychological problem.

01/28/2014

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U. Of C. Math Tutoring Program To Expand At CPS

A math tutoring program launched at Harper High School in the Englewood neighborhood last year ix being expanded to 21 public schools.

01/27/2014

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U Of Chicago Professors To Receive India’s 3rd Highest Civilian Award

Pranab Mukkerjee, India’s thirteenth president, will confer the Padma Bhushan Award to two University of Chicago professors at a ceremony in Rajasthan, India this spring.

01/26/2014

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University Of Chicago President Highest Paid In Nation

The president of the University of Chicago is the highest-paid president of America’s elite private universities.

12/16/2013

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Universities Using Bizarre Questions To Judge Applicants’ Personalities

Where’s Waldo isn’t a topic you would think would be on a college application, but it is.

11/03/2013

Chicago police display some of the more than 300 guns seized in the city in the first two weeks of 2013. (Credit: CBS)

McCarthy: Study Bolsters Call For Stiffer Firearms Sentences

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s argument for stiffer firearms sentences is bolstered by a new study showing gun possession offenders placed on probation are more likely to get re-arrested for murder than other felons, his police superintendent says.

10/14/2013

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