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Former Mayor Richard M. Daley talks about his first year of retirement, after speaking at a trade show at the Merchandise Mart on June 11, 2012. Daley left office in May 2011, after 22 years as mayor of Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Daley, Freeman-Wilson Team Up For U Of C Public Policy Program

Former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and a group of University of Chicago graduate students he now teaches are reaching across the state line to help the battered steel town of Gary, Ind.

WBBM Newsradio–09/25/2012

MRI images from a breast cancer screening. (Credit: CBS)

Recent Breast Cancer Study Giving New Hope To Doctors, Patients

A recent breakthrough could change the way doctors treat breast cancer.

CBS 2–09/24/2012

53rd Street

New Bar, Concert Venue Coming To Hyde Park

University of Chicago students who have outgrown the frat party scene have been complaining about the dearth of nightlife in Hyde Park for decades. But they will soon have one more option besides taking a seat at the long bar at Jimmy’s Woodlawn Tap.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2012

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Study: Many Young Minority Voters Could Be Turned Away Due To ID Laws

A sizable number of young minority voters could find themselves turned away from polling places in November because of new photo ID laws.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2012

Steve Edwards

Chicago Radio Veteran Steve Edwards Headed To U Of C Institute Of Politics

Longtime Chicago radio host Steve Edwards is set to move into the world of academia, taking a position at the new Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago, according to multiple reports.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2012

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

U Of I Ranks Fourth Among Top Party Schools

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is making headlines – but not for its academics.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012

Dr. Donald Liu

Chicago Surgeon Sacrifices Life To Save 2 Children In Lake Michigan

Dr. Donald Liu, a Chicago surgeon who devoted his life to saving the lives of children, died Sunday as he tried to rescue two young boys in Lake Michigan.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2012

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Report: Chicago’s Unemployment Rate Shrinking Fastest, But Still Nation’s 3rd Worst

A new report touted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Chicago’s unemployment rate is shrinking faster than that of any major city – even though it is still the third highest in the nation.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

Museum Of Science And Industry

City Set To Unveil New Cultural Plan, Calls For New ‘Museum Campus South’

The city is set to unveil a plan Monday for making Chicago an even greater cultural destination.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2012

Empty Classroom

Study: Chicago Sports Program Cut Violent Crime, Boosted School Attendance

Arrests for violent crime plunged and school attendance improved among troubled Chicago teenagers in a program that combines counseling with Olympic sports like archery and judo, according to a University of Chicago study released Friday.

07/13/2012

Kahil Gray was taken to Glenbrook Hospital. (Credit: Natalie Cheng/CBS Chicago)

Missing South Side Boy With Autism Found In Glenview

A search for a missing teenage boy from the South Side ended happily two dozen miles away in Glenview Thursday morning.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2012

Kahil Gray

Police Search For Missing Boy With Autism

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing teenage boy who has autism.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012

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Best LGBT Resources In Chicago

Here in Chicago, there are resources that support all stages of self-awareness and discovery for members of the LGBT community.

06/11/2012

Nine-year-old Ellie Grimm (left) and 12-year-old Sam Parsons both diagnosed themselves with diabetes, after noticing they were suffering symptoms of the disease. (Credit: CBS)

Diabetes A Tricky Diagnosis For Children, But 2 Kids Did It Themselves

It is a difficult diagnosis for anyone to hear, but when a child is diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, it is truly life-altering for the whole family.

CBS 2–05/23/2012

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Best Places For Book And Literary Events In Chicago

In search of a quality book club or discussion group this season? The following libraries provide several opportunities for literary enrichment. For those interested in attending a book fair, be sure to visit the Printer’s Row Literary Fest in June.

05/21/2012

Bertram Cohler

Renowned U Of C Professor, Psychologist Bert Cohler Dies

Renowned University of Chicago psychology professor Bertram Cohler has died. He was 73.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel Insists Taxpayers Won’t Pay For NATO Summit

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is reassuring Chicago taxpayers that they won’t be stuck with the bill for all the activity, security and disruptions that will occur around the NATO Summit the weekend of May 19.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2012

A recent Mass celebrated at Notre Dame of Chicago. (CBS)

U Of C Study: Belief In God Increases With Age

The older you are, the more likely you are to believe in God, according to a new University of Chicago study.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2012

NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. (Credit: CBS)

U Of C Professor: NATO Is In Crisis As It Comes To Chicago

NATO is coming to Chicago for its 25th summit meeting next month, and this week, WBBM Newsradio is looking at why, and why Chicago.

WBBM Newsradio–04/16/2012

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Vallas: Study Vindicates Rigorous International Baccalaureate Program

Former Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Paul Vallas says new research from the University of Chicago vindicates a program he instituted that had many doubters.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

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