It's Official: University Of Chicago To Get Obama LibraryPresident Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama confirmed a decision that has been clear for nearly two weeks early Tuesday, as they announced online the Obama presidential library is coming to “Sweet Home Chicago.”
Woman Dies After Falling From Outdoor Staircase At UICUIC police were investigating after a 20-year-old woman fell off the second-floor stairwell of the Behavioral Science Building, at 1007 W. Harrison St., around 4 a.m. Friday.
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Former Charter Schools CEO Earning $250K As Rauner's AdviserFor weeks, Beth Purvis' role in the administration had been somewhat of a mystery. Not until after several inquiries from The Associated Press did the Rauner administration disclose that Purvis — a key member of the governor's transition team — is now earning $250,000 a year to advise him on education policy.
Aldermen Approve Park Land Transfer For Obama LibraryThe City Council has cleared the way for the city to take control of Park District land on the South Side for the Barack Obama Presidential Library and Museum, if the University of Chicago’s bid for the facility is selected.
Aldermen Set To Approve Land Transfer Deal For Obama LibraryIt’s a crucial day for the University of Chicago, as it tries to secure its bid for the Obama Presidential Library and Museum. The Chicago City Council was set to vote Wednesday on an ordinance that could make or break the bid, by giving the city control of Park District land the U of C has proposed as the site of the library.
UIC, University Of Chicago Urge Obama To Put Library In ChicagoTwo Chicago universities vying for Barack Obama's presidential library are taking a break in the competition to send a message to the president: Pick either one but just don't pick New York.
Aldermen Overwhelmingly Support Transferring Park Land For Obama LibraryAt a joint meeting Wednesday, three City Council panels voted heavily in favor of the Emanuel administration’s plan to transfer about 20 acres of land in either Washington Park or Jackson Park to the city if the Barack Obama Foundation picks the University of Chicago’s bid for the future Obama presidential library.
Aldermen To Vote On Plan To Transfer Park Land To City For Obama Library BidAldermen were expected to give preliminary approval on Wednesday to the Emanuel administration’s plan to allow the city to take control of Park District land to be used for the Barack Obama Presidential Library, if the president and first lady choose the University of Chicago’s bid for the facility.
Mayoral Runoff To Delay Announcement Of Obama Library DecisionPresident Barack Obama will hold off on announcing the location for his future presidential library until after Chicago's runoff election for mayor, two people familiar with the decision said, in a bid to avoid politicizing his legacy project.
With Poll, Obama Foundation Hints At Library's Likely SiteThe foundation developing Barack Obama's future presidential library has commissioned polling in Chicago to determine whether residents support building it on the South Side, people close to the foundation said, in the clearest sign to date that the library likely will go to the University of Chicago.
Emanuel Introduces Plan To Transfer Park District Land For Obama LibraryBringing the Obama Presidential Library and Museum to Chicago might be a step closer to reality, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel was set to unveil an ordinance he hopes will help ease concerns of the Barack Obama Foundation.