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Ray Manzarek obituary
Ray Manzarek, who has died of bile duct cancer aged 74, created the signature keyboard sounds on the Doors' classic tracks LA Woman, Riders on the Storm and, perhaps most memorably, Light My Fire.
Tue May 21, 2013
Why help DePaul, but not Wrigley?
Let me see if I understand this. The city of Chicago refuses to give the Chicago Cubs a single dollar of taxpayer money - which I agree with - to rebuild Wrigley Field, the third largest tourist attraction in the state of Illinois and the host of 81 games annually.
Mon May 20, 2013
Chicago: Eyes on the Street: Diagonal Crosswalk Coming to State/Jackson?
Kevin Zolkiewicz sent us these photos on Saturday showing the new pedestrian crossing signals pointing diagonally across the intersection of State Street and Jackson Boulevard, right outside DePaul University's Loop campus.
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DePaul University unveils plans to build new basketball arena
DePaul University in Chicago, US has unveiled plans to build a new events and convention facility near McCormick Place with an investment of $140 million.
Sun May 19, 2013
Red Bluff Daily News
Chicago commuter headache as 'L' train line closed for five months
Near the boeing Building, center, a Chicago Transit Authority elevated train moves on the Lake Street double-decked, double-leaf trunnion bascule bridge over the Chicago River April 3, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Southtown Star
Man gets 145 days for throwing punch that killed...
A DePaul University student was sentenced to 145 days behind bars Thursday after admitting his role in a deadly Indiana brawl that claimed the life of a teenager from Chicago's Beverly community.
Emanuel Adds More Projects to Chicago's Tourism Pipeline
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday announced plans to construct a $173-million stadium for DePaul University's Blue Demons adjacent to McCormick Place, the city's largest convention center.
DePaul's man at City Hall not involved in arena deal, officials say
Thomas Hynes, the former Cook County Democratic Party boss, is paid $80,000 a year by DePaul University for lobbying at City Hall and has represented the university for years.
Thu May 16, 2013
Emanuel Announces Navy Pier Makeover, DePaul Arena
On Rahm Emanuel's second anniversary as mayor, he announced major changes to two of Chicago's top tourism attractions, Navy Pier and McCormick Place.
ICPAS hosts Women's Leadership Breakfast
The Women's Executive Committee of the Illinois CPA Society is hosting a Women's Leadership Breakfast Friday, May 17, featuring documentarian and author Dr.
Wed May 15, 2013
American Library Association
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DePaul arena part of much bigger entertainment retail complex report
Details about a new arena at McCormick Place are slowly leaking out, including a reduced price tag, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel is not expected to speak more on the topic until at least Thursday, according to a report by CBS Chicago.
The Art of the Grand Gesture
Public And Private And Empty
The convention business has been disappearing from Chicago, with competition from warm places like Orlando or Las Vegas siphoning off the dollars of free-spending business people.
Tue May 14, 2013
Many homebuyers unaware of the terms of their mortgage
In this Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, photo,a home is for sale in Oklahoma City. Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell again to new record lows.
Mon May 13, 2013
Emanuel to announce $300 million DePaul stadium plan for McCormick Place
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to announce this week plans for a $300 million 12,000-seat arena for DePaul University at McCormick Place - a proposal that will call for millions in taxpayer dollars, sources tell the Chicago Sun-Times. The mayor will also announce plans to build two mega hotels on McPier property in the hopes of aggressively growing ... (more)
Celebrations: May 9
Evan Fry of Franklin was recognized in April as a Big Man on Campus at the University of Oklahoma for outstanding accomplishments in leadership, service, honors and academics.
Contemporary classical music on your radio all day today at WFMT
Chicago is lucky to still have a full-time classical-music radio station in WFMT , but for fans of composed music that's less than a hundred years old, there aren't so many opportunities to hear it outside of the concert hall or by purchasing recordings.
Levy named Chairman of the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
Roman Ira Levy has been named Chairman of the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation.
Sat May 11, 2013
How sequesterable are you?
Leonard A. Jason, professor of clinical and community psychology at DePaul University and director of the Center for Community Research, is the author of Principles of Social Change published by Oxford University Press.
Fri May 10, 2013
DePaul Students dance all night for Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
DePaul University students will host its second annual dance marathon to benefit the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.