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Gawker, Vice and Buzzfeed Editors to Visit the University of Chicago

The new media editors will talk about how news is changing in the age of the Internet.

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Obama Library May Threaten Parks' Historic Place Status, Activists Worry

Parks groups are anticipating copious state reviews if Obama chooses a South Side park for his library.

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2013 CPS Closings Left More Kids Than Expected in Lower-Rated Schools

U. of C. study found more than 800 kids landed in lower-performing schools after the mass closings.  

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Cornel West to Revive Martin Luther King as a Radical at U. of C. Talk

West's new book collects passages of King's that highlight his democratic socialist politics.

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U. of C. Unearths Rare Portraits for 'I Step Out of Myself' Photo Exhibit

The exhibit includes Mildred Mead's photos of Chicago's ghettos in the 1950s.

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U. of C. Not Looking to Buy More Private Land for Obama Library

Rev. Anthony David O'Neil said church was open to moving, but no one from U. of C. has approached him.

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University of Chicago Pulls the Plug on Plans for New Emergency Room

The university is delaying any state review until it finishes a study of hospital services.

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Nearly 40 Local Groups Pledge Support for Obama Library Park Land Plan

Aldermen supported using park land for the library Wednesday as Olmsted groups panned the proposal.

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U. of C. Obama Library Pitch Includes 20 Acres of Parkland

The University of Chicago identified an arboretum and baseball diamonds as sites for the library.

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Film about Tuscany's Dark Side to be Shown at Logan Center

Esther Podemski will show her film “The Peasant and the Priest” on Wednesday.

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Use of Public Washington Park Land Could Be Snag in Obama Library Bid

The U. of C. proposal could endanger the city's first arboretum and 143-year-old oak trees.

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Hyde Park Year in Review: What Had Locals Talking in 2014

The south lakefront saw battles over a shuttered Dominick's and huge investments in Jackson Park.

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University of Chicago To Talk Obama Library at Jackson Park Meeting

The park advisory council will talk Jan. 12 about being a potential site of the presidential library.

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Washington Park Residents Demand U. of C. Open Up About Obama Library Bid

Washington Park residents are asking the university to commit to a benefits agreement before expanding.

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Rev. Jesse Jackson to lead Martin Luther King Celebrations at the U. of C.

Glenda Hatchett of the TV show "Judge Hatchett" will also speak during the week of events.

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