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Pam Becker
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As an identical twin myself, I'm especially moved by stories like this one.
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Clearly, the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) was just getting warmed up when it celebrated its 50th anniversary with a four-hour concert last week at the University of Chicago's Mandel Hall.
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6 police officers charged in death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, death ruled a homicide http://trib.in/1zk5oCI
Baltimore's top prosecutor announced criminal charges Friday against all six officers suspended after a man suffered a fatal spinal injury in police custody, saying "no one is above the law."
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Cardinal Francis George dead after cancer battle. He was 78. http://trib.in/1OnuWk9
Cardinal Francis George , the first Chicago native to serve as the local archbishop and a man who during that 17-year tenure became the intellectual leader of the American church, has died after a years long struggle with cancer. He was 78.
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Billie Holiday at 100: Chicago, and the world, celebrates
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Howard Reich assesses a new documentary about the life of Ol' Blue Eyes being released in this centenary year.
No single film or book or TV special could do full justice to the story of Frank Sinatra or thoroughly capture the essence of the man.
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Come here Howard Reich interview comic Richard Lewis and artist Carl Nicholas Titolo about their new book. Plenty of laughter and neuroses to go around. 
Comedian Richard Lewis and illustrator Carl Nicholas Titolo will join Tribune jazz critic Howard Reich in conversation about Lewis's new book, “Reflections from Hell: Richard Lewis’ Guide on How Not to Live.” This book brings the darkly humorous observations of Lewis to life through the imagery of Titolo’s art. As an actor/comedian/writer, Lewis has entertained audiences for decades through his stand-up comedy and roles on such hit shows as “ C...
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Sources: Obama library to be built in Chicago. Still no official confirmation, though. http://trib.in/1HY27dV
President Barack Obama has selected the University of Chicago to host his library and museum, sources have told the Chicago Tribune.
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Andy's Jazz Club, swinging at 40!
Forty years ago, when Scott Chisholm got hired to manage a shot-and-beer bar at 11 E. Hubbard Street, he had trouble locating the place.
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"Prisoner of Her Past," the documentary film about how Howard Reich's mother's unspoken Holocaust past has come back to haunt her, airs again at 4 p.m. April 12, 2015, on WTTW-Ch. 11 in Chicago. And the film still tours the world. http://prisonerofherpast.kartemquin.com/
After sixty years, Sonia’s childhood trauma returns as delusion. Her son, a journalist, pursues her hidden story. A documentary by Kartemquin Films.
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In winter, campers typically dream of warmer weather, but aficionados of snow and cold find places to lay their heads even as the flakes still fly.
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Howard Reich writes about the "Woman in Gold" case, which he covered extensively at the time.
Maria Bloch-Bauer Altmann never wanted a fight.
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