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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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Powerful and disturbing report about how Illinois cares for its disadvantaged youth. Coming Wednesday.
 
Our new Harsh Treatment series looks at what can happen to disadvantaged youth in taxpayer-funded residential treatment centers. A preview:
Coming Wednesday: Harsh treatment for troubled teens. Video preview of #youthrtc  watchdog report. - Chicago Tribune - Google+
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New archbishop puts immigration front and center. http://bit.ly/ZR1ocO
New archbishop puts immigration front and center Immigrant rights activists are hailing Chicago's next Roman Catholic archbishop, hoping that Blase… - Chicago Tribune - Google+
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The #newchicagotribune looks great and has lots of new features. Take it for a ride and see for yourself, then tell us what you think. http://trib.in/1rOaRJJ
The new chicagotribune.com - fits any device with exclusive, online-only content and stories that take you further than before.
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I'm happy to announce a big win for the national movement to limit rich people's exposure to nonrich people.
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Here's my brilliant wife, Marjorie Benzkofer, making waves at PRWeek's Global Congress in Barcelona.
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Nostalgia meter goes to 11 on this one. Enjoy.
 
Absolutely amazing gallery of Chicago Tribune front pages and cartoons from Christmases past by +Stephan Benzkofer. 
Here's a sampling of Chicago Tribune front pages and cartoons from Christmases past.
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This is no doubt a complicated situation, and the police may well have been within their rites, and this couple probably could have handled it better, but this level of violence over a routine seat belt violation seems excessive. The video is simply disturbing. "Hammond police stop becomes video battle." http://bit.ly/1sd5IyM
Hammond police stop becomes video battle The traffic stop began as a routine seat belt violation. It would lead, however, to a cascade of actions that… - Chicago Tribune - Google+
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I've seen the video and it does indeed seem totally excessive for a routine traffic stop.
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Gov. Pat Quinn decided this month not to take any more chances with Northstar Lottery Group, the company that runs the Illinois Lottery, after it fell far short of promised revenue. Northstar's firing was one of several recent lottery-related news developments. In California, officials unveiled a program to let drivers buy lottery tickets at the gas pump. And the Los Angeles Ethics Commission backed the idea of awarding cash prizes to randomly ...
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An executive of a Loop company shot and killed himself after critically wounding the CEO of the firm in a dispute over a demotion, police said.
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There are probably a million better ways to pass time than to be driving on the Kennedy Expressway anywhere near downtown Chicago from 10 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday, when the inbound Kennedy (I-90/94) will be constricted to make room for the demolition of the Ontario Street bridge.
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Plastic bags aren't a need - they're just a bad habit, writes @MarySchmich. http://bit.ly/1lHoE3H
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Stephan Benzkofer is the weekend editor at the Chicago Tribune.
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As weekend editor, Stephan Benzkofer helps plan and edit the news coverage of the Saturday, Sunday and Monday editions of the Chicago Tribune. (Benzkofer is not an assignment editor.) Benzkofer also edits Chicago Flashback, the weekly history feature that runs every Sunday in the Perspective section. With Mark Jacob, he also writes the "10 things you might not know" feature.
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Look for the eBook "10 Things You Might Not Know About Nearly Everything," by Mark Jacob and Stephan Benzkofer, a compilation of our popular newspaper feature.
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