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Stephan Benzkofer
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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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Bungling is an inherent feature of American foreign policy. Even with the best of intentions, our presidents miss warning signs, overreact to minor threats, fail to dissuade other governments from doing things we oppose and wade into situations that blow up in our faces.
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Cardinal George hospitalized with 'flu-like' symptoms. http://bit.ly/1g6E5RS
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Leaping into the controversial fray over whether vaccines are linked to autism, Kristin Cavallari acknowledged Thursday that she and husband Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler decided not to vaccinate their children.
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Here's my brilliant wife, Marjorie Benzkofer, making waves at PRWeek's Global Congress in Barcelona.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin is accused of harassing foreign business executives by using speeding tickets as an excuse to kick them out of the country. Half a world away, Chicago's new speed cameras are churning out tickets. And Deerfield police accused a driver of trying to get out of a cellphone ticket by falsely saying she was rushing to help her elderly mother with a medical emergency. Helpful officers sent an ambulance, but mom turned...
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Reason to celebrate planned Navy Pier Flyover, writes Blair Kamin. http://bit.ly/PPcMRy
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The missing Malaysian plane continues to be a most confounding mystery. Latest on missing plane. http://bit.ly/1dQkFOV
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  • Chicago Tribune
    Weekend editor
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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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