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Hack Attack: Taxi vs. Ubernew

In Taxi vs. Uber, the drivers are sidelined says an ex-cabbie.
Chicago Newcity  |  Dmitry Samarov  |  06-04-2014  |  Transportation

Can Journalism Survive the Newspaper’s Tribulations?new

The Chicago Tribune, "The Deal From Hell," and the uncertain future of print journalism.
Chicago Newcity  |  Brian Hieggelke  |  06-29-2011  |  Media

Reverend Jeremiah Wright Gets Back to Preachingnew

Before Joe the Plumber and Bill Ayers, the buzz figure in the 2008 election was then-Senator Obama's crazy-talking Pastor from the Trinity United Church of Christ, the boisterous and ear-splitting Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright, Jr., who has kindly accepted an invitation to preach tonight for Lisle's DuPage AME Church Thanksgiving Eve service.
Chicago Newcity  |  Andy Seifert  |  12-03-2008  |  Religion

An Amateur Photographer Follows the Obama Trailnew

While many people started following the election much earlier, I began to literally follow it in August of 2007. The Democrats were invading Soldier Field. I had just started working at my school newspaper and had begun my senior year at Columbia College. I decided to try and use whatever swagger this position offered me and try to get into the big debate.
Chicago Newcity  |  Tim Hunt  |  07-09-2008  |  Media

A Casino in Chicago May be a Sucker's Movenew

It's just a matter of time before there's a casino downtown -- the proposal for a land-based casino has already passed through the state senate and is waiting on house approval. Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie) speculates that could happen sometime this year.
Chicago Newcity  |  Clay Champlin  |  02-27-2008  |  Policy Issues

Profs Study Hipster Migration & Other Urban Phenomenanew

Dan Silver, Lawrence Rothfield and Terry Nichols Clark have recently completed a groundbreaking study on just what it takes to create a "scene," whether it be bohemian or otherwise.
Chicago Newcity  |  Sean Redmond  |  01-09-2008  |  Housing & Development

Baghdad on the Lakenew

How America's third-largest Iraqi city is coping with the war.
Chicago Newcity  |  Maya Schenwar  |  06-20-2007  |  War

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