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  • RedEye Rundown: July 1, 2016

    RedEye Rundown: July 1, 2016

    RIP, Buddy What’s up:  Buddy Ryan, defensive architect of 1985 Bears, passed away presumably from deteriorating health at the age of 82 onTuesday morning in his home in Kentucky Why you care:  If you’re from Chicago, you shouldn’t even need this to be answered. Ryan was the famed inventor of the...

  • Image conscious: Voters don't decide on issues alone

    Image conscious: Voters don't decide on issues alone

    Now that the mayor's job in Chicago is down to two finalists – Mayor Emanuel and Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia – and the election just days away, voters are giving them both a harder look. What voters see, hear or read about the candidate and his personality and issues he cares...

  • Personal Playlist: Mike Kinsella tells stories behind 6 songs by American Football, Cap'n Jazz, Owls and more

    Personal Playlist: Mike Kinsella tells stories behind 6 songs by American Football, Cap'n Jazz, Owls and more

    Mike Kinsella's vast and sprawling musical career spans well over 20 years and a half-dozen projects. Many of them, such as the Buffalo Grove-based Cap'n Jazz, which he formed in 1989 with his older brother Tim Kinsella when he was in his early teens, were vastly influential and arguably responsible...

  • Chicago pedestrian fatalities up 31 percent: police data

    Chicago pedestrian fatalities up 31 percent: police data

    The number of pedestrians struck and killed by vehicles rose 31 percent in Chicago last year, according to preliminary data issued by the city.  In all, 46 pedestrians died after they were struck by vehicles in 2015, up from 35 fatalities a year earlier, the data compiled by the Chicago Police...

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