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Lily Pagratis Venson 1924-2011

July 22, 2011 0


Lily Pagratis Venson, 86, a longtime community advocate and lifetime Chicago resident, has passed away on June 27.  She was an award-winning journalist and feature writer for the Lerner newspapers for over ten years.  She was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for more than…

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Annual Picnic Party!

July 14, 2011 0

Mark your calendar:CHCF’s annual picnic-party

Do you remember the journalist who coined the phrase “Eyewitness News”? Or the professor who urged you to shout, “I am great” when you stood up in his class?  
Remember our good friend? 
To honor Les, his friends will gather once again this summer at the home he…

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A victory for students, surveys and goodbyes …

July 7, 2011 0

The Chicago Headline Club’s July Newsletter

STUDENTS’ VICTORY – A judge has ruled that Loyola Phoenix students are covered by the Illinois shield law a ruling that might bode well for Northwestern students who worked on Project Innocence. Cook County Circuit Court Judge Diane Cannon quashed subpoenas June 21 after ruling…