Modern puppets take spotlight at Chicago global festival

BY MARK GUARINO CHICAGO Wed Jan 14, 2015 8:39am EST (Reuters) - Puppets aren't just about Muppets, kids and circuses. Indeed, an international puppetry festival in Chicago aims to redefine the art form and promises theatergoers an experience that, unlike so many in our digital age, can't [...]

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Illinois inauguration raises questions of corporate influence

BY MARK GUARINO CHICAGO Sun Jan 11, 2015 8:33am EST (Reuters) - Incoming Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner campaigned as a reformer of the state's often corrupt politics. But watchdog groups say activities surrounding his inauguration Monday are among the priciest of any incoming governor and take advantage [...]

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