Bono to speak in Chicago on fighting AIDS, poverty in Africa
CHICAGO (AP) — Bono will speak in Chicago about his efforts to combat AIDS and extreme poverty in Africa.
The lead singer of the rock band U2 is scheduled to appear Thursday at an Economic Club of Chicago dinner meeting. He'll participate in a discussion with Ariel Investments President Mellody Hobson, who is also the club's chairwoman.
Dick Butkus, YouTube co-founder among Lincoln Award honorees
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A former Chicago Bear, a 16-year-old musician and a co-founder of YouTube are among this year's recipients of Illinois' Order of Lincoln Award.
Gov. Bruce Rauner announced the list of eight winners earlier this month. The award is considered the state's highest honor for professional achievement and public service. The awards will be presented May 5 at an event in Rockford.