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  • Losing a parent during childhood may increase risk of early death

    People who experienced the death of a parent in childhood appear to be more likely to die prematurely themselves, new research shows. A study that tracked more than 7 million people for up to 42 years found that people who lost a parent before they...
  • Math on Rauner's budget 'blueprint' doesn't add up

     Math on Rauner's budget 'blueprint' doesn't add up
    "I can't really comment on his wording," said Bruce Rauner, the man who would be governor, responding Monday to reporters' questions about a judge's ruling that a legislative term limits referendum doesn't belong on the November ballot. "I haven't seen...
  • Illinois needs a money-savvy governor -- and that's not Quinn

    The page one article printed July 2 concerning Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner and his income taxes led me to think we need a man of his experience and knowledge in the governor's mansion. The thrust of the two-page article is that Rauner...
  • Tea party groups never wanted tax exemption in the first place [Letter]

    Tea party groups never wanted tax exemption in the first place [Letter]
    In response to Larry Carson's letter ("Why should the tea party be tax-exempt?" July 2), let me make it clear to you as someone who was targeted by the Obama Administration through the IRS that No tea party group that I am aware of — and as past-...
  • Review: 'Do Fathers Matter?' by Paul Raeburn

    Review: 'Do Fathers Matter?' by Paul Raeburn
    Devote a fleeting thought to your father and you can instantly answer the question posed in the title of Paul Raeburn's new book, "Do Fathers Matter? What Science Is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked." For most of us, the answer is yes. But...
  • In new age of wealth and inequality, calls for intervention go unheeded

     In new age of wealth and inequality, calls for intervention go unheeded
    Thomas Piketty, writing from France, is the latest person to sound an alarm about the growing inequality of income and wealth. But his ideas have distinctly American roots that date to the country's formation. The American Revolution was in part a...
  • Sarah Hess gives back to low-income families

    Sarah Hess gives back to low-income families
    For as long as Sarah Hess can remember, she has been an advocate for children in need. "My mom, Mary Hess, was a teacher, and my dad (the late G. Alfred Hess Jr.) was a school reformer here in Chicago," says Hess, 29. "There was a layer of social...
  • Coupons for farmers' market food available for low-income Baltimore seniors

    Coupons for farmers' market food available for low-income Baltimore seniors
    Coupon books good for $30 in food purchases at any Maryland farmers' market are available to Baltimore seniors in low-income households. The books are available on a first-come, first-served basis at city senior centers through July 10, said Arnold...
  • High school camp hones students' business, entrepreneurial instincts

    High school camp hones students' business, entrepreneurial instincts
    As a boy, 16-year-old Miles Johnson's father taught him about the power of compound interest: If he had money and put it away, it would grow so that one day he'd be able to buy something he really wanted. Steadily contributing to his savings account, he...
  • Corporate tax scam watch: The 'inversion' craze

    Corporate tax scam watch: The 'inversion' craze
    Apple's done it. Herbalife has done it. Pfizer wanted to do it. What could be wrong with a corporate maneuver eyed by these fine, upstanding American corporations--and nearly 50 others in the last decade? The subject is "inversions," the catch-all...
  • Hogan and Hobby Lobby [Letter]

    Hogan and Hobby Lobby [Letter]
    Within hours of the Supreme Court's decision last week that closely-held corporations could deny coverage for contraceptives through their employees' health insurance policies if doing so violated the owners' religious convictions, Gov. Martin O'Malley...