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  • Lake Bluff's Blair House nominated for landmark status

    Lake Bluff's Blair House nominated for landmark status
    Lake Bluff historic preservation officials will apply for landmark status for the architecturally significant Blair House, although all involved agree the move may only postpone the home's date with a wrecking ball. "Obviously, landmark or not, the...
  • Earth warms like a broken record; For 3rd time in 10 years, globe sets mark for hottest year

    For the third time in a decade, the globe sizzled to the hottest year on record, federal scientists announced Friday. Both the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA calculated that in 2014 the world had its hottest year in 135 years of...
  • Community college to create fracking degree program

    Community college to create fracking degree program
    A southwestern Illinois community college has received the go-ahead to create a petroleum drilling technology, or fracking, program. Lincoln Trail College in Robinson, Ill., will enroll its first students this fall. The college petitioned the state...
  • U.S. Bank promotes Cecere to COO, a position last held by Richard Davis

    MINNEAPOLIS U.S. Bancorp has promoted Andrew Cecere, its chief financial officer, to the role of chief operating officer, a move that puts him next in line to run the company. The last chief operating officer at the nation's fifth-largest bank was...
  • Much of Obama's legacy now hinges on going his own way

    The question that faced President Barack Obama as he delivered his sixth State of the Union address was whether his final two years in the White House can come close to repeating the successes of his first two. He has neither the Democratic majority...
  • College Access Plans Leave Undocumented Students Behind

    College Access Plans Leave Undocumented Students Behind
    We were pleased to hear about President Barack Obama's America's College Promise proposal that would allow eligible students to attend two years of community college for free. We cannot ignore, however, the gap that still exists for undocumented...
  • Obama must veto Chicago parkland for legacy library

    Obama must veto Chicago parkland for legacy library
    A legacy is only as sturdy as what it's built upon. That's why President Barack Obama needs to tell his well-heeled Chicago friends they're not doing him any favors. His new tax proposal is just the latest evidence that Obama wants his presidency...
  • Dozens of Stanford students arrested after protest shuts down Bay Area bridge

    Dozens of Stanford students arrested after protest shuts down Bay Area bridge
    Several dozen demonstrators identifying as Stanford students were arrested Monday night after they shut down traffic for more than an hour on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge. Just before 5 p.m., at least 50 people lined up across the bridge, which...
  • The paleo diet: Should you eat like a caveman?

    The paleo diet: Should you eat like a caveman?
    The problem with modern diets is that they rely too heavily on modern, processed foods. If only we emulated the eating habits of our paleolithic predecessors, we'd be healthier and less obese. That's the premise of popular "paleo" diets. "We are Stone...
  • Judge says accrediting panel denied San Francisco college a fair review

    Judge says accrediting panel denied San Francisco college a fair review
    In revoking the accreditation of City College of San Francisco, a private commission violated the law in ways that denied the 80,000-student school a fair hearing, a judge tentatively ruled Friday. Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow directed the San...
  • George Lucas: Museum could land in LA if Chicago falls through

    George Lucas: Museum could land in LA if Chicago falls through
    George Lucas said Friday that complications in his plan to build the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art on the Chicago lakefront may put Los Angeles back in the running. Last summer, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti made a vigorous push to get the “Star...