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  • Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010

    Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010
    Nearly a quarter-century ago, a newborn residing in West Garfield Park could expect to live slightly more than 63 years. A child's life expectancy at birth in the community area, bounded to the west and east by Kenton Avenue and Hamlin Boulevard, inched...
  • Seized nuclear material in Iraq 'low grade': U.N. agency

    VIENNA (Reuters) - The U.N. atomic agency said on Thursday it believed nuclear material which Iraq said had fallen into the hands of insurgents was "low grade" and did not pose a significant security risk. Iraq told the United Nations that the material...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    CHRISTOPHER LEWIS has joined the brokerage team at the NAI Summit, the Greater Lehigh Valley's only full-service commercial and industrial real estate firm servicing eastern Pennsylvania in Allentown. Lewis worked with Automatic Data Processing before...
  • Hogan opts for public financing in governor's race

    Hogan opts for public financing in governor's race
    Republican Larry Hogan will be the first candidate in two decades to mount a statewide general election bid using taxpayer donations. Hogan's campaign said Wednesday that it will accept public financing, an unusual move that reflects the GOP's uphill...
  • Why not give everyone a tuition discount? [Letter]

    Why not give everyone a tuition discount? [Letter]
    Given that federal workers earn more money and have better benefits than private sector employees, and that the University of Maryland University College gets state and federal tax dollars, shouldn't the school offer discount tuition to all taxpayers ("...
  • Summer camp offers help for children with ADHD

    Summer camp offers help for children with ADHD
    Tyler Bardak soared to the sky, seemingly higher with each arc of the swing, at Camp STAR, a Highland Park camp where he is one of 40 kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. For the past two summers, Tyler, 7, has tried more typical summer...
  • Actor John Wayne's heirs sue university to use 'Duke' nickname

    Actor John Wayne's heirs sue university to use 'Duke' nickname
    WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - Heirs of film star John Wayne have sued Duke University over their right to use the late Academy Award winner's nickname, "Duke," to market a line of bourbon, describing the school's protests over such branding efforts as...
  • UConn Releases Field Hockey Schedule

    UConn, which won the national championship in field hockey last season, announced its schedule for the 2014 season. Here is the release from Storrs: Defending Champs Will Play 17 Regular-Season Games STORRS, Conn. – The University of Connecticut's...
  • Financing still a mystery as Nicaragua unveils details of giant canal

    MEXICO CITY The Chinese tycoon behind a plan to build a mammoth inter-oceanic waterway to compete with the Panama Canal whisked into Nicaragua this week and, in several appearances, including one with President Daniel Ortega, affirmed that "the biggest...
  • As millions vape, e-cigarette researchers count puffs, scour Facebook

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - (Story has been refiled to correct the extent of FDA e-cigarette research in paragraph 2) One team of researchers assessing the risks of electronic cigarettes is counting the puffs taken by volunteer "vapers." Another will comb...
  • Hobby Lobby expanding in South Florida

    Hobby Lobby expanding in South Florida
    Hobby Lobby is spreading across South Florida as if nothing happened. The hobby and crafts retailer has found itself at the center of a maelstrom since winning a U.S. Supreme Court case June 30 that combined the flash points of birth control and...