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  • VA hospital that once treated Civil War veterans could close

    Perched atop a bluff in the remote Black Hills, a veterans hospital built of thick blocks of pink sandstone and topped with red-tiled roofs in a Spanish mission style overlooks the tiny town of Hot Springs, South Dakota, and has provided recovering...
  • For Bangor's Stani Schiavone, a satisfying end to her college golf career

    For Bangor's Stani Schiavone, a satisfying end to her college golf career
    As career days go, March 24 ranked pretty high for Stani Schiavone. The University of Mississippi senior won her first college golf tournament that day, shooting a career-best round of 65 in the process, that led her to being named the SEC player of the...
  • Recent college graduates from Lake County

    The following students have recently graduated from their respective colleges and/or universities: Baylor University, Waco, Texas Gurnee: Richard Betor. Kildeer: Moses Chun. Vernon Hills: Jenna Przybyla. Waukegan: Alexandra Chapa. Cornell College,...
  • Commencement speeches reach wider audiences long after graduation day

    Mellody Hobson was apprehensive at first when she was invited to deliver this year's main commencement address at USC. After all, she said, "you have to recognize that this is a very important moment in a young person's life. And there is nothing worse...
  • The key players in Obama's appeal on deportation deferral program

    The key players in Obama's appeal on deportation deferral program
    State and federal lawyers on opposite sides of the immigration divide are set to square off in federal appeals court Friday before three judges who will decide whether to lift a temporary stay on President Obama’s executive action, which seeks to...
  • Fundraising ability key to winning Obama library

     Fundraising ability key to winning Obama library
    While Chicago has been engaged in a heated debate over the use of public parks for President Barack Obama's library, his selection of a host university may have more to do with which institution can offer the most financial support than which offers the...
  • Schock's spokesman resigns over questionable Facebook posts

     Schock's spokesman resigns over questionable Facebook posts
    Rep. Aaron Schock's senior adviser resigned Thursday after news reports on racially charged Facebook posts in which he allegedly condemned "hood rats" and "black miscreants." The adviser, Benjamin Cole, also allegedly urged in a 2010 post that a...
  • Dr. Michael R. Mardiney, asthma and allergy specialist

    Dr. Michael R. Mardiney, asthma and allergy specialist
    Dr. Michael Ralph Mardiney Jr., an allergist and asthma specialist who founded immunology centers throughout Baltimore, died of heart disease March 28 at his Ruxton home. He was 80. He oversaw the growth of the Mardiney Asthma, Allergy and Immunology...
  • Students bring forensics to Jamestown Colony

    Students bring forensics to Jamestown Colony
    A group of Thurston Middle School students spent a recent Friday morning searching the campus for body parts and weapons. The eighth-graders from Kelly Skon's science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) course had their crime scene...
  • More than a DASH of hope

    More than a DASH of hope
    Walter Swierk was at death's door in the summer of 2012 when he agreed to participate in a medical study conducted by a team at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. The retired Chicago police officer was asked to go on the research-based DASH diet,...
  • Local teen takes on liaison role for Special Olympics World Summer Games

    Local teen takes on liaison role for Special Olympics World Summer Games
    Several months from now, participants in the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games will descend on Glendale, which will serve as host to 100 athletes in the sporting event, and the event organizers have named 17-year-old Michael León as a global...