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  • Anti-Israel divestment push gains traction at US colleges

    The lecture hall had filled quickly. Several students arrived wearing keffiyehs, the traditional Palestinian headscarves, while in the front row, a young man sat draped in the Israeli flag. As the meeting opened, a student government officer reviewed...
  • With poll, Obama foundation hints at library's likely site

    The foundation developing Barack Obama's future presidential library has commissioned polling in Chicago to determine whether residents support building it on the South Side, people close to the foundation said, in the clearest sign to date that the...
  • 'Uncle Tom's Cabin,' iconic novel on slavery, has suburban D.C. roots

    NORTH BETHESDA, Md. On a busy street in a well-to-do Washington suburb is an unlikely piece of African-American history. The Colonial house with an attached log cabin on one and a half acres near a major intersection is, at first glance, a typical...
  • Orlando Home Health Care Agency: Differences in Early and Late-Onset Alzheimer's

    Often enough, the general public continues to identify and associate memory loss and cognitive decline as unique characteristics belonging to Baby Boomers or members of the Greatest Generation. In fact, Alzheimer’s dementia symptoms are rarely...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    LAUREN L. SORRENTINO has been named a Member of the firm at Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. She has been an associate attorney with in the firm's Pennsylvania office since 2012. Lauren is Chair of the Norris McLaughlin & Marcus Pennsylvania Family...
  • Broward schools bursting with college signees

    Broward schools bursting with college signees
    When Cypress Bay's Olivia Gott watched her sister, Maddie, sign with Columbia University for softball last year, she couldn't wait for her turn at plate. The day came on Wednesday as she signed with Virginia as one of 17 Lightning prospects that inked...
  • Author Lucy Ferriss To Talk About 'A Sister To Honor'

    Author Lucy Ferriss To Talk About 'A Sister To Honor'
    Make your reservations now to hear Lucy Ferriss, who teaches at Trinity College in Hartford, talk about her latest novel, "A Sister To Honor" (Berkley Trade Paperback Original, $16) at a free Authors Live! event on Jan. 11 at 2 p.m. at West Hartford...
  • Orlando Fringe favorite Martin Dockery returns: Let him tell you a story (or 3)

    Orlando Fringe favorite Martin Dockery returns: Let him tell you a story (or 3)
    Most people speak with their mouths. For Martin Dockery talking is a full-body endeavor. Hair flops, arms flap, knees buckle as his voice revs up, faster and faster, higher and higher … until at last a breath — and a punch line. Or a deep,...
  • Obama library officials dissatisfied with Chicago's two bids

    Obama library officials dissatisfied with Chicago's two bids
    Obama presidential library officials are dissatisfied with Chicago's two bids for the multimillion-dollar facility as they work toward a decision early next year, according to a source close to the foundation leading the effort on behalf of the...
  • The ones to watch in Chicago business, 2015

    The ones to watch in Chicago business, 2015
    George Lucas and Mellody Hobson Filmmaker and Ariel Investments president The attention really should be focused on federal judge John Darrah, who is presiding over the case that will decide the fate of the proposed lakefront location for the Lucas...
  • Park District ready to give control of land to city for Obama library

    Park District ready to give control of land to city for Obama library
    During two public forums next week, the Chicago Park District will propose the transfer of several acres of South Side parkland to City Hall control to make way for the Obama presidential library, should the president and first lady choose the...