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  • Chicagoan Ben Weprin launching Graduate Hotels

    Chicagoan Ben Weprin launching Graduate Hotels
    The night after I graduated from Northwestern, I stayed with my parents in a Fairfield Inn in Gurnee, 32 miles north of campus. It was the closest room my family could find and afford. More than a decade later, downtown Evanston boasts all of five...
  • FAMU: Emerging from the haze: Front & Center

    Last week, Fabulous Coach Lines settled a wrongful-death lawsuit with the parents of Robert Champion. The 26-year-old Florida A&M drum major was killed nearly three years ago in a hazing ritual on a company bus. The family's suit still hangs over the...
  • The Home Economist: Don't let your name determine financial actions

    For high school seniors across the country, the school year has just started. But for so many, this one brings a slew of culminations, including the last time these kids will line up alphabetically by last name. While public schools rules say kids can be...
  • Iran's president has not delivered on pledges of more freedom: U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's promises of greater freedoms for the Islamic Republic have not resulted in any major improvements regarding human rights and freedom of expression, the U.N. chief said in a new report on Iran....
  • New York, Illinois find success in tackling labor violations

    PONTOON BEACH, Ill. On an overcast July afternoon, with the clock ticking on their lunch break, men in blue jeans and hard hats filed out of the four-story Fairfield Inn & Suites under construction near Interstate 270. Jon Gould, a Carpenters Union job...
  • Martin Schram: Roger Goodell's quest to measure up

    Proudly displayed on the wall of the Commissioner of the National Football League is an instant replay, of sorts a freeze-frame of Commissioner Roger Goodell's personal hero, in his most famous performance. It provides the ideal yardstick by which...
  • American Muslims denounce Islamic State's extreme tactics

    PITTSBURGH The insurgent group Islamic State has exploded into headlines in recent months, sweeping through much of Northern Iraq, capturing the ancient strategic hub of Mosul, terrorizing religious minorities, crucifying opponents and posting online...
  • Eco-friendly hotels save green, studies show

    Eco-friendly hotels save green, studies show
    Hotel owners can save some green by going eco-friendly. That is the consensus of three studies by Cornell University professors who studied whether there is an advantage to operating environmentally friendly hotels over traditional hotels. The first...
  • Set up your kitchen for weight-loss success

    If you're trying to slim down or maintain a trim figure, you probably already know it's important to eat a healthy diet (think: lean protein, whole grains and plenty of produce), mind your portions and be active. But you might be surprised to learn that...
  • Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons

    Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons
    The rooftop deck atop Nir Zohar's Israeli startup firm provides a bird's-eye view of this metro area's evolution into a high-tech powerhouse. His website set-up company, Wix, is tucked into a once-derelict port district, now the seaside home to a bevy...
  • Playing sports benefits young athletes in many ways

    By now, school has begun for all students across the state and practice for fall sports teams has been underway for a while. Some schools offered team members an opportunity to participate in camps over the summer to prepare for the upcoming season,...