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  • The congressional GOP sharpens its knives to attack scientific research

    The congressional GOP sharpens its knives to attack scientific research
    Nothing is easier, if you're a political philistine playing to an audience of anti-intellectual rubes, than to ridicule scientific research projects by caricature. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, who frighteningly enough is chairman of the House Committee on...
  • All five commission seats up for election in Pompano

    All five commission seats up for election in Pompano
    All five commission seats are up in this year's election Nov. 4, with three incumbents running and two seats up for grabs by a pool of mostly newcomers. Each district has its own set of issues, though most of the 14 candidates are concerned with...
  • Larry Kaifesh bio

    Larry Kaifesh Current job: Colonel in the Marine Corps Reserve Age: 47 Born in: Elgin Lives in: Carpentersville Personal: Single Education: Bachelor's degree in psychology from Indiana University (1990); master's degree in national security and...
  • Rev. Robert Botthof, ex-Fenwick High principal, dies

    The Rev. Robert Botthof took an unusual path to becoming a Catholic priest, joining the Dominicans order as a member of the Order of Preachers when he was in his late 50s, after the death of his wife of 23 years. He was a longtime public school teacher...
  • Jerry Burgdoerfer, 1958-2014

    Jerry Burgdoerfer, 1958-2014
    Jerry J. Burgdoerfer spent 25 years with the Chicago law firm Jenner & Block, where he led its securities practice, built a reputation for mentoring young lawyers and developed its practice in Japan. "Jerry was passionate about being a lawyer, and he...
  • Female orgasm: battleground of science?

    Female orgasm: battleground of science?
    Hapless lovers are not the only ones who get lost down there: even sexologists can't agree on what's what, and where, among women's female parts. At least, that's according to a father-daughter team of researchers in Italy, Drs. Vincenzo and Giulia...
  • Florida Opera Theatre presents Peter Brook's reworked 'Carmen'

    Florida Opera Theatre presents Peter Brook's reworked 'Carmen'
    Florida Opera Theatre opens its 2014-2015 season with Peter Brook's adaptation of Bizet’s "La Tragedie de Carmen." Brook's version condenses the story of the fiery Gypsy and her tumultuous love life to about 90 minutes. And fans of the better-...
  • At 90, pianist Menahem Pressler as busy as ever with concerts, recording, teaching

    At 90, pianist Menahem Pressler as busy as ever with concerts, recording, teaching
    Menahem Pressler couldn't be much busier these days. After the German-born pianist gives a recital this weekend for the Candlelight Concert Society, he'll head off for engagements in Europe. He'll be back there in November, then again in December,...
  • U. of I. revamping admissions date after record deferrals

    U. of I. revamping admissions date after record deferrals
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has changed its admissions system with the hope that no more students will feel like B-list applicants, invited to join the class only after getting a second look. In an effort to make students from...
  • Sharing healthcare data not as easy as it sounds

    To the editor: The article on Big Data's potential to improve healthcare overlooks a fundamental problem: Many of the institutions that hold our most valuable health data are reluctant to share them with one another. ("Big data, meet big money: NIH...
  • Gary Donatelli — and his sports movie — can go home again

    Gary Donatelli — and his sports movie — can go home again
    It has been 45 years since Gary Donatelli walked on to the football field at Glenbrook North High School, where he was good enough to snare a scholarship to Indiana University. "There's nothing like high school sports," he said in a phone interview,...