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  • Rubio `book tour' takes him to early primary states

    Rubio `book tour' takes him to early primary states
    WASHINGTON — While hawking his new book, Sen. Marco Rubio plunges into a tour of early caucus and primary states starting on Friday, the latest sign that Florida's Republican rising star intends to run for president. Rubio's politically inspired...
  • When it comes to jogging, less is more, study argues

    When it comes to jogging, less is more, study argues
    Hey, fitness junkies, here's something to ponder the next time you lace up your athletic shoes for that long, heart-pounding run: A Danish study recently concluded that high-intensity, high-mileage joggers die at the same rate as channel-surfing couch...
  • For Chicago forecaster, stormy weather (or not) all in a day's work

    The memory of the February 2011 blizzard -- a monster dubbed "Snowpocalypse" that came complete with "thunder" snow -- remains fresh in meteorologist Mark Ratzer's mind. A senior weather forecaster at the National Weather Service's Chicago/Romeoville...
  • Planetary system older than once thought possible -- 11.2 billion years old

    Planetary system older than once thought possible -- 11.2 billion years old
    The oldest planetary system ever found has been spotted by astronomers. The ancient star and five small, Earth-like planets are about 11.2 billion years old. Until now, scientists questioned whether rocky planets could have formed so long ago, just 2....
  • College graduates

    The following students have recently graduated from their respective colleges and/or universities: Arizona State University, Tempe Libertyville: Meredith Peacock. Wauconda: Michelle Meyer. Zion: Rachelle Edwards. Black Hills State University,...
  • South Sudan suspends marathoner who was its symbol

    South Sudan suspends marathoner who was its symbol
    The latest chapter of a previously heartwarming story has turned into a confusing and contentious dispute. Now the International Olympic Committee is trying to help resolve the clash that has led the South Sudan track and field federation to suspend the...
  • U. of I. tuition may be frozen for in-state students

    U. of I. tuition may be frozen for in-state students
    The University of Illinois has proposed a tuition freeze for in-state undergraduates next fall, part of an effort to woo high-achieving Illinois students who are increasingly leaving the state for less expensive options. The freeze, if approved by...
  • Modern textile designs on exhibit at Craft & Folk Art Museum

    Modern textile designs on exhibit at Craft & Folk Art Museum
    "New Directions: A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Textiles," organized by the Textile Society of America, opened recently at the Craft & Folk Art Museum. The concept is to showcase shifts in contemporary textile art and to highlight technical,...
  • Don't wait until retirement to calculate your food costs

    After 39 years of delivering meals to the homebound, a hospital stay prompted Amy Shimberg to try a taste for herself. She said her Meals on Wheels volunteers in the Tampa, Fla., area treated her well and the food was excellent, but being on the other...
  • Herbert MitchellJuly 25, 1929 - September 25, 2014

    Herbert Mitchell<br/>July 25, 1929 - September 25, 2014
    Herb Mitchell passed away peacefully on September 25, 2014 in Naples, FL. Born on July 25, 1929 in Elkhart, IN to Charles and Beulah Mae Mitchell.  He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Roberta,  and children Robert, Debra, Kimbra and Melissa, as well...
  • Nevada overstating economic benefits of Tesla factory, analysts say

    Nevada overstating economic benefits of Tesla factory, analysts say
    When Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval announced a $1.3-billion package of public subsidies to lure a Tesla Motors battery factory, he stressed that the huge sum would be dwarfed by an economic windfall for local residents. The electric car maker will create...