| Mar 26, 2015
| 2:00 PM
At a time when Roosevelt University faces financial uncertainty, it has named an accomplished fundraiser as its new president.
Ali Malekzadeh will take over as the Chicago school's sixth president July 1, Roosevelt announced Thursday. Malekzadeh was...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 7:14 AM
This week, experts attending the Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas Feb.15-19, have answered your queries:
Q: My Chihuahua growls constantly at my boyfriend, even snapping at times. My boyfriend does give him treats, or tries to, but the dog is...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 11:59 AM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to spend $30 million fighting citrus greening, the disease that has decimated Florida's most famous fruit crop.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Monday in Orlando that the funding will be split between long-...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 10:13 AM
Q:We have lots of fat cats in our extended family. We’d really like to keep our new kitten from becoming jumbo-sized as she gets older. Any tips?
A: Pets gain weight for the same reasons we do — too much (and the wrong kinds) of food and too...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:51 PM
HARRISBURG — The NCAA agreed to restore former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's wins to settle a lawsuit challenging the NCAA's authority to punish the university over Jerry Sandusky's crimes.
The decision, announced Friday, was met with...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:14 PM
From what you've told us, you're going places in 2015, from domestic destinations such as Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota to international locales like the European Arctic.
Some are traveling to explore their family roots, including Roderick...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Is weight loss, by itself, healthy?
My belief is that the more abs I can see, the healthier I am.
This is because of what I must do to see those abs: exercise more, consume fewer barley beverages, raid my kids' candy stash less, fill up on vegetables....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:36 AM
MANSFIELD- Chelsea Kegler was awarded a $1,500 scholarship from Farm Credit East, an agricultural lending cooperative, to apply to her higher education. Chelsea raises Jersey cattle and Hampshire sheep and was active in her high school's FFA chapter....
| Aug 13, 2014
Charles Payne, President Barack Obama's great-uncle, worked for more than 30 years at the University of Chicago Library, where he brought an engineer's methodical approach to analyzing library systems and helping to develop library automation....
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:59 PM
With the fall semester soon upon us, some incoming college freshmen, as well as their parents, may be wondering whether the student should consider joining a fraternity or sorority. And it's something students in high school may be thinking about as...
| Jul 14, 2013
Upon joining the staff of the National Zoo in 1955, veterinarian Theodore Reed was greeted by antiquated animal dwellings — some dating to the 1890s — and a budget so spare he bought medicine for his new charges at a local drugstore and...