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  • Family of Purdue shooting victim: Simply pray for Andrew

    The family of Andrew Boldt, a student and teaching assistant who was shot to death in an electrical engineering building at Purdue University, asked for prayers for him as police on Wednesday investigated the killing, allegedly by a fellow teaching...
  • SC Water District has new leader

    SC Water District has new leader
    The South Coast Water District has a new general manager, the agency announced in a news release. Andrew Brunhart started Dec. 2 and replaces Betty Burnett, the district's legal counsel who had been general manager for eight months. The district board...
  • New Baltimore schools chief navigated complex terrain in Milwaukee

    New Baltimore schools chief navigated complex terrain in Milwaukee
    — Newly named to head Baltimore's public schools, Gregory E. Thornton has unfinished business in the district he is leaving behind after 31/2 tumultuous years. Wearing a red T-shirt, he arrived Friday at a school where, to peals of laughter, the...
  • Tom Laughlin dies at 82; filmmaker drew huge following for 'Billy Jack'

    Tom Laughlin, a filmmaker who drew a huge following for his movies about the ill-tempered, karate-chopping pacifist Billy Jack, died Thursday at a Thousand Oaks hospital. He was 82. He had been in failing health for several years, his daughter Teresa...
  • Digital-savvy workers are in demand

    Digital-savvy workers are in demand
    MILWAUKEE — The explosion in digital devices has triggered a rush by companies to hire digitally trained employees to provide and deliver the content for all those smartphones and computer tablets. John Komp has been working in the digital industry...
  • Lingering doubt on scanners

    Lingering doubt on scanners
    Does anyone go through the newly ubiquitous body scanners at airport security and not wonder whether they are doing damage to themselves? I hope not. Because the short answer is we don't know. We certainly know what the Transportation Security...
  • One woman's stand against college athletes

    One woman's stand against college athletes
    The night began with alcohol, athletes and a group of freshman women. Before sunrise last Halloween, two female students would say they were sexually attacked by Marquette University athletes, touching off a crisis that quietly engulfed the school. One...
  • Cases shed light on lapses in sexual assault reporting at Marquette

    Cases shed light on lapses in sexual assault reporting at Marquette
    MILWAUKEE — On a chilly Sunday morning, a 19-year-old Marquette University student walked into the campus security office and tearfully reported being raped by an athlete just hours earlier. She says two of the officers on duty that February day...
  • Former Northwestern grad student detained in Libya

    A former graduate student at Northwestern University reporting on the unrest in Libya is believed to be a captive of authorities in the North African country and has not been seen or heard from in nearly two weeks. Friends of James Foley, 37, a New...
  • Terrance McGarry dies at 72; reporter, editor at UPI and L.A. Times

    Terrance McGarry dies at 72; reporter, editor at UPI and L.A. Times
    Terrance W. McGarry, a former Los Angeles Times Valley edition reporter and assistant city editor whose previous work for United Press International included coverage of the assassination of President Kennedy, died Tuesday of a rare brain disease at his...
  • Tribune watchdog investigations spur changes

    Tribune watchdog investigations spur changes
    Campus sex assaults A 14-month examination into the handling of sexual assault cases on Midwestern campuses prompted two federal investigations and sweeping changes to how universities and prosecutors respond to reports. In November, the U.S. Department...