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  • When a parent is stage-struck

    When a parent is stage-struck
    In the late 1970s and '80s, Melissa Francis was all over TV. She appeared in almost 100 commercials and spent two years in the cast of "Little House on the Prairie." But Francis, now an anchor on the Fox Business Network, didn't reach those heights by...
  • The University of Chicagoland — at Missouri

    The University of Chicagoland — at Missouri
    — Take a walk around Lathrop Hall at the University of Missouri, and it won't take long before you meet someone from the Chicago area. There are the roommates from Barrington and Cary, and, two doors down, freshmen from Lemont and Mount Prospect....
  • Head of the Class: Local students earn honors and accolades

    The following students have earned accolades, degrees and honors at colleges and universities: Alex Vanko, of Towson, graduated magnum cum laude from the College of Wooster, in Wooster, Ohio, with a Bachelor of Arts in biology and a minor in philosophy....
  • Monster Mash: Michael Jackson art donated to children's hospital

     
    Arts news: Children's Hospital Los Angeles gets artwork from Michael Jackson's family. New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art reported that its recent Alexander McQueen fashion exhibition drew 661,509 visitors, making it the eighth-most-visited show in the...
  • The 'contagion' of social networks

    The 'contagion' of social networks
    The old folk concept that our personal health behaviors rub off on those around us has received a staggering amount of scientific support of late. Over the last few years, study after study has shown that weight gain, drug and alcohol use, even loneliness...
  • Holey, holey, holey

    Holey, holey, holey
    Whether you like it or not — OK, nobody likes it — it's time to do a little spring cleaning. Let's start with the closet. There are things in there we haven't worn for ages. Or only wear when we're working in the yard or washing the car. Or...
  • 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...
  • LATFOB: Raymond Carver biographer Carol Sklenicka [Updated]

     
    The biography "Raymond Carver: A Writer's Life" by Carol Sklenicka, released in 2009, took more than 10 years to research. To get to know the master of the modern American short story, who died at age 50 in 1988, Sklenicka......
  • Nick Saban is highest paid coach in college football

     
    Nick Saban is highest paid coach in college football Saban earned $5,997,349 this season. The second-highest was Texas coach Mack Brown who earned $$5,161,500....
  • Winter Park to play New York school in Brandon Jennings Invitational

     
    Winter Park will face Boys and Girls High School of Brooklyn, N.Y., in the inaugural Brandon Jennings Invitational, a four-game showcase set for Jan. 22 at Marquette University in Milwaukee. The Winter Park game will start at 4:15 p.m. and will be taped...