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  • Harris Ripps, scientist and researcher, 87

    Harris Ripps, scientist and researcher, 87
    Even as he approached the end of his ninth decade, Dr. Harris Ripps was still pursuing his lifelong passion — unlocking the mysteries of the human brain. The 87-year-old West Boca resident died Sept. 18 in Boston, inciting an outpouring of...
  • Ron L. Stephenson Sr., managing director, Prism Healthcare Partners

    Ron L. Stephenson Sr., managing director, Prism Healthcare Partners
    Ron L. Stephenson Sr. has joined Prism Healthcare Partners, a Chicago-based healthcare consulting firm, as managing director. Prior to joining Prism, Stephenson was the chief operating officer for a 306-bed not-for-profit community hospital. In his new...
  • Fine wine is really not so fine

     Fine wine is really not so fine
    Gov. Pat Quinn's campaign is arguing this week that his Republican challenger Bruce Rauner's membership in an exclusive California wine club is evidence that Rauner is "out of touch" with "hardworking Illinois families." I disagree. I think it's...
  • Baby carrots: A lesson from tobacco

    Baby carrots: A lesson from tobacco
    Have you seen the over-the-top ad for baby carrots? The one in which a gorgeous young woman fires baby carrots from a machine gun at a studly cool guy who is extreme snowmobiling in a shopping cart that is powered by a jet engine? Not yet? You will. A...
  • Helena E. Wright, city principal

    Helena E. Wright, city principal
    Helena E. Sawyer Roberts Wright, a retired city elementary school teacher and principal who was an active member of Heritage United Church of Christ, died Aug. 18 at her Lochearn home of complications from heart disease. She was 93. "She was a pillar of...
  • Does Antarctic sea ice growth negate climate change? Scientists say no

    In the blue half-light of the Antarctic autumn, a thin film spreads across the continent's coastal waters. It's an embryonic form of sea ice: a mush of microscopic crystals that floats on the dense, salty water of the Southern Ocean. As winter takes...
  • Share rides, split costs with strangers on Uber, Lyft and Bandwagon

    Share rides, split costs with strangers on Uber, Lyft and Bandwagon
    Ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft earlier in August rolled out app features that match up people going to the same destinations who want to split the cost of a ride. Now Bandwagon has joined with taxi-hailing app Hailo to do the same for cabs and...
  • There's no such thing as a gentle execution [Commentary]

    There's no such thing as a gentle execution [Commentary]
    Editor's note: This op-ed has been updated to reflect the correct title of Austin Sarat's new book.  Did Joseph Wood suffer when he was executed in Arizona this summer? Some witnesses reported that Wood gasped over 600 times during his July 23...
  • Hotels to collect record $2.25 billion in guest fees

    Hotels to collect record $2.25 billion in guest fees
    Internet connection fees, bag checking charges and reservation cancellation costs. Most Americans have grown accustomed to nickel-and-dime charges from the airline industry. But hotels and resorts are also taking a bite out of their guests’...
  • ‘As Above, So Below’ makers find horror, Hell lurking beneath Paris

     
    Set in the catacombs beneath Paris, Legendary's new horror film “As Above, So Below” sees a group of adventures, led […]...
  • Review: 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' ★★

    Review: 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' ★★
    Films aren't so much born as worried into existence, and with some films the worrying — the concern that the audience won't get it, or get out for it, or make the required time commitment — never stops. Take, for example, "The...