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  • Committee mulls fine hike for sidewalk bike riding

    City officials are considering a hike in the fine for riding on a sidewalk in the Central Business District and other business districts, but members of a city committee also want to try public education and clearer signage to reach compliance on the...
  • Changes linked to Alzheimer's disease evident even in young brains

    Changes linked to Alzheimer's disease evident even in young brains
    Scientists know that Alzheimer’s disease gains a foothold in a patient’s brain years before he or she first stashes car keys in the freezer, or gets lost coming home from the store. But a new study suggests that the changes in the brain that...
  • College Athletes As Employees? That Raises Questions In Connecticut

    College Athletes As Employees? That Raises Questions In Connecticut
    A state legislator introduced a bill this session that would define some college athletes at public institutions as employees, allowing them to collectively bargain for increased benefits, such as better medical coverage, compensation when their name or...
  • Would You Have Signed Super Bowl Hero Malcolm Butler?

    Would You Have Signed Super Bowl Hero Malcolm Butler?
    When was the last time your talent-hungry organization hired the equivalent of Super Bowl hero Malcolm Butler, the undrafted rookie who came out of the University of West Alabama, a Division II school many football fans had never even heard of? When was...
  • Suhail al Chalabi, urban planner who helped city, suburbs, dies at 74

    Suhail al Chalabi, urban planner who helped city, suburbs, dies at 74
    Urban planner and consultant Suhail al Chalabi was a master at analyzing the economic impact of developments, from high-profile proposals like those for a south suburban airport and the Illiana Expressway to more mundane and less visible infrastructure...
  • New dating apps cut to the chase, set up dates quickly

     New dating apps cut to the chase, set up dates quickly
    Tedious, frustrating, emotionally draining — that's how Eve Peters felt about online dating after seven years in the industry. Customers repeatedly told the former product lead at OKCupid Labs the whole affair is too time-consuming, and, based on...
  • Does Northwestern student group aim to respect Palestine or demonize Israel?

    Does Northwestern student group aim to respect Palestine or demonize Israel?
    Does respect for Palestinian human rights require American universities to refrain from owning stock in companies that provide military supplies to Israel? Or is the BDS movement (Boycott, Divest, Sanctions) an impediment to peace, as many supporters of...
  • Warren Buffett's sister gives Northwestern a $101M gift

    Warren Buffett's sister gives Northwestern a $101M gift
    Northwestern University announced Wednesday the largest donation in its history — more than $100 million to boost the field of global studies and fund scholarships for international students. The donation comes from Northwestern alum Roberta...
  • Longtime suburban Republican recalls Topinka's time in suburbs

    Longtime suburban Republican recalls Topinka's time in suburbs
    Wilmette resident Frank Paul, a former Evanston Township Republican Committeeman active in GOP circles, had a 30-year association with Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka. Topinka, 70, died early Wednesday, Dec. 10, of complications from a stroke...
  • IMSA working to raise $650K to build innovation hub

    IMSA working to raise $650K to build innovation hub
    Over the last year, Britta McKenna and students at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy have done a lot of research to help shape the design of a new innovation hub slated to open for the start of the 2016-17 school year. Last week, the...
  • Aurora King Day celebration to feature 'Hero of the Year'

    Educational leader and Northwestern University professor Tim King will headline Aurora’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Waubonsie Valley High School, 2950 Ogden Ave. Named by People Magazine as “Hero of the Year&...