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  • Northwestern first in Midwest to offer free streaming cable in dorms

    Northwestern first in Midwest to offer free streaming cable in dorms
    Northwestern University is rolling out a new perk for students that no Ivy League school can match -- full streaming cable service for all dorm dwellers. Beginning this fall, Xfinity on Campus will provide residential students more than 130 live...
  • Health management plans underused at city schools

    Health management plans underused at city schools
    Chicago Public Schools students with asthma or food allergies often don't have health management plans on file at their schools, according to a new study, potentially leaving the district ill-equipped to respond to life-threatening medical situations....
  • Most asthmatic kids lack health management plans at school

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In Chicago, most kids with asthma or food allergies don't have a health management form on file at school, a new study shows. The problem is typical of other cities, too, experts say – and it puts these children at...
  • Jean Baron, children's book critic, dies

    Jean Baron, children's book critic, dies
    Jean Baron, a writer and editor who was deeply involved in Evanston's political scene, served two terms on the Evanston Library Board in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Mrs. Baron chaired the library's 100th anniversary celebration, represented Evanston...
  • Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons

    Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons
    The rooftop deck atop Nir Zohar's Israeli startup firm provides a bird's-eye view of this metro area's evolution into a high-tech powerhouse. His website set-up company, Wix, is tucked into a once-derelict port district, now the seaside home to a bevy...
  • Opinion of death by caregivers evolves

     Opinion of death by caregivers evolves
    The actions of an elderly Elmhurst man — committing homicide and suicide — inside his family's tidy bungalow last Saturday have fed into a complex debate about death at the hands of family or other caregivers of the elderly and severely...
  • Reader of the Week: Thomas Morsch

    Reader of the Week: Thomas Morsch
    Who I am Thomas Morsch from La Grange. One unique thing about me When I give books as gifts to my grandchildren, I feel that I should read them first. Last Christmas I read (actually re-read) "Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson, "The...
  • Jury's quick verdict in McDonnell case a message in itself

    Jury's quick verdict in McDonnell case a message in itself
    RICHMOND — The guilty verdicts for Bob and Maureen McDonnell came faster and more decisively than usual in public corruption cases, where juries routinely deadlock on least some counts — perhaps a sign that the law and the voters are taking...
  • Thomas Kirkpatrick Jr., city crime commission chief, dies

    Thomas Kirkpatrick Jr., city crime commission chief, dies
    Thomas Kirkpatrick Jr. used his law training and management skills to help others during a long career in public service and nonprofit administration. "He never wanted to be a lawyer, but he wanted the breadth of information law school would provide...
  • Weston, Davie students excel at national debate tourney

    Cypress Bay High School's debate team is only a few years old, but they've already made their mark nationally. They were one of only 10 to be named a School of Outstanding Distinction at the National Speech & Debate Association National Tournament. The...
  • 'The View' adds Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace to lineup of co-hosts

    ABC's latest makeover of "The View" is now complete: actress Rosie Perez and political analyst Nicolle Wallace will join the morning talk show as co-hosts, it was announced Wednesday.  They will join Whoopi Goldberg, the only co-host to survive the...