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  • Tiny particles have big potential in debate over nuclear proliferation

    WASHINGTON The solution to the big issue of nuclear nonproliferation might be smaller than you think so small it's virtually invisible and massless. Physicists at Virginia Tech have found a way to use these teeny subatomic particles, called neutrinos, to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ice bucket challenge heats up ALS donations

    Ice bucket challenge heats up ALS donations
    The ice bucket challenge has helped the local Les Turner ALS Foundation raise $550,000 more in recent weeks than it did during the same period last year — a nearly 600 percent increase in donations over the first three weeks of August. But that...
  • 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...
  • Suicide by train rate puts spotlight on Metra

    Suicide by train rate puts spotlight on Metra
    Signs on railway station platforms in Boston, New York and Toronto are intended to offer help to anyone who is emotionally distressed or suicidal — a last-ditch effort to keep people from taking a final, fatal step onto the train tracks....
  • '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...
  • Study shows retention of U. of I. international students

    Study shows retention of U. of I. international students
    While the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has more international students than any other public campus in the country, the majority of them leave the area after graduation, a new report has found. About 17 percent of foreign student graduates...
  • James E. Moore, leader with scholarship program for golf caddies, 1941-2014

     James E. Moore, leader with scholarship program for golf caddies, 1941-2014
    James E. Moore had a profound impact on the lives of thousands of young men and women as the face of the Evans Scholars Foundation, which has provided tuition and housing to 10,000 golf caddies since 1930. Those caddies had a lasting impact on him too....
  • Journalist from So. Florida threatened after colleague's apparent beheading by militants

    Journalist from So. Florida threatened after colleague's apparent beheading by militants
    The mother of American journalist James Foley, who was beheaded by Islamic militants, said on Tuesday her son gave his life to expose the suffering of the Syrian people and she asked his kidnappers to release their other captives. "He was an...
  • Leesburg church hosts day of fun, food for families

    Fun and food are on tap at Leesburg Church of the Nazarene during a free family fun day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 30. The festivities at the church, 2100 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., will feature a pulled-pork barbecue competition, bounce house,...