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  • Teen philanthropist says money isn't the key to helping

    You don't have to be rich to be a philanthropist say leaders of local nonprofit organizations in Winnetka and Evanston. In fact, they say, you don't even have to have a high school diploma. Alec McKenna, a 17-year-old senior at New Trier High School, has...
  • Coaching business helps kids find happiness

    David Whitlock has been coaching park district and school basketball teams, including his own kids' teams for years. Now, the Northbrook father of two is taking his coaching skills off the court and using them in a different way. Whitlock recently...
  • Top business incubator opens in Skokie's Illinois Science Park

    Top business incubator opens in Skokie's Illinois Science Park
    Almost exactly a year after the Skokie Village Board approved a $175,000 grant to help bring Technology Innovation Center to Skokie, it was time to celebrate. That wasn't the only anniversary of importance though; it was almost 10 years since the...
  • Wang prepares to take over District 35

    Wang prepares to take over District 35
    When Catherine Wang was in college, she was on a pre-med career track, but soon became intrigued with the prospect of being around children as they are learning. "In education you get to spend more time with people and make connections and (are)...
  • Emanuel's donors respond

    Emanuel's donors respond
    Here are responses to questions about campaign contributions from some of those on the list of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's top political donors. JMB companies "In 2010, I, Neil Bluhm, joined many other business and civic leaders in financially supporting...
  • Control your spending by understanding marketing tactics

    Control your spending by understanding marketing tactics
    Retail therapy might not be the best medicine, but aroma therapy makes scents. These are among the secrets to spending smarter that can be gleaned from academia's study of consumer behavior, which examines not only what we buy but why. Here are some...
  • 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...
  • DePaul professor discusses her efforts to protect world's cultural heritage

     DePaul professor discusses her efforts to protect world's cultural heritage
    Patty Gerstenblith was working as a research associate at the Cincinnati Art Museum in the late 1970s when a cumbersome project and an ownership dispute over a statue got her interested in the law. After an art scholar discovered there were large...
  • Northwestern activism

    Northwestern University law professor Steven Lubet questions in his Jan. 29 op-ed whether the newly formed NU Divest group at our university respects Palestine or, as he implies, demonizes Israel. Sadly, though, it is Lubet himself who is engaging in...
  • Chicago book news: Art Shay releases 'My Florence'

    Chicago book news: Art Shay releases 'My Florence'
    'My Florence: A 70-Year Love Story" by Art Shay will be published by Seven Stories Feb. 3. The Chicago-based photographer documents his marriage to Florence Gerson, who died in 2012 of ovarian cancer, and their family life in a collection of personal...
  • 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...