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  • Couple offers $92M to Northwestern University medical school

    Northwestern University's medical school has received a $92 million donation to pursue regenerative medicine. The Chicago Tribune reports Thursday (http://trib.in/1M96kud ) that the money comes from Louis Simpson and his wife, Kimberly Querrey. It will...
  • 1 challenger to face 3 incumbents in Deerfield board race

    1 challenger to face 3 incumbents in Deerfield board race
    Business development is one of several major issues confronting the four candidates for three seats on Deerfield's Village Board of Trustees. Three incumbents — Robert Benton, Tom Jester and William Seiden — face Plan Commission chairman Dan...
  • 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...
  • Stephen Colbert to give Wake Forest commencement address

    Comedian Stephen Colbert is taking a break from shaping his upcoming late-night talk show to deliver Wake Forest University's commencement address. The private Winston-Salem university said Tuesday that Colbert will offer graduating students his thoughts...
  • State Consolidates, Elevates Early Childhood Services

    State Consolidates, Elevates Early Childhood Services
    HARTFORD — It might seem like low-hanging fruit, this idea of taking nine programs scattered over five departments and braiding them into a single agency focused on early childhood education, safety and family skills in Connecticut. But it didn't...
  • Age a common hurdle for young mayors

    Age a common hurdle for young mayors
    It's been nearly two years since Matt Bogusz, at 26, assumed the title of Des Plaines' youngest mayor. And though the novelty of his youth may have worn off for some, age still factors in his opponent's criticisms of him and his policies. As one...
  • Rialto theater in Joliet to present Ultimate Elvis Tribute

    Rialto theater in Joliet to present Ultimate Elvis Tribute
    In a world of Elvis impersonators aplenty, "Elvis Lives: The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Event" can live up to its "ultimate" billing for simple reasons. One, for the money. Two, for the show. The powerhouse behind "Elvis Lives," a multimedia...
  • St. Frances de Sales teacher nominated for award

    St. Frances de Sales teacher nominated for award
    St. Francis de Sales School third grade teacher Judy Renner has been nominated for the prestigious Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. The Gold Apple Award was set up in 1986 to recognize 10 outstanding teachers in the Chicagoland area that...
  • While waiting for new hearts, women build loving friendship

    While waiting for new hearts, women build loving friendship
    For months, Niki Glass waited anxiously in Room 976 of the cardiac intensive care unit for the call that would save her life. A few doors down the hall at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Karen Tompkins was in painfully similar limbo. Also waiting for...
  • What will bachelor's degrees from community colleges be worth?

    What will bachelor's degrees from community colleges be worth?
    When 15 California community colleges received preliminary approval to offer four-year degrees recently, officials touted the move as a way to provide highly trained workers at a lower cost, especially for technical jobs in fields such as medicine and...