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  • Michael Wynn, respected college and high school coach, dies at 67

    Michael Wynn, respected college and high school coach, dies at 67
    Michael Wynn, a star football player at Evanston Township High School during the mid-1960s, played defensive end at the University of Nebraska and was drafted in the eighth round of the 1970 NFL draft by the Oakland Raiders. Injuries derailed his dreams...
  • Exercise is the best medicine for getting a good night's sleep

    Exercise is the best medicine for getting a good night's sleep
    Since my wife and I moved in together 23 years ago, I've been waking up on the wrong side of the bed, because she took my side! Nevertheless, for 21 of those years, I've been a regular exerciser and rarely make it past three pages in a novel before my...
  • Family asks why man shot by police in hospital wasn't frisked after crash

    Family asks why man shot by police in hospital wasn't frisked after crash
    Christopher Anderson's mother believes he would still be alive had state troopers patted him down at the scene of a car crash hours before he was shot inside a Highland Park emergency room. "He should have been frisked. All of this could have been...
  • Outside observers less enamored of limits

    While most of Wilmette’s current and former elected officials like the village’s official term limits, outside observers – including several with admittedly long electoral CVs – are far less sure arbitrary service ceilings are...
  • Northwestern officials consider ways to bolster Native American ties

    Northwestern officials consider ways to bolster Native American ties
    Approaching the 150th anniversary of one of the worst massacres against Native Americans in U.S. history, officials at Northwestern University are considering how to atone for its co-founder's role while also improving its relationship with Native...
  • Remembering James Foley

    Remembering James Foley
    Northwestern University held a memorial service for journalist James Foley tonight in Evanston. Foley, an alumnus of their Medill School of Journalism, was killed by Islamic State militants in August after being kidnapped and held in Syria. The...
  • James Foley's kindness, passion, faith lauded in Northwestern memorial

    James Foley's kindness, passion, faith lauded in Northwestern memorial
    “Jim was formed by the word of God. Words were his stock in trade, and they resonated with God’s word.” The Rev. Kevin Feeney spoke these words of James Foley during a Northwestern University memorial service for the slain journalist,...
  • Risky bonds prove costly for Chicago Public Schools

    Risky bonds prove costly for Chicago Public Schools
    Fresh from the world of high-stakes trading, David Vitale arrived at Chicago Public Schools a decade ago with a plan to transform the way it borrowed money. With the district thirsty for cheap cash, plain old municipal bonds weren't good enough anymore,...
  • Jerry Blumenthal left lasting memories on screen and in person

    Jerry Blumenthal left lasting memories on screen and in person
    One of the final films in the long and passionate career of moviemaker Jerry Blumenthal was 2010's "Prisoner of Her Past." It has aired more than 500 times on television stations in more than 140 markets, has toured the world and continues to play in...
  • Study proves activity helps maintain mobility as we age

    Source: University of Florida Shands Medical Center A new University of Florida study shows daily moderate physical activity may mean the difference between seniors being able to keep up everyday activities or becoming housebound. In fact, moderate...
  • 'Blue Monday' artist Annie Lee dead at 79

     'Blue Monday' artist Annie Lee dead at 79
    Besieged by women's requests for works by painter Annie Lee in the late 1990s, Hammond, Ind.-based art seller Yusuf Ali El traveled to the Annie Lee & Friends Gallery in south suburban Glenwood and was surprised to find the artist herself staffing the...