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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Where are first graduates of Urban Prep?

    Where are first graduates of Urban Prep?
    As a student in the first class of Urban Prep Charter Academy for Young Men, Tyler Beck found himself enveloped in a nurturing environment where teachers came in early and stayed late to help tutor struggling students. There, the boys formed a brotherhood...
  • Terps and scholarships [Editorial]

    To those who follow college athletics only casually, the announcement last week that the University of Maryland will henceforth award athletic scholarships on a multi-year basis instead of year-to-year may sound like a minor change. But in fact, it's a...
  • Quinn OKs DNA tests for defendants who plead guilty

    Quinn OKs DNA tests for defendants who plead guilty
    SPRINGFIELD — A new state law gives defendants who plead guilty a chance to use DNA evidence to clear their name if the evidence were not available during trial. The law most likely will be used in cases of murder and rape, but could be used for...
  • Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

    Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...
  • 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...
  • James Foley beheading video is authentic: National Security Council

    James Foley beheading video is authentic: National Security Council
    United States security officials believe the Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley is authentic. "The U.S. Intelligence Community has analyzed the recently released video showing U.S. citizens James...
  • 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,...
  • Get Out: Things to do on Sunday

    Get Out: Things to do on Sunday
    Shop till you drop Shoppers can celebrate the shops on Wells Street at the third annual Shop Wells Showcase. Enjoy fashion workshops, trunk shows and various in-store discounts. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Between the 1300 and 1700 blocks of North Wells...
  • Women bring science to college roommate matching

     Women bring science to college roommate matching
    Two Chicago-area women are hoping to do for roommates what online dating has done for some happy couples. For the past four years, Highland Park psychologist Kim Rubenstein, 42, and Skokie businesswoman Andrea Yusim Meltzer, 56, have been working on...