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  • Chicago team to study long-term stay in space

    Chicago team to study long-term stay in space
    As a twin, astronaut Scott Kelly knew his mission to spend a year on the International Space Station offered the perfect opportunity for a science experiment. Kelly launched into space Friday on a Soyuz space capsule while his brother, retired astronaut...
  • Lehigh Sheriff Rossi not seeking a 7th term

    Lehigh Sheriff Rossi not seeking a 7<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> term
    Ending months of speculation, Lehigh County Sheriff Ronald Rossi on Monday confirmed that, for the first time in 24 years, there will be a new sheriff in town next year. Rossi, 78, a Democrat who has held the office since 1991, said he will not seek...
  • Illinois hospitals in line for more money from Obamacare

    Illinois hospitals in line for more money from Obamacare
    Under the Affordable Care Act, Illinois hospitals have secured $34.9 million in research funding since 2012 to help them find answers to some of the most elusive health care questions. The latest — and largest — round of funding is expected...
  • Janet Otwell, former leader of state aging agency, dies at 86

     Janet Otwell, former leader of state aging agency, dies at 86
    Janet Otwell led the Illinois Department on Aging in the 1980s, was a coordinator of the Governor's Task Force on Children and chairman of the Children and Family Services Advisory Council. "She was an advocate who really got things done for older...
  • Lee Sandlin, Chicago author known for depth of research, dies at 58

    Lee Sandlin, Chicago author known for depth of research, dies at 58
    Lee Sandlin, a writer, covered a broad range of subjects in books and articles, producing everything from a historical look at life along the Mississippi River in the 19th century to a study of how early tornado chasing brought about the field of...
  • Robert McClory, writer and former priest, helped mold Medill students

    Robert McClory, writer and former priest, helped mold Medill students
    Robert McClory, who left the Catholic priesthood after falling in love with a nun who became his wife, brought strong convictions, a wry sense of humor and a gentle demeanor to his work as a writer and an associate professor at Northwestern University's...
  • Experiences push Tinley student past shyness

    Grace Mooney said she's always considered herself a shy person. So when she was invited to attend the National Student Leadership Conference for Business and Entrepreneurship at Northwestern University last summer, she was hesitant. She was expected to...
  • A secret society of virgins

    A secret society of virgins
    I belong to a secret society at Northwestern. In fact, it is such a secret society that I don't know any of the other members. No, I'm not a hooded Klansman (irreconcilable differences). What I'm a part of is much more nefarious. No one, not even my...
  • A Mike Pence pile-on invites long-term losses

    A Mike Pence pile-on invites long-term losses
    Get too far ahead of public opinion … and you lose. It's a lesson I learned in college during the late '60s. Not in some political science course, but through my double life as a student at Northwestern University and, between semesters, stock...
  • Judge rejects violence claims, says Dart improving Cook County Jail

    Judge rejects violence claims, says Dart improving Cook County Jail
    Cook County Jail may not be a very pleasant place, but it is not the cesspool of violence described by several inmates in a federal lawsuit, a judge ruled late Tuesday. In a long-awaited opinion, U.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall denied a motion...
  • Library Notes for April 1

    Events for the whole family are being held at local libraries. Warren-Newport Public Library 224 North O'Plaine Road, Gurnee (847) 244-5150; http://www.wnpl.info School night: Kids of all ages with an adult are invited to spend the evening with...