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  • Bobcat hunting may return to Illinois after 40-year hiatus

     Bobcat hunting may return to Illinois after 40-year hiatus
    The bobcat was on Illinois' threatened species list from 1977 to 1999.
  • Botanic Garden scientist fights to protect plants, and planet

    Botanic Garden scientist fights to protect plants, and planet
    Kay Havens remembers her first visit to the Chicago Botanic Garden. It was around 1981, and she was home from college (Southern Illinois University, where she was majoring in botany). "I had heard about this new botanic garden," she says now. (The...

    Kent Haruf dies at 71; novelist illuminated small-town life

    Kent Haruf, who found acclaim in midlife with a trilogy of sparely written novels, including the 1999 bestseller "Plainsong" that illuminated the rhythms and dramas of small-town life in America's High Plains, died Sunday in Salida, Colo. He was 71 and...

    State group pushing to overhaul civics education

     State group pushing to overhaul civics education
    With a few adjustments, the classroom at Bartlett High School became a political stage, with a lectern, microphone and students debating over taxes, education, guns and same-sex marriage. The seniors in civics teacher Larry Pahl's class had studied...

    Robb Frank, junior college counselor and instructor, dies at 51

    Robb Frank, junior college counselor and instructor, dies at 51
    A counselor and instructor at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Robb Frank brought a fun-loving personality and a penchant for creativity to his work helping students make the transition to college and learn more about possible careers. "He was fun,...