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Corrie Wallace has helped immigrant parents — from the Philippines, Mexico, Malawi, Russia, Poland, Pakistan and elsewhere — navigate the sometimes puzzling American public school system, giving them tools, as she says, to "help parents help...
A week after his friend and fellow storm chaser died in Oklahoma, Paul Sirvatka headed west. The College of DuPage meteorology professor, with several assistants and 14 students in tow, climbed into a van and began the trip he'd made countless times...
Fifteen-year-old Seth Melvin awakened from surgery to a blitz of pain and the vague sense that his right leg was on fire. The limb was actually gone, amputated hours earlier. And Seth was grateful. Despite the pain from the surgery, he finally felt...
Tribune reporterAustin Ketelsen had just seen "Fast & Furious 6" when he did a double-take while driving down Interstate 290: A van crashing into a median wall and bursting into flames. "Jeez, everything was so fast," said Ketelsen, 21, who stopped and ran up to the van...
— Buried more than 400 pages into the 524-page gambling expansion bill that would bring a casino to Chicago are directions for splitting some of the state's take to create new ways to pay for the pork-barrel projects politicians covet. Money...
Sandra Coughlin, 50, didn't set out to be a principal when she started as a third grade teacher in Belleville, Ill. Yet over the years, Coughlin, who will take over the reins at Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn in July, seemed to thrive in...
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Growing up, John Rosberg and Elizabeth "Brook" Smith did not have a lot in common. Rosberg grew up in modest means with his mom and sister in Lake Villa; Smith enjoyed the perks of a childhood in affluent Lake Forest. What they did have in common,...
If you can't get in — or can't afford — a top business school, is an MBA from a lesser-known school worth it? The answer depends largely on the student. Those gunning for the top of the organizational chart, and without the networking...
Todd Kolden has filed a nominating petition to seek a spot on the Aberdeen Public Board of Education. Kolden, 50, is a graduate of Aberdeen Central High School. After retiring from the U.S. Navy, he began working for the South Dakota Department of...
In 1991, Jan Thompson attended a reunion of World War II veterans who were prisoners of war in the Philippines. She accompanied her father, one of those veterans. "I was just dumbfounded at what I heard," she said. "I walked out saying, 'Why doesn't...
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Philip X. "Phil" Kaltenbach, a former high school English teacher who later became an expert in the field of collectible comic books, died Tuesday at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Fla., while recovering from foot surgery. He was 63. The son...
Here in Chicago, where locals intuitively know a wink and a nod might have as many different meanings as Tom Skilling has descriptions for precipitation, we should well understand the difficulties faced by companies looking to do business in emerging...
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