| Mar 4, 2015
| 3:24 AM
The recent release of the Learning Early About Peanut (LEAP) study, conducted by researchers in the UK, has caused much talk and media coverage. But, some experts are worried that the public is making incorrect assumptions about the results which could...
| Feb 21, 2015
Want to help your student do better on tests? Cut out the fast food.
Fast-food consumption isn't merely connected to increases in pants size — it's also tied to significant decreases in test scores among school children, according to a new...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 8:26 AM
Video games can be educational and inspirational.
Take the case of Nick Sabatini, a senior at Lincoln-Way Central High School in New Lenox. He played video games when he was young, and that is when a love for flight was first sparked, he said. Now he...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 9:23 PM
New medical staff officers have been named at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey for 2015-16, according to a press release from Ingalls Health System.
Dr. Cressa Perish, a family practice physician, was elected president, while Dr. Carl Johnson, a...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 7:01 PM
Federal investigators looking into a fiery commuter train wreck that killed six people zeroed in Wednesday on what they called the big question on everyone's mind: Why was the driver of an SUV stopped on the tracks, between the lowered crossing gates?
| Feb 1, 2015
| 12:48 PM
I think we can all agree that the best way to deal with abusive bosses and managers is to round them up and ship them to a small island in the Pacific Ocean, preferably one populated by an unusually large number of hungry tigers.
Sadly, that method is...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 9:07 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University is cashing in after the Buckeyes' victory in the NCAA's championship football game.
The university expects a $3 million increase this year in royalties from licensed merchandise sales as fans continue...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:47 PM
The BodyVox dance company is known worldwide for its whimsical, athletic, beautiful choreography. Its founders, Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland, are Emmy Award-winning dancers, who performed with renowned contemporary companies Pilobolus, MOMIX and ISO...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 11:49 AM
Nearly four out of five "middle-market" companies in Florida are poised to invest, including in new employees, according to a survey released Tuesday by the National Center for the Middle Market.
Middle Market companies represent one-third of the...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:01 PM
Not every Ohio State University student spent the week leading up to its Monday night's football national championship came against Oregon engrossed in all the media hype.
More than a dozen spent it laboring in the rundown neighborhood of Skyline...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:30 AM
Coyotes usually try to avoid human contact.
Yet animal experts say an increasing number of coyotes are setting up shop in one of most dense urban labyrinths: downtown Chicago.
The seemingly incongruous marriage between coyotes and a people-packed...