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  • Learn about physics with these magnetic mobile apps

    By AppoLearning.com Appolicious A recent Google doodle celebrated Emmy Noether, the German mathematician who altered the course of theoretical physics when she resolved the paradox of Einstein's general relativity. While most students will not become...
  • Bidding for Reese site development about to begin

    Bidding for Reese site development about to begin
    Chicago officials are nearing completion on establishing a bidding process for companies interested in developing the vacant former Michael Reese Hospital site on the Near South Side, the outcome of which could ease millions in debt payments over the next...
  • Boys basketball: Simeon coach Robert Smith approves of DePaul hiring

    Boys basketball: Simeon coach Robert Smith approves of DePaul hiring
    From Derrick Rose to Jabari Parker to an entire program full of potential Division I players at Simeon, Robert Smith knows a thing or two about the recruiting process. Smith will coach the West squad in Wednesday night's boys McDonald's All-American...
  • States tackle 'aging out' of foster care

    WASHINGTON Two and a half years ago, Jazmin Favela ran away from a troubled home life. She took off without a change of clothes, crashing wherever she could. When her picture started showing up on "missing" posters in her California town, she figured she'...
  • Man shot to death on Northwest Side

    Man shot to death on Northwest Side
    A 25-year-old man was fatally shot in the Cragin neighborhood Wednesday evening, one of at least six people shot since late Wednesday morning in Chicago, police said. The man was shot in the abdomen, head and wrist about 5:35 p.m. in the 5200 block of...
  • The Lake County News-Sun All-Area First Team

    THE FANTASTIC 15 Joe Borcia, Libertyville, senior: The 6-10 center averaged 12.4 points, 10 rebounds, 2.5 blocks and 2.1 assists. "Joe is a quality big man who in a lot of ways is a throwback to the low post, back-to-the-basket player that you do not see...
  • Lake Bluff teacher nominated for prestigious award

    Lake Bluff teacher nominated for prestigious award
    Golden Apple Award-nominee Amanda Willey believes that if you want to reach students' heads, you must first reach their hearts. "First of all, I think all kids are capable of learning, and I feel like it's the teacher's responsibility to figure out what...
  • Milwaukee's Diamond Stone, Arike Ogunbowale are cousins, All-Americans

    Milwaukee's Diamond Stone, Arike Ogunbowale are cousins, All-Americans
    Two cousins, born three weeks apart, grew up three blocks from each other in Milwaukee. The duo, one boy and one girl, came from a family full of athletes. When the budding basketball players weren't practicing, they were hanging out. Always at each...
  • Art and science intersect at the School of the Art Institute

    Art and science intersect at the School of the Art Institute
    Eugenia Cheng had just cut a bagel into a Mobius strip and was explaining why a liquid could not assume the same shape, when a student posed a question: "That bagel looks like water coming from a waterfall," said Nico Camargo. "What if you froze water?"...
  • Differences over Chicago schools stir mayor's race for Emanuel, Garcia

    Differences over Chicago schools stir mayor's race for Emanuel, Garcia
    About 200 Chicago schoolteachers, wearing the red T-shirts their union has embraced as a symbol of solidarity against Mayor Rahm Emanuel, gathered in a Pilsen union hall recently for a workshop that doubled as a political rally. "The whole country is...
  • Baby found unresponsive in bathtub with sleeping mom

    Baby found unresponsive in bathtub with sleeping mom
    GARY—A 7-month-old infant was flown to University of Chicago hospitals early Friday after her father found her unresponsive in the bathtub with her sleeping mother, police said. Police and Child Protective Services are investigating the...